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Production Technician

Allentown, Pennsylvania Job ID 101039 Job Category Supply Chain Job Level Individual Contributor Position Type Full-Time

Production Technician I

The Allentown operation is a state of the art aseptic bottling and variety packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center.  The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; and the power of High Performance Teams.  All associates at the Allentown site will have specific accountability and ownership to the site operations and to their respective functional business operation.  The site will run on state of the art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems; and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment; and very standardized lean processes. 

Shift & Schedule available: Our Allentown site is a 24/7 facility. Our shift patterns follow a 12hr, 2-2-3 schedule. With this schedule you are working a full time job while only working half of the days out of the year! Great work lift balance! We have this position available on our Night Shift working 6:00pm-6:00am on a 223 schedule.

The Production Technician at Keurig Dr Pepper operates, monitors, troubleshoots, and maintains production and packaging equipment to maximize operational efficiency and maintain Keurig Dr Pepper’s high standards in safety and quality in a state of the art aseptic manufacturing facility. This includes preventative maintenance, machine changeovers, and making minor adjustments. This role will also be engaged in the improvement of manufacturing processes for the improvement of safety, quality, delivery, cost and culture. There will be a potential for domestic travel during the training period.

A Successful Candidate Has Experience With:

  • Troubleshooting equipment 
  • Working in a fast pace, high volume environment (Bonus if experience in the Food/Bev/Bottling/Medical Industries)
  • Very familiar with 5S, Lean Manufacturing, TPM principles
  • Similar titles may look like: Machine Operator, Production Technician, Production Machine Operator, etc. 


  • Performs duties with a safety first approach
  • Ensures work areas are clean and organized at all times
  • Set up machinery and replenish production materials as needed.
  • Operate and monitor line for defective materials and perform other related work in accordance with line quality.
  • Troubleshoot and make minor repairs and adjustments as needed.
  • Record all data as required (i.e. charts, necessary process adjustments based on data findings, etc.). 
  • Perform standard work for Autonomous (AM) and Preventative (PM) maintenance activities.
  • Perform machine changeovers and clean and sanitize all equipment 

Total Rewards

  • Compensation: Starting rate of pay is $21.63 per hour. The employee will move to a higher rate of $22.81 per hour in the quarter after their 6-month anniversary. A $2.00 shift differential will also be provided for the night shift. 
  • Benefits eligible day one!!
  • Benefits, subject to eligibility, and collective bargaining agreements (where applicable): Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including vacation and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement


1. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds and 50 pounds occasionally.
2. Ability to bend, stretch and stand during entire shift.
3. Ability to frequently kneel, squat, climb stairs/ladders, bend, stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions.
4. Ability to work in a variety of temperature and humidity conditions.

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a leading beverage company in North America, with a portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partners brands and powerful distribution capabilities to provide a beverage for every need, anytime, anywhere. We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the #1 single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it! 
Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale. Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that’s proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us? 
We strive to be an employer of choice, providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of ~28,000 employees to grow and develop.  We offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development, while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.
Keurig Dr Pepper is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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