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Senior Regional HR Business Partner Manager

Avenel, New Jersey Job ID 100744 Job Category Human Resources Job Level Sr Manager Position Type Full-Time

Are you ready to join a growing, dynamic company? Keurig Dr Pepper is a modern beverage company, with more than 125 brands people know and love. We challenge the usual and always push beyond the expected. We are building a culture that is our competitive advantage – one that is growth focused, change resilient, collaborative, innovative, nimble, diverse and inclusive. 

Are you ready to do impactful work?  You’ll coach and mentor leaders. You’ll create and implement ambitious people strategies. You’ll play an important leadership role in our diversity & inclusion efforts. You’ll work collaboratively with business partners and Centers of Excellence to deliver solutions that propel the business forward.

Are you ready to grow? Here’s what will make you successful at KDP! We love passionate, courageous HR leaders who work with agility and are excited by new challenges. You’ll need consulting and influencing skills, a team-first, entrepreneurial spirit, business insight and analytical capability, and a heart for supporting the needs of our employees. 

Will you be the next member of our talented team? If you’re ready, here’s more about the job! 

Position Details

  • Based in Avenel, NJ.
  • Hybrid schedule of 4 days in office and 1 day remote.

As a Senior Manager, HR Business Partner, you will use business and technical Human Resources knowledge to identify areas of human resources trends within the organization. You will investigate, develop, and analyze possible solutions, make recommendations, including impacts, and implement aligned solutions. You will partner with leaders to develop overall organizational goals and structure and create HR strategies to support these goals. You will also ensure consistent and equitable application of HR practices and procedures and partner with leaders on all aspects of leadership and employee/labor relations. You will identify best practices and improvement areas for business effectiveness by leveraging external resources and internal partners, and you will employ project management skills to bring these improvements to life. You will leverage organizational savvy to initiate and influence strategic business priorities.  You will also connect with the business community externally in order to share and market our Employee Value Proposition You will lead and execute talent initiatives and act as a change agent to enable the growth & development of our people.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strategic HR business partnership, advising leaders on key priorities
  • Serve as the HR lead on key business projects
  • Partner with business leaders to meet critical timelines and deliverables for HR initiatives and periodic reporting requirements
  • Partner with the broader HR team to develop and implement specific plans to meet the needs of the business
  • Lead, advise and support your client group in the following areas, among others:
    • Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
    • Organizational Development
    • Leadership Development
    • Employee & Labor Relations
    • Recruitment and Retention
    • Performance Management
    • Total Rewards
  • Partner with leaders to align current and future business needs into an overall integrated HR plan for the function, focusing on opportunities that contribute to the growth and competitiveness of the business
  • Develop human resources solutions and solve people related business challenges by collecting and analyzing data, and recommending courses of action
  • Establish and share best practices
  • Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying issues, evaluating potential solutions, implementing selected solutions, and coaching and counseling managers and employees
  • Complete projects by clarifying objectives, setting clear timetables and schedules, conducting research, developing and organizing information, analyzing results, and preparing final findings and recommendations
  • Strategically apply, monitor and enforce employment laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Lead and partner in HR Functional Initiative work in support of our HR mission and vision
  • Ensure high performance results of your team:
    • Foster a culture of trust and wellbeing that prioritizes the team and values employee contributions
    • Drive a shared vision with clear goals and accountability, supported by regular conversations to maximize talent
    • Embrace diverse perspectives to foster innovation, learning from both successes and failures
    • Establish a safe environment where team members are motivated, heard, and aligned with clear expectations

Total Rewards

  • Salary Range: $123,300-$198,000
  • Actual placement within the compensation range may vary depending on experience, skills, and other factors
  • Benefits, subject to election and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including paid parental leave, vacation, and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement
  • Annual bonus based on performance and eligibility


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, related field, or professional experience equivalent; Master's Degree preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in HR roles within fast-paced and matrix organizations
  • Experience with collective bargaining, negotiations, and consultations with labor unions
  • Analytical ability to collect and synthesize large quantities of data, tell the story and formulate recommendation based on data trends and insights
  • Demonstrated progressive experience leading and developing high performing teams, successfully motivating and influencing the work of others
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)


Successful candidates will also demonstrate these additional qualifications

  • Proven ability to understand business goals and then design & implement new approaches, policies and procedures to affect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of the HR function within the company
  • Proven bias for action as evidenced through proactive, innovative and value-creating solution implementation
  • Proven ability to navigate ambiguity within a complex, dynamic and rapidly changing business environment
  • Proven ability to seamlessly transition between strategic thinking and tactical execution
  • Proven ability to prioritize the most impactful work amidst multiple competing priorities
  • Success in creating & driving effective and positive employee and labor relations for large populations of hourly employees in a distribution and / or manufacturing environment
  • Success in leading and managing projects, some of which are large-scale, cross-functional, and require strong stakeholder management and alignment


Our offer:


Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. The breadth and depth of our family of brands makes it possible for us to offer a variety of dynamic and exciting career opportunities across the country. We provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development, while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.


Come on our journey to Elevate HR and grow your career with us!


Relocation eligible for non-local candidates*

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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