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Senior HR Business Partner

Des Moines, Iowa; Ottumwa, Iowa Job ID 101841 Job Category Human Resources Job Level Individual Contributor 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!  

***This role may be based in Des Moines, IA or Ottumwa, IA. If based in Des Moines, travel to and time spent in the Ottumwa location will be required 50% of the time.***

As a SeniorHuman Resources Business Partner, you will leverage your business acumen to lead HR programs and processes for your site(s) and / or region(s). You will consult with leaders on all aspects of people leadership to ensure positive employee / labor relations, supporting the needs of the business while at the same time ensuring the fair and equitable treatment of our employees. You will lead small to medium size projects and will track project goals and tasks, report on progress, make recommendations and help with implementation. You will also ensure consistent and equitable application of organizational policies and procedures across a functional area or location and execute on talent initiatives. You will act as a change agent to enable the growth & development of our people and the organization/function.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Coach and develop leaders in all areas of people leadership, including performance management and talent development, among others.
  • Lead HR related projects and deployments and provide change management leadership where needed. Manage daily employee and labor relations and perform initial investigations of employee complaints and alleged policy violations, escalating where necessary.
  • Partner with our COE teams to implement and monitor compliance with KDP policy, HR systems, and applicable federal/state law (including but not limited to 1-9s, personnel files, Worker’s Compensation, EEO, ADA, FMLA) and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Partner with our Talent Acquisition team to track and report on open positions and help manage the position requisition process for internal transfers to ensure accuracy of postings and facilitate internal movement.
  • Apply analytical skills to collect and synthesize data, formulate recommendations based on data trends and insights, and influence where needed to gain support for business proposals.
  • Develop and / or deploy various communication materials (e.g., PowerPoint presentations, termination letters, and other employment-related correspondence).
  • Travel may be required where your role includes the support of multiple locations.

Total Rewards

  • 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
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of progressive experience in HR roles within fast-paced and matrix organizations
  • Experience with collective bargaining, negotiations, and consultations with labor unions
  • 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 may be 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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