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Program Manager Design to Value

Frisco, Texas Job ID 99774 Job Category Supply Chain Job Level Manager Position Type Full-Time
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Program Manager - Design to Value - Frisco, TX
The KDP Productivity Team is responsible for delivering savings year-over-year across the Supply Chain (Procurement, Manufacturing, and Logistics). This position will be responsible for driving strategic development of Design to Value initiatives for the US Refreshment Beverages portfolio working closely with cross-functional teams dedicated to improving operating profit to fuel growth. This role serves as a liaison between key stakeholders to unlock brand portfolio projects and develops standardized methodologies across the entire value chain. In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Alignment to Value: Partner with stakeholders to deliverdesign to value objectives by meeting their needs and desired outcomes with a consumer-centric lens. Set ambitious targetsand obtain leadership buy-in.
  • Plan and Prioritize: Build and lead design-to-value programs from the ground-up to drive transformative results, taking charge of sprints with creative execution. Validate, and socialize Brands to optimize over a 3-year horizon and develop a pipeline of initiatives that are impactful and implementable. Prioritize initiatives and investments with shared approval. 
  • Execute and Measure: Document the plan, communicate changes, and evaluate performance against forecasts. Drive transparency and validate iteratively to check for course correction and measure impact. 
  • Iterate and Innovate: Actively evaluate progress, reassess stakeholder’s needs, and adapt to changing requirements in an agile approach. Evaluate and manage risks and opportunities providing a cadence for updates and driving project completion.

What you will do:

  • Transform into a Productivity Center of Excellence responsible for portfolio analysis across projects, reporting, risk assessment, and tower performance.
  • Partner with Commercial and R&D teams to unlock and accelerate the next chapter of Design-to-Value opportunities aligned to deliver brand equity, quality, and profitable growth.  
  • Lead and coach the Supply Chain, R&D and Commercial teams to deliver the Productivity savings tied to AOP and meet our financial commitments.
  • Support the cadence of Squad, Function and Steerco activities by establishing an efficient and effective process based on the Agile methodology.
  • Work with BU and Functional teams to drive accountability through transparent performance management and communication.
  • Collaborate with the financial teams to ensure Design to Value productivity adherence to policies and financial integrity with clear traceability to financial results. Work with project leaders to ensure we have updated forecasts, appropriate stage gates, alignment on calculation methodologies, and reporting period actuals.
  • Lead monthly report-outs to key stakeholders throughout the organization including the SCLT, ELT, FLT, etc. Support Ad-Hoc Requests for project updates, analysis, and executive level presentations.
  • Standardize capabilities to develop, prioritize, and capture value realization.
    • Build capabilities within category teams to collect data-driven insights for design-to-value, value engineering marketing improvements, brand-building, and consumer satisfaction. 
    • Establish and manage a Stage Gate process to organize and structure decision making protocols to enable key stakeholders to balance resources and accelerate execution.
    • Build a cadence, using agile methodology, for the tower leaders to review, report, and update project performance.
    • Incorporate best practices in the continuous improvement of the Productivity process.
    • Develop Project Management capabilities within the team to fill-in resource gaps as needed.
    • Evaluate and build business case of technology platforms to enable and enhance spend analytics, insights, reporting, and process improvement.   

Total Rewards

  • Placement within our 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

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, mathematics, engineering, business, or related field required; Master’s degree in business, operations research, or related field preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience in a related role. 
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Power Point & Excel including other Microsoft suite products. 
  • Flexible and able to work in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Ability to push forward on projects, even when all of the requirements have not been defined. 
  • Detailed and deadline-orientated to meet regular and periodic needs of the business for accurate and timely information. 
  • Strong capability to thoroughly review and sense-check results so that analysis is right the first time. 
  • Must be able to create a professional presentation of results, including determining results-first or results-last approaches, ability to construct results that “tell a story”, and ability to lead an audience to the proper conclusions or decisions relevant to the situation. 
  • Expert analytical capabilities including advanced knowledge of Excel and demonstrated competence with data  
  • Ability to proactively engage with the tower leaders and influence key decisions with facts. 

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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