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Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Frisco, Texas Job ID 97876 Job Category Research & Development Job Level Individual Contributor Position Type Full-Time

R&D Scientist (Analytical Chemistry)  

The Scientist in Analytical Chemistry is a Frisco, TX based role responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis, interpretation and communication of results, and supporting the Analytical team, R&D teams, and various functions within the KDP business.  Effective participation in cross-functional teams and an understanding of the project management process will be required.  The candidate should also possess good problem-solving skills and show strong leadership and influencing capabilities in making data driven project/business decisions.  The scientist should be self-motivated, work independently in the role, and possess strong project leadership skills.

Position Responsibilities

  • Performing a wide range of analytical testing using modern instrumentation and wet chemical techniques
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to customers, R&D project teams, KDP business leaders and internal/external partners
  • Participate on, and lead, projects and cross functional teams as a SME (subject matter expert) for product and ingredient analysis
  • Compile, interpret, and communicate test results clearly, timely, and effectively to customers and project stakeholders, which will include the utilization and management of a LIMS database
  • Follow proper laboratory GLP protocols, lab safety, and general lab cleanliness and maintenance

Ensure high performance results of your team by:

  • Fostering a culture of trust and wellbeing that prioritizes the team and values employee contributions
  • Driving a shared vision with clear goals and accountability, supported by regular conversations to maximize talent
  • Embracing diverse perspectives to foster innovation, learning from both successes and failures
  • Establishing a safe environment where team members are motivated, heard, and aligned with clear expectations


  •  M.S. in Chemistry preferred – background in coffee, food or beverage preferred
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in an analytical laboratory or related science lab environment
  • Working knowledge of GC/MS, HPLC, UV/VIS, LC/MS, FTIR, ICP and wet chemical techniques
  • Strong skills in GC/MS analysis and interpretation as it applies to flavors and food analysis is desired
  • Capable of using statistical analysis tools and data science techniques
  • Excellent oral, written, influencing and communication skills
  • Ability to travel upto 10% domestically

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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