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Senior Engineering Manager

Victorville, California Job ID 99570 Job Category Supply Chain Job Level Sr Manager Position Type Full-Time

Relocation Assistance Eligible

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Senior Engineering Project Manager - has a critical role in connecting field operations with the maintenance organization, helping minimize downtime and failure rates and maximize equipment productivity. This position reports directly to the Site Director. To execute, position obtains and develops resources, and 3rd party contractors.  Identify, assess, and minimize technical risks through successful project tasks delivery.  Objective is to drive projects to successful completion, resulting in highly satisfied customers and product solutions which support the business growth objectives. The Plant Champion enhances service quality and equipment reliability by improving workflows and optimizing maintenance processes using Lean Six Sigma practices and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) methodology. This position, a key link between the field maintenance organization and the engineering and manufacturing centers, provides input to improve equipment design, reliability, and maintainability. 

Other Titles that may be similar: Engineering Project Manager, Plant Campion, Plant Engineer, etc. 

Shift & Schedule: This position will work 1st Shift. Flexibility for additional coverage outside of these hours as needed. 

Compensation: This is a full-time, exempt, and salaried position paid bi-weekly. Salary is flexible and determined by candidate's experience level. 

Benefits: KDP offers a very competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, Beverage Benefit, & so much more! Benefits are available to new hires DAY 1!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and support the installation of all facility equipment.
  • Keep current with latest equipment, technologies, and maintenance methods.
  • Identify and captures opportunities for improvement in equipment maintainability and reliability.
  • Support Maintenance / TPM Manager in planning for equipment and maintenance resources and correcting existing discrepancies.
  • Oversee work, set  or edit standards, policies and procedures for vendors and contractors
  • Manage financial aspects of the operation area including annual budget development, capital planning and administration.
  • Lead technical audits and compliance assessments, and follows up on closure of remedial action plans
  • Assist with development and coaching of junior maintenance staff.
  • Ensures application of asset management and maintenance systems data and accurate, timely data entry and reporting.
  • Establish clear ownership for project tasks within the team and a clear schedule for when each task will be performed. Ensure that team members have the tools needed, and provide timely feedback.
  • Work collaboratively with Engineering Project managers within the company to drive network initiatives, balance resource demands, and coordinate global team interaction.
  • Use Lean Six Sigma and RCM concepts to optimize work processes, adapt maintenance tools and procedures to improve equipment utilization and reliability, and minimize service quality incidents. 
  • Promotes importance of data and service quality within TPM/ maintenance community.
  • Mandatory On-call availability to respond to all facility emergencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
  • Conduct regular status meetings with all stakeholders, keeping the stakeholder’s needs and requirements continuously in view.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of bottling/can manufacturing.
  • Processing and PLC troubleshooting & development
    Lean/Six Sigma certifications/training.
  • Demonstrated supervisory, organizational and interpersonal ability.
  • Ability to problem solve and multitask.
  • Basic understanding of labor and federal regulations.
  • SAP manufacturing applications and strong computer skills.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding and proven implementation of TPM/5S.
  • Aptitude for hands-on work coupled with analytical skills.
  • Ability to solve problems via advanced technical knowledge, complex analysis and theory testing.
  • A record of success in implementing lean manufacturing concepts for continuous improvement (TPM/5S).
  • Experience with spending most of the time on the manufacturing floor.  This is not a manage via the office position

Total Rewards

Where Applicable:

  • Salary: $123,300.00 - $190,000.00 per year
  • Actual placement within the compensation range may vary depending on experience, skills, and other factors
  • Benefits eligible day one!!
  • 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


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or applied science highly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of leadership experience in managing others 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with electrical, electronic and mechanical maintenance in the bottling industry strongly preferred

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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