Batcher Lead in Columbus, OH at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/26/2020

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Job Description



The Batcher Lead is responsible for performing standardized qualitative and quantitative tests on work-in-process and finished products to ensure compliance with company Quality and Food Safety standards. The Batcher Lead is also responsible for providing training and guidance to a team of Syrup Batcher Technicians.

  • Shift / Schedule: This is a 2nd shift position, the start time may vary based on business needs working between 8 to 10-hour shift per day from Monday through Friday; Flexibility to work overtime and weekends as required. 

  • Compensation: This is a full-time position with a pay rate of $22.50 per hour plus full eligibility to our benefits package.

Responsibilities:

  • Organoleptic and analytical analyses of products at various stages of production to ensure compliance with company Quality and Food Safety standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining sound calibration and validation programs for lab instrumentation such as DMA, PFD, Carbo QC, Refractometer, Auto-titrators, Microscopes, Balances, pH Meter, Microbiological Luminescence System, Gauges, etc. Must be adept at determining that each instrument or device performs within the specified operational parameters.
  • Responsible for providing accurate results and exhibit sound judgment before releasing data used to adjust syrup tanks and release finished product to market. Must be able to qualify and quantify instrument and analytical output for validity.
  • Performs microbiological testing of water, sugar, finished products, etc. by membrane filtration technique. Performs surface swabbing on equipment.
  • Assures quality and integrity of raw bulk ingredients such as sugar, CO2, Liquid N2, etc.
  • Understands chemical principles and theories related to analytical methods and instrumentation, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), HACCP, Chemical Safety as well as lab housekeeping procedures.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of QA document and record control procedures, formula and specification control, consumer complaints, nonconforming materials and products, etc.
  • Perform statistical analysis of laboratory data and use data to recommend improvement in processes.
  • Responsible for weekly inventory and stocking of laboratory supplies as well as researching alternative sources to reduce cost without jeopardizing quality.
  • Responsible for finished product retain system management.
  • Train new personnel and existing laboratory staff/Syrup batchers on new procedures and techniques.
  • Conduct instrument and method development, perform validation programs on new processes and procedures.
  • Assist Quality Supervisor and Quality Manager with special projects as directed.

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Requirements

  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • 3 years laboratory experience in a dairy, food or beverage manufacturing environment or Bachelor's degree.
  • 2 years of experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, as well as Infinity QS and SAP.
  • Ability to work any shift and/or overtime as required


Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: 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. 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 Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

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