Demand Planning Intern in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 2/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As an intern at Keurig Dr Pepper you will be a part of the beverage revolution.  You will be involved in the innovating, designing, testing, and marketing the way beverages are consumed worldwide.  Each intern will have real responsibilities and will be provided opportunities to grow professionally.  Come learn what it takes to succeed at an industry-leading company and help contribute to our ongoing success.

The KDP 2020 Summer Intern Program will run from May 18, 2020 – August 7, 2020 and this position will be based in our Burlington, MA office.  Elements of the KDP 2020 Summer Intern Program include:

  • You will engage and partner on innovative projects to gain experience in a fast paced, cross functional team environment
  • You will receive mentor support for your professional development
  • You will present a final presentation to your team, peers, and senior leaders to highlight your project work and impact on the business
  • You will network and learn about other functions at Keurig Dr Pepper through a Lunch & Learn series
  • You will have the opportunity to volunteer in the community

The Demand Planning Intern assists in the coordination, compilation and evaluation of a highly accurate baseline volume forecast at a Sales Channel, Customer-level and Package Category/SKU level using historical trends, secondary data sources and field information.  The Intern is responsible for tracking performance, evaluating risks and opportunities, and driving continual improvements in performance.  This position works closely with other Demand Planning Analysts and key stakeholders in sales, marketing, operations and finance in order to arrive at the most accurate demand requirements.


As a Demand Planning Intern you will:

  • Compile and evaluate a market-based and event-driven forecast
  • Work with internal customers such as sales, product marketing, finance, brand management and customer marketing to collaborate on a forecast recommendation
  • Utilize available sources of customer data available for forecasting and supply chain management to effectively mine and summarize data for interpretation
  • Understand how sales trends, promotional activity and shipment patterns will affect demand and make appropriate adjustments to forecasts
  • Work with Finance to providing supporting data required to translate rolling forecast into financial models
  • Manage and track key forecasting metrics
  • Back up forecasting manager as needed (may include leading forecasting meetings and/or providing data to senior management as requested)
  • Models the Keurig Dr Pepper values
  • Follows all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by Keurig Dr Pepper and the department
  • Performs other job related duties as requested by management


What you must have:

  • Working toward Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Statistics, Accounting, Mathematics or similar analytical degree
  • 0 - 2+ years of experience performing sales, forecasting or marketing analysis in the consumer products industry
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong deductive reasoning, statistical analysis, mathematical and communication skills
  • Experience using MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Access) including ability to utilize pivot tables, V-lookups, filters, and summarize data graphically
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision under tight deadlines
  • Ability to interact comfortably at all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable learning and working with a variety of technology tools (ERP systems, Trade and Demand management systems, Reporting and ad-hoc data retrieval tools)
  • Ability to uphold safety standards, participate in continuous process improvement on the job, and follow our manufacturing best practices
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions
  • Ability to follow Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures as well as our operating principles

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.