Design Engineer III in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Sr. Design Engineer will join Keurig Dr. Pepper Appliance organization. The Sr. Design Engineer will work on cross-functional teams, developing next generation Keurig brewers.  The Sr. Design Engineer will lead mechanical design activities critical to new and existing appliance development. This position will have significant impact and leverage on current and future products, and will be in an excellent position for visibility and growth within the KDP organization.

While this position does not have direct reports, the Design Engineer III will have a responsibility for instructing, directing and checking the work of other design engineers.

What you will do:

  • Quickly get up to speed with new technologies and products.
  • Function as Team Lead representing all technical aspects of product development
  • Perform complex activities related to design, testing and evaluation of electro mechanical systems.
  • Serve as systems expert within a cross functional matrix through the Stage Gate Maturity events
  • Create 3D CAD designs, specifications, drawings and perform tolerance analyses.
  • Perform structural simulations of new mechanical designs.
  • Provide direction and mentorship for peers and colleagues.
  • Partner with a cross-functional team of technical, business and manufacturing subject matter experts
  • Proactively identify and close knowledge gaps.
  • Serve as a technical interface with Asia based suppliers and partners. Support and/or drive continuous improvement.
  • Follow all KDP policies and procedures


What you must have:

  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, Master’s preferred.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in a relevant industry.
  • Theories of heat transfer and practical application (heaters and heating elements, thermal interfaces)
  • Theories of fluid mechanics and practical application (pumps, valves, etc.).
  • 3D design/modeling (SolidWorks).
  • Component/Assembly design analysis.
  • System or subsystem modeling and simulation.
  • High volume consumer product design.
  • Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly principles and best practices.
  • Advanced 3D Modeling and Drafting using SolidWorks & Teamcenter.
  • Design for Six Sigma practices including Root Cause Analysis, 8D, A3, Design of Experiments, etc.
  • Statistics as applicable to high volume product design and manufacture.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • An aptitude for creating and presenting data-based trade-off studies as input for decisions.
  • Ability to present status of development projects to management and stakeholders


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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