Env Health Safety Specialist I in Spartanburg, SC at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Spartanburg operation is a state of the art coffee roasting and pod packaging facility in addition to hosting a full beverage distribution center.  Spartanburg is the largest KDRP manufacturing and distribution location.  The site will operate on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); leverage the principles of Lean manufacturing and harness the power of High Performance Teams.  All associates at the Spartanburg site will have accountability to both a functional business unit in addition to the full site operation.  The site will run on state of the art enterprise IT and manufacturing execution systems with highly automated processing, packaging, and material movement equipment.

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist I

As an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist you will provide technical safety, health, and environmental expertise to employees, safety committees, and/or other work teams and appropriate coaching to the Office, DC, Facilities, Engineering, IT, Finance, HR, Quality, Maintenance, and Manufacturing. You will coordinate the environmental, safety, and health function plant-wide by assisting in the implementation of effective Management Systems that include: policies, procedures, training programs based on task analysis, needs assessment, and Standard Operating Procedures. You will assist in continuous improvement events (Kaizen/TPM/Lean) focusing on environmental, health, and safety processes, policies, and training initiatives.


  • Develop and implement management systems for safety, health, and environmental to ensure the company is OSHA and EPA compliant
  • Identify the root cause(s) of safety and environmental risks and assist in developing recommended corrective actions and implementing appropriate countermeasures.
  • Provide support and participate with incident investigations to include environmental, safety, and any other compliance issues. Establish a timeline for resolution of identified risks in a timely fashion. Establish a plan of action to promote employee involvement in corrective action activities.
  • Assist in employee safety observations and give feedback to correct at-risk behaviors and conditions to reduce the risks at the site
  • Maintain records in an organized fashion to ensure ready access by state and local authorities as required.
  • Establish chart and trend statistical and performance-based measures on leading safety and environmental indicators and deficiencies
  • Research, evaluate, and develop site-specific safety and environmental training
  • Deliver instructor-led training in safety and environmental processes, from basic to advanced.
  • Provide input for organizational safety and environmental initiatives
  • Establish and assist in conducting layered process audits for safety, health, and environmental inspections for all work areas, and assure that corrective actions are taken and completed regarding deficiencies noted through the inspections
  • Responsible for reporting food, safety, quality, and regulatory compliance to plant or division personnel with authority to initiate action
  • Demonstrate leadership for all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as requested by site leadership


  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Engineering, Physical Science, or the equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Related experience preferred in safety, health, and environmental program implementation, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer proficiency, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Hands-on experience in developing and maintaining OSHA and EPA compliance with emphasis on employee involvement
  • Basic understanding of OSHA, EPA, and DOT regulations
  • Experience in ergonomic solutions in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working in Integrated Lean Six Sigma environment, TPM, and Kaisen Continuous Improvement Events is preferred
  • Experience working in team based high performance work teams is desired
  • Training Instructor experience with the ability to prepare concise, understandable documentation, technical writing, and lesson plan development

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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