Inventory Analyst II in Knoxville, TN at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 1/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Knoxville operation is a state-of-the-art coffee roasting and pod packaging facility in addition to hosting a full beverage distribution center. 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 Knoxville site will have accountability to both a functional business unit in addition to the full site operation.  The site will run on first-in-class enterprise IT and manufacturing execution systems with highly automated processing, packaging, and material movement equipment.


Inventory Analyst manages the product flow of the Finished Goods and Raw Materials at the select locations. This includes the inventory control processes, procedures, reporting, tracking and reconciliation. Maintains and monitors raw materials and finished goods inventories and assures and reports stock levels respectively. Responsible for ensuring that the inventory records in SAP WMS match the actual physical inventory of items on hand in an effort to improve production requirements, planning and service to our customers. Accuracy will be achieved through continual cycle counting.


  • Creates improvements to the inventory process in order to meet standards and drive efficiency by ensuring that proper communication and reporting of inventory will initiate early notification of impending problems.
  • Reviews the root cause analysis of SAP Inventory Transaction Work Flows, creating corporate inventory standards and targets with metrics to support continuous improvement. Presents period metrics to Senior level Management.
  • Manages adjustments in SAP for inventory transactions to ensure the inventory is accurate and posts to the General Ledger.
  • Audits inventory transactions with comparison to corporate standards and manages assigned investigative analyses to lead efforts to provide the appropriate resolutions.
  • Supervises the process that documents any failures that result in lost inventory, and reviews carrier, operations, and claims for inventory losses and/or damaged goods.
  • Ensure compliance with safety codes, policies and procedures of the Company and standards established by OSHA
  • Review records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures and to determine adequacy of stock levels.
  • Manage inventory KPI's to ensure annual business objectives are achieved.
  • Provide inventory reports and analyses based on forecast/demand and available inventory (raw materials, components and finished goods).
  • Ensure all related Sarbanes Oxley controls are implemented, reviewed, functional and compliant; interact frequently with internal and external audit functions.
  • Finance experience with Reconciliations and SOX Compliance
  • Ability to coordinate continuous improvement efforts


  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university preferred.
  • 3+ years of inventory control management experience in a warehouse.
  • 3+ years of experience with automated warehouse management systems (SAP or any warehouse ERP systems).
  • 5 years of experience supporting in a team environment.
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency 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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