Inventory Supervisor in Allentown, PA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 Inventory Supervisor – Allentown 

The Inventory Supervisor is responsible for the inventory function for the production and/or warehouse facility. Direct supervisor over inventory clerks and coordinators. Typically reports to Plant or Warehouse Manager or Inventory Manager at large facility.

Shift and Schedule:

This is a full time position working on 1st shift Monday - Friday must have the flexibility to work weekends and holidays as required or scheduled.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Submit request for materials, prepare purchase orders, track purchases and supplies
  • Schedule incoming and outgoing shipments both intercompany and external suppliers
  • Work with operations team to review inventory strategies for maximum efficiencies
  • Manage damage and returned product
  • Monitor Inventory expiration dates for obsolesce avoidance and provide corrective action.
  • Manage distressed inventory and short dated product
  • Responsible for inventory/material dispositions
  • Monitor completeness, accuracy, and compliance during inventory transactions.
  • Oversee purchase orders, data entry, and shipping and receiving of materials
  • Lead and supervise inventory team, resolving problems, conducting training and setting schedules.
  • Track, audit, and ensure adequate supply of inventory throughout the organization.
  • Lead the planning/organization of physical inventories
  • Act as a liaison to other departments (Systems/Purchasing/Production)
  • Communicate with production team about current stock and potential issues with orders
  • Conduct daily analyses to forecast potential inventory issues
  • Report on inventory activities and variances
  • Conduct and report on inventory cycle counts
  • Develop and implement inventory control procedures and best practices

Keys to success in this role include skills, knowledge and behaviors in the following areas:

  • Confidence, integrity and an autonomous mindset with the ability to work independently and strive to win, even in challenging environments
  • Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions and calibrate instrumentation
  • Team-player attitude with well-developed interpersonal skills and comfort in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment.
  • Mechanical orientation with the ability to solve problems and implement change
  • Strong communication and writing skills and ability to conduct root-cause analysis and implement corrections


  • 2 years of demonstrated leadership experience in warehouse/distribution center operations
  • 2 years of experience in inventory control  
  • 2 years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • 2 years of experience using SAP or a similar system

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.