Maintenance Crew Leader Nights in Spartanburg, SC at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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.

Maintenance Crew Leader

The Maintenance Crew Leader will be expected to lead and inspire teams of highly skilled, highly engaged employees and support a “team of teams” and mini Business Unit approach that will enable our employees to achieve extraordinary results.  You will be looked upon to provide oversight and guidance to a team of 8+ Maintenance technicians and work collaboratively across all functions to streamline efficiency of production, optimize cost per unit  and deliver world class safety, quality, and delivery performance. Working within a highly automated TPM-based environment. Maintenance coaches will be expected to enable disciplined execution of standardized processes through coach standard work and layered process audits, while teaching and facilitating structured problem solving techniques and process to drive waste out of the system and promote a culture of continuous improvement.


  • Deliver best-in-class performance across the balanced Scorecard
    • Deliver upon the site safety goal of zero injuries by leading, promoting and supporting safety culture through behavioral safety observations, facilitation of safety meetings, completion of regular safety audits and visible leadership moments, enforcement of lock-out/tag-out program, and 100% completion of all safety and regulatory training
    • Achieve Zero-defect performance and improve the customer experience by leading a right first time approach to all production, conducting layered process audits to ensure all quality processes are being followed, and leading Root Cause Corrective Action efforts when defects do occur
    • Works collaboratively with operations, quality, material handling and distribution center to reduce unplanned downtime and increase machine availability through the establishment and sustainment of autonomous and preventive/predictive maintenance SOPs and TPM programs
    • Lead cross functional focused improvement initiatives to streamline material flow and improve equipment efficiency to increase capacity and reduce operating expenses
  • Facilitate mini-Business Unit Structure (mBU) and Support High Performing Team (HPT) mode
    • Lead 10+ associates through full employee cycle, including interviewing, hiring, and training to coaching, performance management, development, and recognition.
    • Provide leadership and support to operations teams in support of site operational meeting cadence (production planning, TPM Starpoint, mini-Business Unit, site leadership, and employee meetings)
    • Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's TPM and High Performing Team Principles, policies and applicable laws.




  • Three years of experience applying hands on knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures in manufacturing, military or equivalent environment
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership role supporting 10+ associates in a Lean environment
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite and experience with SAP or similar manufacturing data systems
  • Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work
  • Ability to lift, push, pull 75 pounds without assistance

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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