Engineer in Williamson, NY at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 1/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Manufacturing Process Engineer

Develops, designs and plans equipment and machine layouts, workflow, and safety precautions to maximize utilization of plant and manufacturing facilities. Develops labor cost analyses, evaluates worker productivity and recommends improvements. Develops or improves workplace designs.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work side by side with the management team to discover inefficiencies in the Plant & business processes and then determine the best ways to bring our business methods in line with our financial goals.
  • Work closely with Site Director to drive results towards aggressive productivity and yield targets through process optimization.
  • Develop new methods to improve productivity, efficiency, and operational costs.
  • Design, test, troubleshoot, and oversee the implementation of new processes.
  • Create and implement new strategies to improve process efficiency as well as supporting startup activities.
  • Understand entire line operation and offer assistance where necessary. 
  • Maintain continuous improvement and preventative maintenance systems that drive Plant KPIs towards desired goals.
  • Support changeovers of line equipment for different products and/or sizes by researching and proposing new technology and process improvements.
  • Facilitate execution of CAPEX projects that you lead from inception, inherit, or are asked to participate in leading.
  • Assist in training operators/mechanics on repairs, adjustments and standard operating procedures. 
  • Comply with all safety requirements by maintaining current KDP and OSHA regulations via in house training and offsite (sponsored) trainings.



  • Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • 2-5+ years of engineering experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt; Black Belt highly preferred
  • Experience in driving continuous improvement projects in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in project management, troubleshooting and repair of Pneumatic Control Systems, Allen Bradley PLC Systems, RSLogix, Process Control Instrumentation, 3 phase (480V) Circuits, Motor starters and controls and electronic circuit boards preferred
  • Lift, push and pull a minimum of 50lbs repeatedly



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.