Planning & Materials Manager in Essex, VT at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description



As the Materials Manager you are responsible for managing the Essex Manufacturing Production Planning and Procurement teams. This position is responsible for interfacing with Corporate Supply Chain to ensure production plans are translated into facility schedules, that the materials used in the schedules are purchased at competitive price and are available to meet department’s established weekly committed outputs.

Relocation assistance available.

What you will do:

  • Supervise and develop a team of 4 or more individuals with varying responsibilities within the site Planning and Procurement team.
  • Build a high performing team through strength and opportunity analysis resulting in individual performance plans.
  • Develop a safety and quality focus among direct reports.
  • Coach and nurture career growth with each individual, identifying high potential candidates.
  • Build a collaborative relationship between the buying/scheduling team and all other departments at the site, other production sites and multi-site teams.
  • Develop a problem-solving mindset using current KDP tools such as PPS, A3, RRN.
  • Drive improvements to positively impact the achievement of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s),
  • Manage Dashboards, and Scorecards relative to cost, productivity and on-time delivery.
  • Develop raw material ordering practices which adequately supports site production while operating with a “Lean” mentality
  • Manage corrective actions regarding supplier quality defects.
  • Provide daily dispositions and resolutions to production schedule and output issues.
  • Develop tools to acquire, trend and analyze efficient production output.
  • Monitor and adjust weekly manufacturing schedules with staff to ensure team meets sales demand.
  • Monitor inventory levels and forecast requirements working with Production Managers to ensure accurate staffing, and materials exist to meet demand.
  • Work with Corporate and other site Planning, Supply Chain and Inventory teams to ensure consistency in processes.
  • Responsibility to report food safety, quality and regulatory compliance to plant or division personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures.


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus 3-5 years’ experience in Management, in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of inventory control, purchasing, and scheduling methods in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated management and training experience of materials management systems.
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of SAP transactional processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across a broad variety of departments.
  • Ability to positively and comfortably handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with self-motivation and focused attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Organizational and customer service skills essential.
  • Must be comfortable developing and conducting group presentations.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to propose solutions to problems.


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.