Procurement Senior Analyst, MRO in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Job Description

The Procurement Senior Analyst, MRO

The Procurement Senior Analyst, MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operation) is responsible for sourcing, planning and contracting goods and services upon request from the MRO Cold Plant Indirect categories. The Sr. Analyst supports the project work and sourcing strategy set by the senior level procurement staff within the context of Supplier Performance and Relationship Management. Additionally the Sr. Analyst will have sole responsibility for category management for some of the smaller categories for MRO as determined with the senior level procurement staff.  The Procurement Sr. Analyst is responsible for simple supplier negotiations, quality control around supplier performance, project planning and execution, and working as part of a cross-functional project team.  This position will participate in the preparation of RFQs and RFPs as part of the execution of annual strategy within an indirect category.  The Sr. Analyst interacts closely with outside suppliers and internal departments in managing said supplier performance and relationships.  The Procurement Sr. Analyst works within the guidelines and rules of Finance and Procurement to maintain fiscal standards, and participates in the training of new employees, both within and outside the department as requested. Collaborates with department heads and functional leaders to assure the most effective and efficient vendors, prices and practices are met.  Serve as first escalation point to the Procurement Operations team for supplier-related issues resolution.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with identified cross functional team members to execute category procurement category strategy each year. 
  • Actively support a healthy supplier portfolio, seek out new supplier relationships, monitor existing relationships, proactively participate in problem resolution and schedule site visits with key suppliers as deemed appropriate.
  • Work to gather specifications and requirements for goods and services, identify the best suppliers, and negotiate the procurement of goods, as well as service contracts within the overall Procurement standards and policies of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP).
  • Proactively collaborate with internal departments and assist in identifying needs.
  • Train KDP employees on policies and practices for procurement, as well as the legal and financial requirements and policies in making a purchase.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers.
  • Solicit quotes, negotiate pricing and schedules, specify and confirm materials for any goods required and monitor deadlines and shipping requirements.
  • Acquire approvals (expenditure and legal), initiate purchase order process, and help to resolve issues with invoice approvals and service receipts in accordance with KDP policy and process.
  • Lead vendor performance reviews / vendor performance management strategy execution (periodically, includes strategic level vendor feedback).  Seen as the key relationship manager by one or more suppliers and lead strategic discussions (including long term capacity planning) that span a 1+ year horizon. Lead discussions on cross-functional performance metrics with supplier.
  • Lead simple to moderate, and assist with complex, RFP's (Requests for Proposals).
  • May develop and execute simple sourcing strategies on specifically assigned categories.
  • Participate in company committees for process improvement or cross functional interaction. 
  • Follow all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by KDP and the department.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Business-Related field from an accredited university or college preferred
  • 1 year of experience as a buyer or analyst in a commercial setting, with prior experience dealing with both goods and service providers, as well as service contracts OR 2 years of other supply chain experience
  • 1 year of SAP or similar ERP system
  • 1 year of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)

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.