Production Machine Operator in Windsor, VA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Production Machine Operator

The Machine Operator  is responsible for delivering success in Keurig Dr Pepper’s production processes; including enabling the operation of manufacturing equipment and maintaining compliance with Keurig Dr Pepper’s high standards for safety and quality. This role will be engaged in and contribute to initiatives to improve safety, quality, delivery, cost and culture.

In this role, you will be expected to develop an in-depth understanding of the operational, electrical, mechanical, and software systems within the packaging and/or processing equipment.  This is a hands-on role that will require you to enable the operation of manufacturing equipment at its peak efficiency, monitor performance, troubleshoot issues, and drive continuous improvement across multiple pieces of equipment.  Working within a highly automated TPM-based environment, the Production Technician I will be expected to execute standardized processes following standard work in a High Performing Team based environment.

Position Details

  • We have full time permanent positions working 12 hour shifts.  6:00pm - 6:15am.  Flexibility to work overtime, weekends, and holidays is required as scheduled.
    • Nights Shift - 6:00pm-6:15am We operate our facility on a 2-2-3 Shift Schedule. Rotation contains two weeks of shifts, where the blocks of on and off days follow a 2-2-3 pattern. One week you work 2 on, 2 off, 3 on, and the next week you work 2 off, 2 on, 3 off. 
  • The starting rate of pay for each shift is listed below. Rates include the base rate of $17.33/hr + specific shift differential.
    • Nights - $18.54/hr
  • Attractive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid time off, etc.) available on DAY ONE!


Position Responsibilities

  • Solve other line issues.
  • Train other operators on use of machinery. 
  • Perform best practice quality checks on line and equipment. 
  • Set up machinery and ensure all production materials are available. 
  • Operate and monitor equipment and replenish materials as needed. 
  • Monitor line for defective materials and perform any other related work in accordance with line quality.
  • Record all data as required (i.e. charts, necessary process adjustments based on data findings, etc.). 
  • Clean and sanitize all equipment and facility as required




  • 2 years of experience with packaging machine operations in a manufacturing facility
  • Must be able to work in a highly automated, fast-paced production environment with the ability to understand and operate complex equipment such as PLCs, operating control systems that interfaces with machines.
  • Mathematical aptitude to make production calculations and identify improvement opportunities
  • Computer and software skills (Microsoft Applications and SAP preferred)
  • Flexible, self-motivated team player with the ability to follow direction and work independently.
  • Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull 75 pounds frequently 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


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