Project Manager - Product Development in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description



At Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) the consumer is at the heart of everything we do. Join the team at KDP and make a difference to consumers with one of America’s leading producers and distributors of hot and cold beverages helping to satisfy every consumer’s beverage need, anytime and anywhere.

We are looking for a Project Manager to oversee multiple projects ranging from high complexity with considerable resource and functional integration to medium complexity projects with fewer resources and risk. Scope of projects include new product, business integration, and/or new supply chains.

Relocation assistance potentially available for well qualified candidates. 

What you will do:

  • Drive program execution from advanced development through product launch while closely monitoring product performance, cost and quality.
  • Develop program plans and schedules, assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and ensure timely completion of projects. 
  • Communicate and coordinate with senior leadership, external suppliers/vendors, functional area leaders and stakeholders regarding all aspects of projects being managed.
  • Represent organization as a prime contact on projects.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in development of solutions to a variety of complex problems using business acumen, technical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Identify roadblocks and risks and recommend resolution. Identify and resolve conflict, manage interdependencies and resolve issues quickly.
  • Ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives and strategy.Develop, maintain and manage project stakeholders and appropriate communication, engagement and support.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct reports – potential to mentor more junior members of Program Management Office


Requirements

Characteristics for Success:

  • Experience launching products working alongside cross-functional teams.
  • Project management professional certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated influence/communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) with various levels in organization.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated time management skills while delivering multiple objectives.
  • Demonstrated business analysis skills.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities.
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.
  • Ability to follow Keurig Policies and Procedures as well as our Operating Principles. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business management field
  • 5+ years’ experience in project management or comparable experience.
  • Experience managing multi-million-dollar capital, expense or commercialization projects
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system

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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