Quality Environmental Health & Safety Manager in Sacramento, CA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The QEHS Manager is accountable for the Quality and Environmental, Health and Safety Program at the site. Direct report to the Plant Director, the QEHS Manager provides site leadership in Food Safety, Quality Assurance, Environmental Compliance, Health and Safety of employees.

Specifically this individual is accountable for the development and implementation of strategies, systems and programs to be executed by site leaders towards the goals of zero health and safety incidents, perfectly safe food as defined by FSMA, six sigma Quality performance, and 100% compliance to all FDA, EPA and OSHA regulations.


Position Responsibilities

  • Advanced understanding of GMP, HACCP, HARP-C, Safe Quality Food Principles, Food Defense Principles, Quality Management Systems.
  • Prepare, review and submit compliance reports to local, state and federal environmental regulatory agencies.
  • Manage and update all environmental programs and permits for wastewater discharge, storm water, hazardous waste, SPCC, and other regulatory requirements as they pertain to the specific location.
  • Lead execution and improvement of all Quality Assurance and EHS Systems, Programs, Policies and Procedures.
  • Lead execution of a strong CAPA (Corrective Action / Preventative Action) program that drives site improvement in Quality, Environmental Health and Safety.
  • Develop the necessary training modules to ensure that training personnel and employees understand and can execute established procedures while meeting all FDA, EPA, OSHA, DOT and GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) requirements.
  • Manage OSHA recordkeeping database and provide quantitative and qualitative monthly reports and other necessary governmental reports.
  • Regularly inspect and monitor the facility to ensure that the plant is fully operating in compliance with FSMA, FDA GMP, OSHA, EPA regulations and GFSI guidelines.
  • Lead the root cause analysis of accidents and incidents and collaborate with peers to develop strategies to reduce the frequency and severity of accidents.
  • Ability to establish and manage departments operating budget, including but not limited to Headcount, Compensation, Material & Supplies, Repair & Maintenance, and Professional Fees.
  • Lead site incident management (with support from Corporate QEHS) with regards to food safety, environmental compliance and safety. Examples include FDA Recall, OSHA and EPA notifications.
  • Understand and apply moderately complex mathematical concepts, to include statistics, in support of continuous improvement and statistical process control efforts
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.



  • 5 years of previous supervision experience in Quality Assurance, Production, or EHS areas of the food and beverage, or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred from accredited institution in business, food safety, occupational safety, environmental management, or engineering.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Minitab, etc.)
  • Previous experience using SAP or a similar system
  • Previous experience with continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, and ability to lead the development of a visual management workplace.



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.


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