R&D Chemist - Ireland in Kildare, Ireland at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Job Description

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) – a leading producer and distributor of hot and cold beverages – is excited to announce the establishment of a new beverage concentrate manufacturing facility in County Kildare, outside of Dublin, in Ireland. We’re now looking for great talent to build our Ireland team to work in this new best-in-class facility.

As the R&D Chemist will be responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis, interpretation and communication of results, and supporting the Concentrate Manufacturing Facility, R&D colleagues, and various global functions within the KDP business. 

You will effectively participate within cross-functional teams and have an understanding of the project management processes will be required. You will possess good problem-solving skills and show strong leadership and influencing capabilities in making data driven project/business decisions. You should be self-motivated and be able to work independently in the role.

In the role of the R&D Chemist, you will:

  • Perform a wide range of analytical testing using modern instrumentation and wet chemical techniques
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to customers, R&D project teams, KDP business leaders and internal/external partners
  • Participate on global projects and cross functional teams as a SME for product and ingredient analysis
  • Compile, interpret, and communicate test results clearly, timely, and effectively to customers and project stakeholders, which will include the utilization and management of a LIMS database
  • Follow proper laboratory GLP protocols, lab safety, and general lab cleanliness and maintenance


In order to be successful in the role of R&D Chemist, you will have a:


  • Minimum of BSc degree in Chemistry – background in food or beverage preferred
  • Some experience in an analytical laboratory or related science lab environment
  • Working knowledge of GC/MS, HPLC, UV/VIS, LC/MS, FTIR, ICP and wet chemical techniques
  • Strong skills in GC/MS analysis and interpretation as it applies to flavors and food analysis is desired
  • Capable in using statistical analysis tools and data science techniques
  • Excellent oral, written, influencing and communication skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required


Great Brands and Great People


At Keurig Dr Pepper, we’re building the beverage company of the future. Our forward-looking culture is the foundation for a fast-paced environment where we live our values Team First, Deliver Big, Think Bold and Be Fearless and Fair. Join our strong, committed, global team of more than 25,000 employees who are proud of our brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth!


What do you get in return?


  • Competitive salary
  • Private Medical Care – Contribution made by Keurig Dr Pepper
  • Pensions Contributions
  • Holiday entitlement of 20 days plus bank holidays
  • Excellent employee benefits and a lot more!!


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