Sr. Appliance Food Safety Compliance Engineer in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Keurig Dr. Pepper one of the largest beverage companies in the world is seeking an Appliance Food Safety Compliance Engineer. This position works closely with our global network of Contract Manufacturer sites and internal stakeholders to ensure appliance food safety and compliance.  This position collaborates and guides partners through the process of data analysis, the application of risk mitigation and how it complies with standards. You will work in a fast-paced matrix environment that requires close collaboration with remote facilities and share best practices. You will also be required to influence colleagues, external suppliers and manage the execution of projects while maintaining relationships with remote associates and facilities.


What you will do:

  • Work with global KDP and partner teams to ensure Appliance Products meet the appropriate regulatory international standards with a primary focus on FDA requirements, California Proposition 65 compliance, Food Safety Assessments, hygiene performance specifications, appliance cleaning & maintenance procedures as well as the timely review and approval of appliance labelling, brewer validation though NSF and additional sites.
  • Engage with external Labs and Research agencies where appropriate to drive the completion of tasks external to the direct KDP organization
  • Manage and control Confluence, Teamcenter and Sharepoint Databases
  • Handle multiple, simultaneous projects with varying scope and time horizons
  • Support the creation of functional specifications for appliance products
  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures


What you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years of experience in manufacturing, preferred to be in the CPG industry
  • Deep knowledge and experience in FDA, California Proposition 65, and NSF regulations
  • Ability to thrive in a matrix organization
  • Proven experience of working with Global suppliers
  • Ability to prioritize and deal with ambiguity
  • Able to travel 10%-20% domestically and occasionally internationally 
  • Outstanding written, interpersonal and verbal communications skills
  • Results driven
  • Excellent Analytical and Organizational Skills
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Excellent Trouble Shooting and Root Cause Analysis Skills
  • Confident and Assertive Leadership style
  • Coaching, mentoring and collaborate working style that develops rapport at all levels

Background Preferred (but not required):

  • Single serve / small portion pack food packaging experience
  • TQM and / or Six Sigma Certified Green Belt
  • Environmental monitoring of pathogen growth 
  • FSMA
  • Working knowledge of sanitation best practices (SSOP)
  • Previous work history with household appliances preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint & MS Project, Trackwise, SharePoint, PlanView and ScreenDragon


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.