Sr Procurement Analyst - MRO in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/22/2020

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Job Description

The Procurement Senior Analyst, MRO

The Procurement Analyst, MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operation) is responsible for strategic sourcing, long term planning and the contracting of goods and services. Snr Analyst supports or executes the project work and sourcing strategy either set by the senior level procurement staff or collective collaboration with key stakeholders within the context of Supplier Performance and Relationship Management. Additionally, the Snr Analyst will have sole responsibility for category management for some of the categories for MRO as determined with the senior level procurement staff.  The Procurement Snr Analyst is responsible for supplier negotiations, quality control around supplier performance, project planning and execution, and working as part of a cross-functional project team.  This position will participate in the preparation of RFIs and RFPs as part of the execution of annual strategy within an indirect category.  The Snr Analyst interacts closely with outside suppliers and internal departments in managing said supplier performance and relationships.  The Procurement Snr Analyst works within the guidelines and rules of Finance, Legal and Procurement to maintain fiscal standards, and participates in the training of new employees, both within and outside the department as requested. Collaborates with department heads and functional leaders to assure the most effective and efficient vendors, prices and practices are met.  Serve as first escalation point for supplier-related issues resolution.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with identified cross functional team members to develop and execute category or procurement sourcing strategies.
  • Master and execute procurement activities utilizing KDPs procurement ARIBA platform
  • Analyze and identify opportunities to drive cost saving project using business analytics capabilities
  • Actively support a healthy supplier portfolio, seek out new supplier relationships, monitor existing relationships, proactively participate in problem resolution and schedule site visits with key suppliers as deemed appropriate.
  • Work to gather specifications and requirements for goods and services, identify the best suppliers, and negotiate the procurement of goods, as well as service contracts within the overall Procurement standards and policies of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP).
  • Proactively collaborate with internal departments and assist in identifying needs.
  • Influence KDP employees on policies and practices for procurement, as well as the legal and financial requirements and policies in making a purchase.
  • Manage and create an environment of strategic collaboration with KDPs preferred partners.
  • Solicit quotes, negotiate pricing and schedules, specify and confirm materials for any goods required and monitor deadlines and shipping requirements.
  • Acquire approvals (expenditure and legal), initiate purchase order process, and help to resolve issues with invoice approvals and service receipts in accordance with KDP policy and process.
  • Lead supplier performance reviews / vendor performance management strategy execution (periodically, includes strategic level vendor feedback) by leveraging the ARIBA SPM tool. Lead discussions on cross-functional performance metrics with supplier.
  • Lead and assist with complex, RFP's (Requests for Proposals) using ARIBA sourcing module
  • Participate in company committees for process improvement or cross functional interaction. 
  • Follow all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by KDP and the department.
  • Support team engagement activities to foster and maintain a high performance team environment

Successful Candidates will excel in:

  • Pursuing tasks with energy and drive to meet deadlines despite obstacles and setbacks
  • Stepping up to Conflicts, seeing them as opportunities



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Business-Related field from an accredited university or college preferred
  • 3-5 year(s) of experience as a buyer or analyst in a commercial setting, with prior experience dealing with both goods and service providers, as well as service contracts OR 2 years of other supply chain experience
  • 3-5 years of SAP/ ARIBA or similar ERP system
  • 3-5 years of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)

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.