Supply Planner II in Waterbury, VT at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Product Supply team is responsible for all direct and indirect manufacturing of products. Whether it's sourcing ingredients, manufacturing our pods, or negotiating with our suppliers, the team works collaboratively across US Plants, Switzerland, and Asia to provide the freshest and highest quality products to our consumers.

As a Supply Planner II you will work with Demand Planning, Sales & Marketing, and Operations partners to create effective production and fulfillment plans of medium complexity with minor supervision. You will be responsible for ensuring the manufacturing sites or distribution centers are aligned to production and fulfillment plans and communicate supply constraints back to the organization. You will also develop weekly/monthly supply plans as an input to the S&OP process. Additionally you will be responsible for managing various department reporting and ad-hoc requirements related to the products they manage.

What you will do:

  • Review and revise production and fulfillment plans as required by changes in the sales forecast or manufacturing schedules
  • Act as a liaison between Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Sales, & Marketing and functions, communicating and troubleshooting issues, problems and concerns
  • Continuously review the sales forecast, analyzes production plans and inventory reports, availability / requirements for long lead time items to provide production guidance to the manufacturing sites.
  • Generate a receipts plan to the 3PL partners to support warehouse capacity and resource planning.
  • Assist in the expediting finished goods, when necessary, to support customer order fulfillment.
  • Recommend and implement production and transportation actions when products are in out-of-stock or allocation situations.
  • Provide assistance to management/departments on matters related to production or fulfillment planning and forecasting.
  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures


What you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or similar field preferred; APICS certification and/or affiliation a plus.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a supply planning / scheduling / fulfillment role (preferably for a manufacturer of consumer products) using SAP systems is preferred.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Excel.
  • Some experience leading projects.
  • Warehouse/inventory experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • ERP/MRP Systems Planning experience highly preferred
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to be flexible as required and communicate proactively with global partners required.
  • Ability to multitask and maintain composure in stressful situations.

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.