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Keurig Dr Pepper Warehouse Supervisor in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Overview

The Allentown operation is a state-of-the-art aseptic bottling and variety packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center. The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; and the power of High-Performance Teams. All associates at the Allentown site will have specific accountability and ownership to the site operations and to their respective functional business operation. The site will run on state-of-the-art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems; and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment; and very standardized lean processes. This position will be responsible for the Maintenance functions for the Manufacturing site.

Shift and Schedule: Monday to Friday - 6pm to 2am

Position Responsibilities

  • Partners with the Multi-Site Production Planning Team to understand priorities based on demand signals, sales trends, and inventory status and policy.

  • Determines schedules with the intent to balance staffing, machine capacity, and production efficiencies.

  • Responsible for the direction and coordination of all kitting activities, i.e., this includes organizing, direction and facilitation of 3rd party production line teams, maintenance, quality and materials.

  • Submit kitting request for materials, prepare purchase orders, track purchases and supplies

  • Monitor Inventory expiration dates for obsolesce avoidance, adjust inventory via back flushing and provide corrective actions as needed.

  • Have a track record of successful continuous improvement initiatives and results, with a focus upon lean manufacturing and 5S. Identify, recommend and execute continuous improvement initiatives in the operation including process, machinery, method and material changes, in support of plant goals. Develop and streamline procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas.

  • Manage all departmental maintenance activities; maintain equipment in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

  • Plan or implement material flow management systems to meet production requirements

  • Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service logs and training or safety records as needed

  • Effectively manage warehouse staffing requirements in accordance to budgetary and contractual requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.

  • Conduct or review environmental audits for logistics activities, such as storage, distribution, or transportation.

  • Familiar with Kronos timekeeping and attendance records.

  • Ensure compliance with safety codes, policies, and procedures of the Company and standards established by Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or related field preferred but will consider Warehouse Supervisor experience in lieu of a degree.

  • 5 years of experience working in logistics in a warehouse or distribution environment

  • 3 years of experience in a strong leadership role presenting to local leadership teams and front-line employees

  • 3 years of experience using SAP or a similar warehouse management system

  • 3 years of experience working with MHE, (material handling equipment) understand warehouse capacity requirements, building, loading, and delivery principals, FIFO and logistic principals

  • 3 years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing / six sigma techniques

  • Lift, push, and pull a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly

    Keys to success in this role include skills, knowledge and behaviors in the following areas:

  • Confidence, integrity and an autonomous mindset with the ability to work independently and strive to win, even in challenging environments

  • Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions and calibrate instrumentation

  • Team-player attitude with well-developed interpersonal skills and comfort in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment

  • Mechanical orientation with the ability to solve problems and implement change

  • Strong communication and writing skills and ability to conduct root-cause analysis and implement corrections


Company Overview

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