Design to Value Project Manager

Frisco, TX

Job Overview:

DtV Project Manager, Supply Chain - Coffee Beverages

This position is responsible for leading cross functional teams to drive integration of innovation, procurement, quality, finance, continuous improvement, supply chain planning, engineering, and manufacturing to optimize material costs and customer-oriented portfolio. The individual will work with internal & external business partners to drive full alignment of the project scope and timeline to ensure successful service across stakeholders.

The DtV Project Manager will engage as the primary point of contact for coordinating and ensuring timeline deliverables and strategic objectives are met. As a member of the Coffee Supply Chain Team, this position will share responsibility for developing, maintaining and improving formal project management methods and tools across the company in order to build and drive supply chain resiliency, productivity, improved quality & service and top line growth.

  • Process Excellence:
    • Leads cross-functional teams to integrate and align innovation, procurement, engineering, finance, supply chain and manufacturing objectives implement core DtV initiatives
    • Fosters a culture of innovation within the supply chain
    • Coordinates with the procurement team to drive cost savings and regularly identify areas for continuous improvement
    • Interface with other groups in KDP to introduce and drive DTV best practices; lead continuous improvement of analytic tools, methodologies, and visualization for the DTV team
  • Ideation:
    • Drive ideation for DtV, acting as the nexus for DtV ideas and execution for the Coffee Business unit
    • Partner with the BUs, finance, and other analytics groups to combine internal and external data sources to identify, assess, and prioritize strategic DTV opportunities, act as the keeper of data on DTV team
  • Execution:
    • Manages projects, including identifying and clearing roadblocks and escalating issues as necessary
    • Stays informed about the latest technologies and methodologies in the market including elements of spec and innovation
    • Spend data analyses to prioritize and sourcing team for more thorough sourcing-related analyses, including clean sheet development
    • Manage and coordinate cross functional teams to ensure requirements are validated and aligned to execute new product initiatives.
    • Coordinate with Brand, Sales, Engineering, Quality, R&D, external stakeholders and leadership to understand project requirements and development of project timelines.
    • Manage all Supply Chain Planning development and integration activities for assigned projects.
    • Prioritize multiple, and at times conflicting, project deliverables. Make recommendations as needed to ensure successful and flawless execution of assigned projects.
    • Communicate project requirements and launch strategy to manufacturing plants, as required.
    • Manage and update any tracking or reporting tools to monitor accuracy, on-time execution of deliverables for each project and impact to the Coffee Network (ie.: financial/productivity performance variance, OEE, Waste, UPDT, quality, OTIF, etc.).
    • Identify root causes to supply chain-related gaps in project timelines and risks to deliverables. Support and/or lead issue resolution to prevent reoccurrence and improve project management processes.
    • Foster a positive team environment where open communication and continuous improvement is valued.
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Logistics, Business Management, and/or Marketing (pertaining to new product introduction)
  • MBA preferred but not required
  • Proven track record in driving process excellence
  • Strong collaboration and leadership skills
  • Strong analytic skills with an emphasis on critical thinking, root cause analysis, and problem solving required
  • 25%-30% travel
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.

Location Frisco, TX (75034)
Job Type Full Time
Company Keurig Dr Pepper Inc.
Posted Yesterday