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Keurig Dr Pepper Program Manager II in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Overview

At Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) the consumer is at the heart of everything we do. Join the team at KDP and make a difference to consumers with one of America’s leading producers and distributors of hot and cold beverages helping to satisfy every consumer’s beverage need, anytime and anywhere.

We are looking for a Program Manager to oversee multiple projects ranging from high complexity with considerable resource and functional integration to medium complexity projects with fewer resources and risk. Scope of projects include new product, business integration, and/or new supply chains.

What you will do:

  • Drive program execution from advanced development through product launch while closely monitoring product performance, cost and quality.

  • Develop program plans and schedules, assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and ensure timely completion of projects.

  • Communicate and coordinate with senior leadership, external suppliers/vendors, functional area leaders and stakeholders regarding all aspects of projects being managed.

  • Represent organization as a prime contact on projects.

  • Lead cross-functional teams in development of solutions to a variety of complex problems using business acumen, technical, and interpersonal skills.

  • Identify roadblocks and risks and recommend resolution. Identify and resolve conflict, manage interdependencies and resolve issues quickly.

  • Ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives and strategy.Develop, maintain and manage project stakeholders and appropriate communication, engagement and support.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct reports – potential to mentor more junior members of Program Management Office

    Characteristics for Success:

  • Experience launching products involving hardware and software development working alongside cross-functional teams.

  • Project management professional certification preferred.

  • Demonstrated influence/communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) with various levels in organization.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated time management skills while delivering multiple objectives.

  • Demonstrated business analysis skills.

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities.

  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.

  • Ability to follow Keurig Policies and Procedures as well as our Operating Principles.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business management field

  • 7+ years’ experience in project management or comparable experience.

  • Experience managing multi-million-dollar capital, expense or commercialization projects

  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio) and Smartsheet (or other equivalent project management tool)

  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system


Company Overview

As a modern beverage company, Keurig Dr. Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) was the first to bring hot and cold beverages together at scale. We are building on our position as the innovation leader in appliances to deliver the next generation of Keurig® machines to brew the love for our consumers and customers. Our Keurig® appliances implement advanced technology to bring our consumers a consistently perfect cup and we’re on a journey to engineer an even better cup of coffee while bringing our consumers the most simple and exceptional beverage experience yet. As part of our Appliance Global Product Organization, you will be at the heart of a team that is transforming our iconic brand for the next era.

When you join our product development team, you’ll be bringing your project management experience to help us launch innovative new products. You will help us continuously improve our processes so that we can reduce our time to market, improve our quality, and enhance the value we bring to our customers and consumers.

This product development team is responsible for end-to-end research, design, manufacture, and delivery of all beverage appliances for the At Home and Away from Home market segments. We expect all of our employees to exemplify our strong company values of “Team First”, “Deliver Big”, “Think Bold” and “Be Fearless and Fair” in their daily work. To support you on your journey, our facilities provide state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and workspaces. We also offer a competitive benefits package, training, and mentoring by our executive team.