Keurig Dr Pepper Corporate Sustainability Graduate Intern in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Overview

As an intern at Keurig Dr Pepper you will be a part of the beverage revolution. You will be researching, creating and testing, the way in which we ensure we’re meeting virtually every consumer beverage need while supporting our mission to reduce our environmental footprint. Each intern will have real responsibilities and will be provided opportunities to grow professionally. Come learn what it takes to succeed at an industry-leading company and help contribute to our ongoing success.

  • You will build relationships and communication cadence with identified business leads

  • You will build an understanding of the business initiatives and fleet composition/performance

  • You will create methodology and related tools that allow for continued use, repeatability and scale when quantifying environmental impact. This may include recommending off-the-shelf or online tools.

  • You will apply methodology and tools for existing project portfolios and network composition (fleet & forklifts)

  • You will work with manager and staff to understand realized and potential impacts relative to KDP environmental targets, ambitions and potential claims

  • You will inform business leads on industry trends and available solutions to enable both cost efficiency and renewable fuel options

  • You will receive mentor support for your professional development

  • You will present a final presentation to your team, peers, and senior leaders to highlight your project work and impact on the business

  • You will network and learn about other functions at Keurig Dr Pepper through Lunch & Learn series and key interactions with leaders within the organization

  • You will have the opportunity to volunteer in the community

What you will do:

  • Quantify the environmental co-benefits of business initiatives, specifically within the productivity, Design to Value (DTV) and Business Cost Management (BCM) portfolios. These may comprise packaging, logistics, manufacturing, or other efficiency efforts.

  • Work with identified business leads, establish and validate the emsissions baseline for KDP owned and operated rolling stocks (trucks and forklifts) and quantify recently attained and planned for savings from network optimization efforts.

  • Evaluate industry trends and explore emerging solutions to ensure cost efficiencies and introduce renewable or alternative fuel options, such as bio diesel, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, propane, hydrogen and electric vehicles.

Requirements

What you must have:

  • Must be a graduate student currently enrolled in a full time academic program from an accredited college or university

  • Experience with greenhouse gas (GHG) factors

  • High analytical capabilities

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize requests, and meet deadlines

  • Strong communication skills including excellent listening, written and verbal abilities

  • Ability to create relationships and challenge the status quo

  • Ability to work cross-functionally, independently driven and a self-starter

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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.

Job ID 2019-5807

Function Engineering/Technology