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Keurig Dr Pepper Machine Operator in Ottumwa, Iowa

Job Overview

Machine Operator I

The Machine Operator is responsible for operating and monitoring production machinery to maximize production and maintain Keurig Dr Pepper's high standards in safety and quality. This role will also be engaged in supporting improvements to the manufacturing process in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, productivity and growth.

Shift and Schedule:This is a full time position working 2nd shift: Monday - Friday, from 1:00pm to 9:30pm. Flexibility to work overtime, weekends, and holidays is required as scheduled.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain a safe and healthy environment, demonstrating safe behaviors at all times. 2. Understand and help drive improvement to quality systems and policies (Quality Data System, Safe Quality Food, Good Manufacturing Practices and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points). 3. Learn to safely operate and monitor high-speed production equipment. 4. Actively engage in resolving production line issues, executing and developing standard work, tracking production data, and participating in KDP’s lean daily management process. 5. Actively learn and participate in formal problem-solving processes with team members. 6. Generate productivity and continuous improvement ideas. 7. Demonstrate KDP values of Team First, Deliver Big, Think Bold, Being Fearless and Fair.

Total Rewards

  • Compensation: Starting rate of pay is $18.98 per hour plus a $0.30 shift differential

  • Actual placement within the compensation range may vary depending on experience, skills, and other factors

  • Benefits, subject to eligibility, and collective bargaining agreements (where applicable): Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including vacation and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement


  1. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds and 50 pounds occasionally. 2. Ability to bend, stretch and stand during entire shift. 3. Ability to frequently kneel, squat, climb stairs/ladders, bend, stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions. 4. Ability to work in a variety of temperature and humidity conditions.

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.