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Keurig Dr Pepper Quality Lab Technician in Ottumwa, Iowa

Job Overview

Manufacturing Quality Technician

Perform tests on samples to establish compliance with specification and suitability for use in production and quality. Record and review results, and issues notifications for out of spec samples. Issues notifications for seriously out-of-spec samples. Support the site Quality and Safety agendas. Perform GMP/Housekeeping and Safety audits, and monitoring aging inventory. Calibrates and maintains instrumentation.

Shift & Schedule: This is a full time split shift position working 3:30pm to 1:30am, Monday through Saturday. Flexibility to work overtime, weekends and holidays as scheduled is required.

Compensation: The starting rate of pay for this position is $19.00 per hour.

Benefits: KDP offers a very competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, Beverage Benefit, & so much more! Benefits are available to new hires DAY 1!

Position Responsibilities

  • Conduct organoleptic and analytical tests at various stages of compounding and packaging to ensure compliance with standards. May include the use of pH meters, HPLC, Malvern Mastersizer, and other instrumentation.

  • Submit samples for microbiological testing, maintains test results, and calculates batch adjustments for certain products.

  • Approve batches for packaging and conforming finished product for shipment and places non-conforming product on hold for further analysis.

  • Make corresponding inventory movements in SAP.

  • File and maintain retained samples.

  • Calibrate, clean, and maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

  • Prepare reagents and solutions for use in testing. Observes conditions and practices in compounding, packaging, and finished goods storage areas, making recommendations for improvement


  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred

  • At least 1 year of related Quality Control experience in a manufacturing environment required

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.