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Keurig Dr Pepper Production Technician in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Job Overview

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus

Production Technician I

The Allentown operation is a state-of-the-art aseptic bottling and variety packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center. The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; and the power of High-Performance Teams. All associates at the Allentown site will have specific accountability and ownership to the site operations and to their respective functional business operation. The site will run on state-of-the-art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems; and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment; and very standardized lean processes.

The Production Technician I is responsible for monitoring Keurig Dr Pepper’s production processes, including operating manufacturing equipment and maintaining compliance with Keurig Dr Pepper’s high standards for safety and quality. This role will be engaged and understand initiatives to improve safety, quality, delivery, cost and culture.

$22.00 plus shift premium for nights


  • Performs duties with a safety-first approach

  • Ensures work areas are clean and organized at all times

  • Set up machinery and replenish production materials as needed.

  • Operate and monitor line for defective materials and perform other related work in accordance with line quality.

  • Minor troubleshooting and make minor adjustments as needed.

  • Record all data as required (i.e., charts, necessary process adjustments based on data findings, etc.).

  • Perform standard work for Autonomous (AM)

  • Assist in machine changeovers and keep machine clean and sanitized all equipment as required.

  • Support site TPM journey and actively participate in various Kaizen activities at the site and assist in line implementations of improvements identified during the events.

  • Flexible, self-motivated team player with the ability to follow direction and work with minimal direction after training.

  • Performs other duties as requested by management.


  • 1 years of experience working with and on automated machinery

  • 1 year’s prior experience monitoring and performing product quality testing Computer and software skills (Microsoft Office)

  • Basic understanding and application of mathematical skills to make production calculations and perform loss and waste analysis

  • Ability to make decisions, communicate and problem solve. Self-motivated team player who models appropriate communication and behavior amongst one another.

  • Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds frequently without assistance

  • Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motion Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work

  • Must be available to work extended hours and flexible time in different departments based on business needs

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. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled