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Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Rapid Continuous Improvement Manager

Dr Pepper Snapple Group - Irving, TX

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The Rapid Continuous Improvement (RCI) Manager will identify and deliver best practice programs to ensure the short and long term success of assigned sites. This position will lead high impact product/process improvement teams and utilize the Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen methodologies to deliver significant value to the DPS business.

This is a highly visible role with significant exposure to senior leadership on a regular basis. Managers will demonstrate leadership skills and passion around continuous improvement.


Deliver Value – work with champions (SVP level) to deliver value to the business; value will typically be measured in 12 months of cash flow improvement.

Develop Relationships – much of the RCI Manager’s success will come from people and process; developing the right relationships and using a collaborative approach will insure overall success.

Develop People – work with all levels, from shop floor to management, to increase maturity and understanding of RCI .

Drive Culture Change – Drive fact-based decision making throughout the organization.

Duties will include project management, delivery of savings through improved processes, leadership and support of projects.

Will utilize system skills (data pull and analysis) frequently.

Will travel within US (approximately 30-50% travel).

Performance Competencies




Facilitating Change




Strategic Decision Making

Building a Successful Team

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Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

Black Belt Certification

3 years of work experience in a Continuous Improvement function

2 year of experience in facilitating and leading small group improvement projects

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) is one of North America’s leading refreshment beverage companies, manufacturing, bottling and distributing more than 50 brands of carbonated soft drinks, juices, teas, mixers, waters and other premium beverages.

With a brand heritage spanning more than 200 years, the DPS portfolio includes some of the most recognized beverages in the Americas. More than 75 percent of the company’s overall volume is from brands that are either #1 or #2 in their flavor categories. In addition to its flagship Dr Pepper and Snapple brands, the DPS portfolio includes 7UP, Mott’s, A&W, Sunkist soda, Hawaiian Punch, Canada Dry, Schweppes, RC Cola, Diet Rite, Squirt, Peñafiel, Yoo-hoo, Rose’s, Clamato, Mr & Mrs T and other well-known consumer favorites.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Dr Pepper Snapple Group recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, 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. Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans

* Please note that Dr Pepper Snapple Group may utilize on-demand video interviews as part of the hiring process

Recruiter: Joe Richie @','Quality','United States-Texas-Irving','','Finance','Full-time','Rapid Continuous Improvement Manager

73 days 22 hours ago

Dr Pepper Snapple Group


Rapid Continuous Improvement Manager Dr Pepper Snapple Group - Irving, TX, United States


Location: Irving, TX

Company Profile:
Dr Pepper Snapple Group is the No.1 flavored carbonated soft drink (CSD) company in the Americas and a leading innovator and marketer of functional/non-carbonated beverages. DPS serves consumers throughout North America via a broad and flexible route to market. This includes a combination of direct store delivery and warehouse delivery capabilities supported by our 21 manufacturing centers, more than 115 distribution centers and approximately 19,000 employees across North America, in addition to the operations of hundreds of third-party bottlers and distributors. At Dr Pepper Snapple Group, it is our vision to be the best beverage business in the Americas. Our brands have been synonymous with refreshment, fun and flavor for generations, and our sales are poised to keep growing in the future. Our strategy reflects and builds upon our position as the leading flavored beverage business in the U.S. Accordingly, we focus on: Building and enhancing our leading brands Pursuing profitable channels, packages and categories Leveraging our integrated business models Strengthening our route to market Improving operating efficiency