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Keurig Dr Pepper Manufacturing Intern - Ottumwa, IA in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Overview

As an intern at Keurig Dr Pepper you will be part of our world class manufacturing team. You will be provided with opportunities to develop your leadership potential, learn Lean manufacturing principles and systemic management skills.

Join our family and you will be assigned a professional mentor that will support you and guide you as you take on new and exciting responsibilities in driving an automated manufacturing plant towards excellence. Gain firsthand experience at seeing business theories come to life and see the finished data to validate your ideas and efforts.

The Co-op position will run from May 2022 – Aug 2022 and be based in the beautiful town of Ottumwa, IA. Elements of the program include:

As a Manufacturing Intern you will do:

  • You will engage and partner on innovative projects to solve real world problems

  • You will learn lean manufacturing tools, corroborate with peers and lead there implementation

  • 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


  • Must be an undergraduate currently enrolled in a full-time academic program from an accredited college or university, majoring in Business, Manufacturing or Engineering

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

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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.