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Keurig Dr Pepper Senior Manager Nutrition in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Overview The Senior Nutrition Science Manager proactively creates, owns, and drives the KDP Scientific Nutrition Agenda. This role will lead Nutrition related Innovation efforts to ensure new product opportunities support KDP’s Health & Wellbeing focus and are based on sound nutrition science. The Senior Nutrition Science Manager will keep abreast of Nutrition and Dietary Policy issues that affect KDP products in both the U.S. and Canada and create timely and relevant communications to Senior & Executive Leadership on Nutrition related topics that impact KDPs product portfolio. The candidate for this position must have excellent leadership and communications skills with experience and expertise in creating and managing a Nutrition Program both from a technical and leadership perspective. Job Responsibilities: + Create, own, and drive the Nutrition Science strategy and agenda. + Review and evaluate relevant nutrition related scientific literature and prepare summary documents to share with internal stakeholders. + Influence Marketing Innovation & Brand teams with science-based input for ideation and concepts + Evaluate functional ingredients and proactively inform internal teams of nutrition trends and/or claims that can substantively be leveraged in new products. + Support KDP efforts to communicate science-based benefits messaging . + Advise on the Nutrition Health & Wellbeing agenda to strengthen corporate H&W initiatives. + Establish and maintain a Nutrition Communications & Outreach program focused on Nutrition-related policy changes. + Provide solutions to strategic and tactical issues pertaining to Nutrition Science. + Participate in strategic and tactical projects/teams to provide Nutrition Science influence and perspective. + Build strong liaisons and actively represent KDP at local and global external organizations + Influence business decisions with rigorous scientific assessment and understanding of the overarching business impact. + Ability to travel approximately 15%-20% of the time Requirements + Advanced University degree in Nutrition Science or a related field required. + Minimum of 10 years of experience in Nutrition Science, preferably in a Consumer Products company. + Excellent communication, influence, and external presence skills. + Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently on projects and initiatives. + Exceptional willingness and propensity for collaboration, relationship & team building both within and outside KDP. + Exceptional ability to proactively anticipate and address Nutrition related issues. 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.