Green Mountain Coffee Sr. Director, Pod Product Management in MA, Massachusetts

The Sr. Director of Product Management is responsible for leading the development of a new, next generation and cost reduction for the Pod. The role will work collaboratively with other function to ensure we deliver system innovation.

What you will do:

  • Lead the extended cross functional team in development of a new, next generation POD technology.

  • Develop overall strategy and business case for new platform including size of prize incremental volume, pricing and cost targets and set key financial measures including NPV and ROI.

  • Create and manage a 5 year product roadmap working with innovation and insights to create a consumer focused product plan.

  • Partner with consumer insights on deep understanding of consumer needs and beverage requirements

  • Develop consumer targets and validate product concepts and positioning against targets.

  • Explore external technology and commercial opportunities for partnership in development of new platform.

  • Develop a strategy and solution of cost take down activities.

  • Work with a cross functional team to execute on cost take downs and program implementation.

  • Determine portion pack and finished beverage requirements and partner with technology on options to deliver requirements and meet key beverage requirements including sensory appeal.

  • Develop portfolio strategy that maximizes platform potential for pods.

  • Partner with brand team, appliance team on development of positioning into key messaging hierarchy and visual identity including new beverage brands as required.

  • Liaise and communicate with Senior Management and other key stakeholders.

  • Lead additional projects related to the appliance and pod eco system.

  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures.

What you must have:

  • 10 years’ experience in product management, experience with new product development required.

  • Master’s in Business Administration Strongly Preferred.

  • Technical background and experience.

  • Knowledge of at least one of the following areas: Brewer category, component integration, product packaging, Consumer electronics or Product Management required.

  • Financial acumen and understanding of the P&L.

  • Follow business performance indicators and proactively bring recommendations.

  • Experience with analyzing data and coming up with recommendations.

  • Commercial experience a strong plus.

  • Superior communications and influence skills.

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Self-starter with an eye for detail.

  • Ability to uphold safety standards, participate in continuous process improvement on the job, and follow best practices.

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.

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, sex, 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. EOE Minorities/ Females/ Protected Veterans/ Disabled

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Title: Sr. Director, Pod Product Management

Location: Massachusetts-MA - Burlington

Requisition ID: 1801037