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The Coca-Cola Company.

Site Operational Excellence Leader

The Coca-Cola Company. - Northampton, MA

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Position Overview:

Develops Operational Excellence (OE) Tools and platforms to drive transformation across the manufacturing site. Drives the OE culture and delivers the OE Vision for the function and the development of OE Capabilities with the support of the site Leadership team. Provides expertise and leadership on Lean Principles and Problem Solving to all employees at various levels across the organization. Provides support in achieving the operational productivity targets and identifying Best Practices opportunities. Works to achieve a sustainable continuous improvement site culture. Charters, tracks and reports on Productivity Improvement initiatives with support from the Finance Manager. Collaborates with regional network in order to communicate benchmarking methodology.

Function Specific Activities:

Develop process improvement initiatives (e.g., supplier business processes and practices) in order to benefit the CCNA system and Customers by directing supply chain activities, involving external suppliers, functional peers, customer teams and/or cross-functional teams

Review facility capability and environment (e.g., technology, systems, quality, cost, efficiencies, yield, Warehousing & Distribution) in order to recommend process improvements.

Implement supply chain programs (e.g., quality service Cell, optimization, Warehouse Optimization) in order to improve beverage quality and supply chain efficiencies

Document current state processes and business systems and compare to benchmarking data and/or best practices in order to identify performance gaps.

Provide direction, leadership and coaching to members of a project team you are leading.


3 years of experience in an Operational Excellence role with demonstrable results of delivering process improvements, eliminating waste and productivity improvements in a fast-paced Consumer Package Goods manufacturing environment.

Prior experience working in a manufacturing plant

3 years of experience in a project management role.

Experience in business transformation and process improvement roles using proven problem solving/continuous improvement methodologies.

Experience with change management and influencing organizational culture change.


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent in Engineering, Operations, or Supply Chain.

OE Certification - required

Lean Six Sigma Certification - desired

TPM Certification - desired

Preferred Level:

MBA or equivalent

Specialized Technical Skills

5 Years of Supply chain metrics, CI/Six Sigma, TPM (PM and AM), and Program Management

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Leadership Behaviors:

DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).

COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).

ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.

INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.

DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


6 days 13 hours ago

The Coca-Cola Company.


Site Operational Excellence Leader The Coca-Cola Company. - Northampton, MA, United States


Location: Northampton, MA

Company Profile:
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks.