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Lead Site Operational Excellence, II

Company: Coca Cola
Location: Allentown
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:


Develops Operational Excellence (OE) Tools and platforms to drive transformation across the site in CCNA Operations. Drives the OE culture and delivers the OE Vision for the function and the development of OE Capabilities 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. Collaborates with regional network in order to communicate benchmarking methodology.


  • 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
  • Support the development of lean manufacturing processes; continuous improvement, standard work, problem solving, value stream mapping, training and employee involvement
  • Lead, teach and coach associates at all levels on lean manufacturing processes
  • Facilitate the development of and maintain the Lean Implementation plan for the location
  • Drive lean training and implement a lean toolkit utilizing PDCA; value stream mapping; quick changeovers; Kaizen, problem solving, 5S, etc.
  • Lead continuous improvement events resulting in associate skill and knowledge development and KPI performance improvements
  • Using tracking and reporting systems, prepares plans, drives performance, and assures timely completion and achievement of product/process quality and savings goals
  • Identifies barriers to success and solicits help from leadership when neededEducation
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience of at least 5 years required
    • Certified Lean Manager preferredExperience
      • 3+ years of experience with LEAN, preferably within the Supply Chain
      • 1+ years of experience in a project management role
      • Experience with Lean projects and methodology
      • Experience in business transformation and process improvement roles using proven problem solving/continuous improvement methodologiesSpecialized Technical Skills
        • Hands on experience using Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement methods (LEAN, TPM, 6 Sigma)
        • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to influence without authority
        • Excellent written, oral, time management and interpersonal skills
        • Proficient with Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel and Power Point
          Our Purpose and Growth Culture:
          We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what's possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors - curious, empowered, inclusive and agile - and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130 years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

          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. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

Keywords: Coca Cola, Allentown , Lead Site Operational Excellence, II, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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