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Reliability Capital Principal Engineer

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Grand Prairie, TX - USA
  • Post Date: 7/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 51% - 75%
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Job ID: R-27218US-TX-GrandPrairie

Job Description Summary


United States of America


Grand Prairie

Travel Required:

51% - 75%

Relocation Provided:


Job Posting End Date:


First Shift (United States of America)

Job Description Summary:

Why Join Coca-Cola North America?

It's an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company's flagship market. We're accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do - whether we're innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we're collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we're returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people - with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace - are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.

Communication and Collaboration

  • Lead the development of capital plans - agreeing to programs, priorities, and timing with Brand Teams.
  • Manage regular communication routines with plant(s)/Region and support functions to insure alignment and awareness
  • Collaborate with Quality, Safety, Environmental, Purchasing, Legal, Operational Excellence, and others to insure appropriate internal checks and warm hand-offs in successful project execution.
  • Partner with NPSG and the COE to ensure consistent vision for business case development.
  • Analyze or develop, communicate and execute new strategic improvement opportunities based upon business knowledge.


  • Provide expertise in equipment, machinery operation, manufacturing, etc. for thermal, water, food service, dairy, aseptic and sparkling platforms to ensure operating efficiencies at production sites.
  • Lead and facilitate development of equipment solutions to support product and package initiatives.
  • Create and manage capital strategies and communicate them to internal stakeholders and equipment manufacturers.
  • Adhere to all BIG/KO requirements for specification and performance.


  • Lead teams of internal and external stakeholders in addition to working as an individual contributor.
  • Lead stakeholders in finding Technical solutions for complex issues.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and influencing skills.

Education Level Required

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related discipline; equivalent work experience considered.

Education Level Preferred

  • Master's degree in engineering or related discipline preferred.

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 7 years of manufacturing and engineering experience in beverage, food, aseptic, or dairy manufacturing environments required (other CPC experience considered).
  • 5-10 years of manufacturing, engineering, and maintenance experience in advanced processing environments such as Aseptic or Dairy applications. 
  • Proven technical expertise in processes and/or machinery utilized in the beverage industry.
  • Expertise in analyzing line performance to pinpoint operational opportunities to prioritize resource allocation.   
  • Solid understanding of using LIS and other line management systems for evaluating machine and line reliability.


  • Speaking/Presenting - Clearly articulate ideas, opinions, feelings and information in technical presentations and speeches so that the intended purpose is achieved and the needs of the audience are met.
  • Collaborating - Work effectively with others to achieve positive results.
  • Thinking Analytically - Summarize information concisely and clearly identify key elements, patterns, results, or relationships. Utilizing data to draw conclusions and make fact based decisions.
  • Thinking Creatively - Generate innovative "out of the box" approaches and improved solutions that help create incremental gains in manufacturing results.
  • Prioritizing - Coordinate and organize resources and people in efficient and effective ways to accomplish larger strategies and goals.
  • Computer Skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access with experience developing spreadsheet models, relational databases, and presentations.
  • Formalized project planning - utilizing tools and process to develop and track a project
  • Technical expertise in processes and/or machinery utilized in the beverage, food, and dairy industries.

50%-75% Travel

Our Growth Culture:

One of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years is having a company culture that supports and rewards behaviors that lead to growth. Our “Growth Behaviors,” as we call them, are ways of being and working that help to make us successful. Think about how you can bring this to life in your next role at Coca-Cola. ?


Keep seeking, never settle.  Staying curious about what is outside, and two steps ahead inspires us to challenge the status quo. Having the courage to look and leap is the way we grow. Because asking “what if?” pushes us to the next level as people and as a company.


Make it happen. True empowerment is the result of taking responsibility. This means giving yourself permission to see it, say it and do it, and owning the outcomes. Because we move forward faster when we all take action.

Version 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Push for progress, not perfection. There are very few overnight successes. Greatness is borne of many little victories (and failures). Share v 1.0, test it, and make it better. Then create the next version. Because the moment we think something is perfect, it will be obsolete.


Include, value and trust each other. We are smart alone but together we are genius. This means being inclusive, giving the benefit of the doubt and being responsible for each other. Because, for our company to thrive for the next 100+ years, smart isn't enough. We need genius.

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. Apply
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