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Senior Engineer, Freestyle Platform Engineering

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 7/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Post End Date: Not Available
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
  • RELOCATION PROVIDED: No
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Job Description Summary

Location(s):

United States of America

City/Cities:

Atlanta

Travel Required:

00% - 25%

Relocation Provided:

No

Job Posting End Date:

Not Available

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

The Senior Engineer will work with internal and external teams to support the commercialization and enhancement phases of Coca-Cola Freestyle dispensers. This position will work with others within The Coca-Cola System as well as with external resources such as consultants, suppliers, and manufacturers. The scope of a typical project will include idea generation, business case development, proof of concept design and testing, technical development, pilot and trial activities. The candidate will have demonstrated the ability to successfully commercialize and support equipment and systems by leading project work and building excellent working relationships across functional areas within a business unit.

Senior Engineer, Freestyle Platform Engineering  


Position Overview:
The Coca-Cola Freestyle Platform Engineering Team is seeking an experienced Senior Engineer in commercial design support. The Senior Engineer will work with internal and external teams to support the commercialization and enhancement phases of Coca-Cola Freestyle dispensers.  This position will work with others within The Coca-Cola System as well as with external resources such as consultants, suppliers, and manufacturers. The scope of a typical project will include idea generation, business case development, proof of concept design and testing, technical development, pilot and trial activities.  The candidate will have demonstrated the ability to successfully commercialize and support equipment and systems by leading project work and building excellent working relationships across functional areas within a business unit.


Function Related Activities / Key responsibilities: 
•    Effectively communicate Program deliverables, Risks, Schedules and Budgets to inform the Business Leadership of critical decisions to be made.
•    Lead the design and development of key subsystems within a Coca-Cola Freestyle dispenser from Concept through Commercialization using a Stage Gate structure and ensuring a robust design through the use of engineering tools.
•    Execute commercialization and support plans for Coca-Cola Freestyle equipment including managing through the processes of: Stage Gate Change Control, Tooling, Manufacturing, and Multi-Market support, including International markets.
•    Identify opportunities and lead projects to improve Life Cycle costs of Freestyle equipment through analysis of current state. Prioritize these opportunities against needs for the business for quality, cost, production rate, and emerging Freestyle developments.
•    Communicate status of work to appropriate parties in order to keep them informed and involved.
•    Ensure continuous personal development of industry knowledge and trends through supplier evaluation and qualification visits, on the job training, development partner coordination, and relevant training opportunities.


Education: 
•    Minimum Education:  ABET Accredited Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates with Bachelors of Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Civil, or Manufacturing Engineering may be considered with relevant work experience. 
•    Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Business

Related Work Experience:  
7+ years in related mechanical design field, with strong knowledge of plastics design and molding, sheet metal design and forming, and creation of assemblies/BOM management.


 Technical Skills:
•    Cost Reduction: Demonstrated experience with improving designs based on cost reduction objectives. Focus for this area will be on sheet metal or plastic molded components and assemblies. 
•    Engineering Skills: Knowledge of mechanical design based on ASME Y14.5; Sheet Metal or Plastics materials and molding/forming methods; FEA, ProE/Creo design; Reliability and Stress testing; Root Cause Analysis 
•    Design, fabricate and evaluate/assess (e.g., through laboratory testing) a working package, equipment or product prototype/sample against technical requirements, fit to concept or performance specifications (e.g., functionality and operational feasibility). 
•    Identify, select, authorize and/or manage relationships with vendors or suppliers to ensure proper capabilities, conformance with Company standards and appropriate products and services (e.g., ingredients, materials, testing services). 
•    Work with supplier or internal partner(s) in order to refine a concept to build preliminary test prototypes, perform design-for-manufacture exercises or produce cost estimates. 
•    Quality Management: Upstream supplier capability analysis and qualification; Cpk; Deviation and Waiver processes; Corrective Action Reports. 
•    Basic problem-solving: The ability to identify technical performance gaps, use data mining and analytical tools to identify root causes, and use engineering skills and tools to develop and implement solutions to technical problems
•    BOM Management: Building assemblies and subassemblies for a full dispenser that translates easily to manufacturing subassemblies and service kits.  Maintaining the BOM to accurately portray the quantities and costs of all of the components necessary to build the dispenser.  Experience with Windchill a plus.
•    Knowledge of regulatory in any the areas of NSF, UL, ETL, or FCC is a plus. 
Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education employment history a criminal history check reference checks and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards. 

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