Operational Excellence Lead

Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76137

Req ID: 195943 



General Purpose

The Site Operational Excellence I Lead develops Operational Excellence (OE) Tools and platforms to drive transformation across the site at Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive the OE culture and delivers the OE Vision for the function and the development of OE Capabilities  
  • Champions Operation Excellence Workshops by implementing Lean Six Sigma principles, tools, and methodologies (e.g. Kaizen Events, PDCA, 5S, Standard Work) to streamline processes, reduce waste, improve flow and throughput.
  • Lead Continuous Improvement projects across one or more sites from concept to completion. 
  • Provide expertise and leadership on Lean Principles and Problem Solving to all employees at various levels across the organization.  
  • Provide support in achieving the operational productivity targets and identifying Best Practices opportunities. 
  • Work to achieve a sustainable continuous improvement site culture and collaborate with the regional network in order to communicate benchmarking methodology. 
  • Develop process improvement initiatives (e.g., develop, document and implement best practices that leads to process improvements and savings ) in order to benefit the CCSWB 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.  


  • Bachelor’s degree Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business Management or a related field or equivalent work experience of at least five (5) years required.  
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a Supply Chain 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.  
  • 1+ years’ experience in a project management role.  
  • Skilled in MS Excel, PowerPoint.  
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Certification and Intention to pursue Black Belt Certification 

Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does 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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas