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Operational Excellence Lead

Date:  Nov 18, 2022

San Antonio, TX, US, 78219

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  
  • 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., supplier business processes and practices) 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 required; Engineering degree strongly preferred. 
  • 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.  
  • MS Excel, PowerPoint.  Lean Six Sigma  

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: San Antonio