Director Plant II in West Memphis, AR at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/20/2021

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Job Description

Requisition ID:  23171 

Posting Locations: West Memphis 

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Job Overview

The Director Plant II provides day-to-day leadership for the manufacturing team and is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the work of the Production, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, and Facility Maintenance functions. The Director Plant II leads, guides, and directs teams and activities to ensure high production efficiencies, a safe work environment, production of the highest quality products, and product availability. The Director Plant II also manages and implements change to ensure continuous process improvement. Case Volume 20M to 30M, blow molding technology, two production sites responsibility.



Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs, manages, leads, and motivates the quality, maintenance, and production teams to deliver results by communicating company goals (including quality and customer satisfaction), safety practices, and deadlines
  • Recruiting and retaining; engaging and developing teammates through effective performance management, coaching, and training, implementing continuous improvement methods while maintaining customer focus, and embodying company purpose and values to inspire servant leadership
  • Ensures product and package quality standards are met to exceed customer and consumer expectations and protect CCCI’s and Coca-Cola system image and brands
  • Ensures efficient and effective utilization of facilities’ physical and employee assets to minimize system cost of production while meeting customer needs
  • Develops and manages expense, capital, and labor budgets to support CCCI’s budgeting, cost-related decision-making, and long-term financial planning
  • Provides a safe work environment for employees to reduce costs associated with injuries and illnesses and avoid employee-relations issues
  • Serves as a representative on the SKU committee and other centrally organized business initiatives to ensure plant-level input is being considered in production and/or SKU decisions


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Manufacturing experience and Food and Beverage or Bottling Industry knowledge
  • Structured experience with management systems such as ISO 9001, 14001, 22000, Safe Quality Food (SQF), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Hazard Analysis Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC)
  • Computer skills
  • SAP, Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Time management and effective communication skills
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop a team of direct reports
  • Ability to manage constant change in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects
  • Ability to manage and develop a 0 based, multi-million-dollar budget
  • Effective change management and proven ability to lead teammates through large, impactful changes
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walking manufacturing floor, climbing stairs, and lift up to 25lbs


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years)
  • Knowledge acquired through 7 or more years of work experience
  • Valid driver’s license required for occasional company travel


Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering, Business or Manufacturing, MBA preferred for growth beyond this position


Work Environment

Office Environment 

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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