Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version


Coca-Cola Company

Apopka, FL
Job Code:
Apply on the Company Site
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

Job Title: Scientist
Job Id: 41356
Location: FL - Apopka

Hiring for 2 similar roles! 
The role of this position is to protect the trademarks of The Coca-Cola Company by assuring the quality of key ingredients used in company products worldwide. Subject Matter Expert with knowledge base acquired from several years of experience in ICP-MS, LC-MS, GC-MS. Performs advanced, complex physical and/or chemical analysis of raw materials, in process products and finished goods; prepares detailed reports with recommendations; performs routine maintenance and safety checks on laboratory equipment. Proficient in applying established standards. Works independently; may coach other professionals; Train and instruct analysts/scientists. Knowledge and understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Quality Management Systems (QMS). Lead research projects and develop or validate laboratory test methods or equipment to ensure reliability and accuracy of analytical results. Organize work flow and task schedules to maximize laboratory efficiency.
This position will be based in our Ingredient Quality Department - Florida, located in Apopka, FL. Applicants should have demonstrated, technical knowledge paired with strong leadership skills, attention to detail, strong team work, excellent communication, strategic thinking and ability to innovate. All candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Educational Requirements and Related Work Experience:
PhD, Master of Science or Bachelor of Science with relevant experience
3+ years of relevant experience with Master of Science
7+ years of experience with Bachelor of Science
Functional Skills:
Perform advanced, complex testing of materials at a high level of throughput using analytical chemistry with mass spectroscopy expertise, such as gas and liquid chromatography with MS-MS and ICP-MS, evaluating ingredients, intermediates and finished products and report results.
Demonstrate subject matter expertise in analytical chemistry field to evaluate data/information and make decisions, provide solutions to problems, and educated opinions on ingredients or other substances to provide support to bottlers and customers. Expert ability to integrate advanced techniques in mass spectroscopy and to apply the most appropriate techniques to a broad range of problems.
Lead research projects and develop or validate laboratory test methods or equipment (sampling, monitoring, analytical procedures) in order to ensure reliability and accuracy of analytical results. This may include performing capability studies.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of Good Laboratory Practices; Laboratory/Analytical Instrumentation, including instrumental theory, operation, maintenance and ability to operate, modify and repair laboratory instruments, LIMS and Quality Management Systems.
Ability to communicate technical information both verbally and in written reports that is understandable by technical and non-technical audiences; to produce report of results and recommendations that is clear and concise. Build technical relationships. Ability to read, write and speak the English language is required.
Leadership Behaviors:
Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)
Collaborate with System, Customer, and other Stakeholders: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
Act Like an Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
Inspires Others: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
Develop Self and Others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential
Growth Behaviors:
Growth Mindset: Demonstrates Curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions/recommendations
Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas.
Performance Driven & Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
Empowered: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

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.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Ltd. an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, provides marketing and technical/quality services to The Coca-Cola Company in China.

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 on the Company Site

Featured Employers