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Senior Engineer II, Mechanical

Coca-Cola Company

Atlanta, GA
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Job Title: Senior Engineer II, Mechanical
Job Id: 41645
Location: GA - Atlanta

The Senior Engineer II, Mechanical is responsible for conducting research and establishing the feasibility of breakthrough cold drink equipment technologies for the existing and emerging beverage portfolio. The role will include assessing new technologies, proposing routes to new cooling mechanisms, leveraging external technology from other markets, guiding current and new suppliers, and implementing new concepts in a scalable fashion. Additionally, the candidate will work closely with external vendors to bring concepts through functional prototype stage to validated equipment. This position reports to the Director, Cold Drink Equipment Engineering, and will work with extended team members from Global Engineering organization.
Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities
• Provide relevant and timely technology assessments for Leadership on existing and new thermal technologies
• Lead or participate on cross-functional global priority projects to analyze, de-risk and/ or introduce new technologies
• Apply subject matter expertise in thermodynamics and transport phenomena across Global Engineering
• Manage work with external vendors, suppliers, universities and design agencies to enable agile development and quick decision-making
• Apply scientific and engineering principles to further fundamental understanding of cooling technologies and apply to experimental design to develop corresponding data
• Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure project progress and maximize value to the System.
• Develop and apply technical knowledge and establish credibility with highly technical audiences in order to build technical relationships that will benefit customers or the Company.
• Engineering Analysis: Apply analytical engineering tools including critical path problem solving, fault tree analysis and root cause failure analysis for the purpose of determining design feasibility and identifying sources of variation from designed performance specifications.
• Design, prototype & assess cold drink equipment technologies and concepts to product and process specifications (e.g., functionality and operational feasibility), as well as develop value chain and economic feasibility analysis for candidate solutions.
•Develop strategic cooling technology platforms and make recommendations to Company management (e.g., senior technical management) about emerging trends & opportunities, technology capabilities or scientific breakthroughs to support the Company's strategic direction.
Education Requirements: 
M.S. Required, Ph.D. Preferred in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
Related Work Experience:   
• The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of relevant experience in R&D and/or design, or commercialization in areas of equipment or engineering.
• Experienced in facilitating & driving consumer needs based concepting and linking with existing or emerging technologies to develop winning business solutions.
• Expert knowledge of physical phenomena, thermodynamics, mass & energy transfer and engineering design.
• Track record of developing and commercializing significant new technologies to solve & drive business objectives.
• Experimental design & analysis: Use of design of experiments, iterative methods, statistical & data analysis.
• Effectively communicates and influences non-technical senior managers.
• IP and Confidentiality: Experience managing confidentiality, handling agreements, and comfort with advanced patent searching techniques. The ideal candidate will have multiple patents/ applications for commercialized technology. 
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 and 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
Inspire 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.
Functional Skills:
Define, Develop and Execute Technical Strategies for Equipment Research & Development: Define, develop, and execute consumer-centric End-to-End technical strategies to drive the categories and brands required to accelerate our transition to a total beverage company. Define, develop and execute processes that enhance the speed, efficiency and quality of R&T work.
Define, Develop and Execute Winning Solutions for Equipment Research & Development: Define, develop, and execute sustainable business and winning technical solutions by leveraging insights, technological opportunitieis, BU/ Bottler capability, business case creation/ validation, technological opportunities, risk assessment and management, leveraging the power of our System and its people. Design, develop, and execute processes that enhance the speed, efficiency, and quality of R&D work.
Design, Develop and Execute Technical Projects for Equipment Research & Development: Design, develop and execute technical projects. Design, develop and execute processes that enhance the speed, efficiency and quality of R&D work.
Technical Project Management for Equipment Research & Development: Establish priorities and lead processes for planning technical work and monitoring progress to achieve desired outcomes. Influence buy-in for strategic project plan from stakeholders and key contributors. Lead and maintain collaborative, proactive communication and ensure appropriate documentation with all involved parties to gauge and manage expectations.
Learning Agility for Equipment Research & Development: A person’s speed to learn. Ability to rapidly study, analyze, and apply new technologies. Ability and willingness to learn from experience and external benchmarking.

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

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.
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