Sr. Mgr Sustainability (Water)

The Coca-Cola Company

Atlanta, GA, USA 🇺🇸

Location: Atlanta, GA US

Job ID: R-84581

Time Type: Full time

JobType: FullTime

Relocation: No

Post Date: February 24, 2023

What You’ll Do for Us

  • Lead the NAOU network of Subject Matter Experts for NAOU system to ensure lean manufacturing operations (Manufacturing partners, Bottling partners and Suppliers).
  • Build water quality expertise, system capability and successful practices. 
  • Provide leadership to external organizations/committees/governments/boards such as trade, scientific or industry groups to represent the Company and influence outcomes.
  • Identify, prioritize, plan and lead value added projects to address water quality, water related food safety and overall business needs.
  • Provide Leadership to NAOU Leaders and Bottling Partners in identifying effective and efficient ways to achieve compliance on packaged water.
  • Provide Leadership and technical expertise for water source development & management  
  • Challenge current governance using data and scientific evidence to allow for increased flexibility to address advances in technology for source water and hydration portfolio.
  • Engage and collaborate with suppliers, brand teams, and R&D to identify and authorize new technologies with application for our System.
  • Act as scientific, regulatory, technical, and quality expert by responding to questions and issues from the field or other departments/operating units and providing support to the System.
  • Partner with PACS in knowledge sharing, consumer complaint handling upon sound science, and in relationship with authorities and media activities.
  • Partner with SRA in the follow-up of water regulations tracking any impact for the business, and reviews and establishes standards accordingly

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 8 years in liquid manufacturing operations, especially in bottled / flavored / enhanced waters proving experience in water sourcing, quality systems, implementation of GMPs and corrective actions, working with external associations, and deep understanding of applicable regulations.
  • Knowledge of business, organization, functions, operational, and/or financial processes necessary to effectively connect with the system, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Experience communicating / presenting, having a professional presence with the ability to address concerns and opportunities across a diverse set customers and strategic asset partners, including executive leadership, to establish company credibility and demonstrate technical expertise.
  • Project/Program management experience with projects involving a wide range of stakeholders
  • Program Measurement and Measurement Verification

What We Can Do For You

  • Purpose Driven: Purpose driven approach that empowers our people to protect the environment and communities we serve while delivering safe & quality products.
  • Global Connections: Allows you to develop, enhance and maintain global connections that allow us to move faster and learn from others.
  • Community of Belonging: We’re an organization that believes our ability to continually grow and build the right atmosphere where people feel safe and empowered, lets you bring your best self to work.


Product Development; Chemistry; Leadership; Sustainability; Environmental Science; Microbiology Testing; Researching; organization; Project Management; Food Sciences; Food Technology; Communication; Food Safety and Sanitation; Laboratory Testing; Quality Control (QC); Green Solutions; Data Collections; Sensory Testing; Continuous Improvement (CI)

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:

We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

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. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.




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