Job Purpose Summary:Global position responsible for identifying and establishing the Coca-Cola Virtual packaging design strategy, system, tools and network to provide efficient, virtual and conventional packaging design services to the Global packaging research function and to the Global packaging development centers.Reports to: VP, Packaging Innovation & DevelopmentMust Haves & Preferred experience/duties:Strategy Development, justification and implementation of a Global Virtual Packaging Design System to enable future virtual package design, analysis and Consumer validation.Establishing specifications, performance criteria, user interfaces and requirements for Virtual Package design System and Tools.Provide Expert, structural and mechanical engineering and virtual design and analysis knowledge and consulting to the Global Packaging Research function and to the global packaging network.Establishing, Managing, continuously updating and expanding knowledge of and excellent working relationships with a network of strategic world class external and internal packaging design network.Establishing & maintaining relationships with leading virtual design system and tool suppliers.Developing, correlating & maintaining new design and analysis tools to further enable virtual world class packaging design.Developing Processes, workflows, best practices and data/information storage and archive strategies for global virtual packaging system.Develop Supply and IP agreements with key strategic virtual packaging design network.Scale & Scope: Global R&DCompetencies - Leader of Others:Drives Innovative Business ImprovementsBalances Immediate and Long-Term PrioritiesDelivers ResultsImports and Exports Good IdeasDevelops and Inspires OthersSets a Winning ExampleTechnical/Functional Skills:Industry Recognition as a leader of packaging design in the beverage and/or food industry or in a major multi-national industry organization.Expert knowledge of both Research based packaging design and commercial packaging manufacturing & filling.Track record of identifying and commercializing packaging designs and package design systems and tools.Expert knowledge of packaging industry, suppliers and cost structures.Expert knowledge of virtual packaging design systems, tools and supply base.Experienced in managing R&D within a business environment and communication to non-technical senior managers.Demonstrated record of thought leaderships across international businesses, suppliers and supply chains.Expert knowledge and relationships with leading Packaging design and Virtual packaging design Research Institutes, Universities and Suppliers.Expert knowledge of beverage Packaging Testing and technical and consumer evaluation.Knowledge of polymer application/conversion to rigid plastic packaging (i.e injection molding and stretch blow molding).Expert knowledge of polymer production and conversion cost analysis and estimatingEducational Requirements:University/Advanced degree - Engineering, structural engineering, materials min, Postgraduate/Master’s degree- Computer Science, Structural Engineering preferredTravel Requirements: 25% global travel required often multi-day, multi- week in natureRelocation Assistance: PossiblyHonesty 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 applicantsemployeesand contractors of the company.
The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as educationemployment historya criminal history checkreference checksand a pre-employment drug screen.Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.
The Coca-Cola Company - 2 years ago