Georgia Employer PRINCIPAL ENGINEER - R-11727 in Atlanta, Georgia

Relocation Provided: Job Posting End Date: May 12, 2018 Job Profile: 30017917 - Engineer VI Company: 0101 Coca-Cola North America Grade: 12 Function: Technical Role: Level 7 Travel Required: Open for Referrals: Position Overview: The Principal Engineer will report to the Engineering Lead for their assigned functional area. The Principal Engineer develops/manages capital strategy development and implementation for the assigned projects including product or package commercialization projects. The Principal Engineer is responsible for following the assigned project management methodology, reporting and tracking performance, schedule and cash flow of the projects. The Principal Engineer assists with technical support and leadership in beverage manufacturing systems, equipment and processes. Function Specific Activities: Why Join Coca-Cola North America? Its an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Companys flagship market. Were accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do whether were innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when were collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when were returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better. Creates capital strategies with plant(s)/platform/brand teams and communicates them to internal stakeholders and support teams. Develops and/or manages multi-year projects involving potentially multiple manufacturing facilities concurrently implementing project assignments and schedules. Duties include the development of project plans, estimation of costs, coordination of vendors, and supporting execution of projects from conception through start-up and commissioning at agreed performance levels (time, cost, line performance, etc.). In addition, the Principal Engineer is responsible for financial reporting of the project, capitalization of assets under construction (AUC), and final project close out. For those with direct employee management responsibilities, manage all HR processes including recruitment, performance management and development, etc. Communication and Collaboration Lead the development of capital plans - agreeing to programs, priorities, and timing with Supply Chain Teams. Manage regular communication routines with plant(s)/platform and support functions to insure alignment and awareness Collaborate with Quality, Safety, Environmental, Purchasing, Legal, Operational Excellence, and others to ensure appropriate internal checks and warm hand-offs in successful project execution. Partner with Supply Chain Strategy to ensure consistent vision for business case development. Analyze or develop, communicate and execute new strategic improvement opportunities based upon business knowledge. Work with Engineering Center of Excellence (COE) on the implementation of overall technical strategies, ensure all project follow governance specifications, and report back on project auditing. Technical Provide expertise in equipment, machinery operation, manufacturing, etc. for thermal, water, food service, dairy, aseptic and sparkling platforms to ensure operating efficiencies at production sites. Lead and facilitate development of equipment solutions to support product and package initiatives. Create and manage capital strategies and communicate them to internal stakeholders and equipment manufacturers. Adhere to all BIG/KO requirements for specification and performance. Leadership Lead tea