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Machine Operator at The Coca-Cola Company

Posted in Sales 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Northampton, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Relocation Provided:

Job Posting End Date:

August 3, 2018

Job Profile:

30018484 - Production Operator IV


0101 Coca-Cola North America




Supply Chain


Level 7

Travel Required:

Open for Referrals:

Position Overview:

Why Join Coca-Cola North America?

It’s an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company’s flagship market. We’re 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 we’re innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we’re collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we’re 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.

Key Incentives:

• Highly competitive Pay
• 401K (with company match program) and Pension
• Great benefits (medical, dental…etc.), with health incentive program
• 12 paid holidays per year
• Personal day program
• Great company culture
• Excellent working conditions and job security

The Filler Operator is responsible for packaging produces in bottles using automated filling machines. The Filler Operator must perform cleaning and sanitation requirements to meet Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards.

Function Specific Activities:

Function Specific Activities:

  • Daily operation of filling machinery safely and efficiently to produce top quality products

  • Troubleshoot machinery

  • Responsible for proper and accurate product/package/code changes

  • Complete and accurately document all activities during shift

  • Maintain equipment per manufacturers and internal specifications by ensuring the completion of PM’s, initiating work orders, and integrating into the maintenance team during rebuilds and supplementary repairs.

  • Perform all Filling Operator CIP/COP duties and surface foaming with mechanical cleaning for all other areas.

  • Report and/or correct safety issues.  Maintain proper safety conditions of equipment and surroundings.

  • Perform quality inspections on materials and finished product.  Quality checks to include, codes, seals and weights.

  • If out of specification conditions are observed, notify responsible personnel and assist in resolution as appropriate.  Follow procedures for Isolating hold product or defective material. 

  • Participation in training and qualifying associates, pre-shift meetings, team assignments and audits.

  • Comply with all standard safety practices, safety rules, GMP and all CCNA rules and policies. 

  • Report and/or correct safety issues. 

  • Maintain proper safety conditions of equipment and surroundings.

  • All other duties as assigned

Technical Skills:

  • Business Etiquette:  Ability to communicate with others, via telephone or in person, in a professional and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport. This includes the ability to understand, be diplomatic and tactful, demonstrate appropriate behavior in social situations and maintain composure in negative circumstances in order to achieve results.

  • Database and System Knowledge:  The knowledge and skills required to access and collect data via Company-approved databases or the Internet. This includes the ability to complete electronic forms, produce accurate reports, conduct investigative research, explain data and communicate results. This includes maintaining current knowledge and keeping up with new releases.

  • Safety Procedures:  Knowledge of and ability to proactively recognize and report safety issues or incidences and maintain a clean, safe work environment (e.g., customer safety, keeping work aisles clear, sanitary health practices, proper placement of tools and machinery, etc)


  • High School Diploma required.  Some advanced educational training is a plus (Associates, Certification, etc.)

  • Must have prior skills in a leadership capacity (work, home, organization, church, etc.)

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel and be capable of learning SAP Inventory Management and LIS software programs. 

  • Candidates must be detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills. 

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend English. 

  • Solid interpersonal and problem solving abilities.

  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast- paced, stressful environment with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to work extended hours, weekends and/or holidays as required.

  • Certified to run/operate multiple types of production line equipment is desired.

Core Competencies:

  • Drives Innovative Business Improvements:  Develops new insights into solutions
    that result in organizational improvements; promotes a work environment that
    fosters creative thinking, innovation and rational risk-taking.

  • Balances Immediate and Long-Term Priorities: Seeks to meet critical objectives
    while considering the impact of those decisions and activities on the ability
    to achieve long-term goals.

  • Delivers Results: Focuses on the critical few objectives that add the most
    value and channels own and others' energy to consistently deliver results that
    meet or exceed expectations.

  • Imports and Exports Good Ideas:  Relentlessly seeks, shares and adopts ideas
    and best practices in and outside the Company and embraces change introduced by

  • Develops and Inspires Others:  Builds and maintains relationships that
    motivate, guide, and/or reinforce the performance of others toward goal
    accomplishments.  Develops self and others to improve performance in current
    role and to prepare for future roles; seeks and provides feedback and coaching
    to enhance performance.

  • Lives the Values: Demonstrates the values of The Coca-Cola Company through
    words, actions, and by example; fosters an environment that reflects the values
    of the company.

Job Requirements:


High School or GED

Years of Experience:

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, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately 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 AND 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.