Supply Chain Operations Excellence Manager

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Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
May 26, 2021
Fresno, CA
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Position Summary:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing continuous improvement initiatives across the production/field operations facility in order to drive improved operational performance.
  • Provide expertise, leadership, and training on TPM, Lean, Six Sigma, and other structured problem solving techniques to all employees across the facility. Utilize a hands-on approach in working with the front-line associates to promote and deploy sustainable continuous improvement activities.
  • Assess manufacturing/field operations activities and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Provide the project management and leadership necessary to implement the pilot and then the ongoing rollout of new continuous improvement plans.
  • Properly engage, collaborate and influence all functions to ensure the continuous improvement strategy is understood and is sufficiently supported by the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Lead the implementation of standard processes where it makes sense for the facility.
  • Share process replication opportunities with other Reyes Holdings locations to assist them in developing their own capabilities.
  • Co-own responsibility for improving performance in key business metrics.
  • Provide change management leadership to ensure we achieve and sustain our targeted performance levels.
  • Model, lead and coach people on the culture change necessary to support and sustain continuous improvement activities.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Manufacturing, transportation warehousing, distribution, and merchandising experience within the Coca Cola Enterprises system.
  • Six Sigma Certified (Green Belt/Black Belt/Master Black Belt
  • 2+ years applying Lean Thinking principles in a manufacturing / distribution environment.
  • Microsoft Suite ( PowerPoint)

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to: Strategy

  • Provide leadership in the development of the continuous improvement vision and strategies.
  • Collaborate with facility leadership to determine the greatest opportunities for process change resulting in improved efficiency and cost reductions.


  • Responsible for strategic continuous improvement initiatives being understood, communicated, executed, and measured in the production facility.
  • Track and monitor effectiveness of continuous improvement efforts; recommend and implement changes as needed to ensure business objectives are met.
  • Implement regular management routines to drive execution, focus, and results on all projects.
  • Lead, guide, and coach on:
    • Lean principles
    • TPM methodologies
    • Six Sigma methodology
    • Process improvement
    • Process standardization
    • Process simplification

Building Capabilities Facilitate:

  • The learning of process improvement and structured problem solving concepts.
  • Collaborative, cross-functional, hands-on approach that builds the skills of team members.


  • With leadership across the Business Unit to share successes, best practices, and ensure company-wide achievement of annual goals.
  • With other TPM, Lean, and Six Sigma subject matter experts to continue personal development and gain knowledge and understanding of other business successes and failures.
  • Other projects or duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Microsoft office Suite (Word, Excel)
  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on operational roles in supply chain management in a large consumer goods organization.
  • 3+ years of experience in leadership roles responsible for leading operations management/lead professional level people.
  • 3+ years of experience with project management leading tool/process implementation across a supply chain.
  • Strong experience with change management and influencing organizational culture change
  • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.