Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety Auditor - Atlanta, GA 30313
The Coca-Cola Company
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The Coca-Cola Company is the number one provider of sparkling
beverages, juices and juice drinks, and ready-to-drink teas and coffees
globally, with a presence in over 200 countries. With a portfolio that
includes 20 billion dollar brands, Coca-Cola is one
of the most widely recognized brands in the world. The company reflects this
international standing and is a top ranked organization for multicultural
business opportunities. The Coca-Cola Company’s extraordinary heritage,
leading brands, and global scale are driven by a unique culture where people
convert their passions into action and enjoy challenging and meaningful work.
The Global Audit Organization (GAO)
GAO is a truly global organization, responsible for conducting
risk-focused, business-relevant compliance and systems
based audits of The Company’s International bottling operations,
manufacturing in over 900+ locations, across the more than 200 countries in
which we do business.
Our mission in GAO is simple, yet incredibly challenging and
professionally rewarding; to provide critical insights into the Quality,
Safety, and Environmental sustainability performance of our Company’s
Operations that leads to the protection and enhancement of our brands,
trademarks, our people and our reputation. It is a responsibility we do not
take lightly, in a Company that serves more than 1.9 billion servings of
product around the world… every day!
For the Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
professional seeking to transition their career to one of the World’s largest
and most successful food and beverage companies, GAO provides the most
advantageous entry point into The Coca-Cola system. Roles within the GAO
program are typically a 3-5 year journey, and are
- Develop future Technical leaders through
challenging audit assignments
- Provide broad national and international
exposure with hands on experience to various Company operations and
- Create opportunities to quickly gain the
most depth and breadth of experiences and knowledge of the business.
- Drive focused capability building and
development of business acumen in a supportive team-oriented
- Enable the most exciting career journey
you will ever take
We are looking for an experienced Environmental, Occupational
Health and Safety professional who has a proven track record in driving
exceptional operational performance, risk mitigation and regulatory
compliance within a large FMCG organization, seeking global exposure with one
the World’s largest and most successful food and beverage Companies, leading
to future technical career opportunities within the Coca-Cola system.
The Global Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety
(EOSH) Auditor is a member of the Global Quality, Safety and Environmental
Sustainability (QSE) organization responsible for assuring that all bottling
operations manufacturing for, or on behalf of The Company are producing
products of the highest quality, both safely and sustainably, and in
accordance with Company standards, policies, practices and procedures.
Our team of highly skilled and qualified professionals are
responsible for the independent, objective verification of performance of all
Coca-Cola system bottling operations. This includes both internal (Company
Owned) and external (franchise partners/co-packers) operations.
The Company’s Global Audit Organization is operating as a valued
business partner in taking a proactive approach to enabling the Quality,
Safety and Environmental performance of bottling operations Worldwide. The
EOSH Auditor plays a key role in contributing to this strategic approach to
audit, recognizing the incredible responsibility of not only protecting the
value and reputation of one of the Worlds most recognized brands, but
enhancing the performance and capability of our system and its people.
This role provides the ultimate opportunity to develop a truly
global network and lay the foundation for a dynamic Technical career with The
Coca-Cola Company. It is fast paced, requires an insatiable thirst for
knowledge and learning, and the courage to step outside your comfort zone and
explore the world. It is truly not for the faint at heart……are you up for the
- Prepare and conduct independent, risk
focused, compliance and systems based audits of
TCCC’s worldwide bottling operations (both internal and external) to
verify conformance to TCCC’s Occupation Health & Safety, and
Environmental Sustainability requirements.
- Rigorously review TCCC’s key
environmental and Occupational health and safety performance indicators
for information that facilitates and enhances the assessment of business
risk, leading to a more effective audit process.
- Leverage investigative skills and
techniques to quickly identify risk situations and areas of
- Prepare comprehensive, fact based, audit
reports that are clear and concise, allowing operations to accurately
address the root causes of non-conformances and the subsequent
development of effective corrective actions plans.
- Ensure all relevant information is
captured accurately and entered in a timely manner into the Company’s
on-line reporting and data warehouse system.
- Assess and provide feedback on the quality
of corrective action plans to ensure the effective completion and
mitigation of all risks.
- Interact and communicate regularly with
bottler and Company senior management in the reporting of business
- Continuously seek insights and knowledge
on industry trends and technology that will further improve the
organizations value proposition and performance (for EOSH, as well as
from an audit perspective).
- Utilize subject matter expertise to
participate in the review, development and enhancement of Company
standards, policies and procedures.
- Facilitate the development and reporting
of organizational metrics that lead to enhanced audit organization /
- Manufacturing: Knowledge of process
operating conditions and requirements leading to the safe manufacture of
products e.g. OSHA. Includes the implementation of and assessment of
performance to these requirements in areas such as lost time injury
rates, lock out, tag out, hearing conservation, fall protection, work at
heights, safe operation of forklifts and trucks, confined space entry
management, use of PPE etc.
- Environmental conformance: Knowledge of
environmental principles and programs that ensure compliance with both
TCCC and local regulations and requirements. Includes water and
wastewater management, recycling, energy efficiency etc.
- Problem solving and continuous
improvement: Demonstrated knowledge of key tools and techniques used to
determine root cause of non-compliance and the subsequent mitigation of
- Six Sigma/ Lean: Foundational knowledge
of operational effectiveness / excellence principles that drive
efficiency and improved business performance.
- Project Management: Knowledge of project
management principles and the ability to apply these principles, tools
and techniques to develop/plan, manage or execute projects or work plans
to ensure successful completion (e.g., on time, within budget).
Process Skills & Knowledge
- Communication: Effective, oral, written
and presentation based skills that lead to
understanding, and buy-in.
- Investigative Analysis / Attention to
Detail: conduct in-depth assessments of a process, program or activity
using various tools and techniques of data collection that leads to a
conclusion on performance/risk.
- Critical / System Thinking: the ability
to think systemically and holistically in establishing connections and
- Logic and Reasoning: think clearly and
sensibly with both structure and purpose
- Decision making: use facts and
information to establish motive. Be aware of the impact of decisions on
both short and long term needs of the business.
- Risk / change management
: understand the impact of change and the need to be purposeful
in both communication and actions.
- Franchise leadership :
understanding the business and the role each position plays in driving
overall system performance.
- Cultural awareness and sensitivity:
recognizing the global nature of our business and the need to be
sensitive to various cultural norms and practices.
- Working independently / self-starter:
entrepreneurial by nature, understanding the size of the opportunity and
the ability to influence and shape ones future
through proactive engagement and participation.
- Continuous learning: constantly seeking
information and understanding, with the goal of establishing broader
knowledge, insight and wisdom. Transitioning from the “what”, to the
“why” and “how”.
- Objectivity: Ability to remain
independent and objective. This includes adhering to the facts and
standards and not being unduly influenced by operating management.
Key Skills & Qualifications:
- 5-15 years in an operational
environmental occupational health and safety role within a leading fast moving consumer goods organization.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in safety, life
and/or health science, engineering, chemistry or related field
- Experience with implementation and
oversight of environmental and safety management systems such as
ISO14000 / 45000.
- Exposure to and review of compliance to
legal regulations for EOSH e.g. OSHA, ANSI.
- Proven track record of driving
improvement in EOSH performance indicators e.g. LTIR/TIR, Water Use
Ratio, Energy efficiency, Carbon, etc.
- Experience with comprehensive root cause
analysis and problem solving methodologies.
Demonstrated examples of use of these tools in the assessment and
solving of problems.
- Demonstrated effective communication
skills (written, oral and presentation).
- Proven Project Management experience,
with examples demonstrating budget, time and resource management
- Familiarity with and exposure to lean /
six sigma tools and methodologies.
- Understanding of importance of technical
governance in delivering a safe and sustainable product/process.
- Demonstrated evidence of critical
thinking, logic, patience, reasoning, empathy, continuous learning and
- ISO 14000 / 45000 Management system
- Certified Safety Professional, NEBOSH
Certification or equivalent
- Green Belt Six Sigma
- Project management (e.g. Kepner Tregoe)
- Root cause analysis / troubleshooting
methodologies and tools
- Must be fluent in English (written and
- Proficient in local language where audits
will be conducted an asset. Major languages include Spanish, Portuguese,
French, Chinese, Japanese and Arabic.
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 &
- 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.
- Compensation & Benefits: Competitive benefits package that start on day one of employment
Six Sigma (Green Belt); PMI Project Management;
Troubleshooting; Microsoft Office; ISO 14000
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.
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employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or
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