Director, Logistics & Planning - Central

Coca-Cola   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 154 days ago

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The Logistics Lead will work collaboratively across all functions by balancing the complexity of manufacturing & warehouse constraints, working capital targets,transportation capacity and costs, market activities, and seasonal fluctuations in demand to provide optimalinventory availability. Collaborates to standardize work, minimizeinventory& costs, and improve service.

Function Specific Activities:


  • Collaborate with PSS functions and Internal/External customers and suppliers to optimize supply chain performance and deliver key strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure product availability in all Distribution Centers of all produced and purchased full goods required to meet market demands and maximize profitability.
  • Create and maintain strategy to work within operational limitations of facilities such as demonstrated manufacturing capability, warehouse loading, shipping, receiving and storage.  Identify gaps and work to resolve.
  • Manage routing guide, adherence and carrier performance and premium freight exceptions
  • Represent Logistics market unit/platform stakeholder routines; report KPIs, issues and corrective actions
  • Act as primary product supply contact for all bottlers and retail sales teams within the region
  • Drive root cause corrective action for logistics issues and continuous improvement in performance.
  • Ensure planning resources are fully leveraging Logility, SAP & OTM technology enablers managing all training gaps and performance issues


  • Creates in conjunction with Center working jointly with Regional Leadership to advise and help develop and clearly communicates organization strategy and vision
  • Evaluates existing strategies and plan against changing competitive and market landscape; evolves plans as appropriate and leads change efforts required to deliver evolved plans
  • Drives and supports a culture of innovation and idea generation that creates winning ideas -sets example for associates to “act as an owner” of business
  • Ensures organizational structure is aligned to needs to the business, including alignment with Procurement and buying strategies with BU proposed plans
  • Forecasts future organization capability and executes necessary plans before needed
  • Places high priority on capability development to ensure strong succession pipeline


  • Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Related Work Experience: Minimum: 5 years' experience in Supply Chain planning, operations or logistics in Supply Chain planning, operations or Logistics, preferably with a large company.
  • Preferred Level: 10+ years transportation and logistics operations experience with large company.  Ideally has managed operations on a national or multi-regional level.


Job ID: R-11756