Customer Solutions Manager Job at The Coca-Cola Company – in Toronto, ON
The Customer Solutions Senior Manager will serve as the customer facing supply chain subject matter expert for key retailers supporting all routes to consumer, including DSD, e-commerce and Warehouse.
As part of the NAOU (North American Operating Unit) Technical, Innovation and Supply Chain team, this position will collaborate with CCO and Zone sales teams, key business operations and independent bottlers to develop and execute joint Customer and Coca-Cola initiatives that drive revenue, improve efficiencies and meet customer expectations of the Coca-Cola Commitment.
Champion system wide competitively advantaged capabilities for national customers (constrained packages, system sales and operations planning, Go-To-Market Strategies) that meet customer and bottler needs )
Generate customer and system value via GP enhancement and efficiency initiatives (e.g. Customer Check-in efficiencies, night deliveries)
Ensure On-Shelf Availability (OSA) resulting in increased system revenue, retail sales dollars & enhanced shopper experience
Engage customers in operational process improvement initiatives that deliver mutual efficiencies and volume/revenue
Develop enabling strategies to support Collaborative Business Planning (CBP) goals
Drive customer satisfaction and service by stewarding an improved System Service Performance in support of the Coca-Cola commitment
Facilitate and monitor the Customer Service and Supply Chain portions of the Customer Service Improvement Plan (CSIP) process in support of the customer team lead
Steward value creation and build collaborative relationships with appropriate stakeholders at the HQ level
Engage customers and TCCC sustainability resources to support mutual sustainability initiatives
Identify and address systemic service issues through collaboration with North America Operating Unit and Customers
Implement electronic order-to-cash capabilities and supporting business processes (e.g., CAO, EDI invoicing, payments) to streamline transactions
Minimum Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Preferred Level: MBA or equivalent
Prior experience in combination of customer facing roles, sales operations and supply chain management.
Demonstrated ability in delivering transformational initiatives and enabling capabilities for consumer product goods organizations.
Minimum Experience Required: 5 years
Preferred Level: 7+ years
Specialized Technical Skills
Supply chain metrics, lean / CI, Six-Sigma, process improvement, Analytical mindset, problem solving, Collaborative Business Planning, Collaborating for Value, Influencing and negotiation, project management, portfolio management, beverage industry with strong exposure to warehouse delivery and DSD.
Computer Skills: Microsoft office, reporting tools ( Power BI, 1Qlick,..)
Minimum Experience Required: 3 years
Preferred Level: 5+ years
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Company: The Coca-Cola Company –
Company Location: Toronto, ON