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Warehouse Operator

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Austell, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 11/9/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-20005

Position Overview:

The ACW Warehouse Operator is responsible for:
? Ingredient, packaging materials, supplies, and equipment receipt
? Material transfer and warehouse management/maintenance
? Finished product shipment to the North America Consolidated Warehouses

Function Specific Activities:

Essential Functions:

  • Operates forklift to move freight into and out of the Atlanta Consolidated Warehouse.
  • Loads and unloads freight and assists in the control of storage areas for packaging materials, ingredients, and finished product, etc…
  • Schedule freight movements in cooperation with immediate team leaders and/or production team leaders.
  • Assists with other shipping personnel and Plant Quality Assurance to handle, sample and make proper disposition of all excess/rejected ingredients.
  • Verifies the accuracy and availability of all documents on incoming shipments.  Checks incoming materials for quantity and condition.
  • Ensures that correct security procedures are observed in handling of packaging materials, ingredients, finished product, shipments, paperwork and general freight movement into and out of the warehouse.
  • Properly prepares shipments, loads vehicles, and prepares necessary documentation for all shipments.
  • Assists in inventory control procedures (e.g. cycle counting) for all packaging materials, ingredients, and finished product.
  • Interacts with representatives of common carriers and railroads.
  • Assists with ingredient sampling.
  • Familiarizes themselves with Company and Plant policies concerning traffic procedures, security, reports, etc…, and with applicable Federal and industry regulations concerning freight shipments.
  • Performs other duties related to GMP, shipping, receiving, minor maintenance, or other duties as required by the supervisor

Non-essential Functions:

Quality, Occupational Safety & Environmental General Responsibilities

Participates in the definition of individual and team objectives / metrics that contribute to continuous improvement, focusing on the quality, occupational safety and environmental aspects.

General Aspects of the Position:

  • Generally works in a closed environment, in office conditions, with normal level of noise and controllable changes of temperature.
  • Needs to walk, bend the body, lean, and/or be seated for long periods of time.
  • Performs light physical effort with little exposure to adverse conditions.
  • Works with a personal computer and programs to prepare documents or reports and present these to others as necessary.
  • Applies communication skills to perform work and coordinate with others.
  • Utilizes advance skills of reading, writing, speaking, analytical capacity and high level of professional judgment to resolve problems affecting work area.
  • When entering the plant, associate can be exposed to fumes, dust, strong odors, and/or high temperatures. In addition must use protective personal equipment.



  • High School diploma or GED


  • 1-year experience

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 others.

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.

Sets a Winning Example:

  • Demonstrates integrity, including placing Company interests ahead of personal agendas
  • Makes sound decisions and follows through on them
  • Demonstrates passion for the Company and its products.

Expected Behavior

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.

Functional Competencies

Warehouse Operations: 

  • Knowledge of warehousing / distribution policies and procedures.
  • Ability to support customer order processes and verify product availability.


  • Executes and complete required documents 100% in its entirety appropriate for accurate and proper shipping and receiving paperwork. 


  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent. 
  • They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.   

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

2-3 Years Experience

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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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