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Manager Cold Drinks Equipment job at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

About the Organization

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is a company that was formed in 2014 from the merger of SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments beverage bottling operations in Southern and East Africa.

Job Description

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa /CCBA is the largest African Coca-Cola bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda /CCBU is a subsidiary of CCBA, and we are currently seeking to recruit a Cold Drinks Equipment (CDE) Manager.
As a CDE Manager, you will report directly to the Logistics Director.

The primary role of the CDE Manager is to lead, develop, advise on, and support the successful implementation of the CDE strategy,
business plan, and initiatives, so that the Company complies with the strategic priorities of long-term growth opportunities, leveraging scale and building fundamental processes, systems, and people capabilities.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver an effective CDE strategy and business plan based on research, benchmarking, analysis, insight, and logistics expertise.

  • Monitor CDE utilization and provide advice on appropriate action to improve this.

  • Monitor market conditions and develop and implement appropriate initiatives to ensure optimization of cooler management.

  • Manage and control outsourced CDE services and contracts.

  • Ensure optimal CDE Management system functioning.

  • Ensure optimal CDE Management processes, practices, and policies are in place.

  • Research and develop specifications and guidelines for new cooler acquisitions.

  • Ensure the optimal process for the acquisition and disposal of CDE, in consultation with the logistics.

  • Ensure optimal cold drink equipment deployment, placement, and availability.

  • Monitor and manage

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

Minimum requirement:

  • Bachelor of Science in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering , Bachelor of Engineering in Automotive and Power Engineering, Bachelor of

  • Mechanical Engineering or related field.

  • Added advantage: Advanced knowledge and understanding of FMCG logistics and Cooler management systems and processes.


  • 5 years experience in cooler repairs and management

  • Added Advantage: 3 years experience at a Managerial level

General Competencies

  • Excellent analytical ability and problem solving

  • Sound decision making ability

  • Effective communication, engagement and interpersonal skills

  • Strong ownership of operational area & accountability

  • Application of knowledge areas especially in CDE.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability, in a high-performance culture.

  • Computer knowledge

  • High customer orientation

How to Apply

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