I am sure at one point in everyone's life, that they have seen a Coca Cola
distribution plant. But, unless you have been inside one, you probably do not know how
the whole process works. My father is the General Area Sales Manager for the
Chattanooga Coca Cola plant. He has done various jobs around the plant in his twenty-
seven years there. In Elementary School, he used to set up field trips for us to come see
the inside of the plant. When my brother turned eighteen, my dad encouraged him to
work there in the summer to make and save some money. He did for two summers and
then he wanted an easier summer job. As well as my brother, my father also encouraged
me to work there. I did and I have worked there for two summers and it is an awesome
summer job. Needless to say, I have been in the plant a time or two and basically know
how the whole production process works. We have so much coke memorabilia it is
ridiculous. At Christmas, we even have a separate coke tree with all coke ornaments.
The first part to explain about the plant is the production line because that is
where the product is assembled. If you have ever seen a production line before the
atmosphere is usually the same. Employee's must where ear plugs in this area because it
is constantly loud. Also, they must where hairnets to ensure that no hair will get into the
product. Employees have designated spots where they watch for defects in the product.
All of them must stand to ensure that that stay awake and alert. The bottle or can,
whichever is being run, goes through each station of the production line until it is
complete. From the production line you can see the big syrup bowls for the soft drinks.
There are different bowls of syrup for the different flavors. There are employees that
regulate and watch these. There are also people who decide which drink should be run
and for how long. This might... [continues]
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