Molson Coors Brewing Company

  • Packaging Manufacturing Engineer

    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/11/2018 2:50 PM)
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  • Overview

    A Career in Beer:


    Founded in 1786, Molson Coors Canada is one of North America’s oldest brewing companies, and we’re also one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and have the hardware to prove it as recipients of 50 Most Engaged Workplaces and Canada Top Employers for Young People.  We have a desire to win, but always in the right way.  We’re looking for smart, ambitious beer champions that want to jump right in and make a difference working in an innovative brand led company committed to brewing quality products.


    The Headlines:


    The Packaging Specialist is responsible for the identification and evaluation of new Packaging equipment technology and optimization of packaging line reliability and efficiency. Their skill set must include problem solving expertise, line design and layout knowledge and line operations improvement identification and adoption. They are a technical resource to the Operations, Procurement and other Molson Coors functions. The Packaging Operations Specialist leads packaging equipment technology searches and development processes and works with other Molson Coors functions and suppliers to identify and qualify packaging equipment. The role is responsible for the qualification of new equipment through global experience and research, rigorous scientific testing and approval.

    The Packaging Operations Specialist role is both program and project based, working both individually and as part of a cross functional team with the breweries, other corporate functions and with global industry groups. Technology and techniques from new introductions, changes to current processes and practices will be shared and implemented in other production locations. The incumbent has responsibility for a continuous, active search for new technologies, methods, equipment, materials, and systems to drive improvement in packaging performance within the supply chain.


    • Lead and manage equipment and problem solving based packaging projects.
    • Solve highly complex technical problems requiring innovative solutions.
    • Utilize expertise in the qualification of new supplier’s designs and technology.
    • Develop accurate specifications for packaging processes and procedures.
    • Provide technical support for investigation of incidents that involve package design related product integrity, serious personal injury or environmental impact.
    • Recommend new techniques, equipment and technologies for improving brewery operations and/or products.
    • Respond to equipment related packaging material complaints by development and prioritization of action plans.
    • Lead and/or participate in Molson Coors (domestic and global) and industry groups as a representative of MTC or Molson Coors, respectively.
    • Meet budgetary requirements as part of the MTC Packaging group.

    Package Line Design and Development:

    • Work with corporate and/or regional sponsors and the suppliers in the development of cost reduced, improved quality and/or growth related innovative packaging equipment and line designs.
    • Prioritize and lead programs and maintain focus on key projects.
    • Support and contribute to development of improved packaging systems to improve functional effectiveness and efficiency of major company initiatives
    • Maintain an understanding of global brewery and laboratory operations and monitor new equipment developments in packaging and engineering.

    Technical Support:


    • Provide technical expertise and support for packaging process, procedures, and equipment operation. Provide for effective transfer of technical knowledge from the suppliers of packaging equipment or systems to the involved functional group.
    • Maintain a detailed understanding of the packaging operations environment in each of the company locations, both domestically and globally.
    • Provide “hands-on” technical support and problem resolution for packaging operation issues and packaging processes, procedures and systems. Technical defender of product integrity.
    • Provide leadership to achieve resolution of packaging equipment related distribution causes of customer dissatisfaction.
    • Continuously develop skills and experience within the packaging area.
    • Work with other functions within Molson Coors corporate and regions to assist breweries with packaging line design related issues.
    • Develop strong relationship outside the company with suppliers, industry groups and other business related organizations, both domestically and globally.


    • BS Degree with:
      • 10 years of relevant industry experience preferably 6 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment assignment OR
    • MS Degree with:
      • 7 years relevant industry experience preferably including minimum 3 year brewing industry experience or Program leadership (groups of related projects) capabilities with excellent organizational skills.
      • Accreditation or significant experience with Six Sigma, SPC, FMEA or other statistical analysis tools and methodologies is required.
    • Brewing experience would be considered an asset
    • Hands on project leadership capabilities.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong team work skills.
    • Certified Professional Engineer a plus but not required.
    • English/French a plus but not required.

    Work Perks that You Need to Know About:

    • We’re one of Canada's Most Attractive Employers
    • We’re an international Brand Building Company that still understands our roots as the world’s family brewer
    • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences
    • We play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks – giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are
    • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings
    • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental and pension benefits
    • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment, discount plans and an Employee Assistance Program

    Molson Coors: Building Careers Since 1786 

    Molson Coors Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we are dedicated to providing our employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Molson Coors Canada are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. Our employees are our greatest asset, we have accommodation process in place, by supporting our employee’s ability to work effectively and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, we are ensuring that Molson Coors Canada is the kind of company where talented people of all backgrounds want to work. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.


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