Molson Coors Brewing Company

Senior Manager, Category Solutions

1 month ago(12/11/2017 11:51 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
33 Carlingview Drive
Category Management
Employment Type


A Career in Beer:


Our purpose at Molson Coors is to delight the world’s beer drinkers.   We are the world’s family brewer, brewing and selling our beer for over 350 years around the world.  We’re TalentBrewers - we believe in our brands and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must.  We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So, if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.


The Headlines:


In the role of Senior Manager, Category Solutions working in Toronto you are the senior business partner to the field sales teams in the West, Ontario and Atlantic.  You will be accountable to provide expertise and leadership in the establishment of a Category Solutions resource center that utilizes fact-based data (consumer and shopper insights, business and financial indicators, research) to develop insights-driven strategies and recommendations that support the achievement of MCC goals and objectives (profit, volume, share and category health). Customer -facing/customer management (Cat Man) for Ontario/Atlantic, oversee English Canada


The Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of category and channel strategies & standards which reflect best-in-class merchandising strategies (distribution, shelving, display, promotion) and annual plans that can drive incremental revenue in the category with our top retail and on-premise partners and channels.
  • Identify tools, processes and central solutions (ONE WAY, national) for product assortment optimization, in-store space optimization/utilization, in-store merchandising (Cold Room optimization, etc.)
  • Lead the identification, development and dissemination of Channel Standards & Shelf Strategies, Cat Man Principles, Selling Tools (including planogram tools) to be used across all markets (One Way)
  • Develop Customer Selling Story templates for Category Solutions, that will be tailored by each regional market and adapted to customer-specific business opportunities.
  • Establish credibility as industry leader in category solutions by gaining strategic customer partnerships through demonstration of category & shopper expertise and developing strategic insights (Customer, Category, and Competitor) to be leveraged in the selling process to grow the category for the customer, led by MCC. This would be accomplished by identifying key Pilot Projects with key strategic customers, working in conjunction with the MDA region teams and Customer & Shopper Insights Team. Tight test and measure parameters in place to roll out successful initiatives to other regional markets. Manage 3rd party suppliers/agencies for project work


The Other Qualifications:

  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities. You act with appropriate urgency to various market events and trends that require a quick turnaround in plans and strategy
  • You are an analytical thinker. Leveraging data from a variety of sources and synthesizing them into actionable business building recommendations.
  • You are technologically savvy. You have strong knowledge of modern technology, tools and information trends (advanced data analytics, space planning software, image recognition, Etc.).
  • You are serious about results, and take pride in a proven track record in delivering.
  • You are a motivated leader that can inspire others; you respect your commitments and are able to obtain optimal results from your team through respect and development
  • You have 10 years progressive experience, Category Management expertise, Sales/Customer experience, Category solutions/Insights experience
  • You have Creative and innovative thinking to challenge the expected in our promotional and placement strategies at retail
  • You exhibit our core values and demonstrate our Molson Coors Success Factors
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or relevant field;
  • As part of the recruitment process, the candidates will be required to provide consent to complete a criminal background check.


Work Perks that You Need to Know About:

  • We’re one of Canada's Most Attractive Employers
  • As the world’s family brewer, we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know colleagues on a first name basis across the globe
  • 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.
  • Flexible work programs like working from home, no meetings after 1pm on Fridays, year-long summer hours and flexible start and end times
  • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings  
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment, an Employee Assistance Program and discount plans
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental and pension benefits
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences


Molson Coors: Building Careers in Beer

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.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed