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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Date:  Aug 31, 2019

Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 8311 

A Career in Beer:  #CDC 

Coors Distributing Company (CDC) is one of the nation’s leading beer distributors based out of Denver, CO. We are the critical link between our brewery suppliers that produce the beer and the retail outlets where they are sold, as well as the restaurants and bars where they are consumed. We were founded in 1971 and became a MillerCoors LLC in 2008 as part of the joint venture between Miller Brewing Company and Coors Brewing Company, and we remain the only company owned distributor for MillerCoors. Major brand acquisitions occurred in January of 2010 making Coors Distributing Company one of the top 25 largest beer distributors in the country with over 30 suppliers, roughly 14 million cases per year, and nearly 400 employees. 


The Headlines:  

In the role of Continuous Improvement Specialist working in Denver, CO you will be part of the Operations team. The person will identify opportunities to create efficiencies and drive productivity within the Warehouse function. Utilizing data to develop and implement new processes. 


This position reports to Sr. Operations Manager and works closely with the warehouse team.  


The Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and execute projects designed to improve processes within the Warehouse function. Assist and support the workflow and lean manufacturing processes for the Warehouse team. 

  • Analyze current productions methods using lean manufacturing principles; benchmarks and forms. 

  • Assist production staff with the implementation of the single-piece-flow work-cells to meet daily product demand; with minimal staffing required. 

  • Provide consultation on the use of re-engineering techniques to improve efficiency; assist in developing process improvement policies and infrastructure. 

  • Conduct time studies for all Warehouse processes, including replenishment, repack returned beer, trailer loading/unloading, and staging. 

  • Identify process improvements to ensure the safety of employees. 


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 have a Bachelor’s degree in business or another related field. 

  • You have at least 2 years’ experience working in a warehouse environment. 

  • You are skilled at using computer programs (i.e., Excel), and software including VIP, VPS, and web-based applications. 

  • You are deadly serious about results, and take pride in a proven track record in delivering.   

  • 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:  

  • You will have benefits starting on day 1! This includes participation in our Total Rewards program, parental leave, health, dental and vision. 

  • Access to our on-site gym, Employee Assistance Program and discount plans, and gratis beer. 

  • An on-site bar and top events including hospitality twice a week for employees to get together and network with each other! 

  • Work within a fast-paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Denver