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Consumer Science Specialist


Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 10239 

A Career in Beer:  
Our purpose at MillerCoors, a Molson Coors Company, 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 are 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 then we want to hear from you.


The Headlines:  
In the role of Consumer Science Specialist working in Milwaukee, WI you will drive successful new product development by understanding sensory perceptions, product preference, and choice and sensory attributes at the level of the consumer by also considering macro trends and novel technologies.


This position reports to Manager, Consumer Science and works closely with Supply Planning Analysts, assigned brewery, Customer Service Analysts, Forecasting and Demand Planning Team.


The Responsibilities: 

•    Investigation of sensory perceptions, product preference/choice, color, bitterness, foam, etc., and acceptability via measures of product sensory attributes and composition, considering macro trends and novel products.
•    Design of experiment, mixture designs, and statistical assessment to interpret and drive product development.  Considers formulation cost and quality relative to formulation, new suppliers, and ingredients.
•    Articulate product sensory characteristics in terms of the “quality of taste” to deliver new and relevant differences versus competitors.


The Other Qualifications:
•    You have a Bachelor’s degree in food science or sensory science, or a related degree
•    5+ years of experience in food science or related industry
•    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 confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business 

Work Perks that You Need to Know About:
•    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 to ensure a work life balance is maintained
•    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 

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: Milwaukee