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Project Manager - Engineer

Date:  Jun 26, 2019

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 7238 

A Career in Beer: 


Our purpose at MillerCoors, a Molson Coors Company, is to delight the world’s beer drinkers.

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 Project Manager – Engineer (PM) working in Milwaukee, WI, you will be part of the Technical Services and Support (TS&S) department. You will be responsible for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing between 3 and 10 projects per year varying in size from $500k up to $30M at a time.  This position is responsible for refining the scope of a project, and delivering it through its lifecycle, with the assistance of the selected project team and consulting engineering design firm, to end up with a +/- 10% confidence level budget. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Brewing Design, Execution, and Optimization, and works closely with the Integrated Supply Chain operations teams.


The Responsibilities:


  • Initiating: The PM starts every project after receiving the business case from the Capital Planning team. The PM will begin forming the project team, therefore, an outgoing personality, good communication, and strong negotiation skills are a must.  The PM issues technical requirements and Requests for Proposals and Quotes (RFP and RFQ) to our Consultants/Engineering Firms to begin the design efforts that will drive the project into execution.
  • Planning: You will work with an engineering consulting firm to define the scope and finalize the design and prepare with the Construction Manager a package ready for construction bids, purchase equipment and materials, and execution of the project. The technical expertise and problem-solving skills of the PM/designer will lead the team to identify Value Engineering opportunities to deliver the optimal value to the enterprise. 
  • Executing / Monitoring / Controlling: The PM will hold periodical meetings (usually weekly) for each project, maintain action lists, schedules and risk registers, publish meeting minutes, and refine the business case to be presented through the stage gate process for approval to execute. The PM will monitor and control the quality of deliverables, holding daily construction meetings as required, ensuring that safety is of the utmost priority. The PM is required to maintain monthly and annual forecasts of the project expenditures, provide Estimates at Completion, and deliver the project to the satisfaction of the customer.
  • Closing: The PM is responsible for documenting when the project has been completed, conduct startup audits, and validate performance guarantees on installed equipment. Brewing discipline projects vary in content from: malt handling, milling, brewhouse operations, cold services (fermenting, aging, blending, bright beer), filtration processes, sanitation, and beer delivery, amongst others.


The Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering
  • 3 -5 years of experience in a sanitary food/beverage production environment, and has a proven track record of achievement in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment
  • An outgoing personality, good communication, and strong negotiation skills are must haves.  
  • Strong ability to manage deadlines, budget control, and coordinate with multiple stakeholders
  • You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships


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  our 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
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, and dental
  • 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