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Title:  Director of Packaging

Date:  Sep 23, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 23391 

A Career in Beer and Beyond:  


Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.    


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.   


The Headlines:  


The Packaging Dirctor role is responsible the Packaging, Quality, and EHS programs, along with financial and operational performance, World Class Supply Chain phase progression, production scheduling, manufacturing system and project management.  Ensures high quality products are packaged cost effectively through maximizing operational efficiency and reliability. 


Leads and supports brewery safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives through the partnership with other department and corporate functions to develop local strategies and tactics in alignment with the brewery.


Builds and develops a team of employees in the areas of technical and leadership development.  Leads, mentors, and develops assigned team in Performance, Career and Talent Management.  Responsible for competency acquisition process for department. Promotes and consults with leadership on strategies to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive and engaging environment.


This person reports to the General Manager, Toronto Brewery.


The Responsibilities:

  • Leading and ensuring that all health, safety and environment, quality, food safety, cost and reliability standards are met and driving conformance to regulatory (ie. EHS & SOX) and accreditation standards (ie. HACCP) in packaging
  • Develops and leads local brewery packaging strategies to meet or exceed annual operating plans, develops budgetary and capital plans, reviews existing equipment capacity and staffing in order to meet long range planning goals which are aligned to brewery CBN (Compelling Business Needs)
  • Provides leadership to optimize performance in all areas of packaging required to achieve business goals using World Class Supply Chain principles & best practices. 
  • Sets objectives and priorities and leads the change management processes for the department
  • Pursues and implements cost savings, optimization opportunities, and future manufacturing capabilities
  • Provides input, development and implementation to new projects, initiatives, and systems to optimize performance
  • Supports structured communications throughout the department and brewery leadership team
  • Effectively coaches and communicates with the team and recognizes the right behaviors and outputs and builds effective partnerships across the brewery and supply chain network
  • Drives talent planning and performance management practices through one-on-ones, team performance discussions and development of the team and goals


The Other Qualifications:  


  • Minimum of ten (10) years in a leadership position in a high-speed, high-volume unionized manufacturing environment
  • Advanced familiarity with the various technical aspects of packaging operations
  • Advanced knowledge of packaging practices and procedures
  • Must be familiar with the various technical aspects of packaging operations and its’ associated equipment
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of packaging quality; ability to analyze business reports and recognize trends that adversely impacts quality
  • Deep understanding of the practices associated with the development and administration of Union contracts
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills and managerial ability to directly manage personnel, while providing for their technical training and personal development
  • Demonstrated understanding of World Class Supply Chain and be able to establish and implement plans for changing workplace strategies adopted by the company in pursuit of its’ compelling business needs 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of OSHA regulations, employee relations practices/policies, plant safety regulations, quality and food safety guidelines for food plants, and environmental regulations regarding manufacturing brewery operations
  • Ability to apply high level root-cause and problem-solving skills at all levels


Work Perks that You Need to Know About:   

  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities   
  • We care about our communities, and 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  
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization  
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities 
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources 
  • 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.