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Title:  Brewery Food Safety and Sanitation Specialist

Date:  Nov 5, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 22593 


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 Brewery Food Safety and Sanitation Specialist will be responsible for participating in the development and execution of change initiatives leading to the delivery of the Brewery and National Quality Continuous Improvement Strategy. The individual is responsible for managing and improving results necessary to achieve the Quality Business Needs as well as the brewery’s Quality and Food Safety Plan.


The Brewery Food Safety and Sanitation Specialist understands the Quality and Food Safety priorities and drives improvement in technical and system aspects of the business including Quality KPI's, Quality Management System, Food Safety, GMP and HACCP Programs, Sanitation, quality loss elimination, consumer satisfaction, quality defect management, and innovation initiatives.


This person reports to the Quality Manager, Toronto Brewery.


The Responsibilities:

  • Promotes quality excellence and execution throughout the Brewery to improve overall quality, adherence to standards, alignment to overall site Master Plan and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Leads the development and implementation of Brewery Food Safety Plan and certifications
  • Leads the brewery Food Safety Team and Internal Auditing Program
  • Supports and leads improvements for the Brewery Sanitation Program
  • Facilitates root cause analysis and continuous improvement related to Quality and Food Safety
  • Promotes development and implementation of the Quality Food Safety Pillar
  • Serves as resource and coach for established quality standards, procedures, quality education, and sanitation
  • Provides Quality technical knowledge and support to optimize existing equipment and processes as well as new technology


This role is as a functional manager with no direct reporting responsibility included.


The Other Qualifications:  


  • You are a motivated leader that can inspire others; you respect your commitments and are able to obtain optimal results from others through respect
  • You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business
  • Possess in depth technical and quality knowledge of beverage manufacturing
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to present information data and propose solutions based on identified gaps
  • Knowledge of regulatory agencies, such as CFIA and FDA, as well as GFSI and HACCP standards
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology or relevant field
  • A minimum of  5 - 10 years experience in Beverage or Food manufacturing Quality environment
  • Experience conducting internal audits and participating in third party audits
  • Brewing or Beverage Laboratory, Quality, and Lean Manufacturing experience is considered a strong asset.
  • 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 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 
  • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training
  • 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.