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Title:  Line Lead

Date:  Aug 2, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 22592 


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:    

In the role of T2 Line Lead working in Toronto, Ontario you will be part of the Packaging Team. The Line Leader has 24 hour accountability for results, Daily Management Systems (DMS), and organizational health of their line(s). They are responsible for managing and improving results necessary to achieve the Compelling Business Need (CBN) and Site Master Plan through rigorous application of Continuous Improvement tools. They own both the Defect Handling and CIL DMS’s. A majority of individual’s time will be spent on the floor working with the teams and building the capability of the people in their area.


This position reports to the Area Manager, direct reports include the Maintenance Lead and Process Lead. This position works closely with the Line trio, Team Leaders, operators, and skilled trades.


The Responsibilities:

  • Leadership
    • Lead organization through the WCSC 2.0 Phase Journey
    • Lead execution of   improving the results
    • Clearly understand department priority and improve technical or system aspects of the business
    • Lead and set direction during Line Daily Direction Setting (DDS) work process to deliver target results
    • Report out on the following during the DDS
      • Safety & Quality metrics
      • Clean, Inspect, & Lubricate and Defect Handling DMS’s
      • Production attainment results
    • Provide coaching to team leaders in the shift exchange DDS meeting
    • Review incident investigations as needed and as part of EH&S review


  • Loss Elimination
    • Develop the Line Master / 90-Day Plans to address losses and build capability
    • Lead execution of 90 Day Plans to eliminate losses using WCSC 2.0 tools
    • Monthly review of Line Master Plans and results
    • Drive breakthrough results in OEE, Planned and Unplanned Downtime while delivering against the Master Production Schedule
    • Lead issue resolution “to Root Cause” on the floor of chronic stops
    • Coach necessity & use of UPS, including 6W2H & speed of execution (72 hours)


  • RTT / DMS
    • Own Defect Handling and CIL DMS’s for line(s)
    • Develop regular maintenance task lists for equipment and perform tasks with team members, develop solutions, and proactively reapply solutions to prevent future failures/issues


  • On the floor coaching of equipment owners
    • Perform hands-on coaching (actual usage) on the 8 RTT DMS’s
    • Loss Elimination
    • Skill Development/Technical Mastery
    • Execute weekly Health Checks, identifying gaps in system, and implementing appropriate countermeasures
    • Coach DMS owners on DMS execution & provide support to achieve DMS targets (Input / Output measures)
    • Coach the use of standard work to eliminate non-value added work, including coaching the link to effort reduction


The Other Qualifications:  


Leadership / Communication

    • Ability to lead and manage a team of 10 - 25
    • Clear understanding of resource management (people and costs)
    • Demonstrated leadership in the areas of safety and quality
    • Demonstrated change leadership
    • Interpersonal collaboration skills and seeks input from broader team
    • Effective coaching and communication skills
    • Ability to present to small & large groups and clearly communicate messaging
    • High level of personal responsibility and accountability for results


Analytical / Problem Solving

    • Ability to work with data and information
    • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
    • Demonstrated ability to assimilate technical data to support recommendations
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Familiarity with structured problem tools, such as fishbone diagram, 5 why, RCA


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.