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Head of Packaging - FMCG

Date:  Dec 2, 2023

Burton, GB

Company:  MolsonCoors_UK

Requisition ID: 26534 



Why You Should Join Us


For over two centuries Molson Coors Beverage Company has been brewing beverages that unite people for all of life’s moments. We produce some of the most beloved and iconic beer brands ever made and while the company’s history is rooted in beer, we offer a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.


In addition to popular favourites like Coors, Carling and Doom Bar, our beverage portfolio includes Aspall, Staropramen, Madrí Excepcional, Blue Moon, Pravha, Cobra and Cobra Zero, Rekorderlig, Doom Bar 0.0% and our latest addition, Three Fold hard seltzer. Through exclusive distribution partnerships, we have also expanded our range to include Bodega Bay, Miami Cocktail Company, Tarquin’s Gin, Lixir Drinks, Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and Mixologist’s Garden.


In the UK, more than 2000 dedicated and passionate Molson Coors people work together to make our business first choice for our people, our consumers and our customers.

As a People First organization, we’re happy to discuss flexible working options.


Your Purpose


We’re now looking to recruit a Packaging Manager to join our brilliant Burton Brewery Team.


This Senior Leadership role  is responsible for leading the Burton Brewery Packaging department  and is ultimately accountable for PQCDSM (Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety & Morale) in their area.


The Packaging Manager is responsible for leading the site AM (Autonomous Maintenance) pillar and translating the site masterplan into departmental masterplans. This senior role also play a significant part in the site Leadership pillar and is responsible in part for setting the strategy direction for site to support achievement of the CBN (Compelling Business Need.)


Key Responsibilities


  • Accountable for safely optimising efficiency in all areas of Packaging utilizing our continuious improvement  processes which contribute to world class standards of operation and asset management through utilizing, monitoring and evaluating Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, EH&S, Morale and Loss and Waste Analysis to continuously improve performance.
  • Accountable for building a winning Packaging team by role modelling our values and actively coaching people’s development
  • Coaches individuals and teams.
  • Executes a department communication process ensuring that 250 employees at all levels in the department are provided with clear information about department objectives, are kept informed of actual performance vs. plan and are supported as part of change management efforts.
  • Builds robust workforce and succession plans for all critical positions.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all health, safety and environment, quality, cost and reliability standards are met and driving conformance to regulatory (e.g. EH&S/Sarbanes-Oxley) and accreditation standards (e.g. ISO/HACCP etc) in Packaging.
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving the quality and reliability of all assets within Packaging by leading the AM pillar and actively supporting the PM pillar.
  • Develop and manage packaging asset strategy to meet or exceed long range plans, develop and execute budgetary and capital plans, review existing overall capacity in order to meet long range planning goals which are aligned to brewery and Molson Coors Strategy.
  • As part of an integrated brewery leadership team, sets objectives and priorities and leads the change management processes for the department.
  • Builds effective partnerships across the brewery and supply chain global network. Effectively represents the brewery interests on the Packaging Global Council.


About You


  • Previous Experience in an FMCG production enviroment
  • Proven track record of building and developing high performing teams
  • Demonstrated ability to coach at all levels of the organization through the learn-do-teach principle.
  • Experience implementing and sustaining World Class Supply Chain processes in fast moving consumer goods, chemical environment
  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing cost management.


About Us


  • We’re one of the UK’s Most Attractive Employers winning the Top Employer award for the last 10 years
  • Flexible work programmes to ensure a work life balance is maintained such as our market leading Moments That Matter for significant moments in your life.
  • Commitment to the physical and mental wellbeing of all our people. We are proud to have been awarded Gold in Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Awards.
  • We’re committed to raising industry standards and leaving a positive imprint on our employees, consumers, communities and the environment which is reflected in Our Beer Print and our 2025 sustainability targets.

Molson Coors Beverage Company: Building Careers


Molson Coors Beverage Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we seek diversity. We want to continue to create an environment where our people are truly able to be themselves at work, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religion. We want people to be able to bring their own creativity and style to work, so that we get diversity in our thinking across our organisation, as we believe that we are a better business for it.


This makes our talent strategy simple – we want the best talent in all our roles, regardless of their background. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew and our people are our greatest asset.