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Manufacturing Line Lead - Packaging

Date:  May 30, 2023

Burton On Trent, GB

Company:  MolsonCoors_UK

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.


We’re looking to recruit a Manufacturing Line Lead – Packaging based at our Burton Brewery.


Your Purpose


  • Facilitates development of the Line 90-Day Plans to address losses and build capability. Acts as a departmental point of contact and champion for longer term Systemic problem-solving activity. Create a system to transfer ownership of these activities to Shift managers and teams.
  • On the floor coaching of equipment owners: DMS Execution; Loss Elimination and Skill Development/Technical Mastery.  Support the development of the departmental shift managers allowing an upskilling and transfer of accountability of day to day reporting back to the Shift manager population. Coach and mentor, the Shift managers to lead their teams and deliver departmental KPIs the right way, aligned to the World Class Supply Chain 2.0 pillars.
  • Leads the line DDS (Daily Direction Setting) meetings and provides coaching to Shift Managers and team members in the shift exchange DDS meeting. Owns the DDS Safety & Quality Triggers, CIL DMS & Defect Handling DMS.
  • Develops, monitors and embeds systems and processes to optimise efficiency, quality and delivery through the removal of waste in all forms. Manage departmental VOP programme and introduce and develop a system to deliver future VOP plans Owns Planned Stop Execution and has monthly review accountability of Line Master Plans and results.


About You


  • Understanding of the how continuous improvement, lean manufacturing or six sigma tools and techniques are implemented and used within a supply chain environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of World Class Supply Chain Pillars, principles, tools
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, Legionella, Environmental, HMCE Legislation etc.
  • Facilitation. questioning and listening and coaching skills
  • Problem solving and prioritisation experience
  • Supplier management skills & capability as well as strong planning & organisation skills
  • Experience of developing others by providing feedback on performance.
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of change management practices/principles and project management experience.



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.