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Barley Assistant II

Date:  Mar 3, 2023

Burley, ID, US

Requisition ID: 23987 


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 Barley Development Scientist working in Burley, Idaho, you will collect data daily, in a lab or field setting, to allow optimum and accurate evaluation of malt barley lines and malted barley to support the goals of the Molson Coors barley breeding program. The BDS supports the barley breeding team by working as a key member and providing significant hands-on support and leadership in the activities associated with the planning, planting, growing, and harvesting of barley yield trials across ID, CO, MT, WY and Alberta, Canada to provide Molson Coors with malt barley varieties with superior agronomics and malting/brewing performance. The BDS spends significant time preparing seed for planting and conducting post-harvest work including seed cleaning, working in the barley analytical lab and malt lab as needed.


This position reports to the Barley Development Supervisor.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Hands-on support of barley field trial production.
  • Supports post-harvest activities
  • Supports greenhouse operations
  • Supports barley team with administrative work


The Other Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of micro-soft products.
  •  Experience with agricultural equipment including planters, combines or other small plot research equipment.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in computer software applications. 
  • Extensive domestic travel to target production areas to execute and manage field trials.
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work in cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Has or is willing to obtain Pesticide Applicator License
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities
  • You build relationships and collaborate to get to the desired outcome  
  • You take accountability for results – acting with integrity and honoring commitments  
  • You have a thirst for learning – you are always looking for ways to learn and help one another grow  
  • You exhibit our core values


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, 401k option with incredible employer match, 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.