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Barley Research Assistant

Date:  Feb 9, 2024

Burley, ID, US

Requisition ID: 28726 

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 Assistant working in Burley, Idaho. The Barley Development Assistant is responsible for all administrative work associated with Barley R&D activities (PO development, vendor setup, ordering supplies, paying bills).  The Barley Development Assistant's responsibilities include scientific work but not limited to the following: micro-malting, troubleshooting malting equipment, maintaining malting equipment, organizing & presenting malt data to barley breeder, processing malt using NIR, organizing malt and barley samples, organizing & collating malt data; assisting with packaging, planting, maintaining and harvesting barley trials & processing barley samples post-harvest.


This position reports to The Burley Development Scientist.



The Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct all administrative duties associated with setting up POs, setting up vendors, monthly forecasting of spend, assist with annual budgeting, ordering supplies, paying bills
  • Conduct activities in malt lab including: micro-malting, operating micro-malter, troubleshooting micro-malter, designing malt recipes, organizing all barley & malt samples, meeting or exceding all deadlines associated with delivering malt data to Manager Barley Breeding
  • Assist with all pre-planting activities including but no limited to the following, packaging barley for trial development, putting seed envelopes in map order, map check trials before planting, organizing trials for contractors pre-planting
  • Assist with all activities associated with maintaining barley trials and seed lots in Idaho, Montana, Colorado and Wyoming
  • Assist with all activities associated with barley trial harvest in Idaho, Colorado and other areas as needed
  • Assist with processing baley samples post-harvest including but not limited to sorting and weighing barley bags, cleaning barley samples, processing barley samples in quality lab and preparing samples for micro-malting


The Other Qualifications: 


  • You have some college, and 1-3 years of experience.
  • 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.