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Senior Commercial Operations Analyst

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 25842 

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 Sr Commercial Operations Analyst based in Chicago, IL, you will be part of the Commercial Center of Excellence team (CCOE). You will support our sales teams by delivering solutions for distributors and chain retailers as it relates to new product launches, seasonal craft brands, and code date action processes. You will be responsible for inventory and order gap analysis on key SKUs, maintaining alignment with supply chain on sales priorities, and providing insights to help sales understand supply chain processes and drivers of business performance. You will partner with colleagues across the enterprise to deliver against our sales forecast, deliver volume growth, and improve on the retail sales process.


This position reports to Manager Commercial Operations and collaborates with our Sales Regions, Supply Chain, and Marketing functions.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Support our Sales Operation Managers/Sales Operations Coordinators and enable sales teams with meaningful, actionable analysis
  • Influence and interact regularly with stakeholders (Supply Chain, Brand, Chain teams, etc.) to align on supply chain solutions to ensure product supply at retail
  • Manage and track Code Date Action processes at a regional and national level, communicating appropriately with all impacted stakeholders; act as the subject matter expert on Code Date Action for distributors and field sales teams
  • Identify order and inventory gaps and drive corrective actions on key brands and packs
  • Monitor and track performance of new items and seasonal brands; provide recommendation on final call for seasonal brands
  • Communicate ordering, forecasting, and shipping timelines on innovation and key items across the organization and with distributor partners
  • Act as a resource to Project Teams and brand teams on the execution of our programs – call out opportunities to challenge the status quo and provide recommendations to enable successful execution
  • Coordinate with National Accounts team to enable and track execution of club channel packages 


 The Other Qualifications:  

  • 3-5 years of experience in commercial/sales or operations
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to extract insights and tell a story with data
  • Experience successfully working with cross-functional teams to meet a shared objective
  • Ability to quickly assess situation/issue, identify root cause, and resolve
  • Ability to creatively solve problems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in Business Objects is highly desirable
  • Understanding of supply chain and 3 tier system is highly desirable


Work Perks that You Need to Know About:   

  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office
  • 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
  • On-site pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages! 
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences 






Job Posting Grade: 10 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago