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Line Lead

Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Fort Worth, TX, US

Requisition ID: 28297 


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 routed 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 Line Lead working in Fort Worth, TX you will be part of the Brewing Team. You will independently lead and coach a 24-hour operation successfully implementing World Class strategies and principles to deliver great tasting beer to our Packaging customers. The Line Lead position is supported by a Process Lead who is responsible for data collection and continuous improvement and a Maintenance Lead responsible for executing the asset care strategy for the malthouse.


The Line Lead position reports directly to the Unit Manager-Brewing and is a member of the Brewing Leadership Team helping to develop the long-term goals and strategies for the Brewing organization.  You will lead Brewing operations towards the vision of a high-performance team culture and drive change management initiatives to continually improve both plant and process operations to meet World Class Standards.



· Successfully lead a 24-hour production operation in all aspects – safety, quality, cost, production, and morale.  

· Successfully manage a diverse workforce of hourly individuals, providing coaching, feedback, accountability, and direction.

· Develop and lead execution of the 90-day plan to address losses and build capability.

· Lead team to deliver departmental KPIs the right way by driving World Class Supply Chain principles such as centerlines, changeovers, defect handling and clean-inspect-lubrication systems.

· Develop and maintain a staffing plan for your line to ensure all business needs are met while adhering to budget.

· Coordinate change management across the line, creating a culture of engagement and flexibility.

· Collaborate with peers and cross-functional groups on additional projects to drive the long term Brewing strategy.


The Other Qualifications: 

· Thorough practical and theoretical knowledge of key functions in brewing e.g. raw material storage and transfer, fermentation, yeast management and propagation, filtration and blending.

· Thorough knowledge of the interrelationships between the Brewing, Packaging, Supply Chain, Quality Services, and Maintenance departments as it relates to the product movement and production scheduling.

· Familiarity with process control systems, computerized data logging systems and production database operations, mechanical systems dynamics and basic electrical systems. This includes the components of the various systems such as pumps, valves, timers, relays, drives, fans, etcProficient in the use of situational and systemic problem solving methodologies (5 Why’s, FFA’s, RCA’s, etc.)

· Good planning and organizing skills.

· Business acumen and basic strategic thinking to anticipate and respond to future needs of the organization.

· Awareness of OSHA regulations, GMP, State Agricultural practices/policies, TTB regulations, plant safety regulations, FDA guidelines for food plant operations and environmental regulations regarding manufacturing brewery operations.

· Possesses basic machinery/system technical troubleshooting skills and knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems. Understands planning and scheduling techniques associated with asset care management.

· Exhibits the flexibility needed to respond to frequent changes in production requirements and/or systems and equipment failures.

· Understands and is able to apply the principles and practices of World Class Manufacturing and Molson Coors World Class Supply Chain 2.0.

· Understanding of the budgeting process and basic financial metrics used within Molson Coors.

· Knowledge and demonstrated capability of SAP.

· BS or BA degree in Brewing Technology, Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.

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  

· 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  



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: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas