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Associate R&D Packaging Engineer I

Date:  Jan 11, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 24389 


A Career in Beer:   
Our purpose at MillerCoors, a Molson Coors Company, is to delight the world’s beer drinkers. We are the world’s family brewer, brewing and selling our beer for over 350 years around the world.  


We are TalentBrewers - we believe in our brands and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must.  We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do then we want to hear from you.


The Headlines:  

In the role of Associate R&D Packaging Engineer I, working in Milwaukee, WI, you will work within the Packaging Innovation R&D team alongside cross-functional partners to build-out packaging solutions which enhance consumer experiences, improve portfolio sustainability, and/or optimize material costs.  
This position reports to a Sr. R&D Packaging Manager, and works closely with other internal partners including Packaging Development R&D, Procurement, Marketing, Consumer Insights, Beverage R&D, Quality, Technical Services, and our Breweries.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Innovation Research
    • Technology Scouting
    • Competitive Research 
    • Consumer Research
  • Ideation and Design Thinking
  • Prototyping and Consumer Testing
  • Proof of Concept Testing
    • Package Lab Testing
    • Brewery Capability Assessment
  • Project Support for Packaging Engineers
  • Supplier Collaboration
  • Brewery and Cross-functional support, communication

The Other Qualifications: 
•    You will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Engineering Mechanics OR equivalent experience.
•    2+ years of experience in packaging or associated consumer goods industry
•    You love a challenge and are comfortable navigating ambiguity, both leveraging existing processes/capabilities and developing and deploying new methods where appropriate.

  • You are curious about consumers, industry, and a broad range of science and technologies.
  • You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining business relationships
  • You take initiative to learn and continuously grow your skill sets and build up the people around you.  


 Work Perks that You Need to Know About:  
•    As the world’s family brewer we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know  colleagues on a first name basis across the globe 
•    We 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
•    You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings  
•    Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment, an Employee Assistance Program and discount plans 
•    Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision and other benefits
•    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: Milwaukee