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Category Manager, POS Data

Date:  Apr 3, 2021

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 14958 

A Career in Beer:   
Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to unite people to celebrate all of life’s moments. 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 Category Manager – POS Data working in Milwaukee, WI, you will be part of the
POS Merchandise Procurement team.  The Category Manager will be responsible for leading the POS Data team in support of our POS sourcing and ordering systems. 

This position reports to Director of Procurement POS & Merch and works closely with cross functional teams, provides support for POS Merch buyers, develops reporting, manages royalty reporting, and cost savings calculations.


The Responsibilities: 

Technical Knowledge

  • Understands how to read and manipulate XML files
  • Conceptually understands technical concepts like stored procedures, SQL server and views
  • Comfortable with basic database operations: queries, updating tables and data debugging by working with source data to identify problems/inaccuracies
  • Understands software feeds and integration, familiar with software architecture and applications
  • Conceptually understands technical concept around business intelligence/analytics service tools (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Knows how to use JIRA at a basic level


Industry Knowledge


  • Sufficient depth of knowledge to understand the role, function, and operation of Supply Chain Management in organizations. Specifically: Manufacturing, Fulfillment, and Inventory Control
  • Strong understanding and experience with modern financial systems, such as SAP. Specifically: Association between goods received and accounts payable and how they tie together
  • Strong understanding of eCommerce and Marketplace offerings including how these platforms operate and manage transactions and billings


General Knowledge

  • Experience working directly with suppliers and fulfillment vendors
  • Experience working with multiple different teams and departments in a large organization
  • Experience working with and leading internal teams
  • Experience working with external partners/vendors (IT)
  • Experience working with a business analytics service and the implementation of such systems
  • Ability to make critical business decisions quickly, prioritize and manage tasks for the team
  • Review, understand, and contribute to technology platform requirements. Particularly, takes ownership of gathering information to inform requirements for enhancements (scope)
  • Conduct testing – with the ability to understand and assess the impact of enhancements, or bugs/issues across multiple systems. Partners and vendors may not have access or line of sight to all systems, processes and data; therefore, this candidate must be able to have a global view of how everything comes together.


The Other Qualifications:

  • 5 + years of relevant experience and people management skills
  • Expert in category strategy, strategic sourcing, supplier management, spend analysis, and contract negotiation skills
  • Experience in beverage or fast-moving consumer goods in a multi-national environment
  • SAP experience is desired 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, but MBA or Masters is preferred



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
•    Flexible work programs to ensure a work life balance is maintained
•    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 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