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Cons Science & Sensory Mgr

Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 25268 

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 Cons Science & Sensory Mgr working in Milwaukee, WI, you will drive successful new product development by understanding sensory perceptions, product preference and choice and sensory attributes at the level of the consumer by also considering macro trends and novel technologies. 


This position reports to the Director R&D & Innovation – Beverage.


The Responsibilities: 

  • ‘Street level’ investigation of sensory perceptions, product preference/choice, color, bitterness, foam, etc. and acceptability via measures of product sensory attributes and composition, considering macro trends and novel products.
  • Design of experiment, mixture designs, and statistical assessment to interpret and drive product development. Considers formulation cost and quality relative to formulation, new suppliers, and ingredients.
  • Articulate product sensory characteristics in terms of the ‘quality of taste’ to deliver new and relevant differences versus competitors.

The Other Qualifications: 

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in food science or sensory science OR equivalent experience (4+ years) in the field.
  • You have at least 5 years experience in food science or related industry.
  • Practical, demonstrated, hands-on application of sensory science at consumer level.
  • Member of IFT or other similar industry organization.
  • 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:  

  • 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  

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