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Materials Specialist

Date:  May 13, 2022

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 21348 

The Headlines:   

In the role of Materials Specialist working in Milwaukee, WI, you will be part of the Quality TeamYou will lead and manage all responsibilities associated with packaging material supplier quality performance.  This will include qualification testing and validation of new or modified materials.  You will drive the performance of materials utilized in all quality processes and quality programs. 


This position reports to Manager Quality Assurance and works closely with the quality department and warehouse employees. 


The Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure suppliers adhere to material standards and communicate supplier quality trends to brewery teams 
  • Audit suppliers to ensure compliance to Molson Coors quality standards 
  • Review supplier incidents and address cause with supplier using root cause analysis and corrective action 
  • Coordinates and manages supplier partnerships 
  • Provides technical input into supplier decisions around new vendors/suppliers 
  • Support quality/continuous improvement and problem solving 
  • Coordinate material/equipment qualification testing and trials 
  • Facilitate technical packaging lab 


The Other Qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in a science or related field of study OR equivalent work experience.  If you have a degree, preferred degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cereal Science, Microbiology, Food Science, Agronomy, or Chemical Engineering) 
  • Possess a proven track record of achievement in a high speed, high volume quality environment with at least two (2) years’ experience 
  • Demonstrated use of advanced problem solving tools (Six Sigma Certification is preferred) 
  • You have advanced knowledge of packaging materials and continuous improvement concepts 
  • You have awareness of OSHA regulations, GMP, State Agricultural policies, TTB regulations, plant safety regulations, FDA guidelines for food plant operations and environmental regulations regarding brewery operations 


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, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. That’s why all offers of employment in the U.S. where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

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