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Project Manager - Engineer

Date:  Jul 28, 2022

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 22020 


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 Project Manager - Brewing Design Engineer working in Milwaukee, WI you will be part of the Technical Services and Support department. You will be responsible managing a portfolio of capital projects ranging in size from $500k to $15M each.  Most of these projects will be in the brewing/processing areas of our facilities. This includes initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling between 5 and 15 projects at a time. This position is responsible for defining and refining the scope and schedule of a project (with the assistance of the project team and consulting engineering firm) to end up with a +/- 10% confidence level budget.


This position reports to Sr. Manager Brewing Design and works closely with the Integrated Supply Chain team.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Provide technical support to our network of breweries and support facilities across North America.
  • This position will assemble and present for approval, the project business case/justification.  This will include the benefits, scope, financial analysis, and schedule
  • This position will develop and issue Requests for Proposals to our Consultants/Engineering Firms to begin the design efforts that will drive the project into execution
  • You will work with the Consulting firm and Construction Managers to issue for construction bids, purchase equipment and materials, and construct the project
  • During Design Reviews, the technical expertise, and problem-solving skills of the PM/designer, will lead them to identify Value Engineering opportunities to make the project deliver the best solution at the optimal cost to the enterprise, meaning, they should look for opportunities to deliver the same quality results, while minimizing interruptions to operations, and doing so cost effectively
  • The position will be required to control scope, schedule, cost, and quality, ensuring that safety is of the utmost priority
  • Maintain the monthly forecast of the project expenditures and final Estimate at Completion
  • Project Manager is also responsible to conduct start-up audits, validate performance guarantees on installed equipment, and documenting when the project has been completed
  • Position will require travel to our manufacturing sites across North America.  Estimated travel is 30-50%


The Other Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, other related engineering field, or related years of experience
  • 3+ years of experience in capital project management
  • The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in food and beverage manufacturing
  • Possess a strong ability to manage deadlines/schedules, spend, and coordinate multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/influence teams
  • Possess excellent written and oral communications skills. You will be responsible for both presenting to Senior Management and providing routine project updates to stakeholders
  • Love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities
  • Be decisive. You act with appropriate urgency to various market events and trends that require a quick turnaround in plans and strategy 
  • Be confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business
  • You are serious about delivering results, and take pride in a proven track record in delivering projects


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. and Puerto Rico 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