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R&D Technologist II

Date:  Dec 25, 2020

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 13185 

A Career in Beer:   
Our purpose Molson Coors Beverage Company (formerly MillerCoors) 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 Talent Brewers - 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 Research & Development (R&D) Technologist II, working in Milwaukee, WI you will be a key supporting member of the R&D Innovation team to generate new product innovation opportunities that drive top and bottom line financial growth.  You will support development work across both the Lab and the Pilot Plant to help turn ideas into reality.  
This position reports to the Manager, Pilot Brewing Systems, and works closely with other members of the Pilot Plant team and Innovation Managers to take guidance and direction.


The Responsibilities: 
•    Hands on operation and routine maintenance of Pilot Plant process equipment in accordance with SOP’s.  Manage raw material, utility and finished product stocks in line with trial requirements. 
•    Carry out CIP and cleaning activities to maintain a high quality and hygienic environment. Use and maintain Pilot Plant laboratory equipment, ensuring full     compliance to calibration requirements.
•    Work within cross functional teams to deliver Product and Process Development Projects.  Plan, execute and report trial work in-line with Brilliant Execution.
•    Participate in Continuous Improvement activities and engage with WCSC 2.0 methodologies to improve Pilot Plant performance.  Stay up to date with emerging technologies, in the areas of beverages, functional ingredients and flavours.    


The Other Qualifications: 
•    2+ years of experience in brewing/operational experience from a brewing company, or a minimum of 3 years of experience in food / beverage development.
•    You will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Brewing, Science or related field.
•    R&D, Quality Assurance and process improvement experience is preferred.
•    You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities.  You act with appropriate urgency to various market events and trends that require a quick turnaround in plans and strategy  
•    You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business 


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