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Regional Transportation Manager

Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 23859 


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 have 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 Regional Transportation Manager working in Milwaukee, WI, you will be responsible for:


  • Assisting in developing & implementing & driving Molson Coors Beverage Company transportation strategy & execution consisting of managing all truck load freight that moves from a domestic or international brewery or warehouse through to final distribution to the distributor customer.
  • Ensure team integration & alignment with key internal/external stakeholders - Customer Service, Breweries, DC’s, transportation providers & distributors.
  • Develop & manage domestic & international carrier network to deliver superior service to 845 distributors in the US, 218 Export distributors / 60 international customers, 6 big domestic breweries, 5 craft / small breweries, 8 import supply breweries, 3 distribution centers.
  • Providing strategic & tactical direction for 3rd Party Logistics providers for transportation planning & execution. Cost effective execution in freight management & transportation is paramount to the success of the overall supply chain & distributor service model while maintaining highest service & quality levels.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Direct responsibility for ~ $85MM in freight spend for domestic & international transportation, primarily in the modes of OTR truckload and intermodal.
  • Integral position in delivering against Customer Service Excellence’s (CSE) cost savings targets.
  • Establish monthly supplier performance measurements & utilize results to manage suppliers.
  • Develop, manage & deliver against transportation budgets. The position is responsible for transportation solutions for brewery/DC operations, carriers, suppliers & distributors.
  • Provide leadership & direction during annual planning process & freight bidding processes.
  • Conduct rate negotiations with strategic & tactical suppliers annually & as required.
  • Responsible for supplier management & performance working closely with Corp Procurement to ensure that Molson Coors Beverage Company has a competitively advantaged carrier network.
  • Focus on continuous improvement of logistics processes and communication with carriers.
  • Leads operational supplier relationship with all major truck, rail & ocean providers for the purpose of developing integrated long term logistics strategy to include transportation.


The Other Qualifications:

  • 7 + Years transportation/logistics/supply chain preferably in the beverage industry and/or consumer products.
  • Either possess a bachelor’s degree or MBA in Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or Business OR have equivalent work experience.
  • Expert knowledge & full understanding of key economic drivers in truck, intermodal, and/or rail & third-party suppliers this includes, fuel, base rates, service bundles & pertinent legal & government requirements. Complete understanding of the interdependencies within the integrated supply chain.
  • Organizational & leadership skill to lead multi-divisional activities, analyze large volumes of information, evaluate & resolve complex issues in rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven track record in supplier relationship management.
  • Effective management of transportation budget and cost.
  • Integral position in delivering against CSE’s cost savings targets.
  • Develop, manage, and deliver against transportation budgets; continually delivers efficiency in transportation and logistics striving to reduce cost per bbl, delivering outstanding service.


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