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Sr. R&D Packaging Manager

Date:  Jan 27, 2021

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 9997 

A Career in Beer:   
Our purpose at MillerCoors, a Molson Coors Company, 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 TalentBrewers - 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 Sr. R&D Packaging Manager, working in Milwaukee, WI you will lead the Research & Development packaging team to develop and direct the implementation of the brewing / product strategy and programs that drive innovation, cost, quality, and health and safety resulting in step change business performance.
This position reports to the Director, Packaging/Dispense R&D & Innovation, and works closely with all teams across the organization, including Commercialization, Operations, and Marketing.


The Responsibilities: 
•    Responsible for creating, developing and applying the company’s technical knowledge for the development of superior new products and core brand renovations in conjunction with developing, leveraging and applying superior consumer science.
•    Responsible to lead, direct, and manage all technical innovation and development activities for the business unit and global emerging business segments.
•    Builds external partnerships with suppliers, industry experts, universities to progress innovation.  
•    Manages current regulatory issues and provides direction to Legal regarding the tone and scope of future regulatory and industry governance.    


The Other Qualifications: 
•    10+ years of experience in packaging or associated consumer goods industry.
•    You will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging or related discipline; advanced degree in packaging science preferred.
•    Experience of project management in a multi-site environment.
•    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 
•    You are a motivated leader that can inspire others; you respect your commitments and are able to obtain optimal results from your team through respect and development 


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