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Supply Manager - Brewing Materials

Date:  Nov 21, 2022

Milwaukee, US

Requisition ID: 23257 

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 Supply Manager - Brewing Materials, working in Milwaukee, WI you will be part of the Strategic Sourcing team.  You will define, implement, and manage all aspects of a new or complex pool of spend categories.  Independently executing the sourcing methodology: overseeing operational activities, managing adherence to contracts, developing supplier scorecards, managing cost-saving initiatives, and implementing sourcing strategy. 


This role is the first level of management in assessing issues with new or complex categories and meeting day-to-day customer and stakeholder procurement needs. This position reports to the Sr. Category Manager.



The Responsibilities: 

  • Manages new or complex pool of spend categories.
  • Independently executes the strategic sourcing methodology (Seven Steps).
  • Provides training and guidance to stakeholders as it relates to the strategic sourcing methodology.
  • Conducts spend analysis and identifies savings opportunities.
  • Assesses stakeholder needs and offers alternative solutions.
  • Analyzes supply market data/information.
  • Creates long term and short-term category strategy.
  • Recognizes the need for change and drives the change plan with little or no guidance.
  • Recognizes demand management triggers and works collaboratively with key business stakeholders to drive value.
  • Identifies relevant sources of supply.
  • Executes category strategy, which may include negotiation or RFx process, if necessary.
  • Negotiates agreements.
  • Manages strategic supplier relationships.
  • Understands concepts of supplier development.
  • Develops supplier scorecards and facilitates regular supplier reviews to track savings, supplier performance and service levels.
  • Monitors contract compliance.
  • Identifies opportunities and implements solutions for continuous improvement of quality, service, cost, etc.
  • Understands key value and cost drivers of supply markets and suppliers.
  • When appropriate for a category; manages inventory levels against targets, value contracts, invoice & payment issues, etc.
  • Involved in budgeting and forecasting processes for spend categories.


The Other Qualifications: 

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in related field OR equivalent experience (3+ years) in the field of procurement
  • Anticipates and responds to business needs and opportunities based on changing market and competitive environment.
  • Optimizes sourcing/purchasing strategies and quantifies impact on people, process and technology.
  • Applies knowledge, tools and processes to benefit and improve supply management.
  • Understands, applies and guides continuous improvement methodologies or tools in daily job.
  • Works with a long-term perspective in addressing stakeholder's goals to deliver
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities
  • You build relationships and collaborate to get to the desired outcome  
  • You take accountability for results – acting with integrity and honoring commitments  
  • You have a thirst for learning – you are always looking for ways to learn and help one another grow  
  • You exhibit our core values



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