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Brewing Material Agronomist

Date:  Nov 20, 2023

Monte Vista, CO, US

Requisition ID: 28710 


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 Agronomist working in Monte Vista, Colorado you will develop and manage supplier (grower) relationships within one of the scenic barley production regions of the Rocky Mountain West. This position provides barley production guidance to Molson Coors barley growers in Colorado through consultation to achieve a high level of malt barley quality as well as sustainability. This position spends a significant amount of time outside the office, traveling regionally to visit growers. The Agronomist also contributes as needed to elevator operations as well as manages and executes independent projects for the Barley Program.


This position reports to the Regional Manager – Barley Program.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Implementing Molson Coors procurement strategies. Executing the Molson Coors barley contract with growers. Responsible for maintaining the grower base to obtain the best barley to maximize the highest value to Molson Coors.  Works to improve the grower community level of sustainability within the Molson Coors Barley Program.
  • Collaborating with the Molson Coors barley growers to produce a quality crop that meet Molson Coors contract specifications.  Agronomic recommendations encompass planting, integrated pest management, irrigation, and timing of harvest.
  • Collaborating with the Barley Research and Development in the planning, execution, and analysis of variety development activities in area. Providing expert support and knowledge to the Farm Operator to enable the research farm to deliver the best performance.
  • Managing or assisting, with the administration of a certified barley seed program, including contracting of seed growers and inspections of grower’s equipment and storage. Managing seed wholesaler relationships.


The Other Qualifications:  

  • You are an authentic leader. You value and respect differences and believe diversity with inclusion is the key to collaboration and a winning team culture.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science or Business, or 5 years practical field experience in agronomy or related field required.
  • Practical experience in small grain production is required.
  • Demonstrated skills with common software such as Windows, Excel, and Word.  Ability to quickly learn to manage information in grain accounting systems as well as ArcGIS Pro.
  • Can demonstrate skills in trouble shooting, technical crop knowledge, and decision making.


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. 
  • 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.
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages! 

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Colorado