MillerCoors Quality Specialist - Packaging in Golden, Colorado

Auto req ID 8774BR

Company Name MillerCoors LLC

Country United States

State Colorado

City Golden

Posting Title Quality Specialist - Packaging

Functional Area Brewery Operations

Company Description We’re committed to creating the best team in beer. It takes a diverse group of innovators, thought leaders, problem solvers and influencers to deliver results and make cool ideas a reality. We grow skills on the job and in the classroom with our award-winning MillerCoors University. And no matter your needs, our benefits are competitive and the perks are many. From family leave and dependent care, to flexible work options and even allowances for free beer, our people are rewarded with more than just a paycheck. At MillerCoors, we do more than brew great beer, we craft great careers.

Posting Job Description

Promotes quality excellence and execution within the operational teams to improve overall quality, productivity, cost, and customer satisfaction. Partners with and provides support to suppliers, operations, engineering, asset care, quality teams and customers with 24 hour coverage to facilitate continuous improvement. Provides data interpretation and expertise to various operational areas and provides specialized analysis and inspections to improve, monitor, control, validate, and sustain process quality (e.g. SPC, DOE, and other six sigma tools). Serves as resource/coach for established quality standards and procedures, quality education, sanitation, and technical support to optimize existing equipment/processes and new technologies. Educates, trains and influences process leadership and teams at all levels to drive continuous and focused improvement to reduce variability in each process operation.

Is responsible for adhering to all rules, regulations, policies, programs and related MillerCoors Quality Management System including SQF, HACCP and GMP to ensure safety and quality of MillerCoors products.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or BA in a science related field of study or extensive laboratory/brewery and/or process experience (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cereal Science, Microbiology, Food Science, Agronomy, and Chemical Engineering preferred)

  • Advanced degree or certificate in brewing or quality related processes (e.g. IBD, CQE, Six Sigma) a plus

  • Six Sigma Certification preferred

  • Two (2) to four (4) years experience in quality related processes

  • Demonstrated use of advanced problem solving tools

  • Process or packaging lab experience as appropriate highly recommended

  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrument maintenance, calibration and trouble shooting

  • Advanced knowledge of statistical methods and computer skills

  • Advanced knowledge of continuous improvement concepts

  • Thorough understanding of brewing or packaging as appropriate

  • Thorough knowledge of quality systems, MillerCoors Manufacturing Way, quality at source, sanitation, aseptic processes and MillerCoors HACCP requirements

  • Thorough understanding of MillerCoors quality requirements for packaging, distribution and brewing as related to product quality specifications or equivalent

  • Awareness of OSHA regulations, GMP, state agricultural practices/policies, TTB regulations, plant safety regulations, FDA guidelines for food plant operations and environmental regulations regarding manufacturing brewery operations

  • Knowledge transfer and technical training skills across all levels of the organization

Other Requirements:

  • Advanced interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills

  • Strong organization, self-management, time management and planning skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving expertise

  • Demonstrated decision making skills

  • Demonstrated basic leadership skills

  • Ability and willingness to work in a shift operation, weekends and holidays as necessary to support production requirements

  • Strong facilitation skills

  • Must exhibit the flexibility needed to respond to frequent changes in production requirements

  • Ability to coach, and influence others to achieve results

  • Resource to packaging or brewing business units to drive toward stage 3 quality GEMS and beyond.