Packaging Engineering and Execution Lead


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Montreal, QC, CA 


Brewing / Packaging: Packaging Department Manager, Packaging Engineer

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Position Title:

Packaging Engineering and Execution Lead

Job Description:

In the role of Packaging Engineering and Execution Lead working in Toronto or Montreal, you will be part of the Industrial Services and Support Team, this role is part of the Project Engineering and Execution team for the new greenfield project in the Montreal. In this role, you will have The Packaging Engineering complete (end to end) accountability and management for all engineering and capital work streams within the packaging module within the new greenfield construction project, this includes accountability for complete development and detailed engineering, construction / installation, commissioning, startup and final performance/technical sign-off on all packaging work streams.  In this role, you will be responsible to ensure that your team supports the operational transition lead with operational readiness and transition (technical documents, asset care program, relevant SOP's etc.) as they jointly delivery a vertical start-up of the packaging lines and people. In this role, you will be accountable to maintain strict and effective adherence to all Molson Coors project processes (Brilliant Execution), Steerco, Project Updates, relevant Molson Coors Canada policies and project cost control which includes timely forecasting and reporting of LE's and adherence to financial controls. This position reports into the Director, Engineering and Execution.

Job Requirements:

The Responsibilities:
  • Full Accountability (end to end) for the packaging modules within the new greenfield brewery including engineering, construction and startup (3-4 packaging lines and interdependencies with other modules such as brewing, powerhouse, IT/MES and asset care).
  • Lead the project module from development stage, capital approval, detailed engineering, construction/installation, vertical start-up and final occupancy and performance sign-off. He/she will also support the operational transition, early equipment management and operational readiness required to ensure a vertical start-up.
  • Responsible for the packaging project budget including all budget cost control, LE forecasting (monthly, quarterly, annually), change order management, payment schedules and final payment sign-off.
  • Accountable and responsible for the packaging engineering and execution team for the new greenfield brewery.
  • Accountable for packaging team's delivery and compliance with the project schedule for the new greenfield brewery project schedule and milestones. This includes all direct and indirect project milestones related to the overall project schedule.
  • Full accountability of Brilliant Execution for Capital Project process including early equipment management that will deliver a vertical start-up. This includes working and influencing his/her business partners (regionally and globally) to achieve joint success.
  • Participate in the vendor selection process: RFQ’s, contract negotiation and Equipment Supply Agreements (performance guarantees, brand mix, pricing, timelines, liquidated damages, etc.)
  • Address supplier issues directly with the OEM’s or with the Molson Coors Procurement team
  • Represent MCC and lead equipment FAT’s
  • Act as the Molson Coors point of contact during the vertical ramp-up process.
Work Perks that You Need to Know About:
  • We’re one of Canada's Most Attractive Employers
  • 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.
  • Flexible work programs like working from home, no meetings after 1pm on Fridays, year-long summer hours and flexible start and end times
  • 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 and pension benefits
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • University Degree, P.Eng. or equivalent experience in high-speed packaging. Experience in Packaging Operations would be an asset.
  • 8-15 years of experience in packaing engineering and/or operations with project execution and delivery experience.
  • You have experience in delivering highly interdependent and complex projects within the packaging manufacturing environment with preferred experience in the new or upgrade brewery/beverage projects.
  • You have an understanding of brewery operational performance metrics, operating best practices and ways for working, packaging technology and process expertise, understanding of construction and equipment installation best practices, facilities design, permitting, construction and major site infrastructure, understanding of construction and project EH&S requirements, excellent communication skills, demonstrated people management experience & skills, and effective techniques and experience for postivie conflict management.
  • As part of the recruitment process, the candidates will be required to provide consent to complete a criminal background check.