Engineering Manager

Employer: Molson Coors Beverage Company
Job location
Burton on Trent
Job salary
Competitive + Bonus + Car Cash Allowance
Job term
Job closing date

Why You Should Join Us 

For over two centuries Molson Coors Beverage Company has been brewing beverages that unite people for all of life’s moments. We produce some of the most beloved and iconic beer brands ever made. While the company’s history is rooted in beer, we offer a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.  

Our growing beverage portfolio in the UK & Ireland includes Pravha, Staropramen, Blue Moon, Rekorderlig, Aspall Cyder alongside popular favourites Coors Light, Carling - the UK’s number one selling lager, and the UK’s number one selling cask ale - Doom Bar. 

We now have a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join the leadership team at Burton Brewery, our largest, and most advanced brewery in Europe.

Your Purpose 

In this leadership role, you’ll be responsible for the entire engineering department in addition to working as part of the site leadership team setting, evolving and developing the strategic direction of this world class manufacturing facility.

Key Responsibilities

You’ll be accountable for safely optimising efficiency in all areas of engineering, utilising our advanced manufacturing processes which contribute to world class standards of operation and asset. 

You’ll lead innovation projects and transformational change combining technology and people processes to improve responsiveness, adaptability and performance.

People First is our key value so you’ll build a winning and proactive engineering team by role modelling our values and actively coaching people’s development.

You’ll be responsible for ensuring that all health, safety and environment, quality, cost and reliability standards are met and driving conformance to regulatory and accreditation standards.

You’ll own the maintenance and improvement processes around quality and reliability of Burton Brewery assets. 

You’ll develop and manage engineering strategy to meet or exceed annual plans, develop and execute budgetary and capital plans, review existing equipment capacity and people resource aligned to our strategy. 

As part of an integrated brewery leadership team, you’ll develop objectives and priorities and lead the change management processes for the department building effective relationships across the manufacturing network. 

About You 

We’re keen to hear from experienced engineering managers who have led engineering functions within large, complex and automated manufacturing facilities. Previous experience in a similar role, such as within FMCG, beverages, automotive, pharma or consumer goods would be preferred.  

This is a unique and challenging role, so you’ll need the technical expertise in Engineering so Chartered Engineer status or higher national / degree level qualifications in engineering would be ideal.  In addition, we need outstanding leadership capabilities with a demonstrable career history in leading, motivating and developing people and high performing teams. Our teams are at the heart of everything we do.

It would be beneficial if you have the change management experience and expertise of a lean manufacturing (or similar) journey and implementation. Alternatively, the evolution of these processes or experience in world class manufacturing practices and methodologies. On top of this, expertise in capital investment projects and manufacturing cost management would be preferred.

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About Us 

  • We’re one of the UK’s Most Attractive Employers winning the Top Employer award for the last 8 years. 
  • Flexible work programmes to ensure a work life balance is maintained such as our market leading Moments That Matter for significant moments in your life. 
  • Commitment to the physical and mental wellbeing of all our people. We are proud to have been awarded Gold in Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Awards.  
  • We’re committed to raising industry standards and leaving a positive imprint on our employees, consumers, communities and the environment which is reflected in Our Beer Print and our 2025 sustainability targets. 

Molson Coors Beverage Company: Building Careers  

Molson Coors Beverage Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we seek diversity. We want to continue to create an environment where our people are truly able to be themselves at work, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religion. We want people to be able to bring their own creativity and style to work, so that we get diversity in our thinking across our organisation, as we believe that we are a better business for it. 

This makes our talent strategy simple – we want the best talent in all our roles, regardless of their background. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew and our people are our greatest asset.