MillerCoors Continuous Improvement Specialist in Denver, Colorado
Continuous Improvement Specialist
Date: Sep 8, 2020
Denver, CO, US
Requisition ID: 13126
A Career in Beer: #CDC
Coors Distributing Company (CDC) is one of the nation’s leading beer distributors based out of Denver, CO. We are the critical link between our brewery suppliers that produce the beer and the retail outlets where they are sold, as well as the restaurants and bars where they are consumed. We were founded in 1971 and became a MillerCoors LLC in 2008 as part of the joint venture between Miller Brewing Company and Coors Brewing Company, and we remain the only company owned distributor for MillerCoors. Major brand acquisitions occurred in January of 2010 making Coors Distributing Company one of the top 25 largest beer distributors in the country with over 30 suppliers, roughly 14 million cases per year, and nearly 400 employees.
In the role of Continuous Improvement Specialist working in Denver, CO you will be part of the Operations team. The person will conduct analysis and identify opportunities to create efficiencies and drive productivity within the Warehouse function. In this role, you will plan and execute projects designed to improve processes within the Warehouse function, utilizing data to develop and implement new processes.
This position reports to Director of Operations and works closely with the Warehouse Operations and Supply Chain groups.
Assists and supports the workflow and lean manufacturing processes for the Warehouse team. Analyzes current productions methods using lean manufacturing principles; benchmarks and forms
Facilitates with the implementation of the single-piece-flow work-cells together with production staff to meet daily product demand with minimal staffing requirement
Recommends machinery, hand tools, processes, and procedures that help improve product/component quality, reduce lead times, or reduce manpower requirements
Optimizes or redesigns process flows to meet project requirements, identifies and manages resources for process improvement projects. Determines project scope and schedules accordingly based on business needs
Provides consultation on the use of re-engineering techniques to improve efficiency. Assists in developing process improvement policies and infrastructure
Leading with an "all injuries are preventable" philosophy, identifying risky behaviors, and identifying process improvements to ensure safety of employees
Conducts time studies for all Warehouse processes, including replenishment, repack returned beer, trailer loading/unloading, staging, and equipment, including process flow map and improvements
Establishes, documents, communicates, and trains all processes and procedures. Builds and tracks metrics for gap analysis
Other duties as assigned
The Other Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or another related field required
You have 1-3 years of experience working in a warehouse environment
You have the ability to quickly learn/use additional computer programs (i.e., Excel), and software including VIP, VPS, and web-based applications
You effectively present information to different audiences
You are a problem solver with the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
As part of the recruitment process, the candidates will be required to provide consent to complete a criminal background check
Work Perks that You Need to Know About:
You will have benefits starting on day 1! This includes participation in our Total Rewards program, parental leave, health, dental and vision
Access to our on-site gym, Employee Assistance Program and discount plans, and gratis beer
On-site bar and top events including hospitality twice a week for employees to get together and network with each other!
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: Denver
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