Master Brewers Association of the Americas

Quality Technician

Molson Coors Beverage Company
Golden, Colorado, United States
3 days ago


Requisition ID: 22980

A Career in Beer:

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is uniting people to celebrate all of life's moments. We are the world's family brewer, brewing and selling our beer for over 350 years around the world.

We are TalentBrewers - we believe in our brands and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do then we want to hear from you.

The Headlines:

Quality Technicians are an integral part of the Quality lab team operations as they are responsible for safely collecting samples from brewing and packaging operations and accurately processing all samples as needed for timely analysis, accurate data reporting and critical operations' decisions.

This role requires understanding and consistent use of aseptic technique and Good Lab Practices throughout each shift. It also requires safe, appropriate, and frequent use computers, databases, two way radios, personal CO2 monitors, laminar flow hoods, vacuum systems, autoclaves, aerobic incubators, anaerobic incubators, centrifuges, microscopes, pipettes, lab glassware, carts, tricycles, grab sample bottles, dishwashers, and coolers and freezers.

The Quality Technicians provide around the clock coverage of lab operations by working a 4 X 4 rotating schedule which requires excellent communication, collaboration, and customer service. Full time Quality Technicians are expected to learn and become subject matter experts in all Quality Technician responsibilities in order to provide guidance and support for new and/or contingent team members and ensure the success of the team. They are active participants in Quality Lab Team meetings, goal accomplishments, initiatives, events, improvements, communication and teamwork.

Successful Quality Technicians lead by example and demonstrate commitment to the Molson Coors values to Put People First, Be Bold & Decisive, Take Accountability, Learn Every Day and Celebrate Together. Quality Technicians must also adhere to all safety guidelines and expectations as well as Department, Brewery, and Company policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.

The Responsibilities:

  • Safely and accurately collect samples as required throughout the brewery per sample guidelines
  • Safely process all required samples with compliance to sample plan guidelines and lab protocols and procedures for microbiology, chemistry, and sensory analysis
  • Safely and appropriately apply aseptic technique and utilize laboratory equipment such as laminar flow hoods, vacuum system, autoclave, aerobic incubators, anaerobic incubators, compressed gas, centrifuge, microscopes, thermometers, pipettes, coolers and freezers
  • Provide accurate and timely escalation of any process, product or equipment errors or problems
  • Accurately and frequently communicate with team members and customers to ensure all required lab tasks are completed in a timely fashion
  • Accurately create and interpret sample labels and report data as required
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations, policies, and programs established by the Molson Coors Quality Management System, Quality Lab Department, Golden Brewery/ Valley and Molson Coors
  • Knowledgeable of all Quality Technician positions and tasks and offer guidance/ support for new or contingent technicians to ensure success of the team
  • Actively participate and Quality Lab meetings, communications, goal accomplishment and teamwork

The Other Qualifications:

  • Education or experience in a science- related field (Brewing Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, Cereal Science etc.)
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of microbiology and chemistry
  • Understand importance of compliance to standard operating procedures and test methods
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrument maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting
  • Basic understanding of brewing and/ or product packaging processes
  • Familiarity with quality systems, computer operations, and data entry
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills
  • Experience with problem solving, continuous improvement, 5S, GMP, and food safety
  • Flexibility with schedule as needed to support rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, vacation coverage and production requirements
  • Able to collect samples from a variety of environmental conditions in the manufacturing facility

At Molson Coors, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. That's why all offers of employment in the U.S. where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Job Posting Hourly Rate:$34.25

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.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64902167
  • Location:
    Golden, Colorado, United States
  • Position Title: Quality Technician
  • Company Name For Job: Molson Coors Beverage Company

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