Molson Coors Brewing Company

Industrial Placement Student - Research and Development – Product Development

3 weeks ago
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Burton Upon Trent

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12 Month Industrial Placement Student – Research and Development – Product Development


Are you thirsty for a bright and rewarding career? At Molson Coors we are looking for ambitious self-starters with the confidence and drive to succeed. During your time at Molson Coors you’ll be given the opportunity to learn, develop & gain valuable industry experience through supporting our business growth agenda. Bringing a positive mind-set and professional attitude to the workplace, you’ll combine your superb analytical thinking, communication and problem solving skills to deliver great results for our business.

For more than 350 years we’ve been brewing great tasting beers all around the world - from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado USA to the historic Burton-on-Trent brewery in the UK. Here at Molson Coors, from our founding families and executive leaders to our master brewers and our sales teams, we are a brewing company that lives to delight the world’s beer drinkers.

Our over-arching ambition therefore is simple - to be first choice for consumers and customers, and our Market leading portfolio of brands tells us we’re doing a great job! In our stable you’ll find a surprising range of great tasting beers including Carling, Coors Light, Grolsch, Cobra, Singha, Doom Bar, Blue Moon and Rekorderlig Cider – to name a few.

Molson Coors (UK) has been awarded the prestigious ‘Top Employers United Kingdom Award’ for the past 4 years and we are delighted to count ourselves amongst the UK’s leading employers. We’ve created a culture that focuses on talent development & supports work-life balance. Our comprehensive employee development programmes ensure that at Molson Coors, everyone has the opportunity to challenge themselves, develop & be successful.


Offering a salary of £19,000 per annum you will be working within the European Research & Development Team (R&D), focussing on delivering the next generation of products for our consumers and customers.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals in our European R&D Innovation centre. With their support, you’ll be developing the next generation of beers, ciders and no & low alcohol products for the UK, Europe and beyond. In addition to building your technical, communication & project management skills, we also aim to leave you with a thorough understanding of the Commercial context of our activities.


When you join us as an Industrial Placement Student you will have access to the following -  

  • Valuable experience within an innovative & challenging global organisation
  • Opportunities to demonstrate your creativity and capability
  • Quality coaching, mentoring, leadership development and support
  • Flexible working practices, benefits and rewards


Skills you need to be successful in this role

We are looking for people who are studying relevant degrees for their chosen role(s). Within Product development we are looking for individuals who are studying for a relevant technically based degree such as Biological Sciences, Food science/Nutrition, Chemistry. You will also be predicted a 2.1 or above in your chosen subject. 


Molson Coors have a track record of bringing Industrial Placement Students back in Graduate Development roles, following their studies, so these placements could be a stepping stone into a long term career with us.


If that sounds good then we’d like to hear from you, click the link to apply.


Closing date for applications will be Friday 29th December 2017




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