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Quality Specialist - Wheat Ridge, CO





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Company Name

Rocky Mountain Bottle Company

Company Description

Rocky Mountain Bottle Company is a joint venture partnership between MillerCoors and Owens-Illinois and is located in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. RMBC manufactures glass containers exclusively for MillerCoors. The plant produces over 3.4 million bottles each day for brands such as Coors Light, Coors Banquet, Miller Lite (Vortex bottle), Blue Moon and Killian’s brands and ships to multiple MillerCoors breweries. RMBC employs approximately 260 people.

Job Description

Promotes quality excellence and execution within the operational teams to improve overall quality, productivity, cost, and customer satisfaction. Partners with and provides support to suppliers, operations, engineering, asset care, quality teams and customers. Provides data interpretation and expertise to various operational areas and provides specialized analysis and inspections to improve, monitor, control, validate, and sustain process quality (e.g. SPC, DOE, and other six sigma tools). Serves as resource/coach for established quality standards and procedures, quality education, sanitation, and technical support to optimize existing equipment/processes and new technologies. Educates, trains and influences process leadership and teams at all levels to drive continuous and focused improvement to reduce variability in each process operation.
Is responsible for adhering to all rules, regulations, policies, programs and related MillerCoors Quality Management System including Safe Quality Food (SQF), Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Good manufacturing practice (GMP) to ensure safety and quality. Position may require some travel.


Education / Experience

  • BS or BA in a science related field of study or extensive laboratory/brewery and/or process experience
  • Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cereal Science, Microbiology, Food Science, Agronomy, and Chemical Engineering preferred
  • Six Sigma Certification a plus
  • Two (2) to four (4) years’ experience in quality related processes
  • Demonstrated use of advanced problem solving tools
  • Process or packaging lab experience as appropriate highly recommended

Skills / Knowledge

  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrument maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and computer skills
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement concepts
  • Thorough understanding of brewing or packaging as appropriate is a plus
  • Awareness of OSHA regulations, GMP, state agricultural practices/policies, TTB regulations, plant safety regulations, FDA guidelines for food plant operations and environmental regulations regarding manufacturing brewery operations
  • Knowledge transfer and technical training skills across all levels of the organization
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong organization, self-management, time management and planning skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving expertise
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Demonstrated basic leadership skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in a shift operation, weekends and holidays as necessary to support production requirements
  • Must exhibit the flexibility needed to respond to frequent changes in production requirements
  • Ability to coach, and influence others to achieve results


Wheat Ridge




United States

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