Draft Dispense Developer

Missouri based Draft & Dispense Solutions Company

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Position

Draft Dispense Developer

Function

The company is a leading draft beer (and other beverages) packaging provider to the market. The company is looking to build in its current knowledge base to diversify into new lines of draft dispense products to facilitate growth of its core packaging line.

Based in MO and reporting to Technical Director – Americas (with oversight from the Group New Product Development Director) this role will involve bring a series of dispense related concepts through from concept through prototyping to industrialisation. The role shall include full project management from design through to sourcing of parts; interfacing with relevant members of the Group at the appropriate time.

The successful candidate shall further contribute in the field from time to time with dispense related problems, working with the team across the Americas to further the market education that the Company wishes to provide.

This role is ideal for an ambitious person with sound engineering knowledge and a passion for the brewing or beverage industry - who wishes to combine technical skills and abilities with real world product innovation opportunities.


Key Duties

 

Whilst not exhaustive the key tasks will be to:

 

Dispense development

-       Project manage dispense innovations form concept through to industrialisation

-       Interface with the Head of Procurement to build a robust supply chain

-       Create new concepts or ideas based on feedback from the Americas / Global commercial team

-       Build relationships with key companies in the dispense space to further the companies own knowledge

-       Teach-ins with internal customers to up-skill the businesses dispense knowledge

Trouble shooting & market education

-       Support and improve dispense literature in emerging draft markets to avoid market issues

-       Using dispense knowledge, perform in-market troubleshooting from time to time

 

Other

-       Support around various filling innovations ongoing

-       Management of St Louis developmental space

 

Knowledge & Experience

-       Background of mechanical engineering

-       CAD experience required

-       Some project management experience preferred

-       Spanish language preferred

Package

-       $40k - $55k depending on experience

-       Significant performance related bonus on successful launch

-       Contribution to health care scheme (after qualifying period).

-       Public Holidays with pay

-       Paid vacation

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