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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/18/2019
Job Category:
Manufacturing
Machine Operator
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Sazerac Company | Frankfort, KY
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Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton's, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Margaritaville Spirits, Dr. McGillicuddy's, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka. We're proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville location has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky" four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of "world's most award-winning distillery" through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Company/Location Overview

Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich tradition dates back to 1773 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won 17 distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. It was named "Brand Innovator of the Year" by Whisky Magazine at its Icons of Whisky America Awards 2015. Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 300 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. The distillery is part of the Sazerac family of companies.

For more information, please visit www.buffalotracedistillery.com or www.sazerac.com.

Job Description/Responsibilities

Buffalo Trace Distillery is currently seeking Machine Operators that are dependable and motivated people to join the outstanding team that produces some of the highest quality products in the world. Specific duties include safely operating and maintaining bottling machinery and equipment, setting up, conducting changeovers, making adjustments, performing quality checks and accurately maintaining required paperwork, and cleaning equipment after use. Work environment may not be climate controlled. This position has a starting salary of $22.65 per hour and is part of a collectively bargained unit. The physical requirements may include frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., pushing, pulling, climbing, and continuous standing/walking.

Qualifications/Requirements

Successful applicants will have:

* Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent
* Must be at least 21 years old
* A stable, safe work history in a manufacturing environment with excellent attendance record.
* Must be able to work flexible shifts (1st, 2nd or 3rd) including possible weekend overtime

Preferred qualifications:

* Previous experience in the alcoholic beverage industry

About Sazerac Company

Sazerac is a pioneering company in the American vodka market, launching its first brand as far back as 1948. Since that day, we have continued this pioneering and innovating work with the introduction the first American-distilled organic vodka. During our time in the vodka category, we've built an extensive and diverse portfolio with the aim of simply delivering to our consumers exceptional quality vodkas. In order to further develop our expertise in vodka distillation, we operate a uniquely constructed micro distillery, allowing us to experiment with exciting new vodka recipes.