Distillery Flex Operator

Function:
Supply Chain/Logistics
Role:
Any
Employment Type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full Time
Region:
Americas
Area:
Any
Salary:
Competitive
Posted:
18-Jul-18
Recruiter:
Diageo
Job Ref:
62598BR

Context/Scope:
The Bulleit Distillery in Shelbyville is the newest addition to Diageo's NA Distillery portfolio. The Bulleit brand is undergoing significant growth and this is a key role in ensuring we continue to deliver high quality whiskey to meet consumer demands. 
The role requires:
- Control and monitoring of distillery processes and related activities.

- Target monitoring relating to health and safety, distillate quality, production efficiency, energy management, production planning and cost efficiency.

- Full compliance with all regulatory requirements and Diageo procedures relating to site risk, TTB and environmental constraints.

- Flexibility to adapt to different shift working practices and patterns. The distillery will operate on a 24/7 basis. Shift work is required on a 7 day schedule.

- Both team and individual working that requires effective decision-making and problem solving skills as well as an ability to use initiative to adapt pre-set work plans.

- Use of automated production recording and management reporting systems e.g. SAP.

- Indirect production activity (e.g. project teamwork) as the need arises.

- Demonstration and promotion of positive actions and behaviours within and out with the workplace.

- Support to "on-call" managers that is likely to include:
- The completion of plant operating, H & S, environmental and security checks.

- The suspension of contractor operations if they are in breach of compliance standards.

- Attendance during incidents or emergencies.

- Working closely with the Maturation and Maintenance teams to ensure the safe and efficient operation of all aspects of the facility.

- Performing minor maintenance (cleaning, inspection and lubrication of equipment).

Dimensions:
You will be responsible for:
- Operating the distillery per Standard Operating Procedures.

- Monitoring and controlling the process.

- Identifying and correcting deviations from standard process parameters.

- Reacting to abnormal conditions, breakdowns, and emergencies.

- Maintaining accurate process and inventory records.

- Maintaining a high standard of distillate quality.

 
Top 3-5 Accountabilities
 
Overall:
- Safe & efficient production of a high quality product.

 
Specifically:
- Organize and prioritize production operations and dispatches in accordance with agreed plans.

- Control, monitor and optimize all distillery processes to maximize performance in a manner which fully complies with all legal requirements and Diageo standards and delivers high quality product.

- Identify and analyze any non-conforming deviations from the expected process parameters.

- Respond appropriately to a range of breakdown, accident or emergency situations. This will include initial contact with emergency service(s).

- Clearly communicate with own team and others to ensure the effective continuity of site operations both during and across shifts.

- Maintaining accurate process and inventory records.

 
 
Qualifications and Experience Required:
- Minimum 18 years of age.

- High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

- Minimum of 2 years relevant process operating experience in any of the following environments distilling/brewing/food manufacture/petrochemical/pharmaceutical and/or the equivalent process technical training with demonstrated achievements.

- Demonstrated teamwork capability and can-do attitude.

- Excellent communication skills.

- Willingness to work towards industry qualifications.

- Full driving license.

- A working knowledge and understanding of health and safety, TTB and environmental risk management principles.

- PC/Systems skills e.g. SAP.

- A working knowledge and understanding of electronic/paper business systems.

 
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