Maturation Warehouse Operator - Bulleit Distillery

Supply Chain/Logistics
Employment Type:
Full Time
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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 and co-products to meet consumer demands.

The role requires:

- Whiskey barrel palletizing, filling and dumping
- Safe and efficient movement and storage of empty and full Whiskey barrels.

- Maintain quality and the integrity of all Whiskey barrels following Diageo Standards

- Maintain accurate inventory and movement records

- Loading/Unloading of Tankers

- Training and Backfill capability to control and monitor dryhouse processes and related activities. This includes but is not limited processing areas and related ancillary equipment As well as:
- Ability to read and interpret gauges for pressure, vacuum, temperature and flow rate

- Ability to use computer systems to monitor and control the system.

- React to abnormal conditions, breakdowns, and emergencies

- Full compliance to all Diageo, federal and local regulations for the handling, storage and transportation of Whiskey including TTB, FDA and environmental constraints

- Maintain a safe and clean work environment

- Flexibility to adapt to different shift working practices and patterns.

- Target monitoring relating to health and safety, dark distillers grain quality, production efficiency, energy management, production planning and cost efficiency

- Both team and individual working that requires effective decision-making, troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

- Demonstration and promotion of positive actions and behaviors within and out of the workplace

- Support to "on-call" managers.

Purpose of Role:
Perform all dryhouse and barrel warehousing duties as assigned to successfully achieve production requirements. This role will work with the Production and Maintenance teams to ensure a safe and efficient operation of the dryhouse and warehouse facilities.

You will be responsible for:

- Following the Dryhouse and Warehouse 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 safe and efficient production of high standard of quality

Qualifications and Experience Required:

- Minimum 21 years of age.

- High School Diploma, GED or equivalent. Preferred - process operating experience.

- Forklift safety and OSHA certification or experience in the operation of a powered truck; will train, CDL preferred.

- Experience/capabilities with stacking pallets up to 20 feet high

- Demonstrated teamwork capability and can-do attitude.

- Excellent communication skills.

- Driver license.

- Ability to work any shift and holidays.

- 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.

Physical Aspects:

- Lifting - Minimum: 50 lbs frequently; Maximum: 100 lbs

- Repetitive Motion - Frequently manipulating controls on forklift.

- Dexterity - Frequent manipulating controls on forklift.

- Standing/Sitting - Frequent sitting, standing and bending

- Frequent Walking

- Ability to work in confined spaces

- Pulling/Pushing - Frequent to close overhead dock and trailer door and to operate cleaning equipment

Make - Distilling & Maturation


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