Brown-Forman Production Operator GD in Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
The Distillery Operator performs all production processes across BRDO, specifically Glendronach, Benriach and Glenglassaugh. The position requires self-managed, self-directed personnel with above average technical and people skills. The operator will be cross-trained in all aspects of the distillery and is expected to have the ability to complete the job at hand in a safe, efficient, and quality-oriented manner. The Distillery Operator is also expected to maintain equipment, trouble-shoot problems, follow directions and procedures, possess a positive attitude in the presence of the public and work well with other operators. This position will be based at Glendronach with the possibility of providing cover at Benriach and Glenglassaugh.
Perform multiple and diverse production duties in the distillery and spirits store (i.e. grain receiving and handling, milling, mashing, fermentation, distillation, by-product handling, barrel filling and disgorging, blending, basic barrel repair and raw materials handling.)
Conduct various quality control tests and procedures (e.g. temperature, alcohol content, grain sieve analysis, chemical analysis, etc.) to assure that incoming raw materials, work-in-progress and finished product meet the desired quality requirements.
Effective, orderly and accurate record keeping of operational activities and test results.
Perform general maintenance, preventive maintenance, sanitation and general clean-up functions pertaining to production tools and equipment. Assist maintenance personnel when needed.
Effectively troubleshoot and resolve operational problems when they occur. Consult with the Production Foreman, Distilleries Production Manager and Distillery Manager when situations exist that require collective reasoning.
Read, comprehend, and comply with all production operation directives and procedures.
Maintain and service plant buildings, grounds, facilities and utilities equipment as needed.
Conduct all work in a safe and responsible manner following the plant’s rules and regulations, taking an active role in developing a safety culture.
Communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms using email and computer programs to other members of staff as needed.
Complement other plant operations as needed.
Assist in developing and updating SOPs and risk assessments. Participate in Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) processes and initiatives to ensure compliance with Company and legislative requirements.
Supporting continuous improvement and TPM.
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Production
Req ID: JR-00002464