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Brown-Forman Industrial Maintenance Technician - 2nd or 3rd Shift in Louisville, Kentucky


Pay: 30.55 to $33.95 + Shift Differential

Distillery Shift: 2nd - 3:00pm to 11:00pm 3rd 11:00pm - 7:00am

Bottling Shift: 2nd - 2:30pm to 11:00pm 3rd 10:30pm - 7:00am

Meaningful Work From Day One

The Maintenance Multi-craft Mechanic is responsible for the general maintenance and repair of all production equipment, systems and facilities. In addition, the maintenance employee may be involved in new equipment and machinery installation, equipment and facilities upgrades and redesigns and is involved in the recommendation and selection of new equipment and facilities changes.

What You Can Expect

  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting pneumatic and hydraulic devices and systems (pumps, valves, piping, etc.)

  • Experience with machine shop equipment to include Mills, Lathes, Presses, and Surface Grinders to a prescribed specification as dictated by mechanical print

  • Experience with basic welding techniques and metal fabrication, including Mig, Tig, and Stick

  • Ability to prepare, modify, maintain plant equipment. Repair breakdowns, preventative maintenance on machines, and modify equipment.

  • Experience with threading and installing black and brass pipe in a proficient manner

  • Proficiency in use of personal computer

  • Ability to work in a team environment and be self-motivated

  • Ability to perceive quality of work, read material and review documents; receive instructions

What You Bring to the Table

  • 5 years experience as a mechanic/machinist working with process manufacturing equipment, strong education and work background in processing or manufacturing equipment troubleshooting, adjustment, repair and controls

  • Must be available to work overtime as necessary; must be able to work all shifts

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must pass drug & alcohol screening, Physical Abilities Test, and other testing as required; ability to lift and carry 80 pounds

  • Must appreciate and support stringent safety requirements including the use of Personal Protective Equipment, LOTO, etc.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

What Makes You Unique

  • Shielded metal, Arc (Vertical and Overhead) Oxyacetylene; Heliarc and Mig Welding

  • Have experience in troubleshooting and repair of the packaging line and material handling equipment under production conditions.

  • Have experience and ability to perform preventive maintenance, repairs and adjustments to lift truck equipment. Ability to operate a forklift, man lifts, and other equipment.

  • Ability to operate a lathe, milling machine, and surface grinder to pre-described specifications as dictated by mechanical print.

  • Ability to solder copper piping; thread and install black, brass, and stainless steel piping in a proficient manner. Familiarity with working on steam and condensate systems and piping.

  • Experience and working knowledge of centrifugal, reciprocating and pneumatic pumps including replacement of bearings, diaphragms and mechanical seals, positive displacement, diaphragm.

  • Have experience in and a good working knowledge of pumps, motors, valves and cylinders and the ability to troubleshoot hydraulic systems.

Who We Are

Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home. Come have a seat at our table!

Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman- We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.

Cultivating a Caring Culture- We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.

Enriching Life. Enriching Careers- At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in countries around the world.

What We Offer

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.

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 Supply Chain

Function: Prod

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00006771