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Brown-Forman Maintenance Supervisor, 3rd shift in Louisville, Kentucky

"This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced supervisor to join a maintenance team dedicated to excellence and lead a knowledgeable group of multicraft mechanics. With the current bourbon boom, there is a high demand for barrels. We use the latest technology to produce top-quality barrels for Brown-Forman products worldwide. If you are seeking a challenge, the chance to make a difference and the opportunities for growth, Brown-Forman Cooperage could be your path."-Hiring Manager

Meaningful Work From Day One

Responsible for all maintenance, boiler operations, plant facilities and systems at the Brown-Forman Cooperage. Directly supervises the activities of approximately 10 highly skilled craft employees. Responsible for creating a team environment focused on employee engagement, safety and a workplace that fosters teamwork. Provides direction and support to the site Maintenance team and is responsible for plant maintenance and boiler operations. Ensures that maintenance activities and areas of responsibility adhere to required regulatory, safety, environmental and quality requirements.

What You Can Expect

  • Responsible for all maintenance, facilities upkeep, and boiler operations at the Brown-Forman Cooperage.

  • Provides direction and support to the maintenance employees; sets policy and establishes procedures for the department; and monitors and supervises boiler and maintenance operations and activities to ensure productive, efficient operations, compliant with all regulatory requirements.

  • Prioritizes, plans, schedules, and communicates work orders/PMs for each shift daily. Ensures that each mechanic is fully utilized and holds them accountable for completion of scheduled work.

  • Partners with Inventory Management Administrator to ensure parts inventory are kept at optimal levels in concert with the Maintenance Manager.

  • Develops and utilizes inventory management systems, and serves as additional point of receiving for shipments to maintenance.

  • Works with equipment manufacturers, supervision, and trades to design and maintain effective preventive maintenance programs for all equipment and systems.

  • Develops preventive maintenance work order packages.

  • Provides recommendations for preventive maintenance program improvements.

  • Manages the daily staffing of maintenance personnel, daily and weekend overtime assignments and communicates daily with maintenance employees across all shifts to assess status of current maintenance needs, assign or adjust work orders, follow up on assigned work, and plan and schedule future maintenance work. Provides for the general growth and development of subordinate staff, establishes performance standards, and monitors and evaluates performance within these standards.

  • Stays abreast of changing regulatory, environmental, safety, OSHA and other requirements through training and education as they pertain to engineering and maintenance support.

  • This position will work on 3rd shift with hours 9:30pm - 6:30am.

What You Bring to the Table

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial) and 3-5 years experience working in a manufacturing environment including experience supervising/managing/leading a maintenance and/or operations function OR 5-10 years experience working in a manufacturing environment including experience supervising/managing/leading a maintenance and/or operations function.

  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, managing a boiler room operation and related systems.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and the ability to prepare and present finished reports and project updates using word processing, spreadsheets, or other computer applications.

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, climb over and under conveyors and generally move about in a manufacturing environment while inspecting, observing, and managing operations.

What Makes You Unique

  • Union supervisory experience, PLC control systems, experience in the woodworking industry.

Who We Are

We believe great people build great brands. And we know there is Nothing Better in the Market than a career at Brown-Forman. Being a part of Brown-Forman means you will grow both personally and professionally. You will have the opportunity to solve problems, seize opportunities, and generate bold ideas. You will belong to a place where teamwork matters and where you are encouraged to bring your best self to work.

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.

Nothing Better- 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-00007737