Brown-Forman Production Team Member in Louisville, Kentucky
Job Description Summary Brown-Forman is hiring several team members for their production team to support and work in the Brown-Forman Distillery Operations. These are career opportunities for individuals with a strong manufacturing background in a fast-paced production environment. The scope of the role of production operators is to ensure daily equipment operation in the areas of bottling, processing, distilling and warehousing with a focus on producing high quality, on-time and cost-efficient products. Each operator will participate in activities to promote continuous improvement across all departments. This role will be part of a high performing operational team, responsible for a proactive approach toward creating and maintaining safe work conditions and practices.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Maintaining continuous distilling and bottling operations across multiple shifts, role and/or departments. Departments may include: Bottling, Processing, Distilling, Shipping, Barrel Warehouse, Facilities
Participate in continuous improvement teams across the operation to improve key performance indicators.
Monitor and operate automatic equipment, clean production area, and maintain sanitation standards
Perform tasks of classification as assigned including all packaging equipment and related machinery
Perform other tasks as assigned
Physical Ability requirements may include: frequent standing, climbing, ascending/descending, walking, bending, stooping, and twisting
Ability to lift, push, and carry 50 - 100 pounds
High school diploma or equivalent
Must have basic math skills
Ability to perceive quality of work, read material and review documents; receive and follow instructions
1-3 year’s production experience, manufacturing experience or equivalent type work
Ability to troubleshoot issues and identify proper resources, perform quality checks, and conduct daily sanitation
Ability to work any shift and overtime as necessary
Must possess good interpersonal skills and be a team player
Must comply with stringent safety requirements including the use of Personal Protective Equipment, LOTO, etc.
Must pass drug & alcohol screening, background check, physical abilities, mechanical aptitude and other testing as required
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Associates Degree or better
Computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, G-Suite, SAP
Distillery or bottling operations experience
Starting salary is $21.24.
This is a union environment, and you will either be on a second (3:00pm-11:30pm, Monday through Friday) or third shift (11:30pm-7:00AM, Sunday through Thursday.
Shift differential is 40 cents for afternoon and 50 cents for the evening.
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-00002744