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Brown-Forman 3rd Shift Processing Operator - Woodford Reserve in Versailles, Kentucky

Support third shift processing operations at Woodford Reserve, including entering and removing barrels from warehouses, dumping barrels and processing liquid. Will operate a forklift or flatbed truck; will cut whiskey tanks and record information in accordance with standard operating procedures. Inventory management responsibilities including but not limited to accurately logging inventory movements and executing cycle counts. May fill and store barrels per guidelines and select/transport aged barrels.


  • Promote accident prevention by adhering to all safety guidelines and standards, actively participating in all required training, identifying, communicating and eliminating potential hazards and maintaining consistent communication with Health & Safety Manager and EHS Committee

  • Adhere to all PPE guidelines, including wearing steel toed/slip resistant safety shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses and gloves, as required


  • Contribute to a team environment, providing support to other areas of the operation as needed and adapting to change in a positive and professional manner

  • Communicate in a professional and respectful manner at all times and to all colleagues, contractors and visitors

  • Demonstrate strong relationship building skills

  • Actively seek diverse points of view to help make decisions and solve problems

  • Effectively and professionally work with people from a wide range of backgrounds/skills


  • Verify accuracy of all documentation in accordance with SOPs

  • Complete housekeeping and sanitation duties, per schedule and in accordance with cGMPs


  • Perform tasks associated with processing liquid, including cutting whiskey tanks, entering and removing barrels from the warehouse

  • Collect samples of barreled whiskey

  • Perform sensory evaluations

Must Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and have attained a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Proficient at basic math (adding, multiplying and subtracting)

  • Proficient technology skills, including Google suite

  • Strong troubleshooting skills and collaborative approach to problem-solving

  • Able to push and pull at least 100 pounds

  • Able to walk, bend, stoop, twist, reach upward/downward, crouch, ascend/descend stairs/ramps/ ladders and enter tight/restricted areas on a daily basis

  • Able to work under varied environmental conditions, including cold and heat

  • Strong attendance and work performance

Preferred Experience

  • 2- or 4-year degree

  • Experience operating PIE

  • SAP experience

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

City: Versailles

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00000350