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Brown-Forman Woodford Reserve Warehouse Operator in Versailles, Kentucky

Performs various duties with “Safety First” mindset, working with the team to support the operations associated with entering and removing barrels from warehouses. Will operate a forklift and flatbed truck. Inventory management responsibilities including but not limited to accurately logging inventory movements and executing cycle counts. Will select, store and transport 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

  • Perform daily pre-shift FLT checks in accordance with SOP

  • Adhere to all PPE guidelines, including wearing steel toed/slip resistant safety shoes, hair net or ball cap, beard net, 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 barrel put-away against SAP documentation

  • Complete housekeeping and sanitation duties, per schedule

  • Participate in monthly and annual housekeeping and sanitation audits in partnership with Quality Control


  • Operate heavy PIE and flat bed truck daily

  • Enter and remove palletized barrels from warehouses in accordance with SOP

  • Collect samples of barreled whiskey

Must Requirements

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

  • Minimum 3 years experience operating powered industrial equipment, especially heavy industrial forklift

  • 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

  • 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-00000358