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Aging Warehouse & Processing Operator (2nd Shift, Downtown Distillery) - Angel's Envy

Job Name

Aging Warehouse & Processing Operator (2nd Shift, Downtown Distillery) - Angel's Envy


United States of America


Louisville, KY


Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics - Procurement

Reporting Line:

Production Manager - Distillery

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Michael Stoess

About the role

Louisville Distilling Company was founded by father and son, Lincoln and Wes Henderson. Their first whiskey, Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished in Port Barrels was inspired by Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson’s lifetime spent crafting some of the world’s finest spirits. One of the original pioneers of the premium bourbon and whiskey categories in the U.S., Lincoln created the world's finest bourbon on his own terms and with a simple desire to enjoy the art of making whiskey. This philosophy remains at the heart of everything we do, and we embrace the restless craftsman’s spirit, relentless in our desire to innovate and improve. Angel’s Envy may have been our first masterpiece, but it certainly won’t be our last.  
Our beloved brand was recently welcomed into the Bacardi Limited family. It's a perfect match with a team that, like us, is deeply rooted in family and tradition, and who respects our creative freedom and commitment to innovation. We’re still a small, family company; we’ve just joined a slightly larger family.  


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • The Operator’s primary duties will be:
    • Load barrels & unload barrels
    • Store & inventory barrels
    • Dump whiskey from barrels
    • Empty finishing barrels
    • Proof & gauge whiskey
    • Refill finishing barrels
    • Reduce proof
    • Process whiskey
    • Perform filtrations
    • Use, calibrate & maintain lab instruments to analyze processing specifications
    • Set up and perform sensory evaluation & quality control functions
    • Maintain processing equipment (i.e. Clean, Lubricate, Tighten)
    • Complete records for all whiskey movements and analysis
    • Perform sanitation & housekeeping
    • and perform all other duties related to whiskey handling, processing, and filtration, as directed by the Lead Operators.
  • The Operator will also be expected to perform the following functions as needed:
    • Shipping & receiving of finished goods & bottling supplies
    • Loading & unloading trailers
    • Bottling line operations and set up
    • Sanitation & housekeeping of all areas of the facility
    • Clean, Lubricate, tighten equipment
    • Grounds & Building first level maintenance
    • and perform all other duties as assigned by Lead Operators
  • Operate pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric barrel equipment.
  • Operate Company Vehicles, including but not limited to Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts), Box Vans, other motor vehicles.
  • Comply with all Environmental, Health & Safety policies and training.
  • When not performing barrel movement or processing activities the Operator will be available as an operator on the bottling line under the direction of the Lead Bottling Operator.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management. 

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Minimum High School diploma.
  • Ability to supervise processing assistant and multi-task.
  • Ability to bend, lift and carry 40 lbs. and perform repetitive work actions.
  • Ability to work in non-climate-controlled environments and outdoors as needed.
  • Ability to follow directions, perform simple math calculations and complete recordkeeping as needed
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with SAP, DRAMS, Stillhouse and other software
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well as a team member or independently.
  • Valid US Class D driver’s license 

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.