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Bottling Line Technician - Angel's Envy

Job Name

Bottling Line Technician - Angel's Envy


United States of America


Louisville, KY



Reporting Line:

Bottling Supervisor

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Kimberly Lowery

About the role

Work directly with the bottling line ensuring the machinery and equipment is in full operation throughout the workday.  Perform necessary troubleshooting and able to provide management with    corrective measures.  Able to clearly communicate and train the bottling team on all equipment. Must be able to understand and conduct all jobs of the bottling line and complete any other tasks assigned by management. 

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. 


  • Operate bottling line machines/equipment in a correct, safe and efficient manner demonstrating an excellent working knowledge of company safety policies and procedures and practice same with regard to self, co-workers and equipment.
  • Detect malfunctions of bottling line machines/equipment and troubleshoot problems correctly and in a timely manner. 
  • Inspect product and packaging materials throughout the various stages for quality to ensure product is bottled and packaged according to quality standards and specifications. 
  • Ensure all safety procedures and standard operating procedures (SOP) are accurately followed and documented. 
  • Coordinate and assist set-up operations on a daily basis.
  • Fully trained, knowledgeable, and competent with all bottling line machines & associated tasks including the use of Production related documentation, Recording of downtime, etc.
  • Assume responsibility for and respond to line stoppages. When the Line Technician is assigned to a bottling line spot they reallocate line personnel to ensure machines stay in operation while attending call on the same line.
  • Technical expert on the line responsible for training line production personnel in proper operation, autonomous maintenance, and change-over of machinery.
  • Participate in SMED activities to improve overall changeover process and line performance.
  • Will also need to quickly identify problems with bottling line equipment, assisting and training the team to identify/troubleshoot, make adjustments & corrections to line equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain communication with the Supervisor, Team Lead and maintenance personnel when recurring malfunctions related to the equipment and processes.
  • Responsible for providing real time feedback / Improvement Opportunities to Supervisor or Team Lead.
  • Actively participates and is engaged in safety initiatives, problem solving, Lean, Self-Directed Teams, continuous improvement and line efficiencies.
  • Ability to work any shift and/or overtime as required.
  • Perform housekeeping and sanitation duties as assigned. 
  • Comply with all Environmental, Health & Safety policies and training. 
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor. 

Skills and Experience

  • Must possess reading & comprehension, writing and mathematical skills and ability to follow directions and complete recordkeeping as needed. 
  • Must exhibit good communication and organization skills and be detail oriented. 
  • Must demonstrate dependability and timeliness. 
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently. 
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. 
  • Must possess strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment. 
  • Ability to work in non-climate-controlled environments and outdoors as needed. 
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. and perform repetitive work actions. •

Minimum Education:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum Experience:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Basic maintenance experience required (3yrs)
  • Manufacturing experience preferred (3yrs)
  • Technical training recommended
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Prior experience in running and troubleshooting automated equipment.
  • Proficient with handtools
  • Bottling Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) including but not limited to Bottling Efficiency, Right First Time, productivity, etc. are met or exceeded per departmental targets.  
  • Meet or exceed all departmental safety requirements including, but not limited to, completion of Safety Observations, participation on Safety Committee, etc.
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. 
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

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. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.