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Distillery Operator (2nd Shift) - Angel's Envy

Job Name

Distillery Operator (2nd Shift) - 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:
  • Perform all distillery functions, sanitation, housekeeping and recordkeeping in the following areas, but not limited to:
    • Grain - unloading, inspection & analysis
    • Mashing & Fermentation – mash cooks, fermenter sets, beer chemistry/analysis, yeast preparation
    • Distillation – beer well charging, distillation start up and shutdown, monitoring,
    • sensory
    • New Barrel Filling – gauging, filling barrels
    • Miscellaneous – Barrel handling, PLC/HMI operation, Boiler Operation, Facility Maintenance, Grounds keeping, Bottling line labor
  • Actively participate in the continuous improvement of Distillery operations and activities
  • Liaise with work colleagues and share responsibilities during operations
  • Identify maintenance requirements and potential plant failure and effectively communicate to the Production Manager or in his absence the Maintenance Supervisor 

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Ability to focus, stay organized and multi-task.
  • Attention to detail and ability to grasp technical information.
  • Ability to become forklift certified.
  • Ability and willingness to work hands on in all aspects of the job, in other words “be prepared to get dirty”.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs. and perform all physical aspects of the job such as bending, squatting, etc.
  • Moderate mechanical skills.
  • Moderate computer and software skills.
  • Work weekends and evenings as required.
  • This position will require weekend shifts (Saturday & Sunday).
Preferred Skills & Qualifications
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in distillery or spirits industry.
  • Education or background in scientific or laboratory setting. 

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.