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Sample Room Assistant (Fixed Term)

Job Name

Sample Room Assistant (Fixed Term)

Country:

United Kingdom

City:

Glasgow

Function:

Supply Chain & Logistics

Reporting Line:

Blending and Inventory Strategist

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Alena Eliseeva

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY
The role of Sample Room Assistant will operate across Scotch whisky blending and distilling in Bacardi Operations in Scotland, focussing on  ensuring that the samples needed by the Blending Team are sourced, assessed and results recorded in order for the Team and Company objectives to be met. 
Based in the Glasgow HQ site, this role is pivotal to assuring the quality of our award winning products and maintaining the timelines of our innovations projects.

It will be a fixed term contract - maternity cover (12months)

ABOUT YOU
In order to assure the legacy of our whisky brands, we need you to be Fearless, have a Founders mentality, and treat others like Family as you partner with our Global Brand Teams and Operations Primos to develop and adhere to the strategy for our malts and blends.

Responsibilities

WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE:
  • At all times adhere to Safety, Quality and Sustainability requirements at all Bacardi sites.  
  • Ensure the Spirit Quality of all brands in the portfolio through adherence to the recipes, specifications and Standard Operating Procedures. 
  • Working with the Blenders Team and wider Spirit Supply team to achieve the objectives of UK Operations Centre and the wider Bacardi business. 
  • Document, request and track samples required for Single Malts, Premium blends and Compass Box, and any New Product Development work.
  • Organise Duty Payment when required.
  • Set out all samples for nosing, including New Make Spirit.
  • Transfer results to LIMS.
  • Organise the Sample Room to ensure that relevant samples are prepared for nosing and passed to the lab for any testing that may be required.
  • Participate in training on Casks and assessment of casks etc.
  • Participate in training on assessment of finished product and new make spirit.
  • Participate in DRAMS training as required. 














Skills and Experience

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY
  • Competent user of Microsoft Excel.  
  • Excellent Data Collection, Planning and Reporting Skills   
  • Education to Degree level or equivalent Science/Technical based degree. 
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
PERSONAL QUALITIES – SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • Self-awareness and self-assurance are key to this role- the ability to convey simply and with certainty complex information.
  • Communicate with passion about our brands.
  • Putting our Consumers at the heart of every decision that you make.
  • Family – acting with integrity in dealing with sensitive information
  • Fearless – to protect the equity of the brand
  • Founders – pushing ideas to the wider business to add value to our brands


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.