Utility - Distillery

Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/18/2023 5:44 PM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka. 


We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Company/Location Overview

Nestled at the corner of Canal Street and Magazine Street, and less than 350 yards from the original Sazerac Coffee House, The Sazerac House will be New Orleans’ most memorable destination offering an enriching sensory experience that embodies the city’s spirited and historic character.

The Sazerac House takes its visitors through a journey of the history and culture of spirits in New Orleans showcasing the company’s brands relevant to the city of yesterday and today.


Job Description/Responsibilities

For the Utility - Distillery position, job duties include (but are not limited to) perform transport duties to and from warehouse, receiving/shipping, forklift driving, performing maintenance and safety checks on vehicles, and filling daily move sheets. Provides coverage of duties in all positions in the distillery. The individual is also called upon to provide feedback on necessary equipment modifications and repairs.

  • Understand and comply with safety requirements of position; keep safety top of mind at all times and prevent co-workers from working unsafely.  Report all safety concerns and all accidents and near misses immediately.  Participate in safety inspections and accident investigations.  Keep workplace clean and free of debris at all times
  • Understand and work with established standards to deliver the highest and most consistent levels of excellent customer service.
  • Ensure adherence to Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices.
  • Improve at least one skill each year as agreed with supervisor. Deliver on performance against outcomes.
  • Develop the skills needed to attain the desired career path within the organization. Individuals are responsible for identifying their own career goals and communicating same to their supervisor.
  • Actively engage in keeping work area and facility grounds up to the established Sazerac House standards.  Performance will be measured by KPIs and the BPTW surveys.
  • Perform job in a responsible manner and in compliance with Company procedures and applicable rules and regulations.
  • Behave as described by our core values of Integrity and Trust, Ethics and Values, Building Team Spirit, Fairness, Caring, Results, Managing and Measuring, Action Oriented, Priority Setting and Total Quality Management.  Treat all employees with respect and dignity.



  • A valid driver's license
  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights/weekends)
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Ability to operate Industrial equipment as required.
  • Ability to pick up and/or move objects up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Good physical health. For example; capable of working on your feet, sitting, climbing stairs and ladders, bending, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Good vision and manual dexterity.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • 6 months Continuous growth in each position
  • Previous experience in manufacturing, landscaping or warehouse environment

Physical Requirements

  • A valid driver's license
  • Ability to operate Industrial equipment as required.
  • Ability to pick up and/or move objects up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary
  • Ability to work 8 hour shift
  • In-person job attendance
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work in fumes or airborne particles conditions
  • Noise level at work station is loud (metal can manufacturing, large earth moving equipment)
  • Ability to work in wet, humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Ability to work in extremely hot (non-weather)


  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • A clean driving record
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as a team as well as self-directed
  • Forklift Certification
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • 12 months Continuous growth in each position



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