Machine Operator

7 days ago
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Company/Location Overview

As a small and privately-owned company, A. Smith Bowman Distillery continues the time-honored traditions on which it was founded. Considered a micro-distillery by today’s standards, A. Smith Bowman Distillery produces an assortment of hand-crafted sprits distilled from only the finest natural ingredients and using the latest technology. This micro-distillery focuses on the production of premium spirits honoring the legacy of Virginia’s first settlers.


Looking ahead, the micro-distillery has innovative ideas for new and different small batch products of all sorts, honoring the rich distilling tradition dating back more than 60 years. The distillery is part of the Sazerac family of companies.


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Job Description/Responsibilities

Machine Operator is responsible for operating equipment used in the production of spirits at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, including but not limited to the safe operation of distillation equipment, pumps, bottling lines, filters, material handling, ensuring products are produced according to specifications.  Feeding cases onto a production line

  • Operate distillation equipment and bottling equipment
  • Ensure that defect free products are scheduled, produced and shipped, in full and on time to meet customer demand
  • Keep work area and facility grounds up to the established standards
  • Pack cases
  • Fill, label, stencil and palletize barrels
  • Operate forklift, assemble orders, load and unload trucks
  • Conduct general plant maintenance and cleaning
  • Present a positive and professional appearance, courteously handling visitor interactions


Must Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to operate Industrial equipment
  • At least 21 years old
  • Previous experience in manufacturing / warehouse environment


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