Laboratory Technician

US-KY-Owensboro
2 months ago
# of Openings
3
Category
Manufacturing/Production/Warehouse
Type
Regular Full-Time

Company/Location Overview

The Glenmore Distillery has been a fixture in the Owensboro Community since the late 1800s. Originally called the Monarch Distillery, James Thompson re-named it The Glenmore Distillery after the Glenmore Castle near his birthplace in County Derry, Northern Ireland. During Prohibition, The Glenmore Distillery was fortunate enough to be one of four distilleries in the country allowed to operate on a limited scale for medicinal necessity.

 

Surviving tragedies such as flood and fire, the distillery went on to fill its two millionth barrel of whiskey in 1946. In 1973 it was producing 540 barrels a day.  Although distilling operations ceased in 1973, bottling and warehousing continued at The Glenmore Distillery.

 

In March of 2009 the Sazerac Company purchased the distillery and reprised the name The Glenmore Distillery. The Distillery boasts one of the largest and most modern bottling facilities in the country and continues to be a sizable employer in the city of Owensboro, KY.

 

For more information, please visit www.sazerac.com. 

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Glenmore Distillery is currently seeking applicants for multiple laboratory technician positions. These positions are NEW to the organization and are open due to growth. Laboratory technicians are responsible for, but not limited to:

  • conducting a thorough chemical and organoleptic analyses in the QC Lab
  • ensuring all materials received adhere to required specifications
  • verifying processing steps are performed properly to ensure finished product integrity
  • performing audits on the manufacturing floor
  • supplying feedback to frontline team members on quality results and performance
  • ensuring activities, processes, and products are compliant with government agencies' regulatory requirements including OSHA
  • writing, organizing and updating lab procedures
  • participating in and leading problem solving activities to standardize and improve

Qualifications/Requirements

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or better in Chemistry or related degree
  • 1-3 years Lab/QC or related
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to effectively multitask
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Solid planning and organizational skills

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry


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