Production Operator

Job Locations US-TN-Newport
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/9/2017 11:17 AM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Company/Location Overview

The Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is a leading North American spirits supplier, and owner of many of the industry’s most venerable distilling companies – Buffalo Trace Distillery, The Glenmore Distillery, and A. Smith Bowman Distillery.  In 2014, Sazerac was awarded one of the spirits industry’s highest honors – Distiller of the Year by the International Wine & Spirits Competition. 


Our Newport, TN distillery makes authentic Tennessee whiskey using the Lincoln County process.


Sazerac is an independent, American family owned company; whose vision is to become one of the industry’s most desired places to be.  Sazerac attributes its success to a unique blend of history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, its people.  


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Job Description/Responsibilities

The Production Operator position is responsible for duties related to distilling as well as general labor work throughout the facility, including but not limited to:

  • charcoal filtering, distilling, mashing, fermenting
  • material handling
  • barrel filling
  • forklift operation, general plant maintenance, and cleaning.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Ability to operate Industrial equipment as required
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Previous experience in manufacturing operations


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