• Machine Operator

    Job Locations US-KY-Frankfort
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/11/2018 11:27 AM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company/Location Overview

    Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich tradition dates back to 1773 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee. 


    Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won 17 distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. It was named “Brand Innovator of the Year” by Whisky Magazine at its Icons of Whisky America Awards 2015.  Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 300 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies.  The distillery is part of the Sazerac family of companies.


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

    Job Description/Responsibilities

    Buffalo Trace Distillery is currently seeking Machine Operators that are dependable and motivated people to join the outstanding team that produces some of the highest quality products in the world.  Specific duties include safely operating and maintaining bottling machinery and equipment, setting up, conducting changeovers, making adjustments, performing quality checks and accurately maintaining required paperwork, and cleaning equipment after use. Work environment may not be climate controlled. This position has a starting salary of $22.25 per hour and is part of a collectively bargained unit.  The physical requirements may include frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., pushing, pulling, climbing, and continuous standing/walking.


    Successful applicants will have:

    • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent
    • Must be at least 21 years old
    • A stable, safe work history in a manufacturing environment with excellent attendance record.
    • Must be able to work flexible shifts (1st, 2nd or 3rd)

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Previous experience in the alcoholic beverage industry


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