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Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! 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 headquarters 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. During COVID-19, Sazerac distilleries began producing hand sanitizer for some of the world’s largest organizations in healthcare, government, military, retail, distribution, airline, pharma, and banking. Also, during this time, while many companies are wading through uncertainty, Sazerac is poised for acquisition and growth – recently acquiring 18 more brands, two companies and a distillery.

 

Since 1850, 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! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. 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.

Job Description/Responsibilities

Bio: The Laboratory Technician evaluates ingredients and finished products to ensure both meet specifications. Additionally, performs quality audits and provides feedback to frontline team members on quality results and performance. Participates in and leads problem solving activities.

 

  • Ensure activities, processes, and products are compliant with government agencies' regulatory requirements including OSHA, TTB, and EPA.
  • Work with internal and external customers by ensuring all quality and food safety systems are followed and properly documented. Help to identify issues with internal or external customer service and work to put corrective actions in place. Serve as a professional and friendly point of contact between vendors and Mr. Boston Brands of Maine.
  • Participate in writing, organizing and updating lab procedures. Follow all work instructions and provide feedback on laboratory specifications. Assist with cleaning and organizing the lab. Provide input for lab design efficiency, ergonomics, and safety.
  • Audit and provide feedback on quality checks and procedures being performed by front line members. Provide feedback and support process improvements at the departments level. Participate as a member of the internal quality/food safety audit team.
  • Champion formalized problem solving methods. Participate in and lead problem solving activities to standardize and improve processes. Partner with the production areas to identify key quality and food safety improvement areas and help drive process improvements.
  • Support the quality organization and the broader operation in achieving operational excellence through championing problem solving, implementing sustainable processes, and identifying opportunities for operational improvements.
  • Develop and maintain solid professional working relationships both inside and outside the company. Set a positive example and act in a manner consistent with company values.

Qualifications/Requirements

MUST

  • 1 year minimum Lab/QC or related experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Chemistry or related degree
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Ability to pick up and/or move objects up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products

PREFERRED

  • Requires Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry
  • 3 years Lab/QC or related experience

Sazerac and its affiliates engage in personnel decisions and administer our personnel policies without regard to race, religion or creed, color, sex or gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We affirm in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws.

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