Lab Technician

Beam Inc. - Bardstown, KY (30+ days ago)4.2

Maker’s Mark a Subsidiary of Beam Suntory inspires human connections, memorable stories and family legacies by Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest premium spirits company... where each employee is treated like family and trusted to be custodians of our world-class portfolio of brands steeped in legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Maker’s Mark Distillery, a beautiful historic landmark currently has the following position open in Loretto Kentucky , United States . This position will be based at the distillery which is approximately 20 miles south of Bardstown, KY.

Lab Technician


The role of the second shift Lab Technician is to support second shift bottling with troubleshooting of supplier issues, raw material, downtime , laboratory testing, laboratory equipment issues and legal/other requirements to meet customer expectations and ISO system requirements.

This is a great opportunity because...

This is a great opportunity for an individual to work within the bourbon industry

Learn about Bourbon, Bottling, and Quality
Continual Improvement Process and Manufacturing Experience and Learning Opportunities
Quality, Food Safety and System Training Opportunities
Project Development and Collaboration Opportunities
Work for a Fortune 500 Company

Desired Qualifications

Undergraduate Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering with 3-5 years experience – ideally in the beverage industry

Experience within a lab setting to include basic wet chemistry analysis, with some analytical instrument exposure including gas and liquid chromatography

Comfortable with Manufacturing Environment; Previous Chemistry or Industry-related Experience

Demonstrated ability to support and maintain ISO management systems: knowledge: ISO 22000/22002-1, 9001, 14001, 18001

Windows XP and 7 configuration abilities, Chemstation, Excel, Outlook, and proficiency in formatting and troubleshooting software and Inventory Management software (SAP)

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Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.