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Distillery Warehouse Operator - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Ardmore, Aberdeenshire, UKM, GB

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Distillery Warehouse Operator - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract  



What makes this a great opportunity?

Ardmore is both an established Single Highland Malt Scotch whisky brand as well as the fingerprint peated malt in the world famous Teachers Blended Scotch Whisky brand. Working within a highly motivated team, this role is both diverse in it's nature and semi-automonous in it's application, and will provide the successful applicant with a challenging and rewarding career oppurtunity.

This role includes a pivotal contribution to the OBSW Lean manufacuring journey and may include aspects of off-site benchmarking, both externally and internally, across the Beam Suntory Scotch Operations estate.

Beam Suntory are the 3rd largest premium spirits company and famously produce whiskies in Scotland, Ireland, Japan, the US, Canada and Spain.


Role Responsibilities

  • Part of a warehouse team  operating and supporting the filling of New Make Spirit and Mature casks / tankers for both internal and external requirements at both Ardmore and Glen Garioch Distilleries.
  • Follow standard operating procedures, standing instructions and ways of working, whilst complying with all statutory, regulatory and company requirements in accordance with Beam Suntory UK Ltd principles e.g. safety, quality, environment, HMR&C compliance etc 
  • Carry out daily / weekly checks as per schedule.
  • To ensure warehousing targets are met for quality and delivery, in line with customer requirements and overall business goals, whilst adhering to company policies.


Qualifications & Experience

Essential :

  • Educated to Standard Grade Level or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing industry
  • Driving License



  • IOSH working safely or equivalent certification
  • Fork lift license
  • Experience of working within a semi-autonomous team
  • Experience within the Scotch Whisky Industry, or other manufacturing environment
  • IBD Fundamentals in Distilling


At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.