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Analytical Chemist, Biochemist, Microbiologist

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Clermont, KY, US

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.


Beam Suntory currently has the following position open in Clermont Kentucky, United States.


Analytical Chemist, Biochemist, Microbiologist  



With limited supervision, conduct independent scientific investigations, microbiological testing and analytical testing involving techniques such as bacteria plating, cell counting, instrumental analysis, chromatography, and wet chemistry analysis to support research & development projects and production support initiatives in line with business goals.


This is a great opportunity because...

This is an excellent entry point opportunity to join a world class company that is an industry leader in the spirits industry. Beam Suntory has a long history of creating the highest quality spirits beverages that customers appreciate. This position will allow you to be an integral part of our journey to create more desired products from a technical perspective and give you experience and insights across the business and portfolio.


Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum ~2 years experience in analytical chemistry and microbiology, or the equivalent.
  • Scientist: Must be experienced in hands on instrumental analysis, chromatography, and wet chemistry and using personal computers in the laboratory environment for data handling and instrument control.
  • Industry Experience: Minimum working knowledge and direct experience preferred in technical, R&D or QA environment; beverage, food or consumer products.
  • Innovative thinker: Demonstrated contributions as an innovative thinker while contributing to various projects for research and development and/or manufacturing required.
  • Team leadership: Some direct experience beyond an educational environment preferred demonstrating leadership of small technical teams to achieve company goals.
  • Project Management: Demonstrated strong project management skills preferred but not required.
  • Prioritization: Demonstrated ability to prioritize complex and varied tasks
  • Detail Oriented: Strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment.
  • Communication: Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Safety: Must have the ability to effectively and safely perform routine lab testing and operate standard laboratory equipment.
  • Health: Must have mobility to move around the lab and plant operational areas and  be able to lift and carry packages up to 20 pounds.




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.

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