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Laboratory Technician

Date: May 14, 2022

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.



Laboratory Technician  


The following position is open in Clermont KentuckyUnited States.


What makes this a great opportunity?

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

• Learn about Bourbon, Distilling and Quality

• Continual Improvement Process and Manufacturing Experience

• Quality, Food Safety and Systems opportunities



Role Responsibilities

  • Analyze global co-manufacturing samples for adherence to specification including assurance that alcohol strength is in compliance with local/regional regulatory requirements
  • Perform testing for specification development for new RTD and Co-manufactured products
  • Perform testing for can warranty/corrosion for new liquids compatibility with can requirements for can performance and any guarantees offered by can suppliers.
  • Perform testing for the development of new ingredient specifications and R&D Ingredient/Material Qualification
  • Conduct routine laboratory testing to support technical project initiatives relating to anti-counterfeiting, quality, manufacturing support, and cost reduction.
  • Achieve the timely completion of assigned projects. 
  • Help maintain excellent laboratory workflow and support workflow of others in the laboratory.
  • Regularly write reports and be an active member partnering within cross functional teams.
  • Clearly communicate technical and quality findings and recommendations to a diverse audience.
  • Adhere to and promotes quality, environmental, health and safety as one of the organization’s business priorities. Contribute to corporate laboratory safety in terms of good laboratory practices and continuous awareness.


Qualifications & Experience

  • B.S. Degree in Chemistry or related scientific field required. Two years experience utilizing analytical chemistry or related Scientific Discipline in or supporting a manufacturing setting preferred.
  • Must be experienced using personal computers in the laboratory environment for data handling and instrument control.
  • Experience in technical, R&D or QA environment; beverage, ready to drink, food or consumer products experience is preferred.
  • Must possess ability to prioritize tasks and partner with peers.
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must possess the ability to effectively and safely perform routine laboratory testing and learn advanced lab testing and the operation of standard laboratory equipment.





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.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville