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Chemist

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Frankfort, 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.

 

 

Chemist  

 

The following position is open in KentuckyUnited States.


 

What makes this a great opportunity?

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.

 

What Makes this a Great Opportunity

  • Work with internal Quality team to ensure all liquid standards are achieved
  • Ability to work with outside groups/departments
  • Member of a team leading the largest manufacturing plant within the Beam Suntory network

 

Role Responsibilities

Responsibilities

(This position reports directly to the Quality Lab Manager)    

  • Perform accurate chemical analyses in accordance with standard operating procedures, utilizing equipment such as, distillation apparatus, titrators, spectrophotometers, density meters, turbidity meters, and other equipment in the laboratory.
  • Function as leader and/or group member on team-based analytical projects.
  • Work independently on various assignments.
  • Issue technical reports based on findings and results.
  • Perform statistical analysis to make data-driven decisions and demonstrate analytical control of laboratory techniques.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and plant quality requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with TTB regulations.
  • Interpret and correlate data and conclusions with plant operations.
  • Understand root cause analysis and corrective action process.
  • Conduct training for new lab personnel and  “quality at the source” associates.
  • Adhere to and promote environmental health and safety as one of the organization’s business priorities.
  • Set up and carry out audit plans for finished case goods.
  • Promote and adhere to Food Safety, 5S and ISO standards.
  • Accept other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Preferred 3 to 5 years of related experience.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of general and analytical chemistry.
  • Must be physically able to safely perform required laboratory duties.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be willing and able to taste alcoholic beverages. 
  • Good sensory tasting skills.
  • Must be able to function within a team environment.
  • SAP, HACCP, and ISO or Continuous Improvement experience preferred.
  • Must have experience using a personal computer in the laboratory environment for data handling and instrument control.
  • Must have mobility to access all areas of the Plant, good visual acuity (correctable), good sense of hearing (correctable), and a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to travel when required.

 

 

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: Frankfort