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Maintenance Specialist - Frankfort Plant

Date: Feb 16, 2021

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.


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


Maintenance Specialist - Frankfort Plant  



This position is responsible for leading efforts to ensure asset reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, controls, and safety systems.  Identify and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect business operations using data and/or other reliability tools (FMEA).  This broad primary role includes loss elimination, risk management and life cycle asset management.


Other responsibilites inculed:

  • Overhauls, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs plant operations equipment, which includes but is not limited to high speed bottling equipment, conveyors, pumps, gearboxes and fans.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on plant machinery.
  • Locates root sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Read blueprints, control system drawings and repair manuals.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with all plant procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Follows all Food Safety, 5S and ISO guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and other key personnel by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Uses the plant Computer Maintenance Management System (SAP) to add, retrieve and close out completed work orders.
  • Others duties as assigned.


This is a great opportunity because...


Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into one of the world's leading premium spirits companies where each employee is trusted with a legacy. With our greatest assets – our brands and our people – we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.



Desired Qualifications

1st Level Qualifications:

Education and Background-

  • Successful completion of Standard Timing Model (STM) testing at a score of at least 60
  • Successful completion of the Bennett Mechanical test at a score of at least 75
  •  Must have a minimum of an Associates’ degree in Industrial Maintenance with emphasis on Mechanical Maintenance or Engineering.  May also accept documented classroom and hands on equivalent Military mechanical maintenance training/education and experience or Licensed Journeyman-level Millwright / Machinist or successful completion of state certified apprenticeship program for equivalent relative craft.


If 1st Level qualifications are met,


2nd Level Qualifications:

Successfully demonstrate proficiency by passing a written or electronic mechanical skills knowledge test (Ramsay MecTest with a score of at least 70%).


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and ability to comply with OSHA procedures.
  • Ability to perform basic math computations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Be able to physically perform all aspects of the mechanic position (such as climbing, lifting 50lbs at shoulder height, walking, stooping, and handling of materials) with or without accommodation.
  • May be required to work a rotating shift in a 24/7, 365 day continuous operation, in an 8 hr. or 10hr  structure.
  • Successful candidate/bidder will be required to continue vocational education as determined by the company and be able/willing to travel for short durations of up to 2 weeks to obtain additional training, skills, information.
  • Be able to use a computer for basic functions including email, SAP, and others.
  • Be able to work in a team environment as a cohesive member of a team.





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.

Nearest Major Market: Frankfort