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Quality Control Chemist

Date: Nov 25, 2020

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.



Quality Control Chemist  


The following position is is open in Frankfort, KY


What makes this a great opportunity?

  • Works with internal team of chemists 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

Role Mission

(This position reports directly to the Quality Lab Manager)    

  • Perform accurate chemical analyses in accordance with standard methods, utilizing equipment such as spectrophotometers, density meters, turbidity meters, titrators, 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 specifications and plant quality standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with TTB regulations.
  • Interpret and correlate data and conclusions with plant operations.
  • 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.
  • Is responsible for the maintenance of the HACCP plan.
  • Promote and adhere to Food Safety, 5S and ISO standards.
  • Assure that a protocol for validating pre-requisite programs and critical food safety and food quality limits is developed, implemented and maintained.
  • Accept other duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Preferred 1 to 3 years of related experience.
  • Must have experience using a personal computer in the laboratory environment for data handling and instrument control.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be willing and able to taste alcoholic beverages.
  • Must be able to function within a team environment.
  • SAP, HACCP, and ISO or Continuous Improvement experience preferred.
  • 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