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Liquid Quality Supervisor

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Loretto, KY, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Maker’s Mark a Subsidiary of 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.



Liquid Quality Supervisor  


The following position is open in Loretto KentuckyUnited States.This position will be based at the distillery which is approximately 20 miles south of Bardstown, KY.


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 one of the leading premium spirits companies where each team member is trusted with a legacy.  Maker's Mark exemplifies Suntory's values in staying true to the craft and heritage.  With our greatest assets - our brands and our people are driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, while staying true to our heritage. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day


Role Responsibilities

  • Support product quality and routine technical analysis of scientific equipment and inspections in support of plant operations
  • Ensure quality procedures, work instructions and associated documents are properly developed, reviewed, implemented, and updated to drive continuous improvement
  • Looking for new innovated laboratory equipment to continuously improve lab methods
  • Manage technical staff to achieve product conformity
  • Promote, facilitate, and support production, quality initiatives and continuous improvement throughout the organization
  • Support in liquid projects and continually looking for new liquid projects
  • Manage the maturation process and new formulation testing
  • Integrate product and finished liquid quality and specifications, including validation and verification activities
  • Ensure compliance to all Corporate/Suntory requirements are met and systems/programs are implemented correctly and in a timely manner
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements and keep abreast of all relevant governmental regulations
  • Act as lead Quality representative of plant lean program
  • Supports and adhere to the job requirements for the department with regards to Quality, Food Safety, Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations and fully support the company IMS objectives and initiatives
  • Other duties as indicated


Qualifications & Experience

  • ISO 9001, 22000 Certification experience
  • Understand technical literature
  • Communicate both written and orally with people management inside and outside the organization
  • Basic computer software skills
  • Upwards communication
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Quality Management or qualifying work experience
  • Team oriented
  • Highly organized, with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Wells well independently and with little supervision
  • Self-starting and accurate
  • Food Safety/HACCP work experience
  • Experience in bottle or food processing
  • Quality management audit experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Power Point, Lotus Notes, Internet
  • Lean and Six Sigma
  • Certified TTB Chemist
  • Experience with HPCL, GC, GCMS and FT-NIR



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.