Company Name: Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.
Location: Windsor, ON
Hiram Walker & Sons Limited , a Pernod Ricard Company, is the place where ambition thrives. As part of a global enterprise, we are proud to be delivering the market such exciting brands as Wiser's Whisky, Polar Ice Vodka, Malibu Rum, and Lamb's rum. Let your ambition lead you toward outstanding opportunities with progressive rewards. For insight on our heritage please click
This position is part of the Research & Development team collectively responsible for innovation of new products, formulations, specifications, and brand integrity for The Absolut Company spirit portfolio in accordance with all quality, regulatory and legal requirements.
Purpose/Strategic Direction for the Position:Responsible for experimental and analytical activities within the Research DepartmentMaster analytical techniques to support development and production of TAC brandsSupport innovation of new products, knowledge building and brand integrityResearch new technologies and equipment; promote an environment and mindset of continuous learning and improvement
Key ResponsibilitiesSupport Product Development teams in the delivery of new product innovations and value engineering opportunities including analytical and microbial testing.Chemical quality analysis/assurance of productsExperienced in product blending (alcohol, sugar, acids, salts, water), filtration and food safety treatmentConduct testing and investigations linked to NPD, complaints, quality and co-packer issuesEnsure internal calibrations and troubleshooting on critical lab equipment is performedAssist with the management of capital purchases and maintenance of a three year plan for the Research LabProvide support and guidance to Co-packers, Operating units and MK Operations as requiredMaintain records and provide reports for all projects, testing and investigations.Ensure Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) is followedParticipate in organoleptic evaluations
Key Parameters for SuccessDeliver results, reports and analysis accurately and in a timely mannerAct with agility to address business needsIdentify potential risks to brand integrity and safety and explore opportunities to mitigate those risksEffective communication and support to NPD/R&D and Operations teamsExpert knowledge of Malibu and Kahlua products; convenience products
Contact points (external and internal)TAC Operations - NPD and R&D TeamCorby Purchasing & FinanceSuppliers, Outside laboratories/contractorsTechnical Team, Our VodkaQuality Departments at MK Operating Units
Product PortfolioAbsolut, Malibu, KahluaConvenience / RTD products (across brands)Our Vodka
Qualifications/profile and Key CapabilitiesExperience with analytical methods and techniques including GC/MS, HPLC, NIR, wet chemistry and microbiologyAbility to interpret and analyze data, prepare reports & recommendationsSuperior organization, time management skills and excellent attention to detail and accuracyAble to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and manage multiple projectsStrong interpersonal /influencing/problem solving skillsDemonstrated ability to work effectively in team environmentSelf starter and self directed; able to drive results in a fast paced environmentFluent in EnglishFood and Beverage Chemistry and Analysis (an asset)Good knowledge of regulations (FDA and alcohol beverage for USA and Global)
Education:University Degree or College Diploma in a scientific field (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Science, Brewing and Distilling)The position requires laboratory and analytical experienceMicrobiology / Food Safety is an asset
We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.
Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process or wish to view our accommodation policies, please contact the Human Resources Department at Accessibilty.Canada@pernod-ricard.com
Thank you for your interest in Pernod Ricard and its subsidiaries, CorbySpirit and Wine Limitedand Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. All resumes submitted will be reviewed byourrecruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration for this and future opportunities. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincial offices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Office in Toronto.
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