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Posted April 2nd

Production Assistant

La Vergne, Tennessee

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Sazerac Company



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Posted April 2nd

Production Assistant

La Vergne, Tennessee






Full Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton's, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram's V.O., Myers's, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.

We're proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky" four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of "world's most award-winning distillery" through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Company/Location Overview

The Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is a leading North American spirits supplier, and owner of many of the industry's most venerable distilling companies - Buffalo Trace Distillery, The Glenmore Distillery, and A. Smith Bowman Distillery. In 2014, Sazerac was awarded one of the spirits industry's highest honors - Distiller of the Year by the International Wine & Spirits Competition.

Our LaVergne, TN distillery makes authentic Tennessee whiskey using the Lincoln County process.

Sazerac is an independent, American family owned company; whose vision is to become one of the industry's most desired places to be. Sazerac attributes its success to a unique blend of history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, its people.

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Job Description/Responsibilities

Responsible for duties related to distilling operations including but not limited to:
  • Material receiving
  • Mashing, fermenting, distilling, charcoal filtering
  • Barrel filling, barrel handling
  • Boiler operation
  • Forklift operation
  • Equipment maintenance (preventative and basic mechanical repairs) and cleaning.
  • Ensuring products are produced according to specifications.
  • Will work in other areas of the distillery as needed.


Must Requirements
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2 years experience in manufacturing or warehouse environment
  • Ability to operate Industrial equipment as required.
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Solid computer skills
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to perform work with high degree of accuracy
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Forklift Certification
Preferred Requirements
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems/processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven organoleptic abilities
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to operate Industrial equipment as required.
  • Capable of working on your feet, sitting, climbing stairs and ladders, bending, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Ability to pick up and/or move objects up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts
  • Ability to work in wet, humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Noise level at work station is loud (metal can manufacturing, large earth moving equipment)
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • In-person job attendance
  • Ability to work 8 hour shift
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary
La Vergne, Tennessee