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Posted May 10th

Service Operator - Buffalo Trace Distillery

Frankfort, Kentucky

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Posted May 10th

Service Operator - Buffalo Trace Distillery

Frankfort, Kentucky






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

Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich tradition dates back to 1773 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won 17 distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine . It was named "Brand Innovator of the Year" by Whisky Magazine at its Icons of Whisky America Awards 2015. Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 300 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. The distillery is part of the Sazerac family of companies.

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Job Description/Responsibilities

Service Operator - Buffalo Trace Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery is currently seeking applicants for a Service Operator position, multiple shift employment, with a starting salary of

$25.17 per hour.

We are looking for a dependable and motivated person to join the outstanding team that produces some of the highest quality products in the world. Responsibilities include assisting the Firemen in maintaining and operating the boiler in the distillery. Ensure that proper oil and grease is used for each application and properly maintain specifications/schedule throughout the plant. Maintain a clean and safe working environment inside the boiler room.

Physical requirements include frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., as well as frequent bending, kneeling and squatting. Climbing is required frequently throughout the day on stairs and ladders. Working outside during inclement weather conditions is required in addition to working in areas that are not temperature-controlled.


Candidates must have:
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent
  • A stable work history with a demonstrated record of working safely and excellent attendance
  • Applicants will be required to work flexible shifts (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
  • Must have aptitude to learn chemical treatment processes and testing methods
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Previous experience in the Alcoholic Beverage industry
  • Previous boiler experience
Frankfort, Kentucky