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Posted November 23rd

Shipping Coordinator

Bardstown, Kentucky

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Posted November 23rd

Shipping Coordinator

Bardstown, 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

Welcome to Barton 1792 Distillery, Barton Brands of Kentucky. Our proud heritage dates back to 1879 with the founding of the Tom Moore Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. Renamed Barton 1792 Distillery, we continue to produce the highest quality spirits for over 130 years. In 2009, we became a part of Sazerac Company which was established in 1850 and is a leading U.S. spirits supplier, with the world's most decorated distillery, and a portfolio of award-winning brands. Sazerac is an independent, family owned company; we attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Shipping Coordinator assists with the following responsibilites:
  • Use System 21 (S21) to coordinate the efficient shipment of outbound orders. Check in truck drivers and assign trailers to a dock door. Print, scan, procure signatures, distribute, and file shipment paperwork (BOL, packing list). Communicate with internal and external truck drivers to coordinate trailer loading. Distribute tasks to union labor forklift crews. Respond to schedule and carrier changes. Provide primary liaison and problem solving services related to outbound orders. Evaluate inventory and coordinate product shipments from outside storage.
  • Develop and implement distribution best practices. Execute processes, reports and data entry in S21. Recommend S21 software improvements. Coordinate carrier check-in, door assignment, and verify/release orders. Ensure adherence to Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices.
  • Maintain inventory records. Perform cycle counts and physical inventories. Ensure compliance with federal and state required labeling on cases before the cases are shipped by supporting the staging and product reconditioning teams with direction andmaterials. Coordinate Outbound Order appointments and hand out tasks to loading crews.
  • Support overall safety program (policies, inspections, investigations, training and follow-up) in all actions and interactions
  • Work closely with Supervisor to improve work-related skills, which will lead to improved performance and benefit my professional growth as well as the company's success. Implement a Performance Development Plan for myself that will facilitate my improvement in at least 1 competency at any given time and facilitate improving my performance against position description outcomes.
  • Document processes and continuously improve Distribution Center Processes. Archive and make available SOP's and master copies of documents. Streamline the document management flow (BOL's, scan folders, archives, etc.) to reduce unproductive activities.
  • Continuously use and update the priority system to ensure efforts are focused on position outcomes and priorities. Update progress and successes in the Priority System
  • Develop and continuously sharpen a career development plan. Identify and focus on areas or skills needed to advance career with that plan.


  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2 years successful work experience, at a minimum
  • Experience in manufacturing software (ERP, MRP, MPS, WMS)
  • Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry
  • 2 years relevant experience in a fast paced environment
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to pick up and/or move objects up to 25 pounds without assistance
  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting
  • Verbally communicate with others to exchange information
  • Noise level at work station is moderate (business office with computer printers)
  • In-person job attendance
  • Ability to work 8 hour shift
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to read and write
Bardstown, Kentucky