Clermont, Kentucky

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.

Craft Operator

The following positionis open in Clermont Kentucky , United States .

What makes this a great opportunity?

Opportunity to work for the World's Greatest Bourbon company and advance your career.

Being a part of a transformation of the bourbon industry into an efficient and effective operation.

Role Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate basic competency in operations of craft bottling and distilling operations in compliance with all company policies. Examples of some of the duties to include barreling, packaging, QC testing, line set-up, sanitation.
  • Rotates positions of the operation on a prescribed basis.
  • Regauge and proof Barrels for production.
  • Operate equipment as directed focusing on safety, quality, performance and customer interaction.
  • Provide tourists with an unforgettable experience by engaging and interacting as appropriate while still performing other job-related duties.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with desktop PC and software, with attention to details & accuracy. Become proficient with the SAP System, accurately executing process order transactions, receiving and shipping documentation.
  • Operate pallet jack and forklifts, to safely move products in the department and to other areas of the plant as required.
  • Perform basic equipment PM's per established procedures.
  • Answer questions from our guests with fact-based information specific to the Jim Beam production process and heritage.
  • Ability to be certified for your department (if applicable)
  • Sanitation duties to keep working area clean and organized always for employees and tourists.
  • Safety is everyone's responsibility; identify risks and report violations, near misses, or injuries immediately.
  • Knowledge of GMP's, safety standards, quality standards and demonstrated ability to react and communicate effectively to issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience
  • HighSchool Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Average to above average attendance and performance/safety records
  • Standard Timing Model: 30 minimum score
  • PI Predictive Index Survey - evaluates behavioral traits (if required)
  • Valid driver's license (if applicable)


  • Display a team work attitude
  • Demonstrate the ability to read, write, and comprehend English with understanding as it relates to job tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to interact with the public.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Energetic, outgoing, pleasant and engaging personality/disposition.
  • Socially at ease with groups of people.
  • Self-directed activities with limited supervision.
  • Must possess problem solving skills and analytical skills.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must have ability to perform math functions.
  • Scattered shift work with flexibility for week-end and holiday work.


Be able to physically perform all aspects of the position. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Lift 35 lbs. on a constant basis and 50 lbs. on an occasional basis, from floor to shoulder height. When situations arise where you are required to lift more than 50 lbs., It is recommended you use any Company provided equipment that you are qualified to operate, or the lift should be performed by two employees.
  • Climb a minimum of two flights of stairs in succession
  • Able to bend and stoop constantly.
  • Have acceptable (or corrected) visual acuity and depth perception. Have acceptable (or corrected) hearing.
  • Must be able to work in extremely hot, dusty conditions.
  • Ability to report to work and stay for duration of the day.
  • Must be able to pass the examination for a truck driver.

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.

Clermont, Kentucky

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 world's leading premium spirits companies where each employee is trusted with a legacy. With our greatest assets – our brands and our people – we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.

Come inside and see what we're all about.

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