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Brown-Forman Lead Regauge Operator - 3rd Shift in Versailles, Kentucky

In addition to performing the core job functions of the Warehouse/Regauge Operator, the Lead Regauge Operator will support business operations by encouraging productivity, cost savings, quality, on-time delivery, safety and employee morale. The Lead Operator will be in good standing in terms of attendance and work performance and will demonstrate the Brown-Forman values and behaviors in the course of performing their job tasks. In addition, this individual will help build a world-class team by providing training, leadership and coaching to team members for how to properly and safely perform work duties. This position may be required to rotate shifts as needed to ensure continuity of coverage.

  • Investigate line equipment and system failures, monitoring and recording downtime and partnering with supervisor/production manager to conduct root cause analysis and develop and implement continuous improvement solutions;

  • Ensure product quality and submit work orders for equipment maintenance needs;

  • Provide troubleshooting support and corrective action guidance to operators, partnering with mechanics when appropriate;

  • Help develop and write SOPs, modifying as appropriate to optimize efficiency and effectiveness;

  • Train operators and technicians on SOPs, serving as lead trainer for new employees;

  • Collaborate with quality, maintenance and logistics to ensure overall effectiveness of operation, serving as a communication liaison among all departments;

  • Serve as backup operator for all positions;

  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports as required in a timely fashion.

  • Perform tasks associated with entering and removing barrels from warehouses;

  • Collect samples of barreled whiskey;

  • Perform Dump Floor and Cistern Room operations;

  • Perform general sanitation duties and other tasks as assigned and job conditions required.

Must Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED and 1-2 years team lead or supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment;

  • Able to work overtime and flex between shifts and sites as needed;

  • Proficient technology and math skills;

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills;

  • Able to perform physically demanding work, including frequent walking, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching upward/downward, crouching, and ascending/descending stairs/ramps/ ladders; pushing and pulling over 100 lbs; entering tight and restricted areas such as rick warehouses; and working in non-climate controlled conditions, enduring temperature swings, cold, heat, etc.;

  • Strong attendance and performance

Preferred Experience

  • A ssociate’s or bachelor’s degree;

  • SAP experience.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Production

City: Versailles

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00004008