28 days old

Quality Lab Manager

Beam Suntory
Frankfort, KY 40601
  • Job Code
    908823100
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.

Quality Lab Manager

The following position is open in Frankfort Kentucky, United States.

What makes this a great opportunity?

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.

What Makes this a Great Opportunity

  • Manages internal team of chemists and technicians to ensure all liquid standards are achieved
  • Ability to work with outside groups/departments with new product development launches
  • Member of a team leading the largest manufacturing plant within the Beam Suntory network

Role Responsibilities

Role Responsibilities

(This position reports directly to the Sr. Quality Manager)

  • This position will be responsible for the management and execution of quality assurance/control programs and systems within the Frankfort Quality Laboratory.
  • Ensuring all liquid analysis from receipt of materials to finished products adhere to the established quality and regulatory standards

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage Quality Laboratory Chemists and Technicians
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of all lab practices
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and Global Quality requirements
  • Ensure tests and procedures are understood and properly carried out
  • Ensure quality lab procedures, work instructions and associated documentation are properly developed, reviewed, implemented and updated
  • Reviews all laboratory equipment needs and responsible for overseeing all lab equipment maintenance/calibration are carried out to ensure we are meeting our compliance to standards
  • Perform sensory and analytical evaluations of products
  • Promote the ownership of quality to the employees performing quality activities
  • Direct, monitor and control of the laboratory budget
  • Promote Quality, Food Safety, Environmental and Safety standards and performance improvement throughout the organization
  • Support Diversity & Inclusion initiatives through individual and departmental goals and objectives
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, food science, biology, or related field
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including previous experience in a management or supervisory role leading people
  • Minimum of 5 years applicable laboratory experience within the last 10 years
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills along with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of the TTB regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with company personnel at all levels of management with demonstrated leadership
  • Experience using Windows operating systems
  • Experience with SAP software preferred
  • Must be willing and able to taste alcoholic beverages - Sensory experience preferred

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.

Nearest Major Market: Frankfort





Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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