Distillery Supervisor KY (BTD)

MAC Incorporated

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Distillery Supervisor KY (BTD) Frankfort, Kentucky
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Distillery Supervisor: 6pm-6am 2, 2, 3 schedule. Could be going to a rotation from days to nights every 3 months.

Distillery Supervisor-develop bench strength, not just managing the dept as is it today but help it grow technical education ferm science, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, agricultural, chemistry.
*Good leadership, lead the teams, help execute the vision, work independently and on their own.
*Develop the team, work well under pressure, remove obstacles.
Technical degree REQUIRED for this role, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Agricultural, Chemistry, etc. 

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Distillery Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the distilling operation according to the standards set by federal, state and local agencies and company policy; coordinates necessary maintenance actions to maintain production; monitors production to ensure that the schedule is met; responsible for solving production related problems; and manages employees working in the department.

Shift and rotation:

Rotate every 4 weeks between the below shifts:

M-W      6a-6p,   every other Sunday
Th-Sat   6a-6p,   every other Sunday
M-W      6p-6a,   every other Sunday
Th-Sat   6p-6a,   every other Sunday

Supervise and develop up to 35 union employees and operations of the distillery, dryhouse, powerhouse. Implement a $25 million dollar dept. budget to ensure that all parameters are met and production needs are met in a safe and efficient manner.
Ensure all Personal Protective Equipment policies, training, documentation and procedures are met. Direct safety meetings for 3 departments and inspire employee development and involvement.
Implement Continuous Improvement techniques and systems to improve Distillery Operations. Identify opportunities within the processes and develop plans to implement improvements.  Collaborate with engineering to assist CI projects.
Ensure that all quality control parameters are met. Make decisions to change the operation to improve quality or consistency. Ensure adherence to Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices.
Recommends ideas to reduce costs and improve output. Ensures production efficiency is within cost standards; tracks efficiencies, quality and production data to improve yields without sacrificing quality. Analyzes and resolves problems related to efficiency, processes, material, scrap and waste.
Maintain inventory using our manufacturing system and improving other existing systems to automate the process. Develop subordinates to assist in keeping accurate inventory. Learn and understand the Barrel Program system. Align with customers and understand their needs to develop the relationships for the future.
Create, monitor and establish automated systems to manage compliance data and regulations. Update the Environmental Management System to demonstrate compliance. Monitor and understand current and new regulations.
Provide regular personal development feedback to develop the employees and improve operations.
Develop the Distillery Preventive Maintenance program. Update and improve the reporting process using the Maintenance System (MP2) to include working schedules and repair plans. Ensure that the future needs are documented and implemented. Supervise daily activity for at least 7 skilled maintenance techs.
Develop and integrate a 5 yr capex plan. Develop a 10 yr capex plan. Monitor and adjust budgets as necessary to ensure capex plans are implemented.

Minimum of  an Engineering or related degree
1+ years of related, supervisor experience
Strong analytical and technical skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong planning and organizational skills
2+ years relevant experience in a fast paced environment
Experience managing in a union environment
Record of successful leadership

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