Quality and Food Safety Supervisor

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Job Description: 
Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich tradition dates back to 1773 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.
 
Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won 17 distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. It was named “Brand Innovator of the Year” by Whisky Magazine at its Icons of Whisky America Awards 2015.  Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 300 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies.  The distillery is part of the Sazerac family of companies.
 
For more information, please visit www.buffalotracedistillery.com or www.sazerac.com.
 
Job Description/Responsibilities
 
Quality and Food Safety Supervisor
Will lead Buffalo Trace Distillery's effort to continually improve Quality and Food Safety.  The position will implement and maintain the World Class Manufacturing Quality/Food system at Buffalo Trace Distillery.  They will develop their direct reports and will create and promote a culture of quality through effective training, implementation, and auditing of Quality and Food Safety systems.  The position will assist with Laboratory Technician duties as needed to ensure production needs are met.  The direct impact will be improvement of Quality, Food Safety, increase in consumer satisfaction, compliance with our third party partners and regulations, and reducing cost.
 
Qualifications/Requirements
 
REQUIRED
  •     Bachelor's degree
  •     5-10 years relevant experience
  •     Previous supervisory experience
  •     Ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
  •     Excellent analytical, problem solving, and PC skills
  •     Change management experience
  •     Excellent oral and written communication skills
  •     Strong computer skills and high comfort using technology and systems
 
PREFERRED
  •     ISO/HACCP implementation/management experience
  •     Food Safety Certification or proven experience working with Global Food Safety standards
  •     Experience working with external/internal auditors
  •     Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
 

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