Assistant Bottling Manager

Job Locations US-KY-Frankfort
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/24/2023 3:04 PM)
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Job Description/Responsibilities

Responsible for managing the departmental activities of bottling operation. Leads, plans, and directs the  resources to meet safety expectations, production requirements, continuous improvement project activities, and stretch targets for the department. Manages/mentors first level supervision, and departmental coordinators and leads operations to maximize utilization of resources to achieve departmental efficiency, budget adherence; and leads C.I. projects to support the Operations Vision.


  • Manage the safety programs for the Bottling Department through development and execution of safe practices, process documentation and insure understanding of SOP's to minimize severity of workplace accidents. Monitor and enforce all OSHA and Company safety regulations and policies. Direct responsibility for Bottling Supervisors and Bottling staff to reduce injuries and improve safety KPIs with the target of zero recordable injuries.
  • Meet and exceed customer expectations through efficient management of line efficiency targets and stretch goals for the Bottling Department. Manage deliverables of product on time, within budget and to meet all quality specifications. Work with the Shipping Department and Customer Service Department to deliver results to improve the SOAR Report, Order Fill Rate and on time shipments.
  • Monitors and enforces all Company, OSHA, EPA, labor agreement, safety regulations, rules and policies. Leads Root Cause Corrective Actions for sustainable improvement.
  • Responsible for managing departmental supervisors and support personnel to achieve target & stretch plans. This role supports the department manager to accomplish Safety objectives, Quality Standards, Company Policies, Good Manufacturing practices and Production requirements within specified budgets. Trains, monitors, evaluates, and develops employees. Provide technical assistance to direct reports and associates for best practice  resolution of  safety, quality, and 
  • Conduct PDS reviews with all Bottling Supervisors and staff to improve skills and performance of all employees in the department. Trains, evaluates and develops Bottling Supervisors and ensures they are developing all Bottling Departmental employees. Creates and executes a personal development plan with the Bottling Manager to improve a skill/competency that will develop interpersonal skills and improve performance.
  • Manages Bottling to accomplish production requirements within guidelines for safety, quality, cost, service and regulation which meet plant goals. Plan and implement operational improvements working with supervisors and employees on joint problem solving techniques. Create /evaluate production efficiency plans and organize and direct improvements utilizing root cause corrective action techniques. Review all initiatives to be completed at BTD and lead the discussion. Employee must lead adherence to all Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices.
  • Ensure adherence to Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices. Plan, layout, and assign resources and work expectations for departmental supervisors and labor associates to achieve short term and long range planning for BTD. Analyze and resolve problems relating to product quality. Investigate all quality issues and insure QA complaints trend to zero. Enforce the monitoring of quality line checks by shift to deliver 100% inspection at established time intervals. Manage/ Lead/drive continuous quality improvement efforts across the site.
  • Manage/lead/drive supervisors and bottling employees to maintain good housekeeping conditions and comply with safety and sanitation rules and requirements. Lead departmental initiatives to be world class in a 5S facility.
  • Leads as an example in professionalism and fosters organizational policies and rules of conduct. Develop multiple salaried exempt Supervisors and their teams in career development. Understands career goals of employees and works with them to develop skills that will help them meet their career goals. Creates and executes a personal Career Development Plan with manager.
  • Provide support to the New Product Development Team for efficiency in operations and manage within timelines and budgets. Provide input to evaluate equipment capabilities and capital expenditure requirements. Leads along with the management team to implement new initiatives including new products and packages. Coordinate work with other departments to maintain product quality and in-field delivery targets. Ensure that defect free products are scheduled, produced and shipped, in full and on time to meet customer demand.



  • Bachelor Degree in Business or commensurate experience
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Record of successful leadership
  • 4 years Business experience, at least
  • Requires Management experience


  • Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry or CPG overall
  • Requires Organizational Development experience
  • Requires Supply Chain Experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to pick up and/or move objects up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts
  • Ability to work in wet, humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Noise level at work station is loud (metal can manufacturing, large earth moving equipment)
  • Ability to work 8 hour shift
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • In-person job attendance


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