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Barrel Warehouse Operator

Posted: 07/31/2022

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Job Type


  • CDL (Preferred)



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401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Health insurance

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  • $26.7K - $33.7K a year is Indeed's estimated salary for this role in New Haven, KY.

Full Job Description

Log Still Distillery

Job Description – Barrel Warehouse Operator

Job Summary/Primary Functions:

Log Still Distillery is seeking an experienced Barrel Warehouse Operator to work in our barrel warehouse. The successful candidate will be responsible for executing processes for the barrel filling, storage, aging, shipping, and receiving process. The candidate will be required to work effectively to maintain a high level of quality, safety, productivity, and cooperation. Candidates must be strong results-driven individuals, hardworking, and interested in working as an important member of our Log Still team. We are looking to building a special operation on a destination campus and are looking for individuals who want to support us in this goal by being part of producing high quality spirits (bourbon and gin) and treating our visitors and guests to an enjoyable and welcoming experience on our campus.

Major Job Responsibilities / Key Duties:

Main Roles:

  • Perform job functions which include pushing, pulling, rolling, and heading up barrels weighing up to 500 pounds
  • Load barrels in warehouse ricks, aligning barrels into correct position in rick/tier 3 high
  • Remove barrels from warehouse rick locations for dumping
  • Head up, push, and maneuver 500 pound barrels in truck for transport to other locations
  • Capable of standing for extended periods of time; sitting, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting
  • Required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Must be 21 years old
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a barrel warehouse operation
  • Ability to work overtime, holidays, and weekends
  • Experience driving a forklift in production/warehouse environment
  • Ability to operate industrial equipment as required for the position
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, percentages)
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service - using every internal/external customer interaction as an opportunity to impress them with a "Wow" factor. Thanking the customer for choosing Log Still Distillery Brand/Service
  • Ability to make others feel welcome, through a combination of authenticity, humility, and kindness, and lead by example
  • Exceptional time management skills; ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • Outstanding organization and coordination skills - ability to manage priorities and routine functions effectively and efficiently. Must be flexible and able to manage multiple processes simultaneously
  • Empathy - being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
  • Teamwork - ability to flex scope of responsibility and perform other functions as needed, regardless of job description
  • Effective oral communication skills; ability to talk to others to convey information effectively; strong written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Have a valid Commercial Driver's License
  • Prior experience in bourbon production processes

Education Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Special Working Conditions (e.g. Temperature Extremes, Lifting, Noise, Off-shifts)

  • Must be able to work outdoors subject to inclement weather (heat/cold) year round
  • Must be able to traverse the campus quickly
  • Must be capable of physical labor on a regular basis
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to work in extremely dusty condition
  • No allergies/sensitivities to spirits distilling environment

Reports to: Distillery Manager

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • Barrel warehouse operation: 2 years (Required)


  • CDL (Preferred)

Work Location: One location