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  1. There is a Master distiller needed in Paducah Ky. Good salary and benefits with the proper qualifications. They would like 10 years experience in a distillery. They will pay relocating expenses also. If you interested send email to mike@hillbillystills.com and I will put you in contact with the correct people. This operation will consist of 3-1000 gallon batch stills and 2 - 300 gallon stills. These will be all be steam heated. They will be distilling from grain to glass. The 1000 gallon stills will be used for bourbon and rye whiskey. The distillery will be putting up 4000 barrels a year when in full capacity. The facility has pleanty of room to grow also.
  2. Head distiller needed

    We are looking to expand and are in need of an experienced head distiller to take us to the next level, We can provide further details as needed. We are currently in over production of four spirits including a double gold and silver winner at the resent Denver International Spirit Fest. Our products are gaining a solid reputation and have new accounts coming online weekly. now totalling over 100 and growing. We intend to continue our growth as projected and hope to fill this Key position asap. if interested please don't hesitate to reach out. dnorth71@hotmail.com thanks, D. Northrup founder/CEO The Independent Distillery llc.
  3. Seeking a Head Distiller for New Spirits Company in New York State Adirondacks. JOB DETAILS This is a multi million dollar buildout so overachievers beware. New distillery seeking a head distiller to be responsible for the full distilling and quality control process. Should be well versed in new product development, scheduling distilling and fermentation, aging and packaging operations. Open to both seasoned professional and someone ready to take the next step up. This is an opportunity to help create the finest of world class spirits in a unique experience in a naturally beautiful destination being built in upstate New York. Job responsibilities include: Milling, Mashing, Distilling, Tasting, Proofing, Bottling, Blending Day-to-Day operation and management of distillery and its employees Management of raw ingredient inventories, ordering, and quality Record keeping Barreling and barrel aging management Packaging Quality control Creation of new products Equipment and systems maintenance Requirements: • Entrepreneurial spirit. • B.A. degree, preferably in chemistry or a related field. • Brewing and distilling MSc Certificate. • 5-15 years experience. • Experience in creating various spirits, including: bourbon, vodka, gin, and tequila. • Strong relationship management skills. • Business-minded, with strong financial and analytical skills. We are looking to hire someone in advance to be part of the design - particlarly the work flow, development, and coordination of all pre-opening activities. While the current ownership is solidified, a small partnership role may be considered with the right candidate. The site plan is approved and the initial design from a world renowned architecture firm is underway.
  4. Head Distiller

    Long Island Spirits is an established 10 year old pioneer in the Craft Distillery world with a National Distribution footprint. We are seeking a Head Distiller to be the lead person responsible for all day-to-day activities of operations, production and warehousing; as such that person will report directly to the Founder and CEO. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: -Manage a Team of 4 and growing Assistant Distillers -Actively engaged in the management of all the production phases and activities related to distilling Long Island Spirits current and future portfolio of spirits, including raw material selection, milling, mashing, fermentation, distilling, proofing and bottling -Develop production plans based on forecasted needs which include monitoring dry goods inventory as well as spirits depletions -Manage barrel storage and un-aged spirits warehousing -Use Long Island Spirits web based inventory management on a day-to-day basis to maintain precise records of all distillery operation activities using Whiskey Systems -Run automated Bottling Line -Manage all warehousing activities related to shipping and receiving, including fork lift operation maintaining detailed records of inspections of incoming and outgoing goods -Review distillation records to verify adherence to specified formula, proof, compliance and inventory control -Perform Laboratory analysis during fermentation in order to determine Brix, PH and other associated metrics involved with insuring a quality result -Regularly inspect and perform proper preventive maintenance procedures on equipment including use of Company vacuum truck for effluent removal -Maintain Standard Operating Procedures throughout distillery and put in place proper controls for sanitary, storage, inventory and production programs -Lead R&D efforts in new product development under the guidance of the President -From time to time attend Industry events as brand ambassador -Manage a variety of simultaneous tasks and delegate activities as appropriate to staff -Respond in a professional and logical manner to unexpected issues or critical activities that may arise during normal operations This is a rare opportunity for someone interested in joining a Company that is experiencing explosive growth in the USA and starting to export. We will offer an attractive compensation and benefit package for the right person that is interested in relocating to a very beautiful part of Long Island. e-mail: rich@lispirits.com
  5. Nova Scotia Canada Head Distiller Opening

    Head Distiller_ Halifax, Nova Scotia Seeking a head distiller to run a new distillery opening April 2017 in Halifax, NS. The distillery is a custom build facility, initial equipment is a 500 gallon Vendome still with a stand alone 20 plate vodka column.Prior commercial experience in distilling or brewing preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with a Distilled Spirits or Fermentation Science degree. Applicant will have to oversee all aspects of production, manage distillery area employees, clean and maintain equipment, and oversee all safety protocols and SOPs. Compensation will be dependent on experience and can include a profit sharing component. Please reply to CompassDistillers@gmail.com
  6. Head Distiller - Start UP in Truckee, California

    We're rapidly moving to start operations for Old Trestle Distillery, located at 6,000ft in beautiful Truckee, California. We're seeking a highly motivated and experienced Head Distiller to work with our Board of Directors and marketing team to create historical and new styles of spirits. If interested, please email kevin@oldtrestle.com. Compensation is dependent upon experience. College graduates with a Distilled Spirits or Fermentation Science degree will be considered. Thank you.
  7. Head Distiller - Start UP in Truckee, California

    We're rapidly moving to start operations for Old Trestle Distillery, located at 6,000ft in beautiful Truckee, California. We're seeking a highly motivated and experienced Head Distiller to work with our Board of Directors and marketing team to create historical and new styles of spirits. If interested, please email kevin@oldtrestle.com. Compensation is dependent upon experience. College graduates with a Distilled Spirits or Fermentation Science degree will be considered. Thank you. Head Distiller Job Posting.pdf
  8. We are a new distillery opening in Houston, TX and will specialize in grain-to-glass including vodka, gin, rum, and whiskey. We are in search of a Head distiller with experience with hybrid stills and experience in recipe development. Candidates will be in charge of all distillery operations as well as production and management of the operations. We are looking for availability in the next 3-6 months and who have industry experience and are interested in developing their own products with their personal touch Please email me directly at BryanClary@gmail.com if interested.
  9. Production & Plant Manager for New York Distilling Company Job Description: Lead Distiller, Production & Plant Manager Hours: Full Time, Salaried, Emergency on-call Location: Brooklyn, New York Reports To: NYDC Partners Target Starting Date: November New York Distilling Company is a premier independently owned / small volume distillery at the heart of the craft spirits movement specializing in gin and rye whiskey. We are looking for a Production/Plant Manager and Primary Distiller to manage facility and head all plant processes, production of distilled spirits, and barrel inventory. Production Responsibilities: · Running production in Brooklyn facility for our five brands, including distillation of gins and whiskeys, blending of whiskeys, rectification and infusions of Rock & Rye as well as potential contract work. · Oversight of upstate rickhouses, including inventory, storage and sampling of barrels. · Inventory, including ordering and maintaining relationships with providers of raw materials, package and dry goods. · Thorough record keeping using Whiskey Systems and auxiliary spreadsheets. · Familiarity with upstate facility and processes, ability to facilitate transfer and cooperation between Brooklyn Upstate New York facilities. General Responsibilities: · Unyielding commitment to safety and familiarity with industry best-practices and OSHA guidelines. · Maintenance of Brooklyn facility including common mechanical maintenance; familiarity with boiler and steam systems; maintenance of pumps, hoses, tools and drains; everyday building maintenance. Sales & Marketing Responsibilities: · Conducting on-site tastings when available or necessary. · Co-hosting events and tours at the distillery, occasionally interacting with investors, press and public to present a public face to the production of our spirits. Qualifications: · Strong professional experience in fermentation & distillation. · Ability to work independently as well as part of a small team. · Strong planning and organizational skills. · Fine sensory demands, including perceptions of color, smell & taste of products. · Understanding of Laboratory Operations / Quality Assurance / Quality Control, with basic knowledge of chemistry and biology. · Ability to operate a forklift and forklift certification (or within 2 months of employment.) · Physical demands of the job, including repeated lifting of 55lb bags of grain and maneuvering of empty and full barrels. Fine manipulation of complex machines and instruments, long hours standing and walking, and handling of hazardous materials. · Ability to communicate clearly and authoritatively with partners, customers, press and public. IF INTERESTED PLEASE FORWARD A COVER LETTER, RESUME AND SALARY RANGE TO BILL POTTER AT bill@nydistilling.com. THANK YOU! NYDC Distiller Job Description.doc
  10. Head Distiller - Sourland Mountain Spirits

    Description: Sourland Mountain Spirits is looking for a friendly, hard-working and dependable individual to serve as Head Distiller in our distillery. We are a start-up craft distillery located on a farm in beautiful Hopewell, NJ, focused on local ingredients and a farm to bottle concept. We are located about seven miles from downtown Princeton and 38 miles from Philadelphia. We are going to be installing our equipment in early fall 2016. We will begin with producing gin. In the future we will produce whisky, apple brandy, and eaux de vie. We are a start-up and would like for you to be a part of this exciting venture. Hours: Full-Time, 40 per week; weekend work Salary: $50,000-$65,000 Duties: Lead the distillation process in day to day operations (i.e. equipment cleaning, still operation, grain milling and mashing, and general maintenance of the facility.) Competencies: Applicant must be dependable, hardworking, professional, and dedicated to working safely. Applicant must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., have a Driver's License, and a clean driving record. Education/Experience: Requires high school diploma. College degree preferred. Experience in distilling/brewing (including home distilling/brewing). Experience in fermentation, yeast propagation, fractional distillation, and/or chemical analysis. Contact: Please e-mail your résumé and cover letter to our founder, Ray, at: ray@sourlandspirits.com
  11. Experienced Distiller

    I am a seasoned distiller with 4 years under my belt and I am looking for growth at a new venue. I am looking for a Head Distiller position or a higher up position than assistant distilling. I have much experience with larger and smaller scale craft distilling from start to finish of the process, with a focus on whiskies and syrup based alcohols. I have done literally everything in a distillery from grain to bottle. I have helped to develop and grow a now flourishing distillery and am now ready to spread my wings, learn more and take on a new world. I have created and modified recipes for the distillery I worked for as well as for other distilleries under contract. I have made recipes increase their yield by 175% without changing grains or flavor of recipes, as well as managing employees, representing distilleries publically, creating huge online SOP / knowledge databases. I have a considerable amount of pride in making what I put my heart into and making the best spirits. I also have the knowledge to help your distillery with recipes, management, become more efficient and everything in between. I am willing to relocate to the right fit and am very free at the moment. Feel free to contact me at whiskeysmithy@gmail.com, I will happily get you my resume, recommendations (all which should impress) and cover letter. Thank you for your time, I look forward to working with you.
  12. New craft distillery seeks an experienced distiller to develop, produce and manage all phases of spirits production. Responsibilities: • Manage day-to-day distillery operations, including production and maintenance • TTB reporting and meticulous record keeping • Ability to represent the brand/distillery publicly, local events and tours • Ability to formulate spirit recipes, maintain quality and repeatability • Order and maintain supply inventory • Knowledge of mixology is a plus Requirements: • Previous commercial/craft distilling experience in making high-quality craft spirits • Academic qualification in distilling, chemistry, biology, food science or microbiology is a plus • Innovative and enthusiastic • Well developed sensory in taste and evaluation of spirits • Highly organized and detail oriented • Trustworthy and loyal to brand/distillery • Excellent communication skills • Safety conscious This opportunity is a full-salaried position in New Jersey. Please forward all inquires to apdistilling@gmail.com
  13. HEAD DISTILLER Head Distiller: Head Distiller for new craft distillery located on 60-acre coastal farm in historic seaside resort of Cape May, New Jersey. Head Distiller oversees and manages day-to-day production activities and ensures safe, clean, efficient distillery operations, from raw ingredient procurement and milling through to bottling/barreling of finished spirits. Responsible for producing spirits on high-quality Vendome 750 gal stripping, 250 gal finishing, 25’ vodka column, and Custom Metal Craft 1,500 gal mash vessel and 1,500 gal fermenters, largely from ingredients grown on our farm or from other farmland that we control in the State of New Jersey. Requirements Ability to start work immediately Over 21 years of age with valid driver’s license Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-starter with demonstrated ability to exercise accountability and responsibility Proven ability to work with little to no supervision and be able to strictly adhere to directions/procedures Team player who contributes to camaraderie and pleasant working environment Problem solver with positive “can do” attitude Understands importance of SAFETY, CLEANLINESS, production efficiency, management of others, federal/state reporting requirements, inventory accuracy/projections, and packaging/barreling/aging processes Understanding of and ability to implement/oversee standard operating and safety policies/procedures Broad knowledge of craft spirits, cocktails and beer Meaningful experience as Head, Lead, Shift Distiller/ Brewer, or similar experience in the distilling, brewing, and related science fields (preference given to candidates with distillery experience) Fermentation and mashing experience with an understanding of yeast and starch conversion to alcohol Understanding of the importance of accurate record-keeping, including distillation records, quality control, lab records, instrumentation records, TTB and ABC reporting, and inventory control Experience with machinery including pumps, boilers, air compressors and chillers Basic plumbing and electrical skills/knowledge a big plus Willingness to work some long hours, including weekends and evenings, if necessary Ability to climb, kneel, stoop, and lift/move 50 lb frequently, and extended periods of standing/walking Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions Ability to drive a fork-lift and work a pallet jack This position offers the possibility of increased responsibilities in the future as the company grows. Position Type Full-time salaried position with competitive compensation, benefits, and ability to earn performance bonus Applicant will be subject to a criminal background check and must have a clean driver’s license. We are accepting applications until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter and your resume to: shorefarmer@nautispirits.com
  14. Head Distillery needed

    Connecticut Distillery seeks Head Distiller Established distillery needs head distiller to be able to develop, produce and manage our spirits production, and bring innovation and creativity to future projects. Responsibilities include: · All distillery operations including mashing through distillation, TTB reporting, record keeping, and maintenance and cleaning. · Representing our distillery locally. Requirements: · Previous distillery or brewery experience. · Multi-tasking abilities. · Strong attention to detail and record keeping. · Flexible to work schedule changes. Strongly desired: · Previous whiskey production experience. · Understanding of mechanical equipment in distillery environment. · Must be prepared to work longs days when needed. If you are interested in working in a small distillery with great growth potential and strong managerial support, contact us at dbaker@litchfielddistillery.com
  15. Forsyths Column Still has Shipped ...

    ...and is on its way to Austin Texas. Looking for the right person to join Still Austin Whiskey Co. and lead the production team. Distillery will be operational May/June 2016 and we are currently hiring. Please see job listing here: http://www.craftbeveragejobs.com/jobs/view/craft-distillery-production-leader/ More details about StillAustin are available here: http://stillaustin.com/ And here: https://www.facebook.com/StillATX/?
  16. Dented Brick Distillery is looking for a Head Distiller for it's start-up craft distillery in Salt Lake City UT. Dented Brick is a destination distillery opening this fall. We specialise in Liquor crafted from raw materials and artesian water in a 14,000 square foot distillery, featuring a 28-foot tall custom Vendome copper still, aging room and retail store. See http://dentedbrick.com/ Head distiller will be responsible for day to day production, recipe creation and modification, process docs including initial equipment set up and documentation, and working with the senior management team to meet production and sales goals. Require 2 to 5 years experience and distilling certification. Salary USD 25000 - 50000 Per Year Career Level Required Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff) Experience Required 2+ to 5 Years Education Required Certification Job Type Employee Job Status Full Time Contact Marc @DentedBrick.com
  17. Head Distiller Position Available

    JOB BASICS Location: Memphis, Tennessee 38151 Country: US Beverages: Spirits Employment Type: Full Time Reports to: Owner Base Pay: Competitive based on experience Benefits: Health Insurance Relocation: Provided for this opportunity SEND RESUMES TO: hr@tbspiritsgroup.com or apply directly online at BevForce JOB DESCRIPTION The Head Distiller will be responsible for further developing the Old Dominick portfolio of brands, planning and executing distillation operations, overseeing production, and managing inventory. In addition, this position will work with marketing and sales teams to showcase portfolio brands in order to raise brand awareness with local and national media sources. This role’s oversight encompasses the entire production process including sourcing, distilling, quality control and maturation and selection of our estate aged products to exceed criteria and quality parameters. In addition, the head distiller will work with management to lead future distillery projects. Relocation is provided for this opportunity! Responsibilities Responsible for entire distilling and quality control process and therefore should be well versed in scheduling, distilling, aging, and packaging operations. Manage raw ingredient inventories, scheduling, forecasts and contracts. Manage and develop procedures for operational & quality control. Manage and monitor all operations and distillery personnel. Knowledge of electrical distribution and control systems Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, budgeting, resource allocation, human resources modeling. Manage productivity of all operations. Engage with public through festivals, events, and competitions. Work in concert with Company’s Founder to manage budgets, and oversee the management of internal operating budgets. Participate in the development of new project/private label proposals. Develop a culture of action, collaboration and trust across all key stakeholders. Nature & Scope This role requires a strong respect for the past yet appreciation for innovation. The position demands strong project management and organizational skills, and the ability to manage varied priorities. It also demands a working knowledge of all of the disciplines of the business and distillation process, including such areas as supply chain, forecasting, production, operations, and quality assurance. In addition this role must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot potential obstacles. JOB REQUIREMENTS Preferred Requirements Minimum of Bachelors Degree Minimum 3 years of distilling or brewing experience, at least 1 year in a production distillery or brewery with working knowledge of all aspects of distillery operations. Demonstrated knowledge of the distillery process operation; process equipment related to distillery production; maturation procedures and a complete understanding of the entire process of making and aging spirits. Ability to maintain training and qualification documentation systems for all hourly operators. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Should have ability to multitask, work independently, as well as in a team environment. Working knowledge of MS-Office – especially Excel. There is relocation/assistance for this opportunity PLEASE NOTE: No Phone Calls Please! Only resume submissions will be considered for this opportunity ABOUT OLD DOMINICK DISTILLERY Old Dominick Distillery will be a state of the art distillery, tasting room, and event center located in downtown Memphis, TN. Founded in 2013 by Chris Canale Jr. of D. Canale & Co., Old Dominick Distillery represents a return to form for a family business whose roots are deeply entwined with Memphis and the alcohol beverage business. Named in honor of D. Canale’s founder, Old Dominick was one of the largest pre-Prohibition spirits brands in the Southeast. The portfolio will initially consist of a line of vodkas, whiskeys, and other yet to be announced offerings. With a strong executive management team including leading beverage industry experts, Old Dominick Distillery plans aSpring 2016 public opening.
  18. Happy Monday ADI Community! A growing spirits company based in the Mid-Atlantic is looking to hire a new head distiller. We’re willing to relocate qualified candidates internationally or domestically. The Head Distiller will be responsible for the entire distilling and quality control process, therefore the perfect candidate should be well versed in scheduling, distilling, fermentation, aging and packaging operations. This is an exciting opportunity to be an instrumental part of creating the distillery’s footprint! We’re looking for someone with 3-5 years’ experience creating various spirits, including whiskey, bourbon, rum and/or gin. The Head Distiller will also showcase and advertise our spirits to raise brand awareness and build relationships with local and national media sources, all while complying with relevant federal, state and local regulations. Interested in hearing more? Or know someone who could be a good fit? Reach out to Olivia Olivia@forcebrands.com for more details! BevForce Head Distiller.pdf
  19. Head Distiller/Production Manager Wanted

    Hamilton Distillers is looking for a distiller w/at least 4 years experience in all phases of grain-to-bottle whiskey production. Looking for a positive attitude, great work ethic, mechanical and management abilities. Knowledge of malting a plus. Please Contact Stephen for further details. Stephen@hamiltondistillers.com
  20. Keeping Batches Consistent

    Hi I understand that there is a good amount of both art and science in the role of a head distiller. Which brings me to ask about the methods that distillers utilise to keep batches of their gin consistent over time, in particular, accounting for a different supply of botanicals each season. Indeed, I know that gin recipes are based on essential oil content. But what is the most common and easy way to measure the essential oil content of your botanicals in order to determine the weight to use? . Also, if anyone would be so kind as to share their experiences of rectifying each botanical individually (and then blending), in comparison to one-shot production, that would be fantastic! Thank you very much in advance for your help. All answers are appreciated. David from England.
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