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Seeking a Head Distiller for New Spirits Company in New York State Adirondacks

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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.

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