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Doc Porter’s Distillery is a family run grain-to-glass distillery in Charlotte, NC. We have been in operation for 2.5 years and currently make vodka, gin, bourbon and rye whiskey. We are hiring a full-time Distiller to manage day-to-day production and add to the product line. Job responsibilities include: Milling, Mashing, Fermentation, Distilling, Barreling, Shipping/Receiving, Bottling, Record Keeping, Warehousing, Cleaning, Conducting Tours Requirements: · Must be 21 years + · Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in science is preferred (experience in the field can replace a college degree) · Must have experience with fermentation · Previous experience with distillation is a plus · Must be passionate and excited to learn about the production of craft spirits · Must be mechanically inclined with the ability to operate machinery such as pumps, chillers, steam boiler, hammer mill, air compressor, etc. · Must have the ability to lift 55 lb. bags · Must be comfortable speaking in front of small groups for distillery tours Hours: · Flexible work schedule, but requires some nights and weekends · Position is salaried and would be 40 hours/ week To apply email resume HERE
Doc Porter’s Distillery is looking to expand our production team. We are in need of a production assistant to help create one of a kind spirits at the distillery. Doc Porter’s currently makes vodka from 100% NC wheat, but will expand into making whiskeys and gins very soon. This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new local Charlotte company. Responsibilities: · Milling · Mashing · Fermenting · Distilling · Bottling · Warehousing · Record Keeping · Cleaning · Representing Doc Porter’s brand in a positive manner Requirements: · Candidate must be 21 years or older · Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in science is preferred, but not required · Must have significant experience with fermentation (homebrewing, etc.) · No previous experience with distillation is required, but candidate must be passionate and excited to learn about the production of craft spirits. · Must be mechanically inclined with the ability to operate machinery such as pumps, chillers, steam boiler and valves, mill, compressed air system, mash tank, etc. · Must have a flexible work schedule to accommodate production schedule. This includes nights and weekends. · Must have the ability to lift 55lb bags · Position will start as a part time role with hourly compensation (approx. 20 hr/week), but could grow into a full-time position. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply
agporte posted a topic in Welcome & Introduce YourselfLike many I’ve been following the boards for a couple years now working on opening our dream microdistillery. I’ve learned so much from these forums and they've been a huge resource for us. I’ve tried to give back when possible, and will try to contribute more and more as I learn from my experiences. I’ve never done a formal introduction and it’s been long overdue. My wife and I are currently waiting patiently for our DSP to be approved (143 days to be exact) for Doc Porter’s Distillery. We will be a grain to grain distillery located in Charlotte, NC around the corner from a couple great breweries (Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and Sugar Creek Brewing Company) and a soon to be distillery as well (Great Wagon Road Distilling Company). We're going to start out with a 100% NC wheat vodka and then move into whiskey and gin with locally sourced ingredients. Renovations have been creeping along and equipment should be arriving soon. If all goes well we hope to be in production in April. If any of you are in Charlotte and want to check on our progress drop me a line.