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Luca Mariano is seeking a Head Distiller to join their newly developing facility in Danville, KY to be a part of the brand from the ground up. Interested candidates may submit an application via the following link: https://www.indeed.com/job/head-distiller-dff14ae6225a573f Responsibilities of the Head Distiller Building planning The head distiller will be involved in the planning of the distillery as it undergoes its initial construction to optimize the setup for efficiency Manage day-to-day operations of the distillery The head distiller oversees every aspect of production including the sourcing of raw materials, malting, fermentation, distillation, maturation, blending and bottling. Long Term Liquid Planning The head distiller must plan how to store spirits over longer periods. Work with other staff to define agreed upon specifications and processes The head distiller works with other staff to refine the process of spirit making and defining a set specification for spirit production. That may involve tasks as diverse as wood procurement and wood seasoning, along with distilling and maturation processes. Maintain process logs Each phase of the distillation process must be logged, and detailed records should be kept, to ensure the product meets quality guidelines Develop a stock management plan A plan must be devised to continually sample maturing stock and make decisions on its use Work with the scientific team to refine all production and ageing processes To gain a better understanding of the production and ageing processes, the head distiller is required to understand the underlying scientific processes. Plan staff training and development The head distiller may sometimes be responsible for training staff to perform specific tasks including milling, mashing, fermenting, distilling, record keeping, cleaning and effluent treatment. Maintain hygiene and food safety standards Care must be taken throughout the distillation process to maintain the highest levels of hygiene and food safety. The head distiller must ensure staff are working to the highest standards. Required Experience Previous distilling experience Minimum of 4 years commercial experience in distilling alcohol and managing production lines Management experience Demonstrated experiencing in managing staff Project management knowledge Being able to manage a project and evaluate its success. Quality assurance experience Demonstrated ability to maintain a quality product Key Skills Advanced knowledge of all aspects of the beverage production line Advanced knowledge of all process involved with distillation Well-developed sensory skills for tasting and evaluating spirits Strong scientific knowledge Project management skills Managerial skills Excellent communication skills Must be very methodical, logical and detail orientated Quality control skills Strong computer and mathematical skills
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