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 The Head Distiller will be responsible for the day to day leadership and management of the distillation process. The individual will lead a large craft Distillery to provide production and maintenance support to ensure the site is achieving its overall goals and objectives. To be a good fit for this opportunity you must have distillery operations experience with a minimum of 3 years. We are looking for a professional with a solid understanding of fermentations and distillation of Bourbon, Single Malt,Gin, Vodka, Etc. Key responsibilities and accountabilities. We currently run 6 5000 gallon fermenters and a 5000 gallon mash tun. We also run a continuous still. Having knowledge with continuous distillation is a plus!

• Manage and lead the daily activities of team members in the production of high quality spirits

• Provide strong leadership and effective problem solving

• Understand the functions of pot and column distillations

• Lead by example and hold employees accountable

• Effectively monitor and evaluate performance on all direct reports including coaching, mentoring and training to ensure all team members have the proper tools for success

• Emphasize the flow of information by communicating effectively to all members of the spirits team

• Maintain daily reporting and TTB compliance information

• Develop, lead and emphasize Key Performance Indicators of cost, quality, safety and yield, making decisions in supporting these goals

• Lead and facilitate employee involved safety team meetings and overall location safety

• Be an active participant in sensory evaluations of raw materials, distillate, fermenting, and aged product, developing a logging and records system to help better understand nuances of distillation and maturation process

• Review daily inspections on raw materials through sight, aroma, test weight, moisture content and foreign material analysis

• Execute and monitor monthly and annual production schedule ensuring sufficient and timely procurement of raw materials

• Purchase all required grain and coordinate necessary logistics

• Other duties as assigned Core Competencies Strong communication Analytical / problem solving Organizational skills Team-building, and team-working skills Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant scientific discipline or equivalent

• Should possess a minimum of 3 years distilled spirits or beverage plant experience

• Possess strong leadership and problem-solving skills


•60-80k salary depending on experience plus benefits  Please Email all resumes to Diamonddistiller@gmail.com

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