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Seeking Head Distiller - Dread River Distilling Co

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Seeking Head Distiller 

We are looking for an experienced Head Distiller to join our team at Dread River Distilling Co. in Birmingham, AL.  Dread River Distilling Co. is the largest distillery in Birmingham and the most product diverse distillery in the state of Alabama. We are a small close knit team of creative, hard-working, passionate individuals. Our focus is distilling and blending spirits such as Whiskey, Rye, Gin, Agave, Rum, Vodka, and Bourbon. We recently released the first commercially distilled Bourbon (legally) in Birmingham in 100 years. We are focusing on building a robust Bourbon inventory and would love to keep pushing the boundaries and get creative with our products. 

Because we are a craft distillery, we are looking for someone who has the ability to take charge and lead, work well with others, problem-solve, and not be afraid to find a way to yes and push the boundaries. 
The Head Distiller is responsible for assisting in all tasks and challenges of operating the production at the distillery. The Distiller position is responsible for completing the daily procedures related to the production of all our spirits including brewing, distilling, cleaning, equipment maintenance, and accurate record keeping. The Distiller will play a key role and assist in leading our production team as we continue to grow as a company through our planned increased production, additional staffing and investments in new equipment and production facilities.
  • Minimum 2-years' experience in distilling 
  • Experience in production planning 
  • Manage Barrel aging programs, sample procedures, tasting and blending
  • Maintain organization in the production facility and keep equipment maintained 
  • Attention to detail and operate distilling equipment in a safe manner
  • Ability to lift 50+lbs
  • Must be able to use distillery software such as Whiskey Systems 
  • Confident, professional, self-starter who is looking to be a part of an exciting and challenging environment 
  • Must be 21+ years of age 
Salary and Benefits:
  • Salary negotiable depending upon experience 
  • Fully paid Health Insurance - for full-time position 
  • 10 days PTO 
  • 401k
Position available immediately. Check out our website at www.dreadriver.com or on social media @dreadriverco
For more information or to apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Suzanne Cisneros - suzanne@dreadriver.com 
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