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Head distiller WANTED with aspirations of becoming a Master

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Head distiller WANTED with aspirations of becoming a Master

This position is for a craft distillery starting early next year in Santa Ana, California. Santa Ana is a culturally vibrant and urban city in the heart of Orange County. The city draws hip, creative professionals, artist, boutique businesses, and is often referred to by locals as “Brooklyn West”. We are looking for a passionate Head Distiller that would like the opportunity to get in on the ground floor, be involved in the creative process, and help birth and operate a Craft Distillery. We are offering competitive wages, potential equity, and the experience of a lifetime.

Blinking Owl Distillery is based on three principles: Artistry, Friendship, and Fun…if we need to elaborate further on these ideals, you might not be the right fit for us.

Job Description: the ideal distiller(Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and some Magic)

*Must love the best weather in the USA, as blue skies and 80 degrees prevail the majority of the year

*Minimum 3 years of distillery experience with working knowledge of all aspects of distillery operations.

*Must love Dogs

*Professional degree or certification course in the distilling or related field a plus

*Should have strong verbal communication and organizational skills, this means you must know how to use a smart phone(if not they may be an app for that)

*Should have ability to multitask, work independently, as well as in a team environment

*Should have a good understanding of quality assurance and quality control

*Should have working knowledge of computers, spreadsheets, and budgets

*Must have the desire to work with the Dream Booze Team who has many years of food, wine, beer, and spirits education, who loves “researching” but practices responsibility above all else


*Responsible for entire distilling and quality control processes and therefore should be well versed in scheduling distilling, aging, and packaging operations

*Manage raw ingredient inventories, scheduling, forecasts and contracts

*Manage and develop procedures for operational & quality control

*Manage and monitor all operations and productivity

*To smile daily because you have an amazing job


*Competitive salary based upon previous work experience and expertise

*Equity in the business

*The opportunity to work with and meet some creative and beautifully quirky people

*Benefit package will include, medical insurance, vacation and personal days

*If you are also interested in ownership/investing let’s talk

If your interested please email us your resume at blinkingowldistillery@gmail.com


Blinking Owl Distillery

Santa Ana, Republic of California

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