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Assistant Distiller for new distillery in Washington, DC

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One Eight Distilling LLC is seeking a full-time entry level Assistant Distiller to join our team. We are a start-up distillery located in NE DC. Become a part of a vibrant small business poised to become a force in the craft distilling industry.

Job Description: The Assistant Distiller will work with our COO and Head Distiller on all aspects of production, including milling grain, mashing, fermenting, and distilling spirits, as well as bottling, labeling and packaging the spirits. As part of a small start-up, the Assistant Distiller must be willing to work flexible hours and wear many hats, including giving distillery tours, assisting other staff at marketing and promotional events, and making deliveries to DC stores, bars and restaurants. The position involves occasional evening hours and half days on Saturday.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Previous distilling/brewing experience useful but not required
  • Background in chemistry or lab processes a plus
  • Strong mechanical background a big plus
  • Experience in the beverage industry a plus
  • Proven ability to work with little to no supervision and be able to follow directions
  • Be precise and detail oriented
  • Willing to work some long hours, including Saturdays and occasional evenings

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to reach frequently with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch on concrete
  • Ability to lift and/or move at least 50 pounds, employing traditional lifting methods
  • Ability to work in physically taxing conditions and work in hot and cold conditions

The applicant will be subject to a background check and must have a clean driver’s license. If interested, please submit your resume, 3 references, and salary requirements to: info@oneeightdistilling.com.

One Eight Distilling will not discriminate and will take "affirmative action" measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex.

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