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Location: Memphis, Tennessee 38151

Country: US

Beverages: Spirits

Employment Type: Full Time

Reports to: Owner

Base Pay: Competitive based on experience

Benefits: Health Insurance

Relocation: Provided for this opportunity

SEND RESUMES TO: hr@tbspiritsgroup.com or apply directly online at BevForce


The Head Distiller will be responsible for further developing the Old Dominick portfolio of brands, planning and executing distillation operations, overseeing production, and managing inventory. In addition, this position will work with marketing and sales teams to showcase portfolio brands in order to raise brand awareness with local and national media sources. This role’s oversight encompasses the entire production process including sourcing, distilling, quality control and maturation and selection of our estate aged products to exceed criteria and quality parameters. In addition, the head distiller will work with management to lead future distillery projects.

Relocation is provided for this opportunity!


  • Responsible for entire distilling and quality control process 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 distillery personnel.
  • Knowledge of electrical distribution and control systems
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, budgeting, resource allocation, human resources modeling.
  • Manage productivity of all operations.
  • Engage with public through festivals, events, and competitions.
  • Work in concert with Company’s Founder to manage budgets, and oversee the management of internal operating budgets.
  • Participate in the development of new project/private label proposals.
  • Develop a culture of action, collaboration and trust across all key stakeholders.

Nature & Scope

This role requires a strong respect for the past yet appreciation for innovation. The position demands strong project management and organizational skills, and the ability to manage varied priorities. It also demands a working knowledge of all of the disciplines of the business and distillation process, including such areas as supply chain, forecasting, production, operations, and quality assurance. In addition this role must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot potential obstacles.


Preferred Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of distilling or brewing experience, at least 1 year in a production distillery or brewery with working knowledge of all aspects of distillery operations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the distillery process operation; process equipment related to distillery production; maturation procedures and a complete understanding of the entire process of making and aging spirits.
  • Ability to maintain training and qualification documentation systems for all hourly operators.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Should have ability to multitask, work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Working knowledge of MS-Office – especially Excel.

There is relocation/assistance for this opportunity

PLEASE NOTE: No Phone Calls Please! Only resume submissions will be considered for this opportunity


Old Dominick Distillery will be a state of the art distillery, tasting room, and event center located in downtown Memphis, TN. Founded in 2013 by Chris Canale Jr. of D. Canale & Co., Old Dominick Distillery represents a return to form for a family business whose roots are deeply entwined with Memphis and the alcohol beverage business. Named in honor of D. Canale’s founder, Old Dominick was one of the largest pre-Prohibition spirits brands in the Southeast. The portfolio will initially consist of a line of vodkas, whiskeys, and other yet to be announced offerings. With a strong executive management team including leading beverage industry experts, Old Dominick Distillery plans aSpring 2016 public opening.

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