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Production Distiller - Boston, MA


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Production Distiller

We’re looking for someone who knows their way around a fermentation; someone who can see a quality product through from sourcing all the way to bottling; who has an intuitive understanding of the processes involved in and the chemistry behind brewing and/or distilling.Do you want to know what makes rum funky? Do you want to know why bourbon smells like vanilla? Do you sometimes dream of saccharification, optimal catalyzation, full attenuation, and dumping the trub? The work is hard and there is a lot of it, but at the end of the day you will have something to show for it: you will have created something truly unique. You’ll be judged by nothing but the quality of your product. If you have the knowledge and the skill, and if this level of freedom appeals to you, we’d like to work with you. Minimum of three years experience in a commercial distillery, brewery, or similar beverage production facility A formal distilling/brewing education or applicable professional experience preferred If you have the requisite brewing experience, we can help you take your craft to the next level as a distillerSkills and Responsibilities:

  • Has an aptitude with mechanical devices, tools, and equipment
  • Has an understanding of sanitation/cleaning practices for fermentation and storage
  • Able to efficiently direct the work of others towards production goals
  • Not intimated by product tracking and paperwork
  • High-level understanding of the process of fermentation
  • Practical knowledge of brewhouse functions
  • Materials sourcing and storage
  • Production forecasting and planning
  • Establishing efficient bottling and packaging procedures
  • Is able to represent GrandTen well in public and at events
  • Learns from mistakes and constantly improves
  • Ability to teach and guide other production team members
  • Basic knowledge of the chemistry involved in distillation
  • Strong organization and record keeping skills

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stand for the duration of a shift, as well as routinely lift up to 75 lbs and perform physically demanding tasks regularly
  • Position requires use of hands to perform fine manipulation of glass and mechanical equipment
  • Identify inconsistencies in color, clarity, smell and taste
  • Safely handle mildly hazardous materials (primarily for cleaning) and responsibly operate complex machinery

Interested? Please apply with your cover letter and resume to jobs@grandten.com

GrandTen Distilling
Boston, MA


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