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Assistant Distiller Needed - Washington, DC

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One Eight Distilling is seeking a full-time Assistant Distiller to join our team. We are an award-winning growing craft distillery in the nation’s capital. 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. The Assistant Distiller must be willing to work flexible hours and wear many hats, including giving distillery tours and assisting other staff at marketing and promotional events. The position involves occasional evening hours and half days on Saturday.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Previous distilling/brewing experience required

  • Background in chemistry or lab processes a plus

  • Strong mechanical background a 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 here to: jobs@oneeightdistilling.com.  Salary commensurate with experience.


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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