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Hollow Spirits Looking for Head Distiller - Albuquerque, NM

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Hollow Spirits Head Distiller

Hollow Spirits Distillery is an exciting new distillery in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  We are looking for an experienced distiller to lead our distilling team.  The ideal person for this position is interested in showing their creative skills in developing new craft spirits.  An energetic and focused individual who knows their way around fermentation and distillation; 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 basic chemistry behind distilling; and who has a good set of basic computational skills.   

If you have the knowledge and the skill, and if this level of responsibility and creative freedom appeals to you, contact us.  

Minimum of 2 years experience distilling and/or brewing.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and manage mashing, fermentation, distillation, barreling, processing, bottling, and shipping processes

  • Recipe creation, development and testing

  • Performing regular testing throughout fermentation and distilling process to determine necessary information in producing a quality product.

  • Cleaning of all tanks by rinsing after cooking or fermentation is complete.

  • Maintaining a high level of housekeeping within the assigned area and other surrounding areas

  • Production forecasting and planning

  • Able to efficiently direct the work of others towards production goals   

  • Materials sourcing and storage  

  • Establishing efficient bottling and packaging procedures 

  • Strong organization and record keeping skills

  • Maintain recordkeeping related to all filings with the Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB), OSHA, EPA, FDA & DOT agencies

  • Is able to represent Hollow Spirits Distillery well in public and at events

  • Learns from mistakes and constantly improves aptitude with mechanical devices, tools, and equipment. 


Physical responsibilities

  • 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

  • Be able to Identify inconsistencies in color, clarity, smell and taste

  • Safely handle mildly hazardous materials (primarily for cleaning) and responsibly operate complex machinery

Please send cover letter and resume Frank@HollowSpirits.com

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