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Shift Distiller ---Sourland Mountain Spirits--- Hopewell, NJ

Job Description-

Sourland Mountain Spirits is looking for a full-time distiller to help assist with the production of our award-winning spirits. Our products currently consist of vodka, rum, gin, barrel aged gin, and we are storing barrels for bourbon, rum, and apple brandy to be released in the next few years. We operate a 450 L hybrid still, a 250 L pot still, and a 1000 L mash tun. Our distillery is located on a farm adjacent to Brick Farm Tavern (130 Hopewell-Rocky Hill Rd., Hopewell, NJ, 08525). We are in the process of building out a tasting room that will cater to customer experience and in-house sales. Recently acquired air conditioner.

This is a 40 hour per week salaried position with compensation dependent upon experience.

We run two shifts per day, morning 7AM-3PM, and afternoon 10AM -7PM. You will need to be available for either shift.

What you’ll be doing:

·        Following production procedures and directions given by Head Distiller.

·        Keeping track of inventory of raw materials and supplies to prevent work stoppage.

·        Keeping daily production records as needed in order to allow for the accurate preparation of government reports.

·        Learning how to input those production records using Stillhouse software.

·        Maintaining accurate invoice records of product flow to customers.

·        Working independently to fill, fire, and run our equipment.

·        Basic equipment maintenance and weekly cleaning of the production facility.

·        Working on the bottling line, filling, labeling and casing bottles.

·        Working in a HEADS UP environment.

·        The candidate we are looking for needs to want to learn. Independent ideas are welcomed and we foster a collaborative environment. You will become a crucial and valued part of our team.

What we want from you:

  • Prior manufacturing or beverage production experience is strongly preferred.
  • Show us that you know something about spirits, what is your favorite spirit?
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs. This job requires on occasion lifting sacks of grain and cans of spent stillage. It’s not all the time, but a few times per week.
  • Valid drivers license, you may need to take a delivery.

This is an assistant distiller position. Please send cover letter and resume with references to joseph@sourlandspirits.com. We would like to have the position filled by September 17, 2018.

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