Assistant Distiller – Boone County Distilling


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Our open position for an Assistant Distiller is responsible for collaborating with our Head Distiller as well as general labor work throughout the facility, including but not limited to:

  • Ensure Production Schedule is kept
  • Help Head Distiller lead in daily duties
  • Grain – Receive grain shipments of corn, rye and barley; ensuring proper quality prior to acceptance
  • Milling – ensuring proper grind size and quantity for each grain type and recipe
  • Mashing – operate the cooker to produce a consistent, quality mash
  • Distilling – operate pot still
  • Proofing – precise calculation, measurement, and process control for bottling and barreling
  • Record Keeping – maintain precise paper and digital production logs of every process operation
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing – all equipment, lab and production work place
  • General Plant Maintenance in conjunction with Facilities Manager/Head Distiller
  • Lab equipment use and maintenance; cataloging of samples; track compliance data for TTB
  • Handle raw ingredients inventories, schedule deliveries, and forecast production needs
  • Must be comfortable with professionally interreacting with public and private guests

Competencies needed/desired

  • Forklift operation, general plan maintenance and cleaning
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on a consistent basis and stand for extended periods
  • Must be able to discern colors, navigate stairs, and must have full manual dexterity
  • Work from heights and in confined spaces, with variable temperatures up to 100F+
  • A full background check and drug screening may be required
  • Ability to work multiple shifts as needed for production scheduling, to include second shift as well as some weekends
  • Required to be 21+ years of age

Job Type: Full Time, 2nd shift

Education: High School or equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $31,500.00 /year

Education: High school (Required)

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