Taconic Distillery - 179 Bowen Road, Stanfordville, NY 12581

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Taconic Distillery, established in 2013, is a purveyor of fine craft spirits located in the Hudson Valley of New York. We handcraft our award-winning bourbon and rye whiskies in small batches using the finest ingredients, including grains grown in New York and natural spring water from our farm.

Inspired by hunting and fishing, Taconic embraces a passion for the outdoors and that passion is imprinted on all our spirits.


Distiller Wanted – Taconic Distillery


Position Summary

This position performs, monitors, and documents batch process operations from mashing and fermenting of raw materials through the distillation and barreling of spirits.

Distillery Operations

  • Prepares and batches raw materials including weighing, mixing and the processing of all ingredients within a very specific order, quantity, and time.
  • Operates and maintains the mashing and fermenting processes equipment required for grain transfer, milling, mashing, cooling, yeast handling, fermenting, and liquid transfers.
  • Operates and maintains the distillation unit, takes samples at specific times and temperatures to measure for spirit quality and production throughput.
  • Continually monitors all stages of the process, especially critical time and temperature requirements.
  • Continually monitors and adjusts working parameters of equipment to ensure proper operation and timely turnaround.
  • Performs cutting of finished spirit by processing through measured stages to achieve finished quality targets.
  • Fills barrels with spirit, transfers to storage areas and documents barrel inventories.
  • Performs CIP operations on tanks, lines, heat exchangers, and other equipment while following all appropriate quality, PPE and safety procedures.
  • Supports the production reporting processes, raw material usage, and inventory accuracy.
  • Supports receiving materials, and unloading trucks using a forklift.
  • At times assists with whiskey processing activities to support bottling operations.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Responsible for informing Manager of any existing safety issue, process deviation, product loss, unplanned outage or unexpected environmental discharge.
  • Maintains a high regard for the quality of the product produced and the work performed.
  • Responsible for accurate documentation and recording throughout the production process.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all tanks, pumps, valves and other process equipment in assigned area.
  • Maintains sanitation in area of responsibility and follows all SOP’s and GMPs to the letter.
  • Able to safely operate a fork truck for unloading and staging materials.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required by the Production Manager.

How to Apply for the Taconic Distillery Distiller Job Opening

For more info email: info@taconicdistillery.com

To apply for this job email your details to info@taconicdistillery.com