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Southern Distilling Company is a family-owned, large volume distillery located in Statesville, NC, manufacturing whiskeys, rums, and agave spirits as well as providing barrel warehousing and co-packaging services. We’re looking for an ideal candidate (you) to join our family. Versatile, ambitious, self-tasked individuals who are open to a fluid daily schedule with a keen attention to detail are perfect for this job. May work first, second or third shifts.

The Production Associate requires a wide set of skills. You’ll work with others on the production team which is responsible for duties related to distilling operations including but not limited to:

  • Mashing, fermenting, and distilling
  • Barrel filling and handling
  • Oversee grain handling equipment including hoppers, augers, silos, and mill
  • Material receiving and shipping
  • Forklift operation
  • Will work in other areas of the distillery as needed
  • Maintain the distillery’s high quality and production standards


Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to multitask
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to perform work with high degree of accuracy
  • Valid driver’s license
  • At least 21 years of age

Preferred Requirements

  • 4-year college degree or coursework toward achieving
  • Two (2) years manufacturing experience
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems/processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of working on your feet, sitting, climbing stairs and ladders, bending, kneeling, and squatting
  • Ability to pick up and/or move objects up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to work in non-conditioned environments
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary

To apply send a cover letter and your resume to Cyndy Sowder:

Via email:
Via mail: Cyndy Sowder, 211 Jennings Rd., Statesville, NC 28625

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