Head Distiller

Deep Ellum Distillery

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Deep Ellum Distillery is seeking a passionate Head Distiller to join our team. Deep Ellum Distillery is a new and growing company in the heart of one of Dallas’s most interesting neighborhoods. The Head Distiller is responsible for all day to day operations of the production facility. This is a leadership role and the Head Distiller is expected to manage both the schedule of production, and the members of the production team. Communication with other departments is key and the Head Distiller will be expected to participate in establishment of the company’s overall strategic goals

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain records and handle all State and Federal reporting requirements
  • Mashing, Fermentation, Filtering, and Distillation
  • Inventory management of all raw materials, work in process, barreled products, and finished goods
  • Forecast and manage production
  • Manage Quality Assurance
  • Maintain cleanliness throughout the distillery
  • Product development
  • Manage production staff
  • Support the Sales Team

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 years experience in the Distilling Industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a related field such as Fermentation Science, Chemical Engineering, or Microbiology
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Available for weekend and holiday work as required
  • Can lift 55lbs and stand for extended periods of time
  • Experience operating a forklift

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Formal brewing or distilling education
  • Experience with Gaelic Whiskey production

     

    Compensation:

  • Starting pay is based on experience
  • Health Insurance and Vision are covered
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