Distiller in Buffalo, New York
Lakeward Spirits @ The Barrel Factory Posted: 2021-04-20
Buffalo, New York 14204
Lakeward Spirits @ The Barrel Factory is looking for a distiller who is creative, mature, experienced, detail-oriented and passionate about craft spirits. We need an energetic and focused individual who knows the principles and application of fermentation, distillation, maturation, blending and flavor development. This position reports directly to the owners, and will be key in developing and creating a product arc for the future of the brand.
An ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience making great spirits.
Duties & Responsibilities
Manage current recipes and new recipe development.
Perform and supervise every aspect of production including, fermenting, distilling, tasting, proofing, inventory and scheduling.
Performing regular testing and quality control throughout the fermentation and distilling process.
Ordering inventory management.
Manage raw material and packaging inventory. Work to reduce costs and forecast production needs.
Supervise cleanliness and sanitation procedures for all distillery operations and equipment.
Create and manage record keeping in Whisky Systems program.
Help with Tours and events when needed.
Job Type: Full-time