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Distillery Operator, Delayed 1st Shift

Company: Jeptha Creed
Location: Shelbyville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Distillery Operator, Delayed 1st Shift PositionThe Distillery Operator position is responsible for duties related to distilling as well as general labor work throughout the facility, including but not limited to:

  • Distillate production process, from grain selection all the way to the barrel
  • Grain - Receive grain shipments of corn, rye, 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 column still, pot still, and vodka still
  • Blending - precise calculation, measurement, and process control in spirit blending
  • Proofing - precise calculation, measurement, and process control for bottling and barreling
  • Barrels- filling barrels and taking them to the barrel warehouse for storage
  • Bottling- Assist in processing finished products and bottling
  • Record keeping - maintain precise production logs of every process operation
  • Cleaning and sanitizing - all equipment and production work spaces
  • General Plant Maintenance in conjunction with maintenance manager
  • Lab equipment use and maintenance
  • Handle raw ingredients inventories, schedule deliveries, and forecast production needs
  • Comfortable with professionally interacting with public and private guests
    Physical Aspects:
    • Applicant must be able to lift up-to 70 lb. on a consistent basis and stand for extended periods
    • Applicant 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+
    • Ability to work multiple shifts as needed for production scheduling, to include second shift as well as some weekends
      Desired Skills and Experiences:
      • Must be at least 21 years of age.
      • High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred.
      • Must have a driver's license.
      • Experience with driving a truck and trailer is preferred.
      • Experience with using farm equipment is preferred.
      • Experience using a fork lift is preferred.
      • Ability to work some weekends and holidays.
      • A full background check and drug screening may be required

Keywords: Jeptha Creed, Louisville , Distillery Operator, Delayed 1st Shift, Other , Shelbyville, Kentucky

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