Shift Distiller/Brewer

Middle West Spirits


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Job Description:

Middle West Spirits is seeking a full-time employee to aide in distillation, brewery production and facility operations. Primary job responsibility will be to operate with the distillery team on a rotating shift distilling and brewing. Daily responsibilities to include but are not limited to; wort production, primary and finish distillation as well as finished goods operations. Special focus to include sanitary operations surrounding daily production of mash, distilled spirits and finished goods. Additional responsibilities include aiding the plant manager with development of workplace quality control and sanitary standards and preparing Federal TTB regulation compliance.

Experience Required:

Should have years experience in one of the following fields.

  • Beer production
  • Distillation production
  • Plant process development and controls operation surrounding food operation

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have extensive experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Mechanical skills
  • Comfortable interacting with customers on a daily basis
  • Food manufacturing or laboratory/hands-on experience is a plus
  • Plant operations control is a plus
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Minimal travel

Working Environment

The position will be required to function in a distillation and brewery facility and/or warehouse environment. The individual will be exposed to the following conditions; loud noise, machinery with moving parts, variable temperatures on occasion.

Essential Functions of the Position

  • Ability to lift 60 pounds frequently
  • Will be required to stand, twist, bend, reach, and walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to climb multiple stairs frequently
  • Must be able to verbally communicate with employees and customers and to respond to verbal commands from others
  • Must perform manual dexterity to operate a computer and other job related equipment
  • Must be able to read and decipher distilling/brewing instructions and recipes
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