What This Entails:
Dogfish Head Distillery is seeking an off-centered, craft spirit lovin’ Distiller to join our wonderful Distillery team. Under general supervision of our Lead Distiller, you will bring your love of the craft to the thoughtful production of our amazing portfolio of spirits. You will also support distillery production planning and bring the skills and experiences to support the continued optimization of our distillery operation. The person who lands this gig will not only produce our off-centered world class spirits, but will also handle full operations through to packaging. We’ll be looking to you to champion quality and process improvement initiatives in an effort to increase productivity, efficiency and safety. In addition to the craft, the successful candidate will also care about the business of spirits production and will seek to lend process perspective to budgeting, planning and equipment discussions. In this role you’ll be charged with establishing, documenting and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures which includes maintaining our Recipe Book. In this role you will support the timely execution of our master schedule to achieve all spirit production goals. We’ll also be looking to you to track, inventory and log all phases of the production process to ensure all Compliance and Regulatory reporting comes off without a hitch! You’ll surely need to be a champion of cleanliness and proper sanitation, ensuring that our production facility, storage area and equipment are always pristine and ready to go. You should care deeply about safety, not just meeting standards but striving to raise the bar each and every day. As our Distiller you will embrace spirit education for Dogfish coworkers and guests and will support its delivery, understanding that information breeds enthusiasm and oftentimes translates to sales! You’ll need to be a collaborative, communicative team-player who fosters great working relationships with peers. Teamwork makes the dream work and we dream big at Dogfish.
What You Need to Land This Gig:
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of progressive commercial spirits distillation experience. A Science or Engineering major will be a serious plus! You’ll need to have an understanding of distilling and brewing science and a working knowledge of the equipment and systems that go along with it with an emphasis on practical brewing/distilling techniques aimed at quality, consistency and flavor. Having a stellar track record of formulating and producing world class spirits and beverages also won’t hurt. Solid computer skills must also be in your tool chest as well. The ideal candidate will be passionate about quality, safety and efficiency, and be someone that the team can depend on. A passion for craft beer and spirits, Dogfish, and off-centeredness is pretty important to us This is no desk job so you must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be on your feet and walking throughout the course of the entire shift. Qualified candidates must also be able to balance/climb, stoop/kneel and crouch/crawl on a consistent basis as well as reach over their shoulders frequently.
This is a rotating shift gig, so the ability to work nights and some weekends is an absolute must.
Bundle Of Goodies:
Dogfish Head Distillery offers competitive compensation, 401k company match, a fabulous health care package to include health/dental/vision and an amazing enriched work culture!
Where It’s At:
Milton, Delaware & Rehoboth, Delaware
How To Apply:
If interested, please submit a cover letter with resume and salary requirements. Resumes without cover letters will be hard pressed for consideration, truly. Help keep busy recruiters sane, no phone calls pretty please. Proud to be an EOE.
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