Maplewood Brewery & Distillery

Distiller

Production / Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Distilling tasks: mashing, fermenting, distilling, clean-up, etc.
  • Maintain production distillation records in compliance with TTB regulations
  • Cellaring tasks: liquid transfer, barrel management, etc.
  • Maintain storage records in compliance with TTB regulations
  • Work with production team on recipe development
  • Develop a production schedule ensure synergy with distribution schedules
  • Adhere to production schedule and meet production deadlines
  • Packaging tasks: proofing, bottling, labeling, documenting, preparing distribution pickups, clean-up, etc.
  • Maintain processing (packaging) records in compliance with TTB regulations
  • File necessary paperwork with TTB for label and formula approval
  • Work with design department to ready labels for TTB submission and print
  • Assist in setting up & attending community outreach events, including: Tastings, Bar Events, Festivals, etc.

Qualification and Skills:

  • Required Experience: 1+ Years of Commercial Distilling
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the craft beverage industry and emerging trends.
  • Organized, self-motivated, efficient, and have high standards for product.
  • Desire to create new and exciting spirit based products, including RTDs, liqueurs, whiskies, gins, etc.
  • Ability to lift 35lbs and use dolly to transport/maneuver 170lbs Kegs.
  • Associates or Bachelor in related field is preferred.
  • Illinois Basset Certification must be completed before start date.
  • Optional: Server-Certified Cicerone or Certified Cicerone.
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