Assistant Distillery Manager

Organisation: The Glenturret Distillery

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Location: Crieff, Scotland

This role involves working closely with the Distillery Director, Whisky Maker and Production team, to maximise the efficient operation of a busy single malt distillery, whilst creating a quality spirit for maturation.

Whilst managing a small multi skilled team, the Assistant Distillery Manager will be expected to encourage a culture of continuous improvements and forward thinking, whilst respecting The Glenturret’s values and heritage.

Being a small but busy distillery, the Assistant Distillery Manager will be expected to step in and be hands on when required.

Key Responsibilities include:
• Oversee the production of NMS
• Efficiently oversee production to produce quality spirit
• Oversee the ordering of malt / yeast and other items as required
• Oversee the removal of distillery waste and co-products
• Work closely with the Whisky Maker to ensure there is always a supply of quality casks to meet production demands
• Line manager for the Production team, including coaching, mentoring and shift scheduling
• Comply with H & S, HMRC, Environmental, food safety, feed safety and Legionella legislation
• Complete documentation as required for reporting, including procedures, work instructions and RA’s
• Ensure calibrations of equipment are in place
• Assist in managing warehouses to minimise losses and maximise vacuity
• Work closely with the Distillery Director and Facilities Manager to facilitate PPM and breakdowns, to ensure there is minimum disruption to the process
• Be part of the on-call rota
• Manage production operations to produce spirit of the highest quality at the lowest possible cost, whilst minimising waste
• Assist to manage warehousing operations at lowest possible cost whilst keeping losses to a minimum
• Lead, coach and develop the Glenturret Production team
• Identify and propose improvements in all aspects of production in keeping with a continuous improvement culture
• Assist to manage site security
• Responsibility to be fully conversant with all Glenturret quality, environmental, health & safety, HMRC, HACCP & feed safety procedures, ensuring that all activities under your control are conducted in accordance with these requirements.
• Make technical decisions on a regular basis. E.g. alter production programme to accommodate new malt, schedule challenges, breakdown’s etc.
• Carry out structured and open team meetings

Application Deadline: Sunday 03/03/2024