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Distillery Manager - Moray

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 8230 Date Posted: Monday 29 Nov 2021
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Distillery Manager 

Speyburn Distillery - Moray

Permanent 

Nine Twenty Engineering & Manufacturing are proudly partnering Inver House Distillers for a new Distillery Manager to join their Speyburn Distillery in Morayshire. 

Inver House Distillers is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Beverage Holdings Ltd, producing its Scotch whiskies and gin at five distilleries around Scotland: Pulteney, Speyburn, Knockdhu, Balblair and Balmenach. Inver House is also highly active in the maturation and blending of Scotch whisky, with warehousing for more than 600,000 casks and extensive facilities for cask filling/dumping and spirit blending and bottling at its headquarters in Airdrie. The business has won many prestigious accolades over the years, including the Icons of Whisky Distiller of the Year Award for Scotland (2017).

The Role: 

To manage distillery production and warehousing activities to meet business objectives and ensure compliance with company policies and relevant management systems (including Quality, HSE and HMRC requirements). To promote a culture of continuous improvement that links to all aspects of sustainability. To manage distillery production and warehousing activities to meet business objectives and ensure compliance with company policies and relevant management systems (including Quality, HSE and HMRC requirements). To promote a culture of continuous improvement that links to all aspects of sustainability.

Responsibilities: 

  • Production of new make spirit, including planning, managing and improving all aspects of the operation of the distillery.
  • Maintain production records and process KPI’s using relevant IT Systems. Maintain process documentation to satisfy HMRC, SEPA, HSE and other regulatory bodies.
  • Plant Maintenance & Engineering Projects.  Responsibility for necessary repairs & maintenance programme and planning & management of capex projects.
  • Promote continuous improvement in operational performance, implementing industry best practice where possible.
  • Manage and own your professional development in order to achieve your work objectives and your career and personal goals.
  • Management cover will be provided at any of the other Distilleries within the group
  • Support Marketing Activities required by the business to drive long-term brand profitability which may involve periods of travel within the UK and overseas. 
  • Manage and motivate staff, recruit, train and develop staff, according to company policies and ensure relevant HR procedures are followed.      

The ideal candidate: 

  • Will be comfortable living & working in a rural location 
  • Will have previous experience or managing a Distillery function 
  • Will have previous Supervisory/Leadership experience with good influencing skills 
  • Will have strong knowledge of production processes
  • Will have an IBD General Certification in Distillation

What's in it for you? 

  • Excellent Salary & Benefits Package 

Please apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan cstrachan@weareninetwenty.com