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We’re Hiring a Distiller!

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Job Title:Distiller – Strait & Narrow
Reports To:Director of Operations – Strait & Narrow

Job Overview

The Distiller – Strait & Narrow, will be responsible for distilling all custom alcohols for our Strait & Narrow Pacific Coast Cocktails.  The Distiller will assist with sourcing raw materials for required distillations and for ensuring Strait & Narrow custom alcohols are produced and delivered to our co-manufacturer(s).  The Distiller will also assist with ensuring our on-premise retail store and tasting room are stocked with Strait & Narrow products. The successful candidate must have a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and efficiency, to ensure our alcohols are produced consistently meeting all quality & recipe specifications.   This is a full-time position based in Delta, BC and will report to the Director of Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Procurement & Logistics manager with sourcing all raw materials for required distillations
  • Execute all aspects of spirits production – distilling, blending, sanitation of equipment
  • Operate distilling equipment in a safe and effective manner
  • Follow SOPs and maintain for all existing products
  • Once SOPs are established, use continuous improvement processes to evaluate and improve cost and quality
  • Help develop new spirits and processes for future S&N products
  • Ensure on-premise retail store and tasting room are stocked for customer sales
  • Keep accurate records detailing both regular production and product development
  • Complete monthly stock inventories and report procurement needs when necessary
  • Assist with equipment maintenance
  • Maintain a clean and organized workplace
  • Contribute to a positive work environment

Job Requirements

  • Experience within the alcohol manufacturing industry – required
  • Distilling experience – required
  • Well-developed sensory evaluation skills
  • Accurate data entry of MS Excel spreadsheets and ERP system
  • Able to work quickly with attention to detail
  • Able to perform tasks consistently
  • An interest in cocktails & spirits
  • Must be 19 years or older
  • As a key team member of a small but rapidly growing company, it will be critical to have a flexible mindset and willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges

Competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Co-ordination and control
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Decision-making
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and familiar with ERP systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to frequently lift and move objects up to 25 kg.
  • Ability to travel within the lower mainland, on occasion
  • Must hold a valid BC Driver’s License (with clean abstract)

To apply on this exciting opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to our recruiter Sarah Elliot at: sarah@sjemploymentsolutions.com

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, please note only those selected for an

interview will be contacted.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at The Strait and Narrow. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and build our community. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds with a keen interest for our team to be more representative of all sections of society. We strongly believe that both the outdoors and our cocktails are for everyone.  

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