To carry out all distillery operations necessary to enable raw materials to be processed into final product and co-products of the correct quality to meet customer requirements and achieve business goals.
Reporting to : Distilleries Team Leader
Positions Reporting to The Job Holder - none
Key Dimensions responsible for all production operations at assigned distillery.
Key Responsibilities :
Order, receipt and store raw materials (Malt, Yeast, Fuel, Chemicals, Consumables)
Prepare Malted Barley for Mashing Process (Milling)
Process Grist to produce high quality wort for fermentation (Mashing)
Control and monitor fermentation process to produce fully fermented wash
Process fermented wash to produce new malt distillate to the required quality
Evaluate new malt distillate quality
Transfer new malt distillate to Spirit Receiver Warehouse Vats and carry out and record accurate spirit account
Prepare new spirit and dispatch by road tanker (reduction, sampling & tanker loading)
Complete documentation accurately and forward to appropriate person or place
Conduct an appropriate handover of operations at every shift change to ensure that continuous production is achieved
Key Capabilities :
Perform all operational tasks required to produce and dispatch high quality final product and co-product from raw materials to meet business requirement.
Perform fault finding analysis to optimise plant performance
Understand performance requirements and demonstrate an awareness of the linkage to Company Objectives
Take decisions based on a logical approach to fact gathering
Be aware of limits of own authority and involve appropriate personnel in decision making process at appropriate time
Demonstrate capability to develop new skills in operating Personal Computer and PLC based systems to control, monitor, maintain, communicate and report on production operations to the required standard.
Demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills
Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with others utilising various media
Demonstrate ability to develop new skills and train others
Understand and contribute to continuous improvement
Operate within Health & Safety legislation.
Operate within the Distillery Management Control System, FEMAS Manual, HMRC statutory requirements and SEPA consent discharge conditions.
Perform basic mechanical and electrical routine maintenance tasks
Proactive in learning new technologies and associated plants such as evaporators and bio plants
Carry out routine organoleptic evaluation of raw materials and new malt distillate and take corrective action when appropriate
Carry out routine chemical / process analytical evaluation of raw materials and finished product and co-product and take corrective action when appropriate
Plan and organise workload
Understand and influence effective energy utilisation and costs
Candidates must be aware that the distilleries operate a rotating shift pattern up to 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and must have a valid UK driving licence.
Closing Date Friday 19th July