Scotland, UK ref: 1572

Our client is an award-winning whisky maker who proudly produces exceptional whiskies and premium spirits at five distilleries across Scotland. They are now looking to recruit a Distillery Manager, whose key responsibility will be the leadership and management of a Distillery.
The nature of the job is cross-functional including areas such as health and safety, HMRC, customs and excise, quality, risk, engineering and environment process support and brand representation.

Key result areas:
• Fully support the Health & Safety Manager in the development and maintenance of health and safety processes and procedures, with a strong focus on continuous improvement and legislative compliance.
• Leading and motivating the Distillery team and managing the brand home.
• To be an Ambassador for the Distillery, not just on site or in the UK, but also overseas.
• Working very closely with the Engineering Managers, be responsible for the management of maintenance, repair and improvement of all mechanical assets.
• To have great vision to forward plan, assisting the Director in undertaking opportunities and challenges to maximise the flexibility of the business, utilise all equipment on site, and effectively set budgets and KPI’s

Qualifications & Experience
• At least IOSH level of health and safety training, NEBOSH would be desirable.
• Strong communication skills and people skills. Experience in management would be desirable
• Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and adhere to deadlines
• Experience in a scientific or engineering discipline along with experience in Distilling & Warehousing.
• GCD in Distilling through the IBD, Diploma would be desirable.

• Demonstrate knowledge of Health and Safety regulations relating to all areas within a Malt Distillery.
• Proficient in the process of Distillery and Warehouse Operations
• A comprehensive awareness of reporting and record retention requirements for HMRC.
• Proficient in the use of ERP: DRAMS for reporting stock management & Tropos for Cost Management
• Use of Continuous Improvement techniques and methodologies

• Problem solving technique/skill has to be of high calibre.
• Communicate effectively, internally and externally, using a variety of communication mediums.
• Commitment of the shared visions and values of the client
• Challenge the status quo and work at improving the whole across the 5 sites
• Continuous improvement techniques, project management skills,

Personal Attributes
• Show ambitious leadership with a track record of employee engagement.
• Resiliently enthusiastic and optimistic
• Time management and delegation
• Positivity and being able to welcome feedback to continually improve.
• Empathetic


For more information, please contact Tanya White at The Carling Partnership Ltd,
Tel +44 (0)1483893100.


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