American Distilling Institute

Assistant Distiller

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Tom's Town Distilling Company
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
21 days ago


Tom's Town Distilling Co., a growing Midwestern brand seeks an assistant distiller to help produce its game-changing spirits. We're looking for a self-motivated competent individual who is eager to learn how to operate within a world-class distillery. The job location is in the vibrant Crossroads Arts District in downtown Kansas City. Compensation includes medical benefits and life insurance.


  • Some distilling or fermenting experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years minimum distillery or fermenting experience required
  • Passion for the industry and making award-wining spirits nin a safe and supporting environment


Grain Handling, Milling, and Mashing

  • Operation of pumps, motors, agitators & valves to execute daily mashing operations and tank transfers, all controlled via a central PLC

Fermentation Management & Lab Analysis

  • Enter data for in-process fermentations throughout the shift
  • Understand and use aseptic techniques for yeast propagation and rehydration
  • Run laboratory procedures on daily batches

Distillation and New Make Spirit Analysis

  • Operate a high-pressure steam-fed hybrid still
  • Troubleshoot issues in process & equipment
  • Sensory evaluation of new make spirit components
  • Enter all yield data

Cleaning & Sanitation

  • Run CIP (clean in place) procedures with both strong acid and strong base chemicals, utilizing various types of 3-phase motor driven pumps
  • Understand and use best practice aseptic techniques for cleaning and sanitizing large tanks and vessels, hoses, pipework, etc.

Filling, Bottling, Labelling

  • Perform bottle filling, bottling, labelling, packing, palletizing
  • Manage weekly public bottling crews

Order Fulfillment

  • Communication with Distributors in six states to facilitate order pickup, delivery, and data entry

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60751775
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant Distiller
  • Company Name: Tom's Town Distilling Company
  • Job Function: Plant Ops/Production
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $35,000.00 - $50,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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