Constellation Brands

High West Distillery is looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with a great attitude and strong work ethic for a Distiller position. Responsibilities include all aspects of new make whiskey production including: grain handling, mashing, fermentation, distillation, as well as some lab analysis. This position will be full time on a 4×10 schedule and will require some evening and weekend shifts once training is complete. High West Distillery is a very fast-growing company with three facilities and current expansion plans in progress. This position will be split between two of our locations: Old Town Park City & our production facility at Blue Sky Ranch in Wanship.



  • Grain Handling, Milling, and Mashing
    • Tracking all raw material components throughout the production and warehouse facilities
    • Operation of wet and dry grain conveyance systems, hammer and cage mills with pneumatic conveyance
    • Operation of pumps, motors, agitators & valves to execute daily mashing operations and tank transfers, all controlled via a central PLC
  • Fermentation Management & Lab Analysis
    • Track data for multiple 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 with glycol cooling, controlled by a central PLC system
    • Trouble shoot issues in process & equipment
    • Sensory evaluation of new make whiskey components
    • Very detailed data and yield tracking throughout the entire process
  • 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.
    • Utilizing a detailed approach to uphold the highest standards of cleanliness for all customer facing spaces within the process plant


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Degree or GED
  • Ability to work 10 hour shifts, including some night and weekend shifts
  • Must be highly organized with ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and especially: be a team player
  • Ability to safely lift 55 lbs.
  • Self-starter with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant science (Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, etc.)
  • 2+ years of production experience in either brewing or distilling
  • Experience interacting with automated control processes
  • Home brewing experience


Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Works outdoors/indoors
  • Works in warm/cold climates
  • Works in high places
  • Works on wet surfaces
  • Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
  • Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
  • Must be able to move up to 55 lbs
  • Primary office environment may be warehouse/distribution setting
  • Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Wanship, Utah


Additional Locations


Job Type

Full time


Job Area

Operations and Production


The salary range for this role is:

$17.90 – $27.41

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