Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre

Please apply with your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Location: Kingsbarns Distillery, East Newhall Farm Steading, Cambo, Kingsbarns, Fife, KY16 8QE

Planned Start Date: June/July 2024

Hours of work: 40

Reporting to: Distillery Manager

Salary: Based on the skills and experience of the successful candidate


An exciting opportunity to join an award winning Distillery with strong future growth prospects. Kingsbarns Distillery is an independently owned, family run distillery established in 2014, and operating in markets across the world. We are driven by passion for producing premium Fife whisky! Visit our website to discover more about the brand, our team and portfolio. We are currently seeking to appoint a Production Operator/ Distiller to support a range of activities on site including the following:


Job Description

· Assisting the Distillery Manager in his duties, including all aspects of production

· Data collection and analysis of distillery operations from malt intake to cask filling

· Ensure efficient and consistent production of spirit with particular emphasis on optimising spirit yield and quality

· Work in partnership with the visitor centre team, ensuring we deliver excellence for visitor experience

· Accurately draw samples for customs and excise, lab analysis etc

· Interpretation of risk assessments, company policies, work instructions and acting in accordance with them

· Cask handling (a level of physical fitness)

· Promote a positive H&S culture

Skilled not only in the capacity to assist in the production of a light, lowland style spirit, this role requires the chosen candidate to adhere to all H&S, HMRC compliance and internal quality standards thus ensuring a safe plant and process. An enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn is essential. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, using their own initiative alongside being a solid team player. Experience of plant/process operations in distilling/ brewing is desirable as is any educational background in the drinks industry such as BSc in Brewing and Distilling or General Certificate in Distilling. Previous forklift truck experience would be advantageous but not essential. The applicant must live within a reasonable commuting distance and have access to their own transport.

If you think that your skills, knowledge and experience fits this opportunity, please contact us with a title of “Distiller application” along with a covering letter and your CV to [email protected]

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