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Closing date: 12:00, Friday 21 May 2021

Distillery Manager - The Cairn

The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive knowledge of malt whisky production.
  • A degree in a relevant subject such as BSc in Brewing and Distilling, or IBD Diploma in Distilling
  • Relevant knowledge of legislation and regulations within the whisky industry
  • Relevant experience in a site management role ideally within the industry
  • Experience of working with statutory bodies (i.e. SEPA and HMRC)
  • People management experience
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • NEBOSH or equivalent desirable
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all relevant stakeholders
  • Strong organisation skills, planning and project management skills

This is a fantastic opportunity within a progressive company internationally known throughout the world of whisky.

This is a permanent position (40 hours per week).  

The full job description is available to download here.

Closing date for applications is mid-day on Friday 21st May 2021.

For any further information please email: HR@gordonandmacphail.com 



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