[Assistant Distiller]
Jeptha Creed

Position Description:

The Assistant Distiller position is responsible for duties related to distilling as well as general labor work throughout the facility, including but not limited to:

  • Distillate production process, from grain selection all the way to the barrel
  • Grain – Receive grain shipments of corn, rye, barley; ensuring proper quality prior to acceptance
  • Milling – ensuring proper grind size and quantity for each grain type and recipe
  • Mashing – operate the cooker to produce a consistent, quality mash
  • Distilling – operate column still, pot still, and vodka still
  • Blending – precise calculation, measurement, and process control in spirit blending
  • Proofing – precise calculation, measurement, and process control for bottling and barreling
  • Record keeping – maintain precise production logs of every process operation
  • Cleaning and sanitizing – all equipment and production work spaces
  • General Plant Maintenance in conjunction with maintenance manager
  • Lab equipment use and maintenance
  • Handle raw ingredients inventories, schedule deliveries, and forecast production needs
  • Comfortable with professionally interacting with public and private guests


  • Forklift operation, general plant maintenance, and cleaning.
  • Manufacturing and/or industry experience preferred.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Applicant must be able to lift up-to 50 lb. on a consistent basis and stand for extended periods
  • Applicant must be able to discern colors, navigate stairs, and must have full manual dexterity
  • Work from heights and in confined spaces, with variable temperatures up to 100F+
  • A full background check and drug screening may be required
  • Ability to work multiple shifts as needed for production scheduling, to include second shift as well as some weekends

Application Directions: More about the position, benefits and to submit an application you can click here.

Company Information: Jeptha Creed is a family owned and operated distillery in Shelbyville, Kentucky.  We are a family who believes in creating more than just great spirits, great food and a great time – we are creating an experience for our customers unlike any other.

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