Assistant Spirits Blender - Archie Rose Distilling Co.

Archie Rose Distilling Co.
Unit 8/28 McPherson Street
Banksmeadow, NSW 2019
02 84582300 (Main Phone)
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Archie Rose Distilling Co. was founded in Rosebery, Sydney in 2014 with an aim to re-ignite and lead Australia’s rich history in distilling, driven by four values: innovation, quality, authenticity and education. Now proudly Australia’s most highly awarded distillery we produce a diverse range of whiskies, gins, vodkas and rums, as well as one-off collaborations and limited releases.

Almost six years on from launch, Archie Rose has now completed construction on a new distillery in Banksmeadow, underpinning our increased commitment to genuine innovation and the creation of world-class spirits.

Our industry-leading production team is now looking for a talented Assistant Spirits Blender to bolster efforts by the Master Distiller and the blending team. The successful candidate will be a driven, passionate and committed professional with at least two years of relevant experience. You will have a strong working knowledge of distilled spirits or related alcoholic beverages, and sensory attributes.

Archie Rose is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this role.

You will be responsible for:

• Assisting in the screening of the sensory attributes of work in progress distilled spirits (Rye Whisky, Single Malt Whisky, Gin, Vodka, Rum)
• Assisting the Master Distiller and sensory team in new product development and spirit innovation projects
• Assisting the Master Distiller and sensory team in assessing the sensory impact of raw materials and production process on spirit quality
• Maintaining quality and consistency of final product
• Updating inventory availability forecasts and reports
• Facilitating daily sensory panels, data collection and reporting
• Taking and maintaining precise quantitative and qualitative records
• Assisting in regulatory recordkeeping and inventory management compliance
• Maintenance of a safe work environment by adhering to WH&S procedures

What we are looking for:

• A proven track record of sensory analysis including the processes and analytical methods used in the sensory sciences
• Excellent Excel and analytical skills
• Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
• Ability to learn new tasks quickly
• Formal qualifications in sensory analysis, brewing, distilling, winemaking or alcoholic beverage manufacturing (highly regarded but not essential)
• Experience working in a brewery, distillery, winery or beverage manufacturer environment (highly regarded but not essential)
• Availability to work various shifts including weekends

Why you’ll love working for Archie Rose:

• Three days paid picnic leave p.a.
• Parental and personal/carers leave p.a
• Annual performance bonus
• Generous annual product allowance
• Employee drinks discount at Archie Rose bar
• Two days paid study leave & two days paid exam leave p.a.
• Financial support if undertaking a new Archie Rose relevant qualification

If you are looking for a career within a dynamic team built on a foundation of authenticity, innovation, quality and education then this could be the job for you. Apply now along with a cover letter on why you’d love to work with Archie Rose.

Applicants with permanent work visas will only be considered. Archie Rose requires all employees to be fully vaccinated and will only be considered (or have a valid medical exemption).

Employer Contact Information
Archie Rose Distilling Co.
Unit 8/28 McPherson Street
Banksmeadow NSW 2019
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Archie Rose is a Australia's most highly-awarded craft spirits distillery and bar, located in Sydney’s suburb of Rosebery producing award-winning gin, whisky, vodka and limited-release spirits.

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