Director of Operations

MacDonald Search Group

beverage, distilling, leadership, operations

 Our client is turning back the clock and going back to the grassroots as a handcrafted distiller of fine spirits. They have a portfolio of premium spirits that offer unique branding and flavor profiles that are gaining a reputation in the marketplace. Today they are looking to add a Director of Operations to their growing team. In this role, you will manage the day to day operation with the goal of producing quality products. You will manage the P&L, inventory, product quality, packing, and the manufacturing process.
  • Manage the day to day Operations of the Distillery.
  • Fermentation, Distillation, blending...
  • Mentor train and develop the operations team and empower the team to take on expanded roles.
  • Assure products meet and exceed quality specifications.
  • Establish operating procedures for all bottling equipment and distilling processes.
  • Continuous Improvements mindset of production and process.
  • Work in a fast paced production environment with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Manage Vendor and 3rd party manufacturing partners
  • Warehouse and Logistics knowledge
  • Brewery or Distillery experience or related Beverage alcohol production knowledge.
  • Leadership and mentoring abilities with strong verbal and written communication skill
  • Strong ERP knowledge will be a plus
If this sounds like a role that fits your background, please send your resume to