Distillery Production Assistant: Far North Spirits

Hallock, MN

The Distillery Production Assistant position is responsible for being a key collaborator with the Distiller/Owners as well as general labor work throughout the facility, including but not limited to:

  • Help Distiller/Owner and Distillery Operator in their daily duties

  • 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 pot still and gin still

  • Barreling – preparation, filling, emptying, and tracking of barrel inventory

  • Blending – precise calculation, measurement, and process control in spirit blending

  • Proofing – precise calculation, measurement, and process control for bottling and barreling

  • Record keeping – precise digital production logs input

  • Cleaning and sanitizing – all equipment and production work spaces

  • General Plant Maintenance in conjunction with maintenance manager

  • Must be Comfortable with professionally interacting with public and private guests

Competencies needed / desired

  • 1-3 years professional distilling or brewing experience strongly preferred

  • Background in Chemistry or lab processes preferred but not required

  • Farm or other agricultural background strongly preferred

  • Proven ability to work with little to no supervision

  • Must be Precise and Detail Oriented

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Computer literacy required

  • Forklift operation, general plant maintenance, and cleaning experience preferred

  • 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 ladders, and must have full manual dexterity

  • Work from heights and in confined spaces, with variable temperatures up to 90F+

  • 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

  • Required to be 21 years of age

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour


  • Distilling, Brewing, Winery, or Ag: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Hallock, MN 56728 (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Morning (Required)

  • Mid-Day (Required)

  • Evening (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Tips

  • Bonuses