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Do you have a proven history of progressive leadership in craft beverage manufacturing environments? Are you driven to succeed, and better yet, driven to improve upon both successes and failures? Are you well-versed in organizational systems and capable of holding a team accountable for achieving established objectives?

After more than 10 years of success in the craft spirits industry, Journeyman Distillery is embarking on its next big adventure with the addition of its second distillery and its first brewery in Valparaiso, IN! The Director of Distilling and Brewing will be the key player in ensuring successful execution of all production efforts across Journeyman facilities.

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At Journeyman Distillery, we believe hard work and dedication deserve to be rewarded. To that end, we provide a comprehensive benefits and incentives package.

Here’s a peek at what you will receive as a Journeyman employee:
  • Outstanding Growth Opportunity!
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) with Employer Match available on Day 1
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Supplemental Insurance Options
  • Free Monthly Bottle of Spirit (21+)
  • Loyalty Incentives (ask about our 5-Year Bottle Reward!)
  • 25% Employee Discount
  • Monthly Employee Tour with Owner/Founder, Bill Welter
  • Annual Employee Putting Competition
  • 3 Annual Employee Parties
Basic Function: Primarily responsible for leading all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage production operations, optimizing safety, quality, production, and cost objectives toward ensuring timely delivery of world-class craft beverages and while exemplifying the company’s core values and core focus.

All team members must uphold and embody Journeyman’s Core Values which represent the culture, attitude, and immediate priorities ensuring our cohesion and success.


  • Having a positive attitude that no challenge is too great
  • Understanding that goals worth pursuing are never easy; that perseverance, grit, and determination are essential to success
  • There is no substitute for grit and putting in the time and effort. Good things will come from those efforts
  • 10,000-hour rule. Malcom Gladwell: it takes 10,000 hours of intensive practice to be great
  • Excellence is a lifelong pursuit and mastery is an illusion
  • The joy is in the daily work and pursuit of excellence, not in the final destination
  • A focus on continual improvement and doing our best
  • Treating every customer with the mindset that they are the business’s 1st ever customer
  • Treating customers with authenticity, kindness, warmth, care, friendliness; engaging, helpful and willing to offer a magical experience
  • Clean facilities
  • Being available to the customer and timely responses in any capacity
  • This mindset extends to our vendors, suppliers, partners, and especially our fellow employees
  • Never take the customer or employee for granted
  • 362 and 59:59+ We are open to our customers 362 days a year and we set an unwavering standard of serving our customers up till the last closing second 59:59+ and beyond if needed.
  • Taking pride and ownership in your work
  • Engagement and active participation in your work and company activities
  • Being a positive force in the workplace; creating a culture of positivity
  • Extending common courtesy to self, employees, vendors, and guests
  • Being an evangelist and promoter of the company and brand
  • Strong technical understanding
  • Strong organization of time & resources
  • Excellent leadership & management skills
  • Detail orientated and highly organized
  • Driven by systems & metrics
  • Disciplined, results driven and outcome focused
  • Creative and innovative
  • High energy and passionate

Leadership | Support and lead Team members to achieve KPI’s and continue to grow.
  • Direct and manage the team to follow processes and achieve outcomes.
  • Conduct the Journeyman Distillery Employee Experience Ecosystem as per the process with every direct report.
  • Manage the resourcing of roles within the department, with a focus on cultural fit.
  • Coach team members to effectively complete tasks, communicate effectively with other stakeholders and grow their skills.
  • Oversee Performance Management of direct reports including terminations ensuring positive and respectful relationships are maintained.
  • Undertake effective delegation and conduct informal on-the-job training for members to increase skills.
Production | Develop and produce quality products.
  • Oversee and manage the production of a quality product.
  • In collaboration with Director Sales & Marketing create a full year product rollout calendar.
  • Develop new products.
  • Order all raw materials.
  • In collaboration with the CFO plan for products that are produced over extended periods.
Quality Control & Reporting | Ensure the quality of product and that all activity and outcomes are compliant.
  • Manage and oversee all processes to meet company standards.
  • Ensure the purchase of quality product.
  • Ensure all licenses are in place and up to date.
  • Work with Finance to ensure that all tax revenue information is provided.
  • Provide accurate reporting on all three departments monthly.
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