Senior Whisky Blender

Senior Blender

Are you an experienced Blender who can be pivotal in creating new liquid expressions?

Can you develop a comprehensive roadmap for spirit laydown and stock profile?

Are you able to maintain and evolve recipes for all whisky expressions?

MacGregor Black are partnering with a Leading Spirits Brand on the search for a Senior Blender. This is a permanent role based in Scotland.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and create new whisky blends, working closely with the Master Blender and other key stakeholders
  • Ensure the quality and consistency of all whisky blends produced, meeting our company’s standards and customer expectations
  • Lead sensory evaluation panels to assess and validate new blends, ensuring they meet our company’s standards
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of all blends, including recipes, production specifications, and quality control measures
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and changes in consumer preferences, recommending changes to our whisky portfolio as needed
  • Work closely with our production team to ensure that all blends are produced efficiently and cost-effectively
  • Collaborate with our marketing team to develop messaging and campaigns to promote our whisky products

Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5-6 years of experience in whisky blending
  • Strong sensory evaluation skills and a deep understanding of the whisky industry
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and a focus on quality and consistency
  • Knowledge of distilling processes and regulations
  • Experience leading sensory evaluation panels
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Food Science, or a related field preferred

Salary on offer is highly competitive + Benefits

Please contact Dana Bond today for further information

United Kingdom

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