Senior Whisky 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.
- 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
- 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