The Glasgow Distillery Company is re-establishing the metropolitan Scotch Malt Whisky tradition and bringing Glasgow Single Malt Scotch Whisky back to life! Would you like to join our growing and vibrant team?

The Glasgow Distillery is a contemporary urban distillery producing a portfolio of premium spirits in the single malt whisky, blended malt whisky, gin, vodka and rum categories. As a modern distillery our vision is focused on entering high growth markets with focussed and innovative growth strategies. 

Founders Liam Hughes, Mike Hayward and Ian McDougall foster an innovative and supportive environment, allowing individuals to grow quickly in their roles and contribute to the larger business objectives. It is an exciting and empowering place to work where ambition is set by the vision of the founders, each of whom are involved in the day-to-day running of the distillery.

We're hiring a Production Manager

“The role of Production Manager is a key one in our business. They will be tasked with ensuring that our brands meet our very high quality standards and that the business is investing the correct amount of capital and time in the areas that will help us maximise production effectiveness. Their role will be key in ensuring we are agile with our supply chain and can respond to our customers’ requirements. They will be at the heart of the running of an ambitious business which is experiencing rapid growth in an exciting and growing industry and will be joining a team of hard working, passionate employees.”

Mike Hayward, Co-Founder of The Glasgow Distillery

Denholm is excited to be working in partnership with The Glasgow Distillery Company as they continue their growth following new investment within the business. This newly created role within their structure demonstrates their confidence as the business looks to grow and scale. The Production Manager will take responsibility for managing all distillery production & logistics operations, through a small and dedicated team.

The role reports to the Distillery & Brands Director, and as with any small and growing business, it will require someone who will relish a role that has a real breadth of responsibilities. This will include responsibility for managing a small and dedicated team across Operations, Production and Supply Chain including management of stock and raw materials, as well as Quality Management in areas of sourcing, quality control, traceability and testing. You will implement the production strategy in conjunction with the Distillery & Brands Director and ensure compliance with Health & Safety and Food Hygiene regulations to ensure a safe working environment for all staff and visitors. In addition you will manage the following key areas :

• Full HMRC compliance across production and stock movement processes
• Maintenance program for the safe operation of distillery production equipment
• Achievement of industry accreditation and adherence to distributor and customer quality compliance standards and audit processes
• Develop cost efficiencies across production, operation and logistics
• Manage supply chain process from production, maturation to bottling of finished product and stock, including waste management
• Manage and motivate the Production & Operations team to ensure maximum employee engagement, training and development
• Manage and implement production workloads and shift scheduling with the Distillery Supervisor

We are looking for an individual who can bring experience in operational leadership roles, managing and developing people and teams within either the food or drinks manufacturing sector. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to operate in a broad management role that covers operations and logistics, continuous improvement methodologies, as well as quality, safety and environmental practices. With strong communication skills you will build and sustain excellent business relationships internally and externally. You will look to utilise strong business, financial, and analytical acumen and as a problem solver, you will be able to diagnose operational and logistical issues and deliver solutions that increase operational efficiencies and cost control. As with any small but growing business, you will relish the opportunity to be flexible, adaptable and calm when working under pressure.

This is an excellent opportunity for an someone with strong operational experience across the drinks/spirits sector, or from the fast moving environment of food manufacturing at this exciting time of growth.

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Denholm are delighted to be working exclusively with Loch Lomond Group; one of the most exciting and fast-growing global spirits companies in the country. To assist with their growth ambitions, they are looking to recruit a commercially astute and strategic marketer to join their team in a newly created role, as Head of Whisky Marketing.

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Head of Whisky will create and drive a comprehensive and strategic brand plan including positioning, range architecture and pricing strategy to allow delivery of the business growth ambitions. You will have a background of working with premium spirits and be confident in launching NPD and range extensions across the global marketplace, ensuring alignment to the brand values through promotional toolkits. In addition to a background in brand-building, with the consumer at the heart of global activations, you will have experience of leading brand communications across all platforms including digital, sponsorship, PR and Events.

The Head of Whisky will be a visionary thinker and will bring passion and enthusiasm to the role. You will have the ability to nurture and lead a high performing team to ensure that all strategic plans are translated into commercially successful activations.

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The Loch Lomond Group are seeking a commercially-savvy Sponsorship and Events Manager to join the marketing team.

You will be responsible for developing Loch Lomond Group's sponsorship and events strategy and delivering a program of activities and partnerships that will support the business growth ambitions. Other responsibilities include managing renewals and negotiations, overseeing communication with sponsors as well as aligning business and market needs.

The Sponsorship & Events Manager is a key role in the business. We are looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and driven professional who has an understanding of how to build brand advocacy through sponsorship and events. You will ideally come from a marketing and sponsorship background in spirits or have a passion and understanding of the category and its nuances.

This is an incredible role and an exciting time to join one of the most talked about spirits companies in the marketplace. If you think you have the magic that they are looking for, get in touch today!

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