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V2soft Inc. Master Distiller in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

V2Soft (a href="http://www.v2soft.com"www.v2soft.com/a) is a global company, headquartered out of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with locations in Mexico, Italy, India, China and Germany. At V2Soft, our mission is to provide high performance technology solutions to solve real business problems. We become our customer#39;s true partner, enabling both parties to enjoy success. We are committed to promoting diversity in the workplace, and believe it has a positive effect on our company and the customers we serve. uDescription:/u liA master distiller oversees the creation of spirits and/or liqueurs. It is a senior position and involves a wide-range of responsibilities including managing staff, overseeing the production line, product development, quality control, product testing and sourcing raw materials./li liThe master distiller is ultimately responsible for the quality of the product that a distillery produces. They must ensure the production and maturation processes are working correctly to create an outstanding product./li liThey are also the quot;facerdquo; of the distillery and will often liaise with customers at product launches, tastings, trade shows and other events. The master distiller plays a key role in ensuring customer satisfaction and the success of the distillery./li /ul Responsibilities of the Master Distiller: liManage the spirit-making team/li liThe master distiller takes on responsibility for managing the distillery#39;s production staff. He must direct their actions and ensure the product is meeting quality guidelines. In a large distillery, they may be required to manage hundreds of staff including other distillers./li liManage day-to-day operations of the distillery/li liThe master distiller oversees every aspect of production including the sourcing of raw materials, malting, fermentation, distillation, maturation, blending and bottling./li liDeveloping new products/li liThe master distiller works with tasters, other spirit makers, marketers, finance and marketers to maximise the value of the spirit stock held by the distillery. For example, making decisions on how to use available stock in the most profitable way./li liDesigning a comprehensive sampling and recording programme/li liImproving the quality of the spirits produced by the distillery is the chief concern of the master distiller. They must create a program which samples and records the quality of the product produced and works towards improving that quality./li liLonger Term Liquid Planning/li liA master distiller must plan how to store spirits over longer periods./li liWork with other staff to define agreed upon specifications and processes/li liThe master distiller works with other staff to refine the process of spirit making and defining a set specification for spirit production. That may involve tasks as diverse as wood procurement and wood seasoning, along with distilling and maturation processes./li liMaintain process logs/li liEach phase of the distillation process must be logged and detailed records should be kept to ensure the product meets quality guidelines/li liDevelop a stock management plan/li liA plan must be devised to continually sample maturing stock and make decisions on its use/li liWork with the scientific team to refine all production and ageing processes/li liTo gain a better understanding of the production and ageing processes, master distillers are usually required to understand the underlying scientific processes. Once a scientific understanding has been gained, it is easier to consistently produce high-quality spirits.lt