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The Kyoto Distillery is hiring a distillers

Distiller
Full-Time Bar / Shop Staff
Part-Time Bar / Shop Staff

We are looking for engaged individuals willing to work as part of a small team in all areas of the distillation process. Candidates must exhibit a continuous improvement mind-set and must also demonstrate professionalism, teamwork and leadership.
Duties include, but are not limited to, production of spirits and liqueurs, quality control, facility maintenance, botanicals sourcing, bottling, packaging and dispatch of orders, new product development and participation in trade and consumer events.

Position: Distiller

Job Description
  • Production of spirits and liqueurs
  • Production quality control
  • Distillery cleaning and facility maintenance
  • Sourcing botanicals, stock and quality control
  • Bottling and packaging production
  • Dispatch of orders
  • New product development
  • Participating in trade and consumer events

We are looking for an engaged individual who is willing to work as part of a small team in all areas of the distillation process. Candidates must exhibit a continuous improvement mind set and must also demonstrate professionalism, teamwork and leadership.

Minimum Requirements
  • Previous distillery experience or a relevant science-based degree would be preferred but is not essential: we are happy to accept applications from candidates without these qualifications or experience who can display a passion for spirits production.
  • Native level Japanese plus good spoken and written English
  • Basic computer skills including Word and Excel
  • A valid driving licence
Working Conditions 9:00~18:00 (5:00~14:00 or 12:00~21:00 if double shift operation is required)
Days off on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays. It is likely we will move to seven days a week shift operation as our business grows.
※Participation at weekend events might be required (for each of which you will receive a day off in lieu)
Access Nearest Stations
  • JR Kyoto Line Nishioji station (25 mins walk)
  • Kintetsu Line Kamitobaguchi Station (20 mins walk)
  • Kyoto Bus Kisshoin Ikeda-cho Station (10 mins walk)
  • Kyoto Bus Kamitobaumamawashi Station (5mins walk)
Other Conditions Monthly Salary: Minimum ¥250,000~ (depending on your experience, skills and knowledge)
Probation Period: 6 months (all conditions are the same as for full-time staff but on a contract basis)

Passing the Hazardous Materials Handler test and Forklift Driving Licence within the probation period is a prerequisite to becoming a full-time staff member.

Welfare Benefits Insurance and Pension: insurance/pension are covered by the company (Employment Insurance, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance, Health Insurance and Welfare Pension)
Salary review and annual bonus: once a year (depending on both company and individual performance)
Transportation Fee: company will cover (but there will be a limit so please ask) ※You can come to work by a car, motorbike or bicycle.
Staff discount: you will receive staff discount on purchases made at The Kyoto Distillery or House of KI NO BI
How to apply

Please send us your English CV (also in Japanese if possible) to the address below:
15 Shimanomazumecho, Kisshoin, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8363, JAPAN
The Kyoto Distillery K.K. (Shin Araya)
Or send it to enquiries in pdf format.

For more details and information, please contact Shin Araya
Tel:+81 75 606 2988
Email:

The House of KI NO BI Full-Time and Part-Time Staff recruitment The Kyoto Distillery K.K. is currently looking for a team member who can share our passion for the KI NO BI brand with both domestic and international customers from our first brand house, The House of KI NO BI in central Kyoto city.

Position: Full-Time Bar / Shop Staff

Job Description
  • Operating whole bar and shop business
  • Customer service at the shop and bar area
  • Running seminars / workshops
  • Stock control
  • New menu development
  • Participating in trade and consumer events
Minimum Requirements
  • Previous bartending experience for more than 3 years are required
Required Skills
  • Native level Japanese plus good spoken and written English
  • Basic computer skills including Word and Excel
Working Conditions 12:00~21:00 (shift operation)
Days off on Mondays and one other day per week (shift operation)
※For National Holidays, you will receive day(s) off in lieu
※Participation at events during your day off might be necessary (in which case you will receive a day off in lieu)
Access Nearest Stations
  • Kyoto Metro Tozai Line Kyoto Shiyakusho Ekimae station (5 mins walk)
  • Keihan Line Sanjyo Station (10 mins walk)
  • Kyoto Bus Kyoto Shiyakusho Ekimae Station (3 mins walk)
Other Conditions Monthly Salary: Minimum ¥280,000~ (depending on your experience, skills and knowledge)
Probation Period: 3 months (all conditions are the same as for full-time staff but on a contract basis)
Welfare Benefits Insurance and Pension: insurance/pension are covered by the company (Employment Insurance, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance, Health Insurance and Welfare Pension)
Salary review and annual bonus: once a year (depending on both company and individual performance)
Transportation Fee: company will cover (but there will be a limit so please ask) ※You can come to work by bicycle.
Staff discount: you will receive staff discount on purchases made at The Kyoto Distillery or House of KI NO BI
How to apply

Please send us your English CV (also in Japanese if possible) to the address below:
15 Shimanomazumecho, Kisshoin, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8363, JAPAN
The Kyoto Distillery K.K. (Shin Araya)
Or send it to enquiries in pdf format.

For more details and information, please contact Shin Araya
Tel:+81 75 606 2988
Email:

The House of KI NO BI Full-Time and Part-Time Staff recruitment The Kyoto Distillery K.K. is currently looking for a team member who can share our passion for the KI NO BI brand with both domestic and international customers from our first brand house, The House of KI NO BI in central Kyoto city.

Position: Part-Time Bar / Shop Staff

Job Description
  • Customer service at the shop and bar area
  • Assistant for seminars / workshops
  • Participating in trade and consumer events
Required Skills
  • Native level Japanese plus good spoken and written English
Working Conditions 12:00~21:00 (shift operation)
Days off on Mondays
※Participation at events might be necessary
Access Nearest Stations
  • Kyoto Metro Tozai Line Kyoto Shiyakusho Ekimae station (5 mins walk)
  • Keihan Line Sanjyo Station (10 mins walk)
  • Kyoto Bus Kyoto Shiyakusho Ekimae Station (3 mins walk)
Other Conditions Hourly Salary: ¥1,200~ (depending on your experience, skills and knowledge)
Probation Period: 1 month
Welfare Benefits Insurance and Paid Holiday: insurances are covered by the company (Employment Insurance and Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance). Paid Holiday will be given depending on your number of workdays per month.
Salary review: once a year (depending on both company and individual performance)
Transportation Fee: company will cover (but there will be a limit so please ask) ※You can come to work by bicycle.
Staff discount: you will receive staff discount on purchases made at The Kyoto Distillery or House of KI NO BI
How to apply

Please send us your English CV (also in Japanese if possible) to the address below:
15 Shimanomazumecho, Kisshoin, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8363, JAPAN
The Kyoto Distillery K.K. (Shin Araya)
Or send it to enquiries in pdf format.

For more details and information, please contact Shin Araya
Tel:+81 75 606 2988
Email: