Starke County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.

Distillation Operator

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Position Details

Posting Date: 10/1/2021
Created Date: 10/1/2021
Positions Available: 0
Job Type: Full-Time

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Callisons in Hamlet is currently seeking a production employee to work as a distillation operator. 


  • Blending of intermediate and finished quality product
  • Accurate weighing and taring of process containers, typically 55-gallon drums
  • Maneuvering/transporting up to 500 pound containers using drum carts and other similar equipment
  • Recording of all required information obtained from process units
  • Staging of material for distillation and blending
  • Forklift operation in a safe and controlled manner according to established training procedures to change and discharge blending tanks and distillation equipment
  • Proficient in ERP system, including use of Scanners/PDA/Computers to accurately relieve or add inventory, as well as scan material to assigned locations in the warehouse/process units
  • Compliance and participation with all policies related to food safety and GMP procedures
  • Adherence to all Company food safety, BRC, GMP, and environmental regulations
  • Maintain equipment including all vacuum pumps, product pumps, pneumatics, steam lines, and water systems as necessary
  • Cleaning of all production areas


1 year in production and food manufacturing position

Physically able to do the required tasks on a consistent basis (i.e. bending, lifting, twisting, etc.)

Able to work morning, evening, and graveyard shifts

High attention to detail and strong organizational skills

A valid driver's license

Good job history

Aptitude to learn if no experience 

Wage Information

$15-17+ based on experience with a raise at the completion of training