JOIN OUR CREW

JOIN OUR CREW

Cutwater is looking to add to our dauntless crew here in San Diego and beyond. We’re searching for spirited storytellers and innovators who are dedicated, passionate, and enjoy working hard while having fun. We invite you to join our journey. Check out the open positions below to learn more about each role, and check back often for additional opportunities.

Sales Representative, Los Angeles

Cutwater Spirits is currently hiring a Sales Representative based in Los Angeles to join our growing team.

Determined to grow market share in all segments of the business, our Sales Representatives are responsible for growing the company portfolio and engaging consumers through point of sale, shelf assortment, and creative displays at retail accounts. In addition, our Sales Representatives identify new market and business opportunities to increase market share while building and maintaining relationships with accounts and retailers. The Sales Representative will work independently under the loose general guidance of the Regional Sales Manager.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Drive sales in off-premise and on-premise retail business
  • Assist with merchandising and the implementation of programming in chain locations
  • Achieve distribution, display space, and shelf placement objectives in off-premise retail accounts
  • Secure menu features, back bar placement, and promotions to bring brand awareness in on-premise retail accounts
  • Increase brand presence in the marketplace by facilitating promotional and tasting events each month
  • Strengthen and expand current business partnerships with off-premise and on-premise retail accounts
  • Educate and manage the Distributor Sales Teams to ensure they are presenting and executing to Cutwater standards
  • Passionately share the Cutwater story
  • Participate in new product launches, promotions, and events as the face of Cutwater Spirits

The right applicants will:

  • Have captivating storytelling skills
  • Have strong time and project management skills
  • Have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize a varied workload
  • Have the ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Have the ability and willingness to work flexible hours
  • Have proven customer service skills and the ability to develop and grow strong customer relationships
  • Want to work hard while having fun — everyday

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and a safe driving record
  • Have reliable transportation to travel to and from various locations
  • 1+years’ of selling experience (preferred)
  • Spirits/alcohol beverage industry knowledge (preferred)
  • 1+ years experience in sales in beverage alcohol industry (preferred)

Cutwater Spirits offers competitive pay, benefits, and a fantastic work environment. Compensation package includes paid time off, holidays, and the ability to participate in company benefit programs (health, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA, and 401k).

At Cutwater, we are dauntless spirits. We make whiskey, vodka, gin, rum, liqueur, mixers, canned cocktails, and beyond. We’re always focused on the horizon, the road ahead. We’re just hardwired that way. Armed with some heavy experience, hard earned awards, and boundless energy, we’re charging ahead to carve out our place in the global spirits industry. We invite all who share our passion to join us on the journey.

If you have the passion for spirits, building relationships, and telling stories, this might be the right position for you. If you also have an entrepreneurial spirit, a burning need to build long lasting relationships and a fire to be the best in the industry — we want to talk to you.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next Rockstar Sales Rep in Los Angeles, please email us at: jobs@cutwaterspirits.com.

Cheers!

Sales Representative, San Francisco / Bay Area

Cutwater Spirits is currently hiring a Sales Representative, San Francisco/Bay Area to join our growing team.

Determined to grow market share in all segments of the business, our Sales Representatives are responsible for growing the company portfolio and engaging consumers through point of sale, shelf assortment, and creative displays at retail accounts. In addition, our Sales Representatives identify new market and business opportunities to increase market share while building and maintaining relationships with accounts and retailers. The Sales Representative will work independently under the loose general guidance of the Regional Sales Manager.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Drive sales in off-premise and on-premise retail business
  • Assist with merchandising and the implementation of programming in chain locations
  • Achieve distribution, display space, and shelf placement objectives in off-premise retail accounts
  • Secure menu features, back bar placement, and promotions to bring brand awareness in on-premise retail accounts
  • Increase brand presence in the marketplace by facilitating promotional and tasting events each month
  • Strengthen and expand current business partnerships with off-premise and on-premise retail accounts
  • Educate and manage the Distributor Sales Teams to ensure they are presenting and executing to Cutwater standards
  • Passionately share the Cutwater story
  • Participate in new product launches, promotions, and events as the face of Cutwater Spirits

The right applicants will:

  • Have captivating storytelling skills
  • Have strong time and project management skills
  • Have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize a varied workload
  • Have the ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Have the ability and willingness to work flexible hours
  • Have proven customer service skills and the ability to develop and grow strong customer relationships
  • Want to work hard while having fun — everyday

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and a safe driving record
  • Have reliable transportation to travel to and from various locations
  • 1+years’ of selling experience (preferred)
  • Spirits/alcohol beverage industry knowledge preferred
  • 1+ years’ experience in sales in beverage alcohol industry (preferred)

Cutwater Spirits offers competitive pay, benefits, and a fantastic work environment. Compensation package includes paid time off, holidays, and the ability to participate in company benefit programs (health, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA, and 401k).

At Cutwater we are dauntless spirits. We make whiskey, vodka, gin, rum, liqueur, mixers, canned cocktails, and beyond. We’re always focused on the horizon, the road ahead. We’re just hardwired that way. Armed with some heavy experience, hard earned awards, and boundless energy, we’re charging ahead to carve out our place in the global spirits industry. We invite all who share our passion to join us on the journey.

If you have the passion for spirits, building relationships, and telling stories this might be the right position for you. If you also have an entrepreneurial spirit, a burning need to build long lasting relationships and a fire to be the best in the industry — we want to talk to you.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next Rockstar Sales Rep in San Francisco / Bay Area, please email us at: jobs@cutwaterspirits.com.

Cheers!

Floor Staff Lead

Cutwater Spirits is currently hiring for a Full Time Floor Staff Lead to join our growing Tasting Room & Kitchen team.

The Floor Staff Lead is responsible for providing leadership on the floor in creating excellent and memorable experiences for our customers as they visit our Tasting Room and Kitchen. They role model for other FOH staff the guest experience including greetings, providing recommendations, taking orders, delivering food and bussing tables. They tell the story of Cutwater Spirits and share insight into the products and company. They provide memorable experiences of Cutwater Spirits turning visitors into life-long fans of our company and products. This position works under the direction of the Floor Manager.

As Our New Floor Staff Lead, You Will: 

  • Greet guests, providing a warm and genuine welcome.
  • Ensure that the server stations are adequately stocked with tableware, napkins, and condiments.
  • Deliver food and beverages to guests.
  • Enter orders to POS system and process payments.
  • Answer guest questions regarding recommended items, meal ingredients and preparation.
  • Provide guests with instructions on navigating the Tasting Room, taking a tour and making purchases in the retail shop.
  • Engage with guests to ensure they’re happy with their experience.
  • Act as an extension of management, by developing floor plans, initiating breaks, and delegating necessary tasks throughout the shift for an exceptional guest experience and overall, coordinated team.
  • Acting as a Brand Ambassador, constantly growing/sharing the wealth of knowledge in our brand, spirits, cuisine, and culture for our guests to truly understand Cutwater Spirits.
  • Respond to complaints and help to resolve them.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Clear dishes and glasses throughout customer experience.
  • Being able to fulfill all duties as a busser, food runner and server.

The Right Applicants Will:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Sound knowledge of proper food handling procedures.
  • The ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to manage responsibilities in a high-demand, fast-paced working environment.
  • Have a flexible work schedule (including nights and weekends)
  • Have a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Love to be a part of a group that works together to be the best
  • Naturally makes guests feel welcome and at home
  • Think and act like an owner

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • A food handler’s license, or ability to secure one within 30 days of employment.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in the food service industry.

Cutwater Spirits offers competitive pay, benefits and a fantastic work environment. If you are a smart, dedicated person that gets excited about being a part of something truly special, this might be the right position for you.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next tasting room rockstar, please send your resume to: jobs@cutwaterspirits.com.

Cheers!

Part-Time Tour Guide

Cutwater Spirits Tasting Room & Kitchen is currently hiring for another amazing Rock Star to join our team as a Part-Time Tour Guide. The Tour Guide is responsible for providing memorable experiences to visitors of Cutwater Spirits. They provide an educational and engaging tour of the facility including a review of the history of Cutwater, the distilling process, a review of our products, and a tasting of certain products (when necessary). The Tour Guide is also responsible for providing customer service within our retail shop. This includes answering questions, checking out guests and maintaining the stock levels within the retail shop.

As Our Tour Guide You Will:

  • Describe points of interest around the facility and answer any questions, which requires learning the history of Cutwater Spirits and having detailed product knowledge.
  • Monitor the behavior of the group, especially when young children are in it, and ensure everyone remains safe and engaged.
  • Answer questions for visitors on the Tasting Room and Kitchen, Distillery, our products, booking events, etc.
  • Provide an educational and entertaining tour experience that not only engages customers but creates fans of our brand.
  • Be willing to put own spin (such as making jokes, insightful commentary, story-telling) on the tour to ensure it is entertaining while informative.
  • Work with management to share feedback from visitors on additional tour highlights, requested merchandise, and/or tasting room and kitchen feedback.

The Right Applicants Will:

  • Love to Work Hard while Having Fun
  • Have a passion for Cutwater Spirits, the Distillation Process and Telling Stories
  • Naturally Thinks and Acts Like an Owner
  • Outgoing and Engaging Personality
  • Great Communication Skills
  • Have a Positive Attitude & a Sense of Humor
  • Must be able to work from 12:30p – 9pm multiple days a week (including weekends)

We are looking for individuals who are hard-working, dedicated, quick to learn, and happy to embrace any task.

Cutwater Spirits offers competitive pay, benefits and a fantastic work environment. Are you a charismatic and dedicated person that gets excited about being a part of something truly special? This might be the right position for you!

If you think you have what it takes to be our next Cutwater Spirits Tasting Room & Kitchen Rockstar Tour Guide, please send your resume to: jobs@cutwaterspirits.com.

Cheers!

Part-Time Dishwasher

Cutwater Spirits is currently hiring a Part-time Dishwasher to join our growing team.

The Dishwasher is responsible for cleaning pans, pots, dishes, and other elements used in the Tasting Room and Kitchen. They operate the dishwashing machine or wash dishes by hand, and maintain kitchen cleanliness. The dishwasher scrapes, sorts, and stacks dirty dishes, loads them into the dishwashing machine and then adds soap to turn it on. Once the cleaning operation is complete, they unload the dishes and put them in their places to be reused again. The Dishwasher position is fast-paced and is essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level. This position works under the direction of the Executive Chef and the Chef de Cuisine.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Setting up dish pit; ensuring chemicals are properly stocked and connected.
  • Washing dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans.
  • Placing clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in storage areas.
  • Other cleaning tasks as needed.
  • Minor prep tasks as needed.
  • Upholding food safety standards at all times.
  • Embraces andfulfills the core values and culture of Cutwater Spirits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Right Applicants Will:

  • Have the ability to work in a high-demand, fast-paced working environment.
  • Be able to follow verbal instructions.
  • Have a flexible schedule.
  • Maintain a Food Handler’s certification.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Prior restaurant kitchen experience preferred.

This is an active role that requires routine lifting where you are required to be on your feet all day.

Cutwater Spirits offers competitive pay and a fantastic work environment. If you are a smart, dedicated person that gets excited about being a part of something truly special, this might be the right position for you.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next kitchen rockstar, please email us at: jobs@cutwaterspirits.com.

Warehouse Technician

Cutwater Spirits is currently hiring a Warehouse Technician to join our growing team.

The Warehouse Technician is an experienced Warehouse team member who supports warehouse activities transporting raw materials and finished goods throughout the distillery, loading and off-loading of trucks for receipt/shipment, and the building and delivering of Tasting Room orders using the forklift. This position works under the direction of the Director of Supply Planning.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Using forklifts and pallet jacks to transport finished goods and raw materials around the warehouse.
  • Loading and unloading of trucks at dock.
  • Arranges and stages finished goods loads for orders, aligning with production schedule to ensure timely staging of finished goods orders for shipping.
  • Escalates issues to management
  • Receive and distribute raw materials throughout organization.
  • Stack and palletize finished product and prepare for storage.
  • Use a forklift to move materials and finished products.
  • Shuttle packaging between warehouses utilizing company truck.
  • Unload packaging materials from pallets.
  • Load finished products onto pallets.
  • Maintain cleanliness of primary and secondary warehouses.
  • Assist in the management of finished goods inventory.
  • Assist in the management of packaging materials inventory.
  • Assist in the maintenance of inventory for sales racking.
  • Adhere to all safety precautions, rules and guidelines.
  • Performing duties of Production team member when needed.
  • Embraces and fulfills the core values and culture of Cutwater Spirits.

Other duties as assigned.

 

The Right Applicants Will:

  • Understand and employ a Safety-First approach.
  • Have the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks and prioritize well.
  • Have the ability to maintain a Food Handler’s Certification.
  • Be detail oriented.
  • Have the ability to work independently as well as strong team orientation and ability to work with diverse group of individuals.
  • Have advanced forklift operation skills.
  • Have the ability to drive a 26-foot box truck between warehouses.
  • Maintain scheduling flexibility – ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, nights/overnights, and overtime as needed.
  • Have the ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years’ experience in forklift operations required.
  • 2+ years’ inventory control experience preferred.
  • 2+ years’ shipping/receiving experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

 

This is an active role that requires routine lifting of 40-60 lbs and where you are required you to be on a forklift and/or on your feet all day.

Cutwater Spirits offers competitive pay, benefits and a fantastic work environment. If you are a smart, dedicated person that gets excited about being part of a fantastic team in a fast-paced environment, this might be the right position for you.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next rockstar Warehouse Technician, please send your resume to: jobs@cutwaterspirits.com.

Production

Cutwater Spirits is currently hiring a Production team member to join our growing team.

The Production team member works on packaging lines to complete various tasks necessary to ship finished products from Cutwater Spirits. The Production Team member is responsible for: can-filling machinery, bottle-filling machinery, boxing machinery, pallet wrapping machinery, and other general production operations. This position reports to the Production Manager.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work on packaging lines (canning and bottling)
  • Use a forklift to move materials and finished products
  • Unload packaging materials from pallets
  • Load finished products onto pallets
  • Maintain cleanliness of the distillery warehouse
  • Follows SOPs to ensure that products are packaged consistently
  • Works closely with the Production Manager to ensure smooth operation of packaging machinery and equipment
  • Performs daily start-up and clean-up procedures on all assigned packaging stations
  • Works with maintenance employees/personnel to assist with equipment problems and troubleshooting
  • Performs daily basic maintenance for machinery
  • Assists in the production records management
  • Works to achieve packaging/distribution short and long-term goals and metrics
  • Adheres to all safety precautions, rules and guidelines

The right applicants will:

  • Understand and employ a Safety-First approach
  • Have excellent attention to detail, follow through, and commitment to quality
  • Have a willingness to work flexible schedule, including overtime, to meet deadlines as needed
  • Have the ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Love to work hard while having fun with a team they call “Family

Preferred applicants will have:

  • Prior food/beverage production experience
  • Prior forklift experience
  • Prior shipping/receiving experience

This is an active role where you are required to be on your feet all day.

Cutwater Spirits offers competitive pay, benefits and a fantastic work environment.  If you are a smart, dedicated person that gets excited about leading a fantastic team in a fast-paced environment, this might be the right position for you.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next Production team member, please send your resume to: jobs@cutwaterspirits.com.


Cutwater is always focused on the horizon, the road ahead. It’s this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.