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Tank Farm Team Member

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are currently seeking a Tank Farm Team Member to join us at our Girvan site, to receive, prepare and process spirit from Distilleries & Liquid Supply Operations teams in order to meet internal and external customer requirements fully complying with all relevant compliance legislation.

Main Responsibility

  • Ensure that safe working practises are adhered to in line with ISO 9001, ISO 18001 and HMRC requirements for compliance.
  • Liaise with Girvan Dufftown Spirit Supply teams to plan delivery of spirit to Tank Farm to enable timely and accurate processing to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Control the accurate receipt and delivery of spirit tankers in order to discharge to Vats with minimum loss of spirit.
  • Conducts spirit loss calculation in order to determine reduction requirements in terms of water and caramel requirements.
  • Load tankers (New Make and Mature) as per customer requirements ensuring that all losses and gains are accurately captured and recorded.
  • Collects spirit samples and performs quality checks at predetermined points in the process to ensure quality is being achieved and maintained.
  • Administers the data input for tanker receipt, tanker despatch and quality data to WG&S systems in order to track spirit effectively and accurately.
  • Conduct basic maintenance, safety checks and housekeeping tasks to maintain a safe and organised work environment.
  • Demonstrate behaviours in line with our diversity and inclusion aim, which is to create and promote a diverse and inclusive culture at WG&S where ideas, differences and views are respected and where all employees are encouraged to create their own personal legacy

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Basic level of competence for Microsoft Word and Excel packages
  • Awareness of HMRC legislation
  • Awareness of Drams and/or ERP systems
  • Previous working knowledge with Spirit
  • Basic engineering awareness
  • Proven track record in practising problem solving techniques

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive.

William Grant & Sons

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