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Operations Graduate - Speyside

Requisition Id:  1379

Aberlour, Scotland, GB, AB38 9RX

About Edrington

Edrington’s vision is to give more by crafting exceptional ultra-premium spirit brands. The Macallan is our central focus, supported by Highland Park and The Glenrothes in the fast-growing single malt category and Naked Malt in the blended malt category. Our portfolio is completed with The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky, Brugal premium rum from the Dominican Republic and Noble Oak American Whiskey. Edrington also has strategic partnerships for No.3 London Dry Gin and Wyoming Whiskey.

Remuneration and Package

  • Salary: £30,000
  • Contract: 2-year fixed term 
  • 37 days holiday + 4 Giving More Days
  • Attractive pension 
  • Share reward scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Global wellbeing programme 
  • Product Allowance 

Position Summary

The Edrington Graduate Programme has been designed to help launch your graduate career and realise your ambitions. We encourage you to explore different parts of the business, build collaborative networks and develop your skills and experience in-role and through learning opportunities. 


The Graduate will be based in our Speyside operations teams allowing the opportunity to develop a sound business understanding as well as a broad range of technical and leadership skills to succeed. The programme will kick off with a comprehensive induction and immersive experience to fully embed you into the business. Responsibilities and objectives will be determined at the beginning of each rotational placement so that expectations and deliverables are clear, and measurable. This will be coupled with central and functionally led learning objectives which underpin the overall programme. You will take responsibility to fully engage in all learning and role-based responsibilities and, throughout the programme, we will seek for you to build skills and knowledge in key areas, including:

  • Leadership essentials
  • Storytelling and presenting with impact
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Project management
  • Understanding data and reporting

Skills and Experience

To be successful, you will be a university graduate, with a recently completed degree in in Brewing & Distilling, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related subject. You will be passionate and enthusiastic, with the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities through inspiring colleagues and leading by example. You will have the confidence to positively challenge, to solve problems and value diversity of thought. A resilient mindset, an agile and flexible approach, and the desire to collaborate with others, beyond your own team will be held in high regard. Accountability for learning, creating the space to be curious with a continuous improvement mind-set is essential. Give more - be yourself and get involved, because together, we will build a sustainable future for our industry, positively impact the societies in which we operate and make a world of difference.


We foster an environment that values diversity of thought, and want all of our colleagues to feel welcomed, valued, and able to make meaningful contributions and be their full authentic self.