Koji Assistant – Koji Room Production

Empirical Spirits Copenhagen Full-time
Salary Competitive
We're inspired by the Empirical method: the belief that knowledge is gained from experiences; gathered using the senses. Focusing on flavor and detail, our company blends low-temperature distillation techniques, fermentation, and unique, high-quality ingredients sourced carefully by hand all over the world to create spirits through the eyes of a chef.


We are looking for new member to join our production team, more specifically, the Koji Room crew.

Koji it’s a technique behind many Asian products like miso, shoyu and obviously, sake. It’s a key part of our process and as we are scaling our production, it is time for us to have some extra hands to help.

This position is for you that are passionate about fermentation, that is interested about different techniques to develop flavor or are just curious to discover the universe behind Koji production.


  • Execute the production schedule and recipes for Koji
  • Execute the day-to-day tasks and general maintenance in the Koji Room
  • Collect data, update logs and track relevant information from Koji production process
  • Report to the Koji Room supervisor


  • Teamwork attitude
  • Outstanding organizational and detailed oriented
  • Pro-active and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills (English)
  • Good analytical ability
  • Good grasp of safety guidelines
  • Stamina to perform some physical work
  • Flexibility to work in different shifts (AM, PM)
  • Permit to work full-time in Denmark

Please submit (via Hub) a brief cover letter and CV in one single PDF file as soon as possible. No deadline, we will consider applications on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found.

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Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Working at
Empirical Spirits

Based in Copenhagen, Empirical Spirits is a platform to investigate flavor, traditions, technologies, and techniques from across the globe. It’s a springboard to re-examine how we build deliciousness, launch dialogues and create a whole bunch of novel libations along the way.As we craft our unique flavour profiles, every parameter of our liquid is considered; from the local heirloom grains and bespoke yeast strains, down to our in-house koji production and proprietary distillation technology.

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