Shipping/Receiving/Material Handler

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Shipping/Receiving Material Handling Position (Brewery Related) available. Fork Lift Experience necessary.

This is a full time first shift job Monday through Friday with occasional weekend work in emergencies situations. You will perform skilled and semiskilled work with forklifts, pallet jacks or manually as needed. A day in this position may consist of:

  • Preparing pallets for shipment
  • Loading bottles on to a conveyor for the bottling hall
  • Receiving and shipping orders from one of two docks
  • Moving pallets of product that has been packaged as it is needed
  • Unloading moist barley as it gets accumulated
  • Receiving products like hops and malt for the production of beer
  • There may be more, but usually not all of this is done each day

Job Requirements:

  • The ability to bend, stoop and lift 50 lbs and move 165 lbs
  • Safe driving of forklifts with a complete understanding of their controls
  • Checking shipments coming and going to be correct
  • Looking for damaged goods and verifying quality and quantity
  • Understand rotation of incoming and outgoing product and rotating as needed
  • A basic understanding of math for addition, subtraction, etc
  • You need to be precise, communicative, on time, organized and thorough
  • Specific vision such as distance, close, peripheral, and depth perception is needed
  • Work directly with Head of Packaging with inventory and all shipments

Work Environment:

  • You will be working inside and outside throughout the year.
  • You will be retrieving and delivering product to walk-in cooler
  • You will go from room to room with various space restrictions
  • Typical products are kegs and cases of beer, fully palletized or to be built
  • Moving items like glass bottles, cleaning chemicals, equipment, pallet stacks, etc
  • Your work space is not limited and will involve the entire building inside and out


  • Health Insurance
  • Enrollment in an employer matched Simple IRA
  • Most holidays off along with the rest of the staff
  • Other brewery related perks

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