RITUAL BREWING CO.

JOB TITLE: Beer Wrangler / Merchandiser
LOCATION: Redlands, CA
POSITION TYPE: Part Time, Hourly Employee

POSITION SUMMARY: The Beer Wrangler plays a front line service role on the Sales / Distribution team in ensuring our brewery fresh draft beer is flowing at local accounts and packaged beer is displayed and available in retail stores. Will be responsible for operating a delivery vehicle ranging from a van to a box truck. Responsible for excellent customer service and ensuring a positive interaction with, customers while delivering Ritual products. Also will check shelf, tap placement, and / or display to ensure product is properly stocked, displayed, and rotated as well as building effective, professional displays in retail locations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintains workplace safety while upholding quality standards.
• Loading and unloading trucks / vans
• Demonstrate safe, responsible driving habits and parking maneuvers
• Ensure truck is loaded with correct amount of cases and kegs
• Drive scheduled delivery route
• Deliver Ritual products to area retail accounts (bars, restaurants, package stores) utilizing a hand truck
• Ensure correct amount is invoiced to customer, and that payment is collected when necessary
• Clean draft lines and troubleshoot draft issues. Install / replace draft equipment occasionally as needed.
• Ensure product on shelf is properly stocked and rotated. Pull out of code beer to ensure fresh beer for the consumer.
• Assist the sales team in building and maintaining retail displays.
• Account for all returnable items to Ritual (empty kegs, etc)
• Monitor product quality, reporting problems to mitigate safety and quality issues.
• Responsible for consistently and accurately documenting and reporting; Completing inventory, quality and return logs.
• Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
• Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
• Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, safe material handling, etc.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Functions well working in a team environment
• Maintain a professional representation and appearance

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• None

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Candidate must have a valid CDL with a clean driving record.

MATERIALS/MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED:
• Delivery truck / Van
• Draft cleaning equipment
• Dolly for moving kegs / cases
• Forklift trucks
• Cleaning agents, sanitizing and other hazardous chemicals
• Compressed air or other gasses, including CO2

IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Positive outlook and attitude
• Punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to maintain log sheets and other written information thoroughly and accurately
• Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards
• Ability to manage multiple processes at one time
• Ability to work in a diverse team environment
• Ability to effectively communicate with staff throughout the brewery
• Ability to safely drive, maneuver and park a delivery vehicle and safely move, lift, or carry product as needed
• The ability to safely operate a forklift or willingness to be trained and certified to operate a forklift safely
• The ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment
• Must be available to work flexible schedules including weekend and night shifts
• Must be responsible and dependable
• Must have a slightly warped sense of humor
• Enjoy having fun and making great beer

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to work on your feet; driving / sitting, standing and/or walking 8-10 hours a day.
• Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.
• Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms. Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
• Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell.
• Ability to repeatedly lift and maneuver kegs (165 lbs) and cases (35 lbs) including up or down stairs as required.
• Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• The work environment is usually that of a brewing and packaging facility as well as bars, restaurants and stores where deliveries are made
• The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.
• The employee works near moving mechanical parts.


TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position please apply via e-mail only. Send your résumé and a cover letter to info@ritualbrewing.com