Warehouse Associate - Day Shift - Waynesboro, Virginia

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Position Purpose/Summary

Join the Blue Ridge Beverage Team!

Blue Ridge Beverage Company, Inc., a leading beverage distributor in Central and Southwest Virginia, is looking for a WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE. If you are looking for a solid career with a growing company, then we invite you to join our Team!

Full Time, Hourly
Location: Waynesboro, VA
Salary Range: $19.00 Hourly

Schedule: Monday-Friday; shift begins at 5:00 AM

Position Benefits

  • Paid time off plus 3 scheduled paid holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance including health, dental, prescription, and vision care
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with some employer contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program

Position Responsibilities

Basic Function: A day shift warehouse worker typically receives and unloads in-bound shipments of beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. He/she stocks pick locations according to inventory needs and quality standards, picks outbound orders, assists with inventory counts and maintains a clean and safe environment. The shift is Monday through Friday, starting at the assigned time and may require overtime.

Position Duties

Receive inbound shipments:

  • Obtain bill of lading or advanced shipping notice to confirm accuracy of load.
  • Break down pallets as needed to count and confirm.
  • Use VIP route accounting system tablet to receive product and record product code dates.
  • Note on paperwork date, time of receipt, seal number, temperature of load and condition of product.
  • Report any problems to day warehouse manager.
  • Use tablet to “move” products from “receiving” to assigned bin location.
  • Use powered equipment to physically move product to warehouse location. Location may be a “pick” location or a “storage” location.

Replenish product bins:

  • Areas to replenish may be bulk storage, flow racks, static or key locations.
  • Ensure all products are rotated correctly by code date: first in, first out.
  • Down stack pallets to prevent excessive breakage.

Keep assigned area clean, neat and organized daily:

  • Discard all loose trash, stretch wrap and broken pallet pieces.
  • Down stack pallets to even layers to prevent damage.
  • Clean up all spills and breakage immediately.
  • Stack empty pallets and return to storage location.
  • Sweep floors daily and scrub using floor scrubber as needed.
  • Return all equipment to storage locations.
  • Participate in semi-annual master cleaning.

Assist with driver check-in:

  • Use VIP tablet to record products that are returned from delivery trucks.
  • Evaluate and separate product to correct designated location: breakage, resaleable product, close-dated product, dunnage items.

Pick “hot shots” as assigned:

  • Accurately pick order according to “pick ticket”.
  • Verify as to correct product and count.
  • Set order with pick ticket attached at the front dock area or as otherwise directed.
  • If retail customer arrives for pick up, confirm that they have a completely signed invoice that is marked “paid” prior to loading product.

Pick inter-company transfers:

  • Accurately pick order according to “pick ticket”.
  • Verify that product type and count is correct and attach the “pick ticket” to the order.
  • Stretch wrap pallets to assure that product will travel without damages.
  • Use electronic equipment to move product to the front dock area or as directed.
  • Load pallets onto transfer trailers in a safe manner.

Manage dunnage as directed.
Participate in inventory management:

  • Manage bin assignments on a daily basis.
  • Maintain quality by assuring that code dates are properly rotated.
  • Conduct inventory counts on weekly and monthly basis as assigned.

Complete all other tasks or projects as assigned.
Function in a fast-paced environment, as a member of a team and independently.
Adhere to strict safe working practices and company policies.

Minimum Position Requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that consistently requires a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to repetitively lift, including overhead, 15-40 or more with frequent bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling and sitting.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
  • Have basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Forklift certification is preferred.
  • Previous experience with computerized warehousing preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


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