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Standard Beverage has been offering fun and dynamic employment opportunities to Kansans for several decades. By hiring the right people, we have become the largest beverage distributor in Kansas and an industry leader in customer service. When you join our team, you help raise those standards even higher by bringing your own thoughts and energy to Standard Beverage.

Committed to hiring Veterans:
We have a great track record of hiring military veterans into roles in all levels of our organization, from entry level to senior leadership. Through this experience we know what it takes to translate military experience into a successful civilian career. We help you identify the right role by investing in training and mentoring, and we will work with you every step of the way to ensure your long-term success after your military service.

Available Positions Below:

Line Haul Driver – Lawrence, Kansas[+]

 

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with offices in Wichita, Lawrence and Lenexa, Kansas. We employ approximately 300 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s top tier brands.  Standard Beverage has been delivering world class service to customers throughout the state of Kansas since 1949 and has since become the largest Kansas-owned full product line alcohol distributor. Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners. We are a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with the old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence

Standard Beverage Corporation is looking for dependable, experienced, results-driven and customer-focused Class A Line Haul drivers for our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Our drivers are home nightly and enjoy 3-day weekends. Current Class A CDL with Doubles and Triple endorsement is required for this job.

SUMMARY

Our Line Haul Drivers run an established, local route, delivering fully loaded trailers to depots is Wichita, Dodge City, Junction City and Hays nightly. You will then return the empty return trailers back to the Lawrence Depot.  Must possess an A class CDL .  Work schedule is Monday night through Thursday night and will very slightly based on holidays or business needs. We offer competitive pay with driver bonuses paid each pay period.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES – Driver

  • Drives Doubles or Triples over established route.
  • Drives in a safe and lawful manner. Maintains an acceptable driving record.
  • Cleans and performs pre-trip inspections on truck.
  • Provides excellent customer service while delivering products to retail stores or restaurants on a daily basis.
  • Pads, stacks and secures items in position on truck to prevent damage during shipment.
  • Records delivery information on delivery records.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

LANGUAGE

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide two and three-digit numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money.

 REASONING ABILITY

Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk/ use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 120 pounds. The employee must regularly push, pull, and maneuver 180 to 250 pounds up and down inclines and uneven surfaces.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Commercial Drivers License Class A
  • Medical Examiner’s Certificate – As required by the Department of Transportation
  • Mechanical Lift Truck Certification

 

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Day Shift Warehouse Associate – Lawrence, KS[+]

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor with offices in Wichita, Lawrence and Lenexa, Kansas. We employ over 300 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s top tier brands. Standard Beverage has been delivering world class service to customers throughout the state of Kansas since 1949 and has since become the largest Kansas-owned liquor distributor. Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners. We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

We currently searching for an experienced order picker for our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. The ideal candidate will have experience using an RF gun to capture inventory movements throughout the warehouse, along with 2+ years experience operating a cherry picker of fork lift. Current fork lift certification is required.

The most important qualities we are looking for in a candidate is a team player who is energetic, dependable, has a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and the ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment.

We offer:

  • Competitive starting pay
  • 4-day work week (Monday – Thursday from 7:00am – 5:30pm)
  • Health care benefits for full-time employees
  • 401 (k) with company contribution
  • Holiday and overtime pay
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Job responsibilities include:

  • Operating a Cherry Picker to drive around the warehouse and select cases for replenishment
  • Accurately picking cases using an RF gun to record inventory transactions
  • Replenishing individual cases into forward picking locations
  • Meeting all productivity requirements
  • Lifting and stacking product securely onto pallets
  • Putting away returned product
  • Performing location accuracy reporting
  • Maintaining a clean, neat, and orderly work area
  • Following standard operating procedures and adhering to all safety standards
  • General housekeeping and sanitation tasks will be requires

Requirements:

  • You must be able to report for all assigned shifts
  • This is a very physical job! You must be able to lift up to 25 pounds repeatedly, stand/walk continuously for 8-10 hours, and be able to frequently push, carry, pull, kneel, squat, bend, twist, and reach
  • Must be able to perform tasks efficiently and accurately in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to communicate and interact well with coworkers and managers
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision and handle multiple task simultaneously
  • Must be able to work in a non-temperature controlled environment. Temperatures in our warehouse may vary between 60 and 90 degrees, and may occasionally exceed 90 degrees.
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Employment contingent upon pre-employment drug screening

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Draft Technician, Premium Beer – Lenexa[+]

Draft Technician – On Premise (Beer)

Company Description
Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with offices in Wichita, Lawrence and Lenexa, Kansas. We employ more than 300 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s top brands. Standard Beverage has been delivering world class service to customers throughout the state of Kansas since 1949 and has since become the largest Kansas-owned alcohol distributor. Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners. We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

Job Description
We are currently looking for an On-Premise Draft Beer Technician serving the Kansas City Metro area. The ideal candidate will have experience in draft beer quality control, and/or experience in the beverage or restaurant/bar industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop outstanding relationships with customers, co-workers, while delivering exceptional customer service.
• Adhere to current route and make all scheduled calls.
• Maintain high quality control standards including cleaning, sterilizing, repairing and the overall maintenance of equipment used to operate beer dispensing systems.
• Adhere to SBC’s draft technician/line cleaning standards
• Physical exertion will be necessary to achieve desired levels of account management. The employee must be able to lift products from 25 lbs. to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 175 lbs. when handling kegs.

Requirements
• High level of integrity, commitment, and possess a strong work ethic.
• Background or experience in the beverage or restaurant/bar industry a plus.
• Knowledge of the alcoholic beverage industry, including knowledge of beer, beer terms, and beer production process techniques helpful.

Draft Technician – On Premise (Beer)

Company Description
Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with offices in Wichita, Lawrence and Lenexa, Kansas. We employ more than 300 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s top brands. Standard Beverage has been delivering world class service to customers throughout the state of Kansas since 1949 and has since become the largest Kansas-owned alcohol distributor. Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners. We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

Job Description
We are currently looking for an On-Premise Draft Beer Technician serving the Kansas City Metro area. The ideal candidate will have experience in draft beer quality control, and/or experience in the beverage or restaurant/bar industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop outstanding relationships with customers, co-workers, while delivering exceptional customer service.
• Adhere to current route and make all scheduled calls.
• Maintain high quality control standards including cleaning, sterilizing, repairing and the overall maintenance of equipment used to operate beer dispensing systems.
• Adhere to SBC’s draft technician/line cleaning standards
• Physical exertion will be necessary to achieve desired levels of account management. The employee must be able to lift products from 25 lbs. to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 175 lbs. when handling kegs.

Requirements
• High level of integrity, commitment, and possess a strong work ethic.
• Background or experience in the beverage or restaurant/bar industry a plus.
• Knowledge of the alcoholic beverage industry, including knowledge of beer, beer terms, and beer production process techniques helpful.
• Licenses, Age restrictions:
o Valid Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record and valid driver license, and maintain auto insurance coverage at least to the minimum amount specified by the Company and state law.
o Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to sell alcohol in the state of Kansas.
Licenses, Age restrictions:
o Valid Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record and valid driver license, and maintain auto insurance coverage at least to the minimum amount specified by the Company and state law.
o Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to sell alcohol in the state of Kansas.

Draft Technician – On Premise (Beer)

Company Description
Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with offices in Wichita, Lawrence and Lenexa, Kansas. We employ more than 300 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s top brands. Standard Beverage has been delivering world class service to customers throughout the state of Kansas since 1949 and has since become the largest Kansas-owned alcohol distributor. Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners. We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

Job Description
We are currently looking for an On-Premise Draft Beer Technician serving the Kansas City Metro area. The ideal candidate will have experience in draft beer quality control, and/or experience in the beverage or restaurant/bar industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop outstanding relationships with customers, co-workers, while delivering exceptional customer service.
• Adhere to current route and make all scheduled calls.
• Maintain high quality control standards including cleaning, sterilizing, repairing and the overall maintenance of equipment used to operate beer dispensing systems.
• Adhere to SBC’s draft technician/line cleaning standards
• Physical exertion will be necessary to achieve desired levels of account management. The employee must be able to lift products from 25 lbs. to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 175 lbs. when handling kegs.

Requirements
• High level of integrity, commitment, and possess a strong work ethic.
• Background or experience in the beverage or restaurant/bar industry a plus.
• Knowledge of the alcoholic beverage industry, including knowledge of beer, beer terms, and beer production process techniques helpful.
• Licenses, Age restrictions:
o Valid Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record and valid driver license, and maintain auto insurance coverage at least to the minimum amount specified by the Company and state law.
o Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to sell alcohol in the state of Kansas.

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Premium Beer Sales Representative – Dodge City, KS[+]

 

Sales Representative

 

Company Description

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor with offices in Wichita, Lawrence and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ approximately 300 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s top tier brands.  Standard Beverage has been delivering world class service to customers throughout the state of Kansas since 1949 and has since become the largest Kansas-owned liquor distributor.  Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

Job Description

 

Candidates should be high energy and regimented in their approach, but able to adjust to a wide variety of customer needs and requests.  Customer service and focus will be the key to success in this role. Individuals who are both competitive and aggressive in nature are often very successful in these roles, therefore these personality traits are preferred in the ideal candidate. The model applicant will also have experience in either Liquor Sales or Hospitality Beverage Management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Develop outstanding relationships with customers, co-workers, and suppliers while delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Adhere to current route scheduled calls, as well as seek out and create new customer leads.
  • Physical exertion will be necessary to achieve desired levels of account management.
  • Attain distribution of new and existing products, as well as, continued emphasis of current brands in the areas of sizes and brand extension.
  • Keep customers current on changes in pricing, including start/return/end of sales.
  • Prepare reports, which include product distribution and positioning, display tracking, target accounts for specific products, and sales expenses.
  • Sell/maintain Standard Beverage products in the market.
  • Strive to continually overtake the competition on every level, individually and as a team with other members of the division/company.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience that is determined to be directly related to the foregoing specified requirements may be considered for substitution.
  • Strong persuasive presentations skills, including the ability to speak before large audiences both internally and externally.
  • Background or experience in the beverage or restaurant/bar industry a plus.
  • Knowledge of the alcoholic beverage industry, including knowledge of wine, wine terms, and growing techniques helpful.
  • Passion for wine, spirits and beer with the ability to continuously learn new brands and represent effectively to customers.
  • High level of integrity, commitment, and possess a strong work ethic.

 

Certificates/Licenses/Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to qualify for a Kansas ABC Sales License.

 

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Full Time and Part Time Merchandisers- Lenexa/Lawrence Locations[+]

Most important to Standard Beverage is that the right candidate be a good cultural fit with the organization.  Here’s what we believe…and if these values drive you too, then we’d love to hear from you!

  1. Be yourself, and be passionate about it.  Expressing differences of opinion drives us to the best possible solution, every time.
  2. Find the meaning in your work and be inspired by it. Whether it’s your customer relationships, developing promising future leaders, or your connection to co-workers, listen for what inspires you and let it drive you.
  3. Expect the best from yourself, and your Team. We are a high-performing Team, our success (as a Team) is conditional upon our performance.  We hire for potential, and then focus on developing strengths, not fixing weaknesses.
  4. Embrace unpleasant news; it is the surest path to an opportunity for improvement.   Fix what’s broken with durable solutions that become part of SOP.
  5. Do the right thing.  Be proud of the way we work every day, it’s the only way to be proud of the place we work.
  6. Help each other.  At every opportunity we lend a hand, share good ideas, divide failures, and acknowledge success.

 

Standard Beverage has been offering fun and dynamic employment opportunities to Kansans for several decades. By hiring the right people, we have become the largest beverage distributor in Kansas and an industry leader in Customer Service. When you join our team, you help raise those standards even higher by bringing your own thoughts and energy to Standard Beverage.

 

Standard Beverage Corporation (SBC) is currently looking for high energy, enthusiastic people to be part time alcohol merchandisers.

You are the person SBC depends on to fully merchandise all of Standard’s brands which in turn assures the success of Standard’s brands.

JOB DESCRIPTION

You are responsible for managing your retail stores in a very responsible way to achieve maximum sales volume. To achieve this you must be proficient at building many different sizes of displays, stocking and setting shelves and cold boxes in a fast, neat, and orderly manner. Also to install various kinds of point of sale materials and price tags.

You are expected to:
-Be punctual and work hard with integrity.
-Constantly communicate any information that has been requested or that you feel is important to the salesperson assigned to that store
-Dress and act in a professional manner
-Maximize sales on all products
-Ensure that all Standard Beverage Corporation brands are rotated so the consumer is assured of clean, fresh stock

 

Requirements

The ideal candidate
-College degree preferred but not required
-Must be able to work well with others
-Must be able to lift upwards of fifty pounds
-Merchadiser experience preferred, but not necessary

Standard Beverage Corporation is your leading distributor of fine wines, spirits and beer, and is the only large distributor that is Kansas owned. With offices in Lawrence, Lenexa and Wichita, we employ approximately 270 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s best and most well-known brands. Standard Beverage is committed to the customers, suppliers, and communities it serves.

 

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Lawrence Warehouse Associate Night Shift[+]

Are you looking for a fun and exciting place to work where you can be part of a team? Standard Beverage Corporation is currently hiring Warehouse Associates for all night-shift positions in our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Open positions include order fulfillment, fork lift drivers, order pickers and loaders. The most important qualities we are looking for in candidates are team players who are energetic, dependable, have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and the ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment with a willingness to learn.

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor with offices in Wichita, Lawrence and Lenexa, Kansas. We employ approximately 270 dedicated people and provide the most diverse portfolio of the industry’s top tier brands. Standard Beverage has been delivering world class service to customers throughout the state of Kansas since 1949 and has since become the largest Kansas-owned liquor distributor. Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners. We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

We offer:

Competitive starting pay with bonus potential

4-day work week (Monday – Thursday)

Health care benefits

401 (k) with company contribution

Holiday and overtime pay

Paid time off

Tuition reimbursement program

 

Job Responsibilities:

Accurately pick cases using printed pick labels, RF gun or voice command

Placing individual cases onto conveyor lines while maintaining product quality

Meet all productivity requirements

Safely operate a fork lift or cherry picker to pull product (lift driver positions only)

Load product securely onto trailers by floor stacking cases and pallets

Cross-train and work in other departments as necessary

Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area

Follow standard operating procedures and adhere to all safety standards

General housekeeping and sanitation tasks will be requires

 

Requirements:

You must be able to report for all assigned shifts

This is a very physical job! You must be able to lift up to 40 pounds, stand/walk continuously for 10-12 hours, and be able to frequently push, carry, pull, kneel, squat, bend, twist, and reach

Must be able to perform tasks efficiently and accurately in a fast paced environment

Must be able to communicate and interact well with coworkers and managers

Ability to function with minimal supervision and handle multiple task simultaneously

Must be able to work in a loud environment around conveyor systems and moving equipment

Must be able to work in a non-temperature controlled environment. Temperatures in our warehouse may vary between 60 and 90 degrees, and may occasionally exceed 90 degrees.

Must be at least 18 years old

Willing and able to work all shifts

 

Employment contingent upon pre-employment drug screening

 

 

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