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Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

 

 

Available Positions Below:

Delivery Driver – On Premise, Dodge City, KS[+]

On-Premise Route Delivery Driver – Dodge City, KS

 

Company Description

This is an exciting opportunity with an expanding company in Kansas.  Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

Role Description

Standard Beverage is looking for a dependable, results-driven and customer-focused route delivery driver to deliver product to bars and restaurants in Dodge City and surrounding areas. Our drivers are home nightly and enjoy 3-day weekends. This is a non-CDL driving position, but you must possess a valid driver’s license. Work schedule is Tuesday through Friday and may vary slightly based on certain holidays. We offer competitive hourly pay with driver additional performance and safety-based bonus programs.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Drives light-duty box truck over established delivery route.
  • Pads, stacks and secures items in position on truck to prevent damage during shipment.
  • Loads and unloads vehicles by hand or by use of hand truck or dolly.
  • Rotates stock, lifts and stacks products inside customer premises.
  • Provides excellent customer service on a daily basis.
  • Collects proper payment (cash or check) for invoice at time of delivery.
  • Records damages, changes and discrepancies on invoices at time of delivery.
  • Meets or exceeds all productivity standards.
  • Interacts with members of the sales and merchandising teams.
  • Drives in a safe and lawful manner.
  • Maintains an acceptable driving record.

 

 

Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to sell alcohol in the state of Kansas.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide two and three-digit numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money.
  • 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. Using a hand truck, the employee must regularly push, pull, and maneuver 180 to 250 pounds up and down inclines and uneven surfaces. Occasionally the navigation of stairs is required with a loaded hand truck.
  • 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.

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Professional attitude and mindset.
  • Must be dependable and able to report for all assigned shifts.
  • Adaptability to change and able to manage competing demands. Demonstrate a sense of urgency and reliability.
  • Self-confidence and a professional demeanor.
  • Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes the initiative to get things done.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and adaptable.
  • Positive attitude towards daily work, team members, and customers.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

 

Compensation

Candidate will receive a market-competitive cash compensation package with additional performance and safety bonuses. Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, 401k, etc.) and tuition reimbursement program are also provided. Standard Beverage offers this full benefits package in addition to a fun, interactive working environment.

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

 

 

Apply Online

Warehouse Loader – Night Shift (Mon-Thurs) Lawrence, KS[+]

About Us:

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor. We employ over 400 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.

Standard Beverage is currently hiring Truck Loaders for the night-shift in our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Our employees enjoy a 4-day work week, Monday thru Thursday nights, with weekends off! Shift runs from approximately 6:00 pm to 3:00 am but may end earlier or later depending on volume.

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. Past loading experience is preferred but not required. If you are coachable and dependable, we want you!

We offer:

  • $14-$16 per hour starting pay depending on experience
  • Performance incentive paid every pay period
  • 3 day weekends
  • A fun, dynamic working environment
  • Health care benefits for full-time employees
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Paid holidays and overtime pay
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Job responsibilities include:

  • Loading product securely onto trailers by floor stacking cases and pallets
  • Utilize electric pallet jack to load pallets on trailers
  • Load kegs onto trailers
  • Identify mis-picks and picking errors
  • Report and replace damage cases from loading conveyor
  • Communicate with yard hostler with loading status
  • Meeting all productivity and accuracy requirements
  • 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 required

Requirements:

  • Must be able to report for and complete all assigned shifts
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds repeatedly and stand/walk continuously for 8-10 hours
  • 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
  • Must be able to work in a non-temperature controlled environment. Temperatures in our warehouse may vary between seasons.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Employment contingent upon pre-employment drug screening

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

Apply Online

Warehouse Associate – Night Shift (Mon-Thurs) Lawrence, KS[+]

Warehouse Associate – Night Operations

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor. We employ over 400 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.

Standard Beverage is currently hiring for all night-shift warehouse positions in our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Our employees enjoy a 4-day work week, Monday thru Thursday nights, with weekends off! Shift runs from approximately 6pm to 4am. Open positions include:

  • Forklift drivers
  • Order pickers
  • Order selectors
  • Loaders

 

The most important qualities we are looking for in candidates are team players who are dependable, have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and the ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment. Past warehouse experience is preferred but not required. If you are coachable and dependable, we want you!

 

We offer:

  • $13-$17 per hour starting pay depending on position and experience
  • Bonus potential every pay period
  • 3-day weekends
  • A fun, dynamic working environment
  • Health care benefits for full-time employees
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Paid holidays and overtime pay
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program

 Job responsibilities may include:

  • Accurately picking orders on pick lines using printed pick labels, RF guns or voice command software
  • Placing individual cases onto conveyor lines while maintaining product quality
  • Operating a fork lift or cherry picker to pull product (forklift driver positions only)
  • Operating a forklift to replenish picking locations and move product throughout the warehouse
  • Loading product securely onto trailers by floor stacking cases and pallets
  • Utilize electric pallet jack to load pallets on trailers
  • Cross-training and working other departments as necessary
  • Meeting all productivity requirements
  • 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 required

 

Requirements:

  • Must be able to report for all assigned shifts
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds repeatedly and stand/walk continuously for 8-10 hours
  • 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
  • Must be able to work in a non-temperature-controlled environment. Temperatures in our warehouse may vary between seasons.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Employment contingent upon pre-employment drug screening

 

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.  Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need. 

 

 

Apply Online

Delivery Drivers, Wichita/Lawrence/Salina, KS[+]

Delivery Driver

 

Company Description

This is an exciting opportunity with an expanding company in Kansas.  Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

During the past year, the Kansas legislature has implemented significant changes that will allow us to begin selling our strong beer portfolio to grocery and convenience stores around the state beginning April 1, 2019.  This legislative change has led us to re-evaluate our strategy, current organization and plans.  We are committed to moving forward to serve this new customer base, and are excited to expand our presence in a customer channel we have not historically served.  We understand the effort to get ready by April 1, 2019 will be a major commitment of both resources and dollars, and we are moving forward in an aggressive manner to recruit a number of important positions including this one.

Standard Beverage is looking for dependable, experienced, results-driven and customer-focused delivery drivers for distribution to retail stores and restaurants across the state of Kansas.  We have opportunities in Lawrence and Wichita, as well as South-East and Western Kansas.  Our drivers are home nightly and enjoy 3-day weekends. Current Class A CDL is required for this job.

Role Description

Our delivery drivers run an established, local route, delivering product to retail stores and restaurants in the State of Kansas. Must possess a class A CDL . This is a VERY physical job. Work schedule is Tuesday through Friday and will very slightly based on holidays or business needs. We offer competitive pay with driver bonuses paid monthly, quarterly, and annually.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Drives heavy “straight” truck, PUP or automobile over established route.
  • Pads, stacks and secures items in position on truck to prevent damage during shipment.
  • Loads and unloads vehicles by hand or by use of hand truck, electric pallet jack or dolly.
  • Rotates stock, lifts and stacks products inside customer premises.
  • Helps maintain or merchandise displays, shelves and cold-boxes.
  • Provides excellent customer service on a daily basis.
  • Collects proper payment (cash or check) for invoice at time of delivery.
  • Records damages, changes and discrepancies on invoices at time of delivery.
  • Meets or exceeds all productivity standards.
  • Interacts with members of the sales and merchandising teams.
  • Collects and returns empty boxes for repackaging of product.
  • Drives in a safe and lawful manner. Maintains an acceptable driving record.
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections on truck and trailer.

 

Requirements

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Valid Commercial Drivers License- Class A
    • Medical Examiner’s Certificate – As required by the Department of Transportation
    • Acceptable Motor Vehicle record (MVR)

 

  • 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.
  • 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. Using a hand truck, the employee must regularly push, pull, and maneuver 180 to 250 pounds up and down inclines and uneven surfaces. Occasionally the navigation of stairs is required with a loaded hand truck.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • 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.
  • 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.

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Adaptability to change and able to manage competing demands. Demonstrate a sense of urgency and reliability.
  • Self-confidence and a professional demeanor. Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes the initiative to get things done.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and adaptable.
  • Positive attitude towards daily work, team members, and customers.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

 

Compensation

Candidate will receive a market-competitive cash compensation package with driver bonuses paid monthly, quarterly and annually.  Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, 401k, etc.) and tuition reimbursement are also provided.   Standard Beverage offers this full benefits package in addition to a fun, interactive working environment.

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.  Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.  

 

Apply Online

Warehouse Order Picker – Night Shift (Mon-Thurs), Lawrence, KS[+]

About Us:

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor. We employ over 400 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.

Standard Beverage is currently hiring Order Pickers for the night-shift in our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Our employees enjoy a 4-day work week, Monday thru Thursday nights, with weekends off! The shift runs from approximately 5:00 pm to 3:00 am but may end earlier or later depending on volume.

The most important qualities we are looking for in candidates are team players who are  dependable, have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and the ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment. Past warehouse experience is preferred but not required. If you are coachable and dependable, we want you!

We offer:

  • $13-$15 per hour starting pay depending on position and experience
  • Performance incentive paid every pay period
  • 3 day weekends
  • A fun, dynamic working environment
  • Health care benefits for full-time employees
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Paid holidays and overtime pay
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Job responsibilities include:

  • Accurately picking orders on pick lines using printed pick labels or voice command software
  • Placing pick labels on cases
  • Communication with team members to ensure order pick accuracy and pick rates
  • Placing individual cases onto conveyor lines while maintaining product quality
  • Cross-training and working other departments as necessary
  • Meeting all productivity and accuracy requirements
  • 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 required

Requirements:

  • Must be able to report for all assigned shifts
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds repeatedly and stand/walk continuously for 8-10 hours
  • 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
  • Must be able to work in a non-temperature controlled environment. Temperatures in our warehouse may vary between seasons.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Employment contingent upon pre-employment drug screening

About Us:

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor. We employ over 400 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.

Standard Beverage is currently hiring Truck Loaders for the night-shift in our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Our employees enjoy a 4-day work week, Monday thru Thursday nights, with weekends off! Shift runs from approximately 6:00 pm to 3:00 am but may end earlier or later depending on volume.

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. Past loading experience is preferred but not required. If you are coachable and dependable, we want you!

We offer:

  • $14-$16 per hour starting pay depending on experience
  • Performance incentive paid every pay period
  • 3 day weekends
  • A fun, dynamic working environment
  • Health care benefits for full-time employees
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Paid holidays and overtime pay
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Job responsibilities include:

  • Loading product securely onto trailers by floor stacking cases and pallets
  • Utilize electric pallet jack to load pallets on trailers
  • Load kegs onto trailers
  • Identify mis-picks and picking errors
  • Report and replace damage cases from loading conveyor
  • Communicate with yard hostler with loading status
  • Meeting all productivity and accuracy requirements
  • 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 required

Requirements:

  • Must be able to report for and complete all assigned shifts
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds repeatedly and stand/walk continuously for 8-10 hours
  • 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
  • Must be able to work in a non-temperature controlled environment. Temperatures in our warehouse may vary between seasons.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Employment contingent upon pre-employment drug screening

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

Apply Online

Delivery Driver – On Premise, KC Metro[+]

On-Premise Route Delivery Driver – Kansas City Metro

 

Company Description

This is an exciting opportunity with an expanding company in Kansas.  Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

Role Description

Standard Beverage is looking for a dependable, results-driven and customer-focused route delivery driver to deliver product to bars and restaurants in the Kansas City metro and surrounding areas. Our drivers are home nightly and enjoy 3-day weekends. Class A or B CDL is required for this position. Work schedule is Tuesday through Friday and may vary slightly based on certain holidays. Starting pay of $19-$20 per hour with additional performance and safety-based bonus programs.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Drives a 28’ PUP trailer or box truck over established delivery route.
  • Pads, stacks and secures items in position on truck to prevent damage during shipment.
  • Loads and unloads vehicles by hand or by use of hand truck or dolly.
  • Rotates stock, lifts and stacks products inside customer premises.
  • Provides excellent customer service on a daily basis.
  • Collects proper payment (cash or check) for invoice at time of delivery.
  • Records damages, changes and discrepancies on invoices at time of delivery.
  • Meets or exceeds all productivity standards.
  • Interacts with members of the sales and merchandising teams.
  • Drives in a safe and lawful manner.
  • Maintains an acceptable driving record.

 

 

Requirements

  • Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to sell alcohol in the state of Kansas.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide two and three-digit numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money.
  • 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. Using a hand truck, the employee must regularly push, pull, and maneuver 180 to 250 pounds up and down inclines and uneven surfaces. Occasionally the navigation of stairs is required with a loaded hand truck.
  • 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.

 

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Professional attitude and mindset.
  • Must be dependable and able to report for all assigned shifts.
  • Adaptability to change and able to manage competing demands. Demonstrate a sense of urgency and reliability.
  • Self-confidence and a professional demeanor.
  • Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes the initiative to get things done.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and adaptable.
  • Positive attitude towards daily work, team members, and customers.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

 

Compensation

Candidate will receive a market-competitive cash compensation package with additional performance and safety bonuses. Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, 401k, etc.) and tuition reimbursement program are also provided. Standard Beverage offers this full benefits package in addition to a fun, interactive working environment.

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

 

 

Apply Online

Part Time Retail Specialist Premium Beer, Wichita, KS[+]

Retail Specialist (Beer)

 

Company Description

This is an exciting opportunity with an expanding company in Kansas.  Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

During the past year, the Kansas legislature has implemented significant changes that allows us to begin selling our strong beer portfolio to grocery and convenience stores around the state beginning April 1, 2019.  This legislative change has led us to re-evaluate our strategy, current organization and plans.  We are committed to moving forward to serve this new customer base, and are excited to expand our presence in a customer channel we have not historically served.  SBC is moving forward in an aggressive manner to recruit a number of important positions including this one.

 

Role Description

A Retail Specialist is responsible for ensuring assigned customer accounts are consumer ready; this entails stocking the store shelves and cold boxes/coolers with fresh products, by building displays to draw attention to our products, and by providing exceptional service to our retail clients.  It’s a role that requires a great deal of organization, customer service and initiative.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain fresh products by stocking and rotating, organizing, and refilling back stocks, cold boxes/coolers, shelves, beer caves and displays adhering to all quality and rotation policies.
  • Build displays and executes placement of signage and other merchandising items.
  • Ensure all Standard Beverage SKUs are priced appropriately and meet standards of visibility.
  • Keeps backroom and inventory areas clean and organized. Notifies manager of any product breakage in an account.
  • Walk the account for merchandising opportunities with Standard Beverage portfolio.
  • Complete the retail call and provides feedback to Sales Rep to ensure appropriate inventory levels and exceptional customer service in all assigned accounts.
  • Maintain a professional rapport and image with store personnel and customers.
  • Develop outstanding relationships with customers and co-workers while delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Gain expertise and ability to be responsible for a sales route while a rep is on vacation.
  • Strive to continually overtake the competition on every level, individually and as a team with other members of the division/company.
  • Adhere to current route and make all scheduled calls.

 

 

Requirements

  • High level of integrity, commitment, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • 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 beer, beer terms, and beer production process techniques helpful.
  • Passion for beer with the ability to continuously learn new brands and represent effectively to customers.
  • 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.
  • Licenses, Age restrictions:
    • 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.
    • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to sell alcohol in the state of Kansas.

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Adaptability to change and able to manage competing demands. Demonstrate a sense of urgency and reliability.
  • Self-confidence and a professional demeanor. Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes the initiative to get things done.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and adaptable.
  • Positive attitude towards daily work, team members, and customers.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

 

 

Compensation

Candidate will receive a market-competitive compensation package.  Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, 401k, etc.) and tuition reimbursement are also provided.   Standard Beverage Corporation offers this full benefits package in addition to a fun, interactive working environment.

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.  Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.  

 

Apply Online

Multicultural On-Premise Sales & Events Specialist, Dodge City, KS[+]

Multicultural On-Premise Sales & Events Specialist

 

Company Description

This is an exciting opportunity with an expanding company in Kansas.  Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

Job Description

A Sales Representative is responsible for building strong relationships with our customers, understanding their business objectives, and partnering with them to provide solutions to grow our mutual business.  This position will also be responsible for developing strategies to increase earned revenue through multicultural events, promotions and community involvement.  The ideal candidate will have a combination of beer focused sales background and marketing/events management.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Develop outstanding relationships with customers, co-workers, and suppliers to deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Strive to continually overtake the competition on every level, individually and as a team.
  • Adhere to route scheduled calls to maintain consistent call frequency.
  • Responsible for developing new revenue generating public and private events enhancing the company’s multicultural presence.
  • Performs ongoing research and networking to seek opportunities for engagement and involvement in community events.
  • Pursues opportunities to engage with community organizations including multicultural community groups, chambers of commerce, etc.
  • Tracks and analyzes multicultural market growth, trends and openings of new On-Premise accounts.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field(s) 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.
  • Experience in multicultural communications, including experience relevant to a role working in events coordination.
  • Fluent in written and spoken Spanish.
  • 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.
  • Passion for beer, with the ability to continuously learn new brands and present effectively to customers.
  • High level of integrity, commitment, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment in order to qualify for a Kansas ABC Sales License.

 

 

 

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

 

 

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Line Haul Drivers, Lawrence Kansas[+]

Line Haul Driver

 

Company Description

This is an exciting opportunity with an expanding company in Kansas.  Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

During the past year, the Kansas legislature has implemented significant changes that will allow us to begin selling our strong beer portfolio to grocery and convenience stores around the state beginning April 1, 2019.  This legislative change has led us to re-evaluate our strategy, current organization and plans.  We are committed to moving forward to serve this new customer base, and are excited to expand our presence in a customer channel we have not historically served.  We understand the effort to get ready by April 1, 2019 will be a major commitment of both resources and dollars, and we are moving forward in an aggressive manner to recruit a number of important positions including this one.

 

 

Role Description

Standard Beverage is looking for dependable, experienced, results-driven and customer-focused Line Haul drivers for our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Our Line Haul drivers enjoy static routes, are home daily, and have 3 day weekends. Current Class A CDL with Doubles and Triple endorsements is required for this job. Work schedule is Monday thru Thursday from approximately 8PM until 6AM, with Friday, Saturday and Sunday off. The Line Haul driver will transfer trailers from our distribution center in Lawrence to a depot in Wichita, Iola, Junction City, Dodge City or Hays, Kansas, and then will drop and hook and return back to the Lawrence distribution center. Must have doubles/triples endorsements and experience pulling doubles/triples to be considered.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Pull double or triple 28′ trailers over an established route.
  • Drop trailers at designated depots and hook empty trailers to return back to our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center the same day.
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections on trucks and trailers.
  • Utilize ELD (Electronic Logging Device) to log and track hours of service.
  • Drive in a safe manner.
  • Follow all state regulatory and D.O.T guidelines.

 

Requirements

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • Valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (Med Card)
  • Doubles/Triples endorsements
  • Experience pulling doubles or triples
  • Must have an acceptable MVR
  • Must pass DOT drug screen for consideration

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Adaptability to change and able to manage competing demands. Demonstrate a sense of urgency and reliability.
  • Self-confidence and a professional demeanor. Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes the initiative to get things done.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and adaptable.
  • Positive attitude towards daily work, team members, and customers.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

 

Compensation

Competitive pay plus quarterly and annual safety bonuses. Full benefits offered including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance,  401(K) with company match, paid vacation and paid holidays.

Standard Beverage Corporation offers this full benefits package in addition to a fun, interactive working environment.

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.  Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.  

 

 

 

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Transportation Supervisor, Lawrence, KS[+]

Transportation Supervisor  (Lawrence KS)

 

Company Description

This is an exciting opportunity with an expanding company in Kansas.  Standard Beverage is a family-owned spirits, wine, and beer distributor with major offices in Wichita, Lawrence, and Lenexa, Kansas.  We employ more than 400 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, while also providing an excellent working environment for our team members.  We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values including working hard, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence.

 

Role Description

Our Transportation Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the SBC Transportation Team at our Lawrence KS warehouse and surrounding areas.  They will be responsible for the people, processes and transportation equipment required to meet business demands.  Assuring compliance with DOT regulations within local, state and federal guidelines is a key requirement. This position reports directly to the Transportation Manager and will assist in overseeing approximately 15-25 drivers. This is a very physical job. Work schedule is Monday through Friday and will vary slightly based on holidays or business needs. We offer competitive compensation including a bonus structure.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Direct Oversight of Drivers

  • Open warehouse in the morning to assure drivers are on time, have correct paper work, kegs and load securement.
  • Help drive a culture of teamwork, optimism, continuous improvement and customer focus.
  • On-board new employees, including mentoring and coaching drivers on customer service, safe driving, safe working and what is expected of a Standard Beverage Delivery Driver on a daily basis.
  • Evaluate driver performance in the marketplace
  • Help drive and manage departmental KPI’s and objectives
  • Monitor drivers through the use of two-way communication and GPS units on trucks

 

 

Administrative Duties

  • Route driver assignments and conduct maintenance through Roadnet daily
  • Monitor driver certifications as required by DOT, including medical cards and drivers licenses
  • Monitor driver inspections and follow up as necessary
  • Assist with entering data for scheduling and follow-up of minor truck maintenance
  • Run monthly reports for Delivery Drivers Incentive program

 

 

 

Warehouse Duties

  • Assist with dock pickup and shipping orders as needed
  • Communicate with appropriate personnel and monitor the driver check-in process to assure drivers are following procedures
  • Access to properly close down and lock up the Lawrence Warehouse facility

 

Requirements

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to key in data, type and operate a computer keyboard
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Ability to operate warehouse lift equipment and other common warehouse mechanical equipment

 

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Valid Commercial Drivers License- Class A
    • Medical Examiner’s Certificate – As required by the Department of Transportation
    • Mechanical Lift Truck Certification
    • Acceptable Motor Vehicle record (MVR)

 

  • 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. Using a hand truck, the employee must regularly push, pull, and maneuver 180 to 250 pounds up and down inclines and uneven surfaces. Occasionally the navigation of stairs is required with a loaded hand truck.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • 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.
  • 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.

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Adaptability to change and able to manage competing demands. Demonstrate a sense of urgency and reliability.
  • Self-confidence and a professional demeanor. Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes the initiative to get things done.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and adaptable.
  • Positive attitude towards daily work, team members, and customers.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

 

Compensation

Candidate will receive a market-competitive cash compensation package with incentives paid monthly, quarterly and annually.  Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, 401k, etc.) and tuition reimbursement are also provided.   Standard Beverage offers this full benefits package in addition to a fun, interactive working environment.

Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.  Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.  

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Fork Lift Operator – Night Shift (Mon-Thurs) Lawrence, KS[+]

About Us:

Standard Beverage Corporation is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor. We employ over 400 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.

Standard Beverage is currently hiring experienced fork lift and cherry picker operators for the night-shift in our Lawrence, Kansas distribution center. Our employees enjoy a 4-day work week, Monday thru Thursday nights, with weekends off! Our night shift runs from approximately 5:00 pm to 3:00 am, but may end earlier or later depending on volume. Previous, demonstrated fork lift experience is required.

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.

We offer:

  • $15-$18 per hour starting pay depending on position and experience
  • Performance incentive paid every pay period
  • 3 day weekends
  • A fun, dynamic working environment
  • Health care benefits for full-time employees
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Paid holidays and overtime pay
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Job responsibilities include:

  • Operating a stand up fork lift to move and stage full pallets throughout the warehouse
  • Operating a stand up forklift to replenish picking locations throughout the warehouse
  • Responsibility for keeping the picking lines stocked with product
  • Utilizing an RF gun to accurately track and record all inventory transactions and movements
  • Utilizing RF gun to report inventory discrepancies in the warehouse
  • Loading pallets securely onto trailers
  • Stacking and sorting empty pallets
  • Meeting all productivity requirements
  • Maintaining a clean, neat, and orderly work area
  • Following standard operating procedures and adhering to all safety standards
  • Cross-training and working other departments as necessary
  • General housekeeping and sanitation tasks will be required

Requirements:

  • Must have relevant fork lift operating experience
  • Must be able to report for and complete all assigned shifts
  • Must be able to stand/walk continuously for 8-10 hours
  • 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
  • Must be able to work in a non-temperature controlled environment. Temperatures in our warehouse may vary between seasons.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Employment contingent upon pre-employment drug screening
  • Standard Beverage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need. 

     

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