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Warehouse Warrior (10am-6:30p) - Chicago

There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar 

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble. 


About the role

The Warehouse Warrior is responsible for maintaining an organized warehouse, prepping and loading outgoing shipments, and unloading product and material.


What you'll do

  • Adhere to all safety standards set by Lagunitas and OSHA.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings, audits, and good catch program.
  • Utilizes and operates material handling equipment such as forklifts and hand lifts to move, convey or hoist shipments from the shipping and receiving platform to the storage and work area.
  • Responsible for loading and unloading merchandise/product onto trucks.
  • Prepares items for shipment: compares identifying information and counts, hand stacks product to create partial pallets, weighs or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records.
  • Prepare sample orders for sales teams and/or other internal departments.
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
  • Delivers items to requisitioning departments or end location.
  • Ensures that the health, safety, cleanliness and security of the work environment is practiced and upheld in accordance with good warehouse practices. This includes the organization of the storage areas around the facility.
  • Control first-in/first-out rotation within warehouse areas, including raw materials as well as finished goods.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties, as needed.


What we’re lookin’ for

  • Experience in operating forklifts and hand lifts to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping-and-receiving platform to storage or work area.
  • Experience in shipping and receiving is preferred.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude.
  • MS Office / Computer skills desired.
  • Attentive and can easily learn and adapt to new equipment and processes.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Performs duties with an emphasis on organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must show valid proof of insurance, have a good driving record and maintain a current valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules, including weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.


Key Relationships:

  • Reports to Distribution Manager. 
  • Occasionally interfaces with Packaging & Supply Planning.


Physical Requirements:

  • Physical requirement needed to lift 35 lb cases, 165 lb kegs and various point of sales boxes on a periodic basis.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend repeatedly throughout shift.
  • Must be able to tolerate outside summer/winter temperatures and inclement weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, overtime as necessary, & holidays and weekends.


Come as You Are 

At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.



Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Warehouse, Outside Sales, Supply, Shipping and Receiving, Supply Planner, Manufacturing, Sales, Operations

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