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Distribution Assitant

Monterey Brewery & Grill

Updated 6.6.18


The Distribution Assistant will be responsible for loading orders, both kegs and cases, onto vans and trucks, removing empties and keeping company vehicles clean and organized. They will drive on various routes that include Monterey, Santa Cruz, Sacramento, and the Bay Area, delivering orders and cross checking the delivery manifest to ensure accuracy. It’s imperative for drivers to maintain and bolster relationships with our accounts, therefore a friendly, professional and proactive attitude is a must. The pickup of empty shells is crucial, and must be done at every stop. Drivers will also ensure that our delivery vehicles are maintained and running strong at all times.

Everyday Tasks

  • Operate keg washer to complete a minimum of 40 cycles, twice a week.

  • Organize cooperage between clean and dirty, often with a forklift.

  • Work with sales team and drivers to load up company vehicles with orders that correspond to the delivery manifest.

  • Unload empty kegs and maintain cleanliness of company vehicles.

  • Make local deliveries, often to our brewpub in Monterey, multiple times a week.

  • Assist drivers on delivery routes to the Bay Area weekly.

  • Perform weekly inventory tasks.

Skills & Experience

  • Clean driving record with no issues for a minimum of three years.

  • High attention to detail in regards to quality, safety, and data collection.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check

  • Forklift certification preferred

  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment with a growing company

  • Passion for beer, enthusiastic about the process and a desire to learn

Physical & Mental Requirements

  • Able to stand, walk, and be on your feet for prolonged periods

  • Able to read and follow written English instructions

  • Able to regularly twist, turn, kneel, climb, stoop, bend, crawl, lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 55 pounds using appropriate techniques and tools

  • Able to safely navigate the tasting room and crowded spaces

  • Able to maneuver packages of any weight above 75 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance

  • Able to move 165-pounds, using appropriate techniques and tools

  • Able to work in a factory/production environment which may be loud, slick, humid, cold, and hot

  • Able to work in indoor and outdoor environments with moderate noise and occasionally slippery floors

  • Able to comply with and enforce all health, safety, and personal hygiene policies and standards.


  • Complimentary beer with in-house and take home privileges.

  • 25% off food at our Monterey brewpub.

For Job Opportunities at our Monterey Brewpub:
Please fill out both sides of our application and email to wendy@alvaradostreetbrewery.com.

For Job Opportunities at our Salinas Production Brewery:
Please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@alvaradostreetbrewery.com.

Please, no drop ins. We will reach out to top candidates for interviews.

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