Material Handler



Responsible for maintenance of production and distribution of product by pulling orders from inventory, delivering materials and supplies, & staging and delivering finished goods.


  • Beer: Maintains a fresh, quality inventory of finished goods in the Highland Brewing coolers & taprooms
  • Business: Helps maximize production by providing necessary materials to teams & fulfilling orders
  • People: Serves as an integral support to the Distribution, Packaging & Hospitality departments for finished goods & materials
  • Place: Maintains a safe, organized, and clean cooler environment

FLSA Status: Full-Time Hourly, Non-exempt
Reports to: Distribution Manager
Location: Asheville, NC

Essential Job Functions

  • Supports packaging department with unloading in-bound shipments, and helps with material storage logistics & organization
  • Assists with the loading of outbound shipments of finished goods orders
  • Provides support to the Highland at S&W Market taproom by managing weekly beer orders and delivering via truck
  • Works closely with Bar Operations Manager to fulfill orders for Highland taprooms, including maintaining inventory levels & coordinating orders for draught and packaged beer
  • Maintains the stock of the employee beer cooler & low fills
  • Assists in the completion & reconciliation of monthly finished goods inventory
  • Operates forklift safely, according to regulations


  • At least two years of related experience in a warehouse and loading dock environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and effectively
  • Ability to multitask and maintain a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to operate forklift and load/unload trucks safely and effectively
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and contribute to positive work environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new procedures and skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications