Warehouse Associate

Detroit, Michigan, USA /
Operations – Facilities /
Full-time
/ On-site
About Us
We’re Endless West, makers of molecular spirits. Our small, independent team of scientists, sommeliers, writers, chefs, and dropouts is creating the next generation of wine and spirits. Our work has already attracted significant interest from a range of people — whiskey enthusiasts, scientists, members of the culinary world, creatives in design, technology, and fashion — across the country. And we’re just getting going.

We’re relentlessly curious, optimistic enough to run after ambitious ideas, and skeptical enough to analyze every angle and consider every option. We support each other as colleagues and care about each other as people, believing that the health of our business can be measured by the health of our team. We are obsessed with leveraging scientific learning, creative storytelling and business expertise to explore the limits of what’s possible.

Everyone is welcome at Endless West. We know diverse teams build better products and we are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge – we want you to apply. We believe skills are transferable, and a passion for our mission goes a long way.

About the Role
Endless West is seeking a warehouse associate for our Detroit production facility. The warehouse associate will be responsible for receiving, processing, and storing inventory as well as picking, packing, and shipping outgoing orders. They will keep the warehouse clean and organized at all times while complying with relevant safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Responsibilities

    • Loading and unloading of inbound and outbound shipments of all materials, ingredients, and packaging.
    • Inspecting, processing, and storing inbound materials.
    • Picking, packing, and staging outbound inventory.
    • Supporting production team in the staging of raw materials and packaging for production runs.
    • Wrapping, labeling, and storing pallets of newly finished products.
    • Participating in monthly inventory counts.
    • Maintaining a clean and organized warehouse.
    • Ensuring adherence to quality standards and health/safety regulations
    • Completing other tasks as required by your Manager/Supervisor.

Qualifications

    • 2+ years’ work experience as warehouse worker, preferably in a food or beverage manufacturing plant.
    • Proficient in forklift operation.
    • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail
    • Organized and proactive.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements

    • This can be a physically demanding position at times. You must be able to be on your feet for eight hours or more per day performing what sometimes can be repetitive and strenuous tasks.
    • Must be able to kneel, crawl, climb ladders, and stand for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs.
    • Although work is performed indoors, conditions frequently become damp/wet due to the nature of production.
    • Work can become loud during bottling. Proper protective equipment is required such as ear protection and safety glasses.
Compensation: $19/hr

Why Endless West?
We’ve got great benefits…
- Competitive compensation, including equity
- Medical, dental, and vision
- Company contributions to Commuter Benefits, FSA, Dependent Care FSA, and HSA
- 401k with matching
- Life and AD&D, Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance
- Ambassador’s Program ($250/quarter to purchase Endless West products)
- Employee Assistance Program
- Equity Education and Tax Advisory Services
- Paid Parental Leave
- PTO and Paid Company Holidays

We’ve got the unique culture that you’ve been looking for...
- A small, collaborative team. We don’t believe in hierarchy for hierarchy’s sake.
- Smart, friendly colleagues.
- Actual autonomy and agency. We choose empowerment over micromanagement.
- A team that values EQ as much as IQ.
- A team that values hard work but believes in the importance of self-care and taking meaningful breaks.
- An environment that encourages empathetic debate. We state cases, defend positions, argue productively, and make decisions together. We don’t have any issues with being wrong. People’s opinions are actively sought out and valued.
- An environment where we not only acknowledge the hard work and successes of our teammates, but also celebrate them.