Warehouse Lead
Downey, CA Distribution National - Warehouse
Job Type

Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing have come together to form one of the top 15 largest breweries in the United States, building on the strong legacies of our celebrated heritages. We brew badass beers on both coasts at our breweries in Escondido, CA and Richmond, VA, and create amazing experiences at our Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and Taproom locations. We’ve enjoyed a rich history following our passion and are in search of people who are equally passionate about pursuing their craft to join the team.


The Warehouse Lead will provide instruction to the warehouse team to carry out daily assignments. Receive, store, load and ensure beer and other materials are handled safely when the Supervisor is absent.

This opening is on 1st shift. Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:00am - 2:30pm. 


  • Oversees the warehouse team members as they process their essential functions and ensures tasks are completed correctly, efficiently, and safely.
  • Responsible for workflow management; checking planned loads and production schedule in the morning; verifying with the manifest lists and production team and assigning workload to the team.
  • Responsible for accuracy of inbound and outbound shipments. Ensure raw material receipts are processed and put away correctly. Check and sign off on all outbound international and domestic shipments to ensure proper shelf life remaining and accuracy of shipment, load configuration and paperwork.
  • Responsible for training new team members in the warehouse functions including safety, AX/WAX system, use of handheld scanners and equipment training. Assign or be a mentor for on-the-job training assignments as needed.
  • Verifies incoming and outgoing loads for accuracy and specified beers and/or other warehouse supplies and material. Matches loads to purchase orders or bills of lading.
  • Checks for out-of-code beer and reports finding to the Warehouse Supervisor for processing instructions. Warns Supervisor if any beer is in danger of going out of code.
  • Monitor and schedule maintenance of all warehouse equipment in good working order.
  • Provides input for annual performance reviews of all warehouse worker team members.
  • Involved in inventory reconciliation, AX/WAX system troubleshooting, cycle counts, production orders.

  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Experience: At least 3 years of related experience and/or training working in a Warehouse; or equivalent combination of experience and education. Prior experience using a Warehouse Management System is highly preferred. Must have at least 6 months of experience leading and directing others.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Proficiency with Microsoft Dynamics AX and Oracle
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Forklift Certification
  • Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written.
  • Great attendance
  • Flexible
  • Team Player

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

  • Pay Range: $19.00/hr. - $20.00/hr.
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance, 401K, and Bonuses for Eligible Team Members
  • Company beer perks program and discounts
  • Paid Time Off – including Vacation accrual, Sick Leave, and 12 paid Holidays
  • Benefit programs supporting Financial Wellness, Health & Wellness and Career Development

Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, citizenship status, various ability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression of an otherwise qualified individual, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing seeks to build a culturally diverse staff where differences are valued and respected. Women, minorities, individuals with various abilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.

Salary Description
$19.00/hr. - $20.00/hr.