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since 1953.

At Wright Beverage Distributing, our greatest strength is our people. Every employee makes an important contribution to our business. We have over 400 employees that live throughout our 14 county market span and are deeply connected with the local communities we serve.

benefits

  • Medical Insurance with Generous Company Contribution
  • Voluntary Dental & Vision
  • 401K Retirement Program with a Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Supplemental Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Cancer Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Time Off (bereavement, jury duty)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation & Personal Paid Time Off
  • Ongoing Training

perks

  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Employee Wellness Activities
  • Safety Awards Programs
  • Employee Discount Programs

check out our career opportunities

Merchandiser

This is a great entry-level position for highly motivated individuals looking to begin their career in the beverage industry. See further details about our merchandising positions below. 

Job Description

Entry level position with career growth opportunities.

Responsibilities include: replenishing coolers and shelves with company products; building and replenishing displays in assigned stores; rotating product in coolers, shelves, and back rooms daily; monitoring all product quality; and place point-of-sale material on all displays.

A merchandiser job is physically demanding and requires lifting to fifty (50) pounds throughout the day, and reaching, bending, twisting, squatting and carry on a repetitive basis. This person is required to drive to account locations with exposure to varying weather conditions.

Shifts include early morning hours, starting as early as 7:00 AM. Merchandisers are expected to maintain professional and respectful relationships with all customers.

As a merchandiser, your efforts are critical to our sales goals and customer’s profitability.

Full-Time Merchandiser

We’re looking for highly motivated individuals that are not afraid of hard work to join our team as a Merchandiser. If you’re searching for a career in the beverage industry, this is a great position to start at. We pay mileage reimbursement for use of own vehicle along with a cell phone allowance.

Must obtain Level 1 Cicerone Certification within 48 hours of WBD Cicerone review class.

Part-Time Merchandiser

Part-time day hours include 20-28 hours per week with the opportunity to go full time. Merchandisers must be able to work weekends and holidays with flexible schedule during the work week. If you’re searching for a career in the beverage industry, this is a great position to start at. We pay mileage reimbursement for use of own vehicle.

Seasonal Merchandiser

Accepting applications beginning in March.

Summer employment is from May through Labor Day and approximately 25-40 hours per week depending on department needs. Merchandisers must be able to work weekends and holidays. We pay mileage reimbursement for use of own vehicle.

Minimum Requirements
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to lift to fifty (50) pounds throughout the day, and
    reach, bend, twist, squat and carry on a repetitive basis
  • Pervious sales or merchandising experience preferred
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal, listening, and communication skills
  • Dependable transportation
  • Valid Driver’s License acceptable to our insurance carrier

Driver

If you currently have your CDL Class A driver’s license or are interested in becoming a CDL Class A driver, apply for one of our open delivery driver positions.     

We take work life balance and career advancement seriously. Our Delivery Drivers work four (4) 10-hour days and we also offer provide on the job training for individuals wanting to attain their Class A driver’s license.

Position Overview

Delivery Drivers work out of our Rochester and Leroy warehouses which service 14 counties across Western New York. This is a physical, fast-paced outdoor position that involves continual lifting, lowering, and handling of packages and kegs. Drivers are responsible for the daily delivery of pre-ordered products to their assigned accounts. Depending on the route, drivers may be responsible for merchandising duties including stocking coolers and shelves, refilling displays, and rotating product. Delivery Drivers must also have excellent customer contact and driving skills.

All employees are responsible for following safety protocol policies and procedures, including the safe operation of Wright Beverage’s delivery equipment.

If you enjoy working hard and have a drive to succeed, this position may be the perfect fit for your career aspirations.

Minimum Requirements
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CDL Class A
  • Must be able to lift 175 pounds 3 feet off the ground. Must be able to regularly lift and stack cases of product weighting up to 48 pounds
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Must be able to receive forklift certification and operate a walkie rider and electric pallet jack
  • Previous delivery experience is preferred in the material handling or beverage distribution

Night Crew Loader

This position is a great place to launch your career at Wright Beverage Distributing and learn more about the beverage industry! We also provide training to individuals interested in earning their CDL Class A driver’s license and become one of our delivery drivers.

Night Crew Loaders are responsible for the safe and accurate selection of beverage products for next day deliveries to our customers. This job is physically demanding and requires repetitive lifting and stacking of cases and kegs. Safety matters-Applicants must be able to operate safety sensitive equipment. Previous warehouse experience is preferred. The night crew operates Sunday – Thursday with shifts lasting between 8-11 hours per night.

Full-Time Night Crew Loader

Entry level position with career growth opportunities. We’re looking for highly motivated individuals that are not afraid of hard work to join our team as a full-time night crew loader. If you are motivated to work in a fast-paced environment with the drive to succeed this position may be for you!

Base Pay & Volume Base Commissions and weekly Incentives.

Part-Time Night Crew Loader

Great position for a student’s schedule! Part-time, 2nd and 3rd shifts, Sunday through Thursday. Scheduled 3 to 4 nights per week.

Base Pay & Incentives

Seasonal Night Crew Loader

Accepting applications beginning in March.

Summer employment is from May through Labor Day and approximately 25-40 hours per week depending on department needs.

Minimum Requirements
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to receive forklift certification and operate a walkie rider and electric pallet jack
  • Previous warehouse experience is preferred in the material handling or
    beverage distribution

Sales

Are you looking for more than just a job; a place where you can earn above average pay and be part of a dynamic team? We are always accepting applications for Sales Representatives that are looking to refresh their career. If you are motivated, can work in a fast-paced environment with the drive to succeed, this position may be for you.

Sales Representatives are responsible for establishing new customers accounts and calling on existing customers as well as
increasing sales volume and distribution goals. The Sales Representative will prepare and submit orders, merchandise and build displays. Wright Beverage quality of standards must be maintained in all accounts to ensure freshness of product for our customers. Sales Representatives are expected to build and maintain excellent customer relationships.

minimum requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree with 2 years sales or merchandising
    experience; preferably in the Spirit and Beverage Industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills & have a basic proficiency in math
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be qualified for issuance of a solicitors permit by the NYS Liquor
    Authority
  • Valid driver license that is acceptable to our insurance carrier with reliable transportation

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We’re always seeking best in class talent, send us your resume!

3165 Brighton Henrietta Townline Rd, Rochester, NY 14623

(585) 427-2880