Position Description

Shipping and Receiving Clerk
Location Glen Ellen, CA (Benziger Family Winery)
Employment Type Regular
Full/Part Time Full time
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The Wine Group is one of the top leaders in the wine industry.  As a privately held management-owned company with 12 wineries in California, New York, and Australia, we strive to win with exceptional people who share our values.  We produce many well-known brands including Franzia, Cupcake, Chloe, Flip Flop, Save Me San Francisco, Insurrection, Concannon, Benziger and Imagery.  We are a successful company looking to employ talented individuals on our team who are self-motivated, positive and energetic.  If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!


The Shipping and Receiving Clerk will be responsible for performing various types of product packing and shipping in accordance with established procedures and standards. This role will support all departments by receiving incoming packages, inventorying items, receiving and checking the contents of packages against packing lists and invoices. Accuracy and attention to detail are key in this position.


  • Ship orders in a time sensitive and cost-effective fashion
  • Audits each outgoing shipment prior to packing to ensure that goods match orders
  • Create accurate shipping labels for all outgoing orders
  • Responsible for ordering Benziger and Imagery wines for the shipping department
  • Responsible for ordering wine shippers and retail packaging for the shipping department
  • Responsible for checking in all Benziger wine orders from Redwood and Wineshipping
  • Sample and transfer paperwork
  • Master UPS, FedEx, GSO, and Ship Compliant software
  • Deliver incoming packages to correct locations from UPS and FedEx
  • Receive and count merchandise items that are delivered and inform the Retail Merchandising Manager of arrival
  • File damage claim paperwork
  • Collect paperwork and packages from sister winery, Imagery, daily
  • Communicate with customers and tasting room staff about weather delays and follow-up on returned shipments
  • Assist in maintaining accurate inventory of wines, inventory conducted monthly
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned


  • Minimum one year of experience in a winery or other high velocity work-manufacturing environment or equivalent education/work experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently within set guidelines; display appropriate sense of urgency
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office applications, including Excel
  • Ability to multitask effectively and efficiently
  • Previous shipping experience preferred
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Forklift Certified preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus


  • Lift and move a minimum of 50 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to operate various types of machinery to include, but not limited to: lift trucks; pallet jacks; hand trucks, etc.
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry weights of up to 50 pounds at varying frequencies
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing and twisting in the performance of various tasks in the production environment

The Wine Group is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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