Great Lakes Wine and Spirits
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • $14-16
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Sorter Utility

Detroit Warehouse Nights



Ensures the proper use and operation of the sorter and conveyance system to maximize production throughput.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ensure sorter is manned at all times- calling Management for backup during periods of prolonged absence such as mechanical issues and personal breaks, as needed
  • Turn on and off all conveyance (and related) equipment before and after production accordingly
  • Communicate production and/or picking issues to Warehouse Management, including but not limited to: late cases, backups, delays, sequence issues, equipment issues, and system issues
  • Manually jog cases through as necessary
  • Author and submit reports as delegated by Management
  • Address jams and breakage to ensure continuous flow of products through the system
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Maintain valid certifications for all applicable material handling equipment
  • Use all equipment as intended; employing proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when necessary or required




  • Communication Proficiency
  • Decision Making
  • Performance Management
  • Technical Capacity
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management


Technical Proficiencies:

  • Must be comfortable using a computer for basic system usage requirements


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 2+ Years Warehouse or Mechanical Experience


Additional Requirements:

  • Pass a pre-employment background check
  • Pass a drug test at any time during employment
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures outlined in the employee policy manual and any applicable contracts, signed agreements, and work rules
  • Cooperates with all management and staff of GLWAS
  • Follows all MLCC rules and regulations, as they apply to the position
  • (if applicable) Maintain a safe driving record



Classification: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Reports To: Detroit Night Full Case Supervisor


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment:

This position operates in a warehouse environment. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment can be loud.  Requires use of warehouse equipment.


Physical Demands:

  • This is a very active position. The employee must frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, crouch, stoop and climb throughout the day.
  • The employee must frequently lift, carry, and/or move up to 55 pounds and push or pull up to 100 pounds of force on a cart; frequently ascend and descend stairs.
  • The employee is regularly required to read, hear, and speak English. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time night position, Sunday Thursday*. Days and hours of work vary based on need.



No travel is expected for this position.


Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Great Lakes Wine & Spirits provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Great Lakes Wine & Spirits will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, or student, because of a physical or mental impairment with regard to any position or program for which that person is qualified. 

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