Sweetwater hoping to fill 50+ distribution center positions

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Sweetwater is hiring approximately 50 employees to fill shipping specialist positions in its 580,000-square-foot climate-controlled distribution center located at 5501 U. S. Highway 30 West in Fort Wayne.

Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, stand on their feet for 8-hour shifts, and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.

Sweetwater issued the following:

To fill the positions, a job fair and hiring event will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22 at The Impact Center at 3420 E. Paulding Avenue in Fort Wayne.

“Sweetwater’s astounding growth, collaborative culture, and passion for serving our customers make us an employer of choice in northeast Indiana,” said Director of Recruitment and Retention Jordan Applegate. “We are excited to partner with The Impact Center to add more energetic, hard-working people to our team.”

“We are thrilled to host this event with Sweetwater,” said The Impact Center Director of Operations Zeke Bryant. “People who live in the area will have convenient access to interview for opportunities at an amazing company.”
Sweetwater promotes a positive working environment where team members are valued and celebrated. There are many opportunities for advancement, including promotions in other areas of the company. Amenities include an on-site diner, access to Sweetwater’s free medical clinic with a full-time doctor & nurse, a fitness center & personal trainer, salon & spa, and more.

Depending on the shift, starting pay is as high as $16 an hour, which includes a $1 per hour attendance incentive. Positions are available on first, second, third, and weekend shifts.
For those who are unable to attend the job fair, applications are also being accepted online. Applicants should bring a current resume to the job fair.