Sweetwater hiring 130 to boost distribution

September 17th, 2018

WANE

Sweetwater will hire more than 130 new employees as it adds new shifts in its distribution center.

The Fort Wayne-based company said Monday it would fill more than 130 jobs in the next few weeks. Sweetwater recently added second and third full-time shifts, as well as a part-time weekend shift, in its distribution center, the company said.

As a result, Sweetwater will hire equipment operators and shipping and receiving specialists for the following shifts:

  • Weekday 1st shift: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
  • Weekday 2nd shift: 1:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Weekday 3rd shift: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
  • Weekend (part time): Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Sweetwater said it recently increased its pay structure for the positions. The potential starting pay rates for the positions are between $13-$15 an hour, depending on experience and shift. The positions include full benefits.

Those interested in applying for the positions can visit sweetwater.com/careers and fill out an application for the Distribution Center position.