Distribution Clerk

Chattem - Chattanooga, TN (30+ days ago)3.6

Job Title: Distribution Clerk

Direct Report to: Supervisor

Department: Distribution

Location: Chattanooga TN

Job Summary

The Distribution Clerk is responsible for the preparation of orders for efficient and accurate shipment by UPS or other common carriers. The Distribution Clerk will ensure accurate receipt and storage of packaged goods and materials.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Pick orders by utilizing digital or electronic product codes
  • Receive inbound freight
  • Load and unload freight into company warehouses
  • Move materials within warehouses
This description is representative but not inclusive of all position responsibilities. Associate may be asked from time to time to complete tasks not listed within the contents of this document, but that are relative to the goals of the business.



Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of applicable work experience.

Professional Skills: Basic mathematics skills, computer literacy, and knowledge of electronic hand scanners, printers, and terminals required. Familiarity with the use of hand jacks to move heavy items required.

Role Specific Competencies: Must be able to lift 10 to 20 pounds regularly and heavy loads up to 50 pounds on a moderate basis. Must be able to meet productivity and accuracy standards. Must be able to stand, walk, and bend for 8 to 10 hours per day, usually Monday –Thursday from 8:00pm to 6:00am.

Special Requirements: Position is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Must be able to work overtime when required. Overtime would likely occur Friday and Saturday during the same hours as the regular shift. The successful applicant must be available to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift. Uniform and safety glasses are required. This position requires the candidate to be a non-smoker, and to pass a drug screen, physical, and background check.


Regulatory Compliance

Americans with Disabilities Act

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates (defined as individuals who can perform all essential job functions), are considered equally for employment and is prepared to make reasonable accommodations to ensure that disabled employees or candidates are not disadvantaged in the candidate selection process.

Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates receive equal employment opportunity in the role regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or national origin.

Fair Labor Standards Act (as amended in 2004)

This role has been classified as non-exempt from consideration under current FLSA overtime requirements.


Relocation assistance is not provided.