Distribution Specialist II - Multiple Shifts

Date: May 31, 2024

Location: portland, TN, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman was founded on the belief that people should have greater freedom to fix motor vehicles. For over 100 years, we have been driving new solutions, releasing tens of thousands of aftermarket replacement products engineered to save time and money, and increase convenience and reliability. Founded and headquartered in the United States, we are a pioneering global organization offering an always-evolving catalog of automotive, heavy-duty and specialty vehicle products.  Today, we have more than 3,500 employees across 28 different locations, with a family of brands that also includes SuperATV and Dayton Parts. Publicly traded under the stock ticker DORM, we had revenues surpassing $1.7 billion in 2022 and over $3.5 billion in enterprise value.

Everyone who works at Dorman is called a Contributor. We need everyone, regardless of role and experience, to contribute to our success. That means everyone has a unique ability to make an impact on the business. We encourage all our Contributors to bring their authentic selves to work. The freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career is fundamental to working at Dorman.

Summary   Perform a multitude of functions for the safe, accurate, and efficient fulfillment of customer orders for timely delivery. Use of  motorized industrial equipment to load and unload trucks; to transport and locate materials; pick and put-away product; replenish picking locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operate motorized industrial equipment such as sit-down fork truck, stock picker, reach truck, turret truck.
  • Perform daily checks of equipment prior to operating equipment
  • Operate within standard operating procedures
  • Use of hand-held or truck mounted radio frequency (RF) scanners
  • Adhere to all safety standards and personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines
  • Maintain accurate logs or other required documentation depending on the job task being performed
  • Follow work order instructions to perform assignments throughout the facility
  • Follow documented procedures with accuracy
  • Work in other departments and/or perform miscellaneous tasks as needed
  • Rotate position / jobs as required
  • Participate in department meetings and projects
  • Replenish picking locations
  • Stock product into bins and carton flow racking.
  • Use of carts, manual and electric pallet jacks during picking, replenishment and stocking
  • Identify and document location discrepancies
  • Follow procedures to ensure inventory is accurate and efficiencies are met 
  • Participate in department meetings and projects
  • Maintain neat, clean and well-organized work area
  • Timely and regular attendance

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                    

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to pass the motorized industrial equipment test and obtain license
  • Ability to use Radio Frequency (RF) scanners
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to lift, pack and stack up to 50 pounds in proper manner on a sustained basis
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to Identify and differentiate part numbers
  • Ability to use a utility knife and tape gun
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Legible handwriting
  • Basic keyboarding skills
  • Meet safety, accuracy, productivity and housekeeping minimum standards


Education and/or Experience                                                   

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Language Skills                                                

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, operating instructions and procedures.  Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.

Mathematical Skills                                                     

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability                                             

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; bend; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach, push , pull and lift with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50  pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.  www.DormanProducts.com

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Forklift, Distribution, Manufacturing, Operations, Automotive