Job Details

Distribution Specialist


Dorman Products






Portland, Tennessee, United States


Operations and Logistics




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.

  • Must currently be meeting departmental efficiency and DPM standards
  • Must have no active warnings (within the past year) on file
  • 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.