Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Location: Tennessee Rand,  Chattanooga , TN, 37405 

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To ship, receive, and deliver supplies, materials and equipment, and maintain inventory control and records; perform related work.



  • Receive incoming materials and enter them into computer system.
  • Distribute incoming materials to proper locations.
  • Prepare and ship packages.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Pickup and deliver items when required.
  • Prepare bill of lading for shipments.
  • Support the shipment of equipment produced and the received goods and supplies to be used in or to aid in the production/storage of goods destined for sale to our customer base.
  • Responsible to make arrangements for pick-up by the carrier specified on the customer’s purchase order which is conveyed to the shipping clerk by final inspection via the shipping instructions.
  • Must report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
  • Keeps adequate supply of shipping materials on hand at all times.
  • Required to forward a requisition for shipping materials to the Department Supervisor for approval.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
  • Travels to designated locations to pick up and deliver packages.



  • High School, GED, Vocational High School, Technical College, or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years of shipping/receiving background and experience 
  • General Computer Aptitude.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Familiarity with and ability to interpret packing slips, enter into the computer the correct information, to acknowledge receipt of the goods into the purchase order and processing database.
  • Ability to fill out bills of lading
  • Ability to estimate weight and use that information to calculate the cost of shipping.
  • Familiar with proper packaging methods and able to interpret visual aids used to convey specific packaging requirements.
  • Familiar with the most common material handling equipment and be a licensed forklift truck operator.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Must have a working knowledge of part numbers and part usage and understand applications for use.


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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required to regularly lift and move up to 50 pounds. 


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.  The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing Support 
Section:  Tennessee Rand, Inc. (US77) 


Lincoln Electric
Full time
Chattanooga, TN 37405, US