Careers

Careers

Cherokee Distributing Company is an equal opportunity employer. We prefer applicants to apply in person at any company location between 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. However, if you cannot apply in person, you may click on the links below to complete and submit the applications electronically.

If you are a CDL applicant, you must fill out both the job application for which you are applying and the CDL application. The link for the required CDL application is located at the bottom of this page.

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Benefits

Cherokee Distributing Company offers competitive salary and health benefits
to all employees. Additional benefits include:

PROFIT SHARING
Company contributions are discretionary, but in recent years our contributions have been 8% of annual salary. Each employee is welcome to contribute in addition to the company contribution. 

PAID TIME OFF

  • One week after one year of service
  • Two weeks after three years of service
  • Three weeks after 10 years of service

HOLIDAYS
Three paid holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. 

BEREAVEMENT
Leave.

HEALTH INSURANCE
Health insurance is provided through BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.

We pay 95% of individual health coverage. Any additional premium for coverage for family members is at the employee’s expense.

LONGEVITY
Employees with 25 years of service are recognized with the Legacy Award.

Product Supply Coordinator

  • Maintain and project sales forecast for all items
  • Maintain adequate inventory levels
  • Submit weekly and/or monthly supplier purchase orders as needed
  • Reconcile supplier open orders with VIP purchase orders

Qualifications

  • College Education – BBA preferred
  • Knowledge of general math and the ability to work with numbers
  • Computer-literate, including experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 10 Key experience is helpful
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MERCHANDISER – KNOXVILLE

  • Report to A.S.R. Manager
  • Full-time position
  • Shift starts at 6:00 a.m. to finish (shift ends when designated accounts are merchandised for the day)
  • Hourly, 40-50 hours per week; must work weekends
  • Unload product and deliver stock to designated accounts with A.S.R. driver
  • Outgoing personality and communication skills needed in order to work effectively in a positive, professional manner with customers and staff
  • Must maintain a safe and professional driving record

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Driver’s License, Valid Tennessee
  • Pass a DOT physical and drug screen
  • Lifting 22-38 lbs.
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MERCHANDISER – KINGSPORT

  • Report to A.S.R. Manager
  • Full-time position
  • Shift starts at 6:00 a.m. to finish (shift ends when designated accounts are merchandised for the day)
  • Hourly, 40-50 hours per week; must work weekends
  • Unload product and deliver stock to designated accounts with A.S.R. driver
  • Outgoing personality and communication skills needed in order to work effectively in a positive, professional manner with customers and staff
  • Must maintain a safe and professional driving record

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Driver’s License, Valid Tennessee
  • Pass a DOT physical and drug screen
  • Lifting 22-38 lbs.
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TRANSPORT DRIVER – CHATTANOOGA

  • Full Time Position (40-45 hours per week). Paid for 45 hours + bonus weekly
  • Report to warehouse manager
  • Shift starts at 8:00 a.m.-finish (shift ends when designated trucks are loaded)
  • Monday- Friday
  • Drive Class A vehicle to Kingsport or Cookeville after loaded in Chattanooga in evenings

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Driver’s License, Valid Tennessee, CDL Class A
  • Pass a physical and drug screen
  • Forklift experience helpful or will train
  • Lifting 22-45 lbs.
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NIGHT TRANSPORT DRIVER- 2ND SHIFT POSITION- KNOXVILLE

  • Full Time Position (40-45 hours per week). Paid for 45 hours + bonus weekly
  • Report to warehouse manager
  • Shift starts at 2:00pm-finish (shift ends when designated trucks are loaded)
  • Monday- Friday
  • Drive Class A vehicle to Kingsport or Cookeville after loaded in Knoxville in evenings

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Driver’s License, Valid Tennessee, CDL Class A
  • Pass a physical and drug screen
  • Forklift experience helpful or will train
  • Lifting 22-45 lbs.
Apply Now

ROUTE DELIVERY DRIVER ACCOUNT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE TRAINEE (ASRT) – CHATTANOOGA

  • Report to A.S.R. Manager
  • Full-time position, shift starts at 5:30 a.m.-finish (shift ends when designated accounts are delivered for the day)
  • Monday-Friday, hourly position, 40-50 hours per week
  • Unload product and deliver stock to designated accounts with A.S.R. driver
  • Learn to use handheld computers to print invoices, reconcile route daily
  • Outgoing personality and communications skills in order to work effectively in a positive, professional manner with customers and staff
  • Maintain a safe and professional driving record
  • This is a training position for A.S.R. position

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Pass a DOT physical and Drug Test
  • Lifting 22-160 lbs
  • Prefer Class A CDL license
Apply Now

ROUTE DELIVERY DRIVER ACCOUNT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE TRAINEE (ASRT) – KNOXVILLE

  • Report to A.S.R. Manager
  • Full-time position, shift starts at 5:30 a.m.-finish (shift ends when designated accounts are delivered for the day)
  • Monday-Friday, hourly position, 40-50 hours per week
  • Unload product and deliver stock to designated accounts with A.S.R. driver
  • Learn to use handheld computers to print invoices, reconcile route daily
  • Outgoing personality and communications skills in order to work effectively in a positive, professional manner with customers and staff
  • Maintain a safe and professional driving record
  • This is a training position for A.S.R. position

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Pass a DOT physical and Drug Test
  • Lifting 22-160 lbs
  • Prefer Class A CDL license
Apply Now

ROUTE DELIVERY DRIVER ACCOUNT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE TRAINEE (ASRT) – TULLAHOMA

  • Report to A.S.R. Manager
  • Full-time position, shift starts at 5:30 a.m.-finish (shift ends when designated accounts are delivered for the day)
  • Monday-Friday, hourly position, 40-50 hours per week
  • Unload product and deliver stock to designated accounts with A.S.R. driver
  • Learn to use handheld computers to print invoices, reconcile route daily
  • Outgoing personality and communications skills in order to work effectively in a positive, professional manner with customers and staff
  • Maintain a safe and professional driving record
  • This is a training position for A.S.R. position

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Pass a DOT physical and Drug Test
  • Lifting 22-160 lbs
  • Prefer Class A CDL license
Apply Now