Parts Manager Job Description

Parts Manager Job Description

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Parts manager provides leadership and direction for all operations functions, coordinate monitor and measure the operations activities, implement effective methods and procedures throughout, manage operational equipment and resources.

Parts Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reviews and appraises the results of activities within the department and takes appropriate actions as necessary
Manage and report the tracking of all HPRO spares parts orders, and assure all customers are serviced promptly, accurately, effectively, efficiently and in a professional manner
Provide leadership, management, prioritization and direction of spares inventory at all global warehouses while maintaining inventory accuracy on spare parts warehouses
Manage field quality issues regarding spare parts, and proactively manage to anticipate and head off potential issues early on
Prioritize and assign projects, duties and tasks to cross functional team members based on skills and abilities
Lead all parts bids and projects of Naperville on the engineering scope
Working with Kubota Corp
Roll out of regional parts and service concepts and promotions in his area, when needed with agreed local adaptations
Responsible for ensuring that parts counter staff are effectively facilitating the point of sale process, keeping customer service levels at a very high level
Responsible for all aspects of marketing and merchandising of the parts department to maximize the revenues of the department

Parts Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Parts Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, P2, ISO, PMP, APICS, I-CAR, CPIM, CCNA, BB, GB

Education for Parts Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the parts manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Business, Education, Marketing, Technical, Engineering, Business/Administration, General Education, Management, MBA, Automotive

Skills for Parts Manager

Desired skills for parts manager include:

Methods
Activities
Procedures and policies of the shop
Outlook and Word
Microsoft Office
Lift equipment and repair shop operations
Automotive Retail Industry
Heavy-duty product
Parts marketing and operations gained through three
Fostering open communication

Desired experience for parts manager includes:

Interpretation of quality assurance procedures
Must live in the assigned territory
The candidate placed into this position will be ineligible to apply for any other positions within the company for two years following the date of placement, unless approved to do so by his or her manager
Good knowledge of the sales business process
Good knowledge in sales administrator and systems
Minimum 3-5 years’ automotive field experience

Parts Manager Examples

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Parts Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a parts manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for parts manager
  • Initiates purchase orders and amendments for parts, stock items, shop supplies
  • Insure purchase orders and parts invoices are properly input into the computer
  • Checks prices and purchases all vehicle parts
  • Assist in management of supplier marketing relations and joint marketing initiatives with other business units and departments
  • Engage in regular interaction with manufacturers in conjunction with the Director
  • Provide product support and marketing support to the Regional Parts Managers
  • Facilitate meetings with logistics and procurement for Aftermarket PSA on supplier issues and needs and performance
  • Coordinate internal resources for marketing projects involving PSA with corporate marketing and other departments
  • Track and provide status updates for open marketing projects
  • Perform reconciliation of supplier program performance metrics and tracking of annual program performance
Qualifications for parts manager
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement and lean methodologies
  • Communicates appropriately/with impact
  • Fulfils customer needs (internal and external)
  • Works transparently and builds relationships
  • Enables change and continuous improvement
  • Efficiently Plans and Organises
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Parts Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a parts manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for parts manager
  • Plan & drive logistic development projects such as MMI rollouts in China
  • Drive initiatives to increase parts OTC levels at the dealer network in China
  • Drive initiatives to improve dealer inventory health & stock order ratio and DIM (Dealer Inventory Management) project to improve dealer network logistic competence level
  • To follow up, report and strive to achieve all agreed KPI’s & PI’s
  • Regularly review agreed KPI & PI performances of GTO LS and propose mitigation actions
  • Implementing the Global & Regional logistics strategies & policies in China
  • Formulate & propose local policies aligned with regional objectives and local legislations
  • Coordinate and monitor dealer buy-backs according to decided policies
  • Proactively work on improving and maintaining dealer logistic competence
  • Actively monitor and report dealer dead-stock ratio and drive agreed mitigation actions
Qualifications for parts manager
  • Works collaboratively with other departments
  • Good oral communication skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to self-direct and self-prioritize
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years’ experience in Business, Marketing, Finance, Purchasing or related field
  • Minimum 5 (five) years management experience with employee supervision and 10 years' experience providing parts support for a fleet maintenance operation
  • Ability to formulate and implement short and long range plans for fleet parts usage
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Parts Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of parts manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for parts manager
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and lead efforts to implement them across multiple functional areas
  • Accurate and timely shipping and receiving of parts orders, and restocking of the distribution center
  • Manage inventory to obtain local customer sales opportunities
  • Review and rewrite restock tools for warehouses
  • Develop tools to improve customer experience and efficiency of our parts department
  • Develop training webinars
  • Develop pricing tools for managing price updates
  • Review and release a price release for the parts department including uploading of pricing
  • And other duties as assigned by the Region/Area Product Support Manager
  • Turnover and gross margins of the relevant commodities and concepts
Qualifications for parts manager
  • Ability to lift 50 LBS, forklift trained a plus, driver's license required
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, electronically, phone and in person
  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Valid Driver's License and a driving record that will allow insurability by the company's carrier
  • Reporting and analysis of commodities in strongly competitive segments
  • Post graduate in Marketing accompanied by a firm understanding of engineering/technology through study or experience OR
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Parts Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a parts manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for parts manager
  • Review and monitor obsolete inventory and work with Management team to avoid and/or eliminate
  • Work with Maintenance and Body Damage Managers to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs
  • Assesses present and future needs, trends, problems and profit opportunities of the Parts Department
  • Maintains appropriate communication within and between all departments
  • Must display excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Must have strong work ethics and commitment to extra hours when needed
  • Ensure all administrative tasks are handled as they relate to client and other parts software as required
  • Work with the Equipment Sales Consultants, Service Manager, and the AreaProduct Support Manager to ensure that the Store runs efficiently and effectively and that we are “delighting” the customer
  • Develop good customer relations and maintains a high level of service to the customer, utilizing all available resources
  • Address customer sales/service questions and problems quickly
Qualifications for parts manager
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in OEM or HD truck market parts sales
  • Minimum 2 years in a customer support or sales/marketing role
  • Fixed knowledge in overall parts operations, management, and rental car a plus
  • Previous dealership parts management experience preferred
  • Audi or Volkswagen Parts Experience Preferred
  • Minimum of Two years of automotive parts experience is required
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Parts Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of parts manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for parts manager
  • Coordinates with Parts Supervisors and Maintenance Managers to ensure delivery for upcoming inventory needs that may be required for turnbacks
  • Monitors all disposals and provides feedback to management in order to reduce costs associated with body repairs, fleet processes, bumper quality, glass repair/replacement, and unique repairs
  • Provides assistance in other departments when fleet vehicles are in low turnback volume
  • Work closely with JLRNA and the UK to ensure the retailers are provided with the best possible support available, improving the customer experience at every touch point
  • Oversee sales performance measurement, financial analysis forecasting, freight and duty budgets and agreements
  • Assist Area Market Managers as required to support retailer issues and respond to all retailer inquiries within one day
  • Develop retailer relationships through a council group and regular meetings
  • Oversee all Parts business related reporting
  • Regularly meet with JLRNA Logistics Manager to ensure all Canadian business is known to JLRNA and the UK, and that all opportunities are leveraged in the North American collective warehouses that will positively affect Canada
  • Plan parts sales targets, generate revenues and profits for the organization
Qualifications for parts manager
  • Segment wise analysis of parts participation and initiate measures to achieve targets
  • Receive market feedback on competition, review pricing, provide commercial support to enhance coverage and participation
  • Initiate actions in order to ensure timely availability of parts – Whole sale & retail
  • Plan strategies for parts marketing and new offers based on market feedback, develop plans and monitor implementation, set profitability targets, receive market feedback and review pricing in order to enhance coverage and profitability
  • Identify Soft product offers for market to enhance penetration of parts sales
  • Monitor parts off take by dealers, retail sale to customers and plan actions for improving sales

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