• Parts Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/24/2018 10:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1327
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Ottawa
    Category
    Parts
  • Overview

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    About the Company:
     
    Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers, offering a wide variety of products including gas and electric forklifts, a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 34 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 22 locations and over 800 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.
     
    We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
    • Delta Dental
    • EyeMed voluntary vision
    • UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
    • Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
    • Legal and identity theft insurance
    • Flexible and health savings accounts
    • Paid holidays
    • Personal and vacation time
    • 401(k) with company match

    Responsibilities

    Our Construction Equipment Group is seeking a full-time parts manager for our new Ottawa, IL location. Parts managers should have a basic mechanical understanding and the ability to identify by sight, and by name, the parts of an industry related piece of equipment. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

    • Oversee and perform all transactions related to aftermarket parts purchases, sales and stocking
    • Supervise the parts department staff
    • Monitor and maintain department profitability
    • Ensure customer satisfaction
    • Monitor and adjust inventory stocking levels
    • Create, review and submit stock orders and quarterly returns
    • Evaluate vendors and maintain vendor relationships
    • Maintain department order and cleanliness
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
    • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

    Qualifications

    Desired Skills and Qualifications:
    • 2-4 years of previous parts management experience is preferred
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Professionalism
    • Ability to effectively manage others
    • Computer skills preferred- Epicor/Silk Systems, Vendor web portals, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    • Mathematical Skills - Intermediate: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • Reasoning Ability - Intermediate: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    Physical Demands/Work Environment:
    • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will use hands, talk/hear; Frequently will stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; Occasionally will climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
    • Lift and/or Move Functions: Frequently will lift up to 25 pounds; Occasionally will lift up to 100 plus pounds
    • Work Environment: Occasionally will work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles
    Other Opportunities at Alta:
     
    Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
    • Job seekers only
    • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting

     

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