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Auto Parts Manager

Company: Grote Auto - Rockford
Location: Rockford
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a mechanically minded automotive professional with strong negotiation, management, and communication skills? We may have a great opportunity for you! Our busy auto parts center is looking for a savvy automotive parts manager to join our growing team of service department employees. You'll handle everything from interfacing with service technicians to managing our extensive inventory of automotive parts. We'll rely on you to secure the best prices while stocking inventory and striking a balance between supply and demand. The ideal candidate is highly organized and has in-depth product knowledge of auto parts. If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, apply today!

Responsibilities:

--- Order parts that meet the cost and quality standards of the automotive parts department, dealership, and vehicle manufacturers
--- Keep track of the dealership's inventory control platform and record the movement and sale of auto parts
--- Communicate and negotiate with vendors to purchase parts at price points that facilitate a favorable ROI
--- Hire and supervise the automotive parts department employees
--- Manage the parts inventory levels closely for auto repair and sales needs without delay based on projected demand and matching cost targets
--- Source and buy parts for inventory cars
--- Track cores
--- Track returns

Qualifications:

--- Mandatory product knowledge, customer service skills, and organizational skills required to manage inventory properly
--- Experience managing a staff is desired
--- High school diploma or GED equivalent required
--- 1-2 years of related experience in auto sales needed


About Company:
Who is Grote Automotive? Fred Grote has been in the car business for over 25 years. He opened his 1st store in Fort Wayne, IN in 2008. Growing from 25 cars a month to 200 he opened a 2nd store in Warsaw, IN. After Great success there his 3rd store came to Rockford, IL. The 4th and 5th stores have just arrived in IN in 2022 as well. We plan to open 1 more in 2024. We opened here in Rockford in December 2020 and have been growing FAST. We specialize in solving transportation problems that most dealerships can't.

Keywords: Grote Auto - Rockford, Rockford , Auto Parts Manager, Executive , Rockford, Illinois

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