The Retail Parts Inventory Control Associate assures proper control of the parts inventory and related administrative functions. Responsible for receiving and recording new parts inventory, maintaining parts databases and maintaining a safe and secure environment.
What are the day-to-day responsibilities?
Maintains parts inventory by verifying supplies, placing orders when order-points are reached
Stocks items by unpacking, arranging, and placing items in bins and on shelves, adjusting inventory system
Receives returned items by inspecting items, re-packing and re-shelving items, returning damaged and unused parts to supplier
Maintains safe and secure environment by following safety and security standards and procedures, complying with codes
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, such as reading about new products
Assist Parts Manager in processing weekly stock orders and place daily parts orders
Ensure that credits are received for returned parts, remove returned parts from inventory after credits are received
Provide necessary information to the Warranty Department to allow prompt filing of parts warranties
Match purchase orders and invoices, approve, and forward to accounting office
File company copies of parts counter invoices
Assist in preparing for annual parts inventory
What are the requirements for this job?
High School diploma or equivalent
Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
One year of experience in a dealership position (preferred)
Ability to interpret vendor catalogs
Ability to use parts department computer system and calculator
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Valid in-state driver’s license and an acceptable, safe driving record
AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
As America’s largest and most recognized automotive retailer, AutoNation is transforming the automotive industry through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions. We are committed to hiring driven, diverse Associates and supporting them in growing their career within AutoNation. We offer paid training, competitive pay & benefits and a culture that believes in investing in our Associates’ professional futures. With over 315 locations from coast to coast, AutoNation has an opportunity for you. We’ve sold over 13 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. Our success is driven by our commitment to delivering a peerless Customer experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. We believe deeply in giving back, and every car we sell helps to raise cancer research and treatment awareness with a Pink Plate. We have proudly raised over $25 million dollars to drive out cancer, create awareness, and support critical research.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Overall employment of retail sales workers is projected to show little or no change from 2019 to 2029. Competition from online sales will lead to employment declines in brick-and-mortar retail stores.
According to BLS, the median hourly wage for parts salespersons was $15.61 in May 2020.
The median hourly wage for retail salespersons was $13.02 in May 2020.