Your new company
Our client is an industry leader in the heavy-duty truck & sales, service and parts marketplace. As a rapidly growing company with over 1400 employees across 35 branches in North America. They offer exciting employment opportunities that can help you drive your future!
This position is located out our sales and service dealership in Swift Current, SK
Your new role
Build the organization by establishing parts department policies and procedures
Develop sales and gross profits by:
Establishing realistic sales objectives
Encouraging aggressive marketing by all parts department employees
Effective merchandising and advertising methods within budget allocation, including taking advantage of all manufacturers' inventory co-op advertising
Working with the service manager and body shop manager to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs
Analyzing sales, expenses and inventory monthly to maintain profit goals
Controlling costs by:
Preparing and administering an annual operating budget for the parts department
Controlling the inventory investment according to turn rate and level of obsolescence, consistent with the requirements of the service department, body shop, wholesale accounts and the do-it-yourself public.
Continually striving to improve existing practices
Creation of checks and balances in all areas of the department including purchasing, shipping, receiving and safety
Analyzing departmental operations and storage layout and revising as needed for maximum effectiveness.
Ensuring the safety of all employees by:
Enforcing safety requirements, including but not limited to forklift training and operation, processing of MSDS sheets on all products carried, and ensuring that WHMIS and TDG training is provided.
Becoming familiar with and complying with the company’s Health & Safety Manual.
Maintaining the company’s parts vehicles by:
Ensuring that the vehicles are in good, safe running order
Ensuring that regular maintenance service is performed on the vehicles and that maintenance records are kept
Hiring, training, motivating, counseling and monitoring the performance of all parts department staff
What you'll need to succeed
- Post-secondary diploma in a related field preferred
- At least three years related experience in a parts department including supervisory experience
- Demonstrated knowledge of truck parts, truck repair and the best practices to run a successful parts counter in a truck repair shop environment
- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
- Forklift Certification
- Strong leadership skills
- Excellent customer relations skills
What you'll get in return
- Extended Medical (including Vision)
- Prescription benefits
- RRSP with employer matching program
- Long Term and Short Term Disability
- Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- On-going training opportunities
What you need to do now
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