Blue Ribbon Auto Center

Busy collision repair facility looking for an energetic and organized individual for parts management position. Job discription below.

Parts Manager
 
Objective:
Proactively manage the process of ordering, receiving, storing, dispatching and returning parts for each repair order and the overall management of paint and material inventory for the collision center
 
Reporting Relationships:
  • Reports to the Collision Center Manager
  • Works closely with technicians, porters, CSR’s, and damage writers
     
    Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with all vendors for parts and paint & materials
  • Negotiate profitable and productive terms for all vendor relationships taking into account price, quality, service level, delivery response times and the ability to meet the collision center’s unique needs
  • Order all needed parts and supplemental parts for repair orders
  • Expedite parts and/or search alternative sources when obtaining specific parts is problematical
  • Oversee the receipt and storage of parts including the process of checking all parts orders and the parts themselves for accuracy and completeness
  • Assure that all parts are marked with the RO number and are stored or staged by job, and that the order status is clearly noted on all paperwork
  • Manage the dispatch of parts to technicians on a timely basis
  • Proactively return all unused parts and assure that credit is properly received and posted to the repair order
  • Oversee the order, receipt, storage, dispatch, and return of all paint & materials, shop supplies, and small parts
  • Proactively communicate with techs, porters, CSR, and damage writer regarding parts status
  • Document all transaction, as appropriate, in the computer or management system on a timely basis
     
    Skill Criteria:
    • Thorough understanding of the collision repair process
    • Strong service orientation
    • Attention to detail
       
      Measurement Criteria:
  • Parts Gross Profit %