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Parts Manager

Ankeny, IA 50021

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Transportation/Logistics Job ID: 057-005 Pay Rate: $65k to $75k/year DOE, plus bonus potential

Job Description

Parts Manager

$65k-$75k/year DOE, plus potential bonus.



Aventure Staffing is partnering with an established company that recently expanded in the Ankeny, Iowa area to hire a Parts Manager.  You will be responsible for running a profitable and efficient parts department. Accomplish objectives through the use of proper purchasing procedures, inventory control, pricing, merchandising, displaying, advertising, and staff utilization.  You will direct, coordinate, and evaluate the overall direction of the Parts Department and Parts employees.



Operational Duties:

  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the Parts Department
  • Work with the Service Manager to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs
  • Coordinate Parts operations in accordance with the Company’s policies, principles, and procedures
  • Research new products and maintain up-to-date product offerings
  • Understand and oversee inventory controls
  • Oversee Outside Parts Sales personnel
  • Conduct meetings with Parts employees to discuss activities and problems of mutual interest and to develop strategies for a more efficient operation
  • Handle customer complaints immediately and according to the Company’s guidelines


Management Duties:

  • Strive for harmony and teamwork with all other departments
  • Interviewing and hiring of new employees for the Parts Department
  • Motivate, counsel, and monitor the performance of all Parts Department staff
  • Train Parts personnel on products and Department procedures
  • Assign training requirements for Parts employees
  • Conduct performance reviews
  • Reward and discipline Parts employees as needed


Planning Duties:

  • Merchandise the Parts inventory to meet sales and profit targets
  • Forecast goals and objectives for the Department and strive to meet them
  • Interpret financial statements and apply that analysis to the operation of the Department


Physical Demands and Environment:

  • The physical demands and environmental characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Daily operation of a computer and other office machines (e.g., calculator, copy machine, and printers)
  • Occasionally will work in all kinds of weather out of doors
  • Occasionally employee will lift up to 25 pounds
  • Daily noise level is usually moderate
  • Exposed daily to moving mechanical parts
  • Daily will sit, stand, walk, reach, handle, finger, feel, talk, hear, and see




Education/Training or Experience:

High School graduate or GED; or equivalent combination of education and experience

5 years’ experience in heavy-duty truck parts required

Prior management experience preferred


Personal Requirements:

  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • The ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • Able to communicate information and ideas in writing or verbally so others will understand
  • Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking the time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Resolve complaints and problems as they arise from customers and employees
  • Develop and motivate a team of 20 or more employees
  • The ability of performing basic math as well as calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages, and statistics
  • Interact well with managers, employees, customers, and the general public
  • Analyze complex business problems and initiate multifaceted solutions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet insurability requirements with the Company’s insurance company



Compensation and Benefits:

  • $65k-$75k DOE plus potential bonus.
  • Full Benefits Package Including: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k + Company Match
  • Employee Assistance Program, Flex Spending Account, PTO, Referral Program & Retirement plan



If interested, send your resume to Carol Thomason,
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Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen, physical, alcohol test and background check may be required.

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