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Parts Manager

Company: Knight Transportation
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Work with the Industry Leader! $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 Depending on experience. As the most profitable and fastest growing truckload carrier, we are driven to innovate the transportation industry. Knight is a career destination for passionate and talented people seeking growth and opportunity with an industry leader. What do we live by? The answer is simpleOUR PEOPLE! Knight Transportation is powered by people. We are committed to a culture of high expectations and exceptional performance. At Knight, we hire good teammates who share our values, unselfishly take personal accountability for results, and bring innovative ideas to the table. Our people are passionate about continual learning, display honesty and mutual respect, and give their best every day. Join our Knight Family as we offer results-driven people a place to make a difference in a stable and maturing industry. Job Responsibilities: What you will do Provide support to Shop Leadership. Determine best cost value parts solutions for a varying amount of techs and continually enhance shop performance by continuously exploring new added value opportunities. Assist terminal leadership in identifying areas for improvement as needed. Issue purchase orders and purchases parts for terminal at best possible price and value. Negotiate parts and material prices with vendors. Maintain shop records such as tire count, inventory of parts, outstanding invoices and contracts. Identify warranty coverage of equipment repairs and ensure warranty claims are filed correctly. Identify chronic and repetitive repair issues and determine optimal solutions based on safety, time an cost. Evaluate service quality and continually improve metrics for assigned location(s). Provide hands-on training to technicians. Mentor and develop other technician mentors to ensure productivity and efficiency standards are met. Mindfully create, review, monitor and close work orders in a safe and timely manner. Effectively assign and schedule work to a varying number of technicians. Proactively work to assist others in achieving organizational objectives. Qualifications: What you need to bring Previous mechanical experience preferred. Previous experience complying with OSHA, DOT, and CSA regulations preferred. Prior management experience preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must be familiar with completing purchase orders and/or repair orders. Must be familiar with looking up parts and placing on-line orders using appropriate OEM websites. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office suite. Must be a team player. Must possess strong attention to detail. What we offer: Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience. Potential bonus pay based on company performance. Opportunities to volunteer and give back to local communities. Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes: 401(K) Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Supplemental and Life Insurance Paid Time Off Employee Stock Purchase Plan Tuition Reimbursement The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. KSS123 Date posted: 01/13/2022

Keywords: Knight Transportation, Aurora , Parts Manager, Professions , Aurora, Colorado

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