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Automotive Parts Manager

Automotive Parts Manager job overview

Automotive parts manager employees are crucial to successful service departments. Responsibilities include inventory management, parts operations, and ordering. They are also required to track retail budgets ensuring profit, and manage employees of the automotive parts department. They must ensure that replacement parts inventory is maintained at an appropriate level to increase service department efficiency and customer satisfaction. Many also serve as sales representatives for auto parts, requiring strong customer service skills. They typically work at dealership automotive service centers, auto parts stores, and vehicle manufacturer repair or body shops.

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Automotive Parts Manager job summary

Are you a mechanically minded automotive professional with strong negotiation, management, and communication skills? We may have a great opportunity for you! Our busy auto parts center is looking for a savvy automotive parts manager to join our growing team of service department employees. You’ll handle everything from interfacing with service technicians to managing our extensive inventory of automotive parts. We’ll rely on you to secure the best prices while stocking inventory and striking a balance between supply and demand. The ideal candidate is highly organized and has in-depth product knowledge of auto parts. If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply today!


Ashburn, VA
Automotive Parts Manager responsibilities
  • Manage the parts inventory levels closely for auto repair and sales needs without delay based on projected demand and matching cost targets
  • Leverage the inventory control systems to record and track auto part sales and auto repair work
  • Track records for auto parts warranties
  • Hire and supervise the automotive parts department employees
  • Assist with promotions, as needed, to increase parts sales
  • Order parts that meet the cost and quality standards of the automotive parts department, dealership, and vehicle manufacturers
  • Employ strong negotiation and communication skills to secure the most competitive price for replacement parts that can yield a profitable ROI when used for repairs or retail sales
Automotive Parts Manager qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • At least one year of experience in auto repair or auto parts sales is a must
  • Management experience is a plus
  • Excellent product knowledge, customer service skills, administrative skills, and organizational skills are necessary to manage inventory effectively
Automotive Parts Manager compensation

$51,946 (National Average)

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