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Parts Specialist

Department: 100 - Admin
Location: Mokena, IL

*Note: This position requires a minimum of 2 years experience in trucking and transportation

 

Summary:

This position will require a candidate to research, source, and place orders for parts/supplies while ensuring timely deliveries to fleet repair facilities. Additionally, the candidate will assist in proper data entry for fleet maintenance records. This is a full-time position that includes benefits and salary.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Firm understanding of mechanics from truck parts to heavy equipment and the dynamics of the entire team/cycle from start to finish
  • Price and compare part prices; identify best decisions on purchases and confidently remain accountable for those decisions
  • Order truck and heavy equipment parts; receive and approve invoices on a daily basis
  • Perform inventory control doing manual counts and working proactively to ensure all necessary parts are on hand when needed
  • Be able to look up parts and understanding Kenworth, Cat, Cummins and other parts manuals also understanding of mechanical terms
  • Navigate computer software programs to assist with fleet maintenance records
  • Attend team building training

 

Employee Relations:

  • Professionally interact with mechanics, employees, and parts suppliers, consistently upholding integrity of the company and department
  • Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers

Global Responsibilities:

  • Regular attendance and physical presence at work is an essential function of this position
  • This job may require additional duties not listed above and the employee may be asked to perform those duties to meet business needs

Qualifications:

Education/Specialized Knowledge/Professional Certifications:

  • High School or equivalent required
  • Knowledge of TMT maintenance software a plus, but not required

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience with at least one year in a trucking or transportation related position preferred

Skills/Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational problem solving and administrative skills
  • Proficient working with basic math to include addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Strong written and verbal skills

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