• Parts Specialist

    Requisition ID
    2018-1346
    # of Openings
    1
    Location Name
    Lexus of Stevens Creek
    Location
    US-CA-San Jose
    Division
    Parts
  • Overview

    ABOUT US

    Lexus of Stevens Creek, part of Penske Motor Group, LLC, is taking a different approach to automotive sales.  We understand that the wants and needs of our guest are changing every day.   By adapting and providing superior guest service has made Lexus of Stevens Creek the #1 Luxury retailer in Northern California. 

     

    We’re looking for Team Members who are eager, well-rounded, ambitious and who want to jump into a new and exciting career.  Our Learning & Development programs are geared to provide you with the proper introduction into the organization and our team of experts in every discipline will provide you the guidance needed to ensure your success. 

     

    Some companies may promise the world by offering you a fancy title or tell you about a creative benefits program that doesn’t fit your personal needs.  We firmly believe in transparency with everything that we do and in providing a variety of benefit offerings that allow our Team Members to select those that are important to them.  With our average Team Member having been with Penske Motor Group for more than 9-years, you can tell that these beliefs are deeply rooted in our culture.

     

    Summary: The Back Counterperson is responsible for up selling and providing the service/body shop technician’s with parts

     

     

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    We’re looking for the best and brightest to become part of our winning team!  If you have experience in any industry or organization that focuses on providing a superior guest experience, then we encourage you apply today.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties include the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

     

    • Assists technicians in selecting required parts, suggesting companion requirements, and ensuring technician is exposed to the full product line.  
    • Assist technicians/ASM in determining replacement parts required, according to inspections of old parts, guests requests, or guest descriptions of malfunctions. 
    • Updates and up-sells technician on new products. 
    • Accurately prices parts and accessories using the proper pricing source and transfers the information to the proper document and computer system. 
    • Answers phone calls, internet requests and provides part and price information as requested. 
    • Notifies management of out-of-stock parts or shop materials that need immediate attention. 
    • Requests special order parts solicited by guest/technician/ASM/Estimator and notifies when they have arrived. 
    • Pulls needed parts from stock and follows-up on back ordered parts.  
    • Pulls and delivers parts to technicians when necessary. 
    • Locates out-of-stock parts from outside sources and submits an emergency order, if necessary.  
    • Achieves monthly sales and forecasted goals. 
    • Maintains records of all repairs orders, invoice, insurance estimates, and special order parts.
    • Maintains special orders so there are none over 30 days old or any with insufficient on hand quantities.
    • Keeps current on new products and/or updates and keeps technicians/ASM/Estimators informed.
    • Keeps counter areas clean and uncluttered.
    • Assist in all other areas of the parts department, as needed.
    • Take all of their Toyota classes and online tests to maintain their certification status.
    • Performs other specific administrative functions as directed by management.
    • Maintains high ethical standards in all actions.
    • Maintains a high level of grooming, hygiene, and uniform appearance.

    Qualifications

     

     

    o perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual should possess:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent;
    • At least one (1) year of automotive parts experience, preferably in an automotive dealership;
    • Knowledge of automotive parts; and mathematical principles (adding, subtracting, dividing, multiplying, and percentages) and application;
    • Ability to pay attention to detail; follow-up with internal and external guests; read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; read and comprehends instructions and information in the English language; work well with the public; communicate in a professional manner on the phone, Internet and in person; and use standard office equipment.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individual will be required to:

    • Stand for long periods at a time.
    • Frequently bend, stretch, twist, or reach with their body, arms, and/or legs; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Why Penske Motor Group

     

    WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

    • Competitive wages
    • Full Time position available.
    • Training Opportunities through Penske College to help advance this position from a Job to a Career.
    • Full Suite of Medical Benefits to include Health, Dental and Vision Insurance  
    • 401K with Company Match
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Referral Bonus Program
    • Company and Corporate Partner Discounts to companies like GE, Dell, Microsoft, Quicken and many others.
    • Access to our Health & Wellness Program, Wellness Coach and more. 

    WHAT DO TEAM MEMBERS HAVE TO SAY? 

     

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