Kalona Parts Professional

    • Job Tracking ID: 512388-798893
    • Job Location: Kalona, IA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 23, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Company: Sinclair Tractor

Job Location: Kalona

Job Type: Full-Time

Starting Date: ASAP

At Sinclair Tractor, we pride ourselves on being the destination in Southeast Iowa for agricultural equipment, precision farming, agronomic decision support, NAPA parts and computers. With eleven John Deere dealerships, five NAPA parts locations and a computer service location, we are looking for motivated and talented people to join our team.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SINCLAIR TRACTOR is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, organized and very detail-oriented individual for the Kalona, IA office location as Parts Counter Professional with the primary responsibility of performing a variety of in-store customer service, marketing, promoting, advertising, and stocking duties related to the receiving, sale and delivery of parts and accessories.

The desired candidate is passionate about growth, innovation and collaboration. We are constantly striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our clients. If you have a growth mindset and you thrive under pressure, you are probably a great fit for our team!

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO (you may request further detail):

  • Contributes to managing inventory and ordering parts and works to meet customers’ needs.
  • Is strong interpersonally, establishing rapport with customers in person and on the phone and asking questions that help to locate the needed parts or service and any related parts or service in which customers might be interested.
  • Must know which parts are in inventory, require reordering, or must be specially ordered.
  • Assists the manager in resolving discrepancies between the computer inventory and the actual parts available in bins.
  • Obtains the information needed to place special orders and ensures that the correct parts are sent.
  • Must research the availability of certain parts, either within the retail facility or from other sources as necessary, and must be able to search part numbers using the computer or standard catalogs.
  • Is aware of seasonal requirements for parts that arise as a result of recalls or specials in the Service Department.
  • Is detail-oriented in that this person maintains, monitors, and continually updates the parts inventory for the dealership.
  • Entails frequently inputting and checking information on the computer and verifying the computer inventory by physically checking parts in the parts storage bins.
  • Entails over-the-counter sales of parts and special ordering parts for customers and for the Service Department.
  • Involves ensuring that parts arrive, that they are the correct parts, and that those who ordered them know of their arrival.
  • Must be willing to participate in training and to perform all other duties as requested by management
  • Make suggestions to systematize and improve office functioning to support the growth of the company
  • This position may require traveling between branch locations when needed for corporate meetings and training.

Experience and Skills:

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability and desire to learn.
  • Has a general understanding of automotive systems
  • Understand the importance of information by making sure all work is done correctly.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise excellent judgment in order to reflect the company’s values
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced at multitasking and juggling varying responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail, especially under pressure
  • Dependability and consistency is a must.
  • Polished, Professional, and Friendly demeanor

COMPENSATION AND HOURS

  • Starting salary dependent on experience - room for growth and opportunity
  • Monday thru Friday with 7 am - 5 pm (Some Saturday’s may be required)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends.
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Bending and lifting at least 75 pounds

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Minimal as needed

WHY SINCLAIR? OUR PEOPLE & OUR CULTURE

The most important part of Sinclair Tractor is our employees. We pride ourselves as being part of the same family working toward the same goals. We work hard to uphold our reputation of honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of community. Our team includes professionals from a variety of industries, including agronomy, banking, computer programming, Ag business, engineering, and more.

We believe you should always be happy with where you are, but never satisfied. We strive to be the best place to work in our communities. From competitive wages and ongoing training, to a nurturing work environment and the opportunity for growth, Sinclair Tractor is the perfect place to start your career.