Website Michigan Kenworth

Michigan Kenworth is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Parts Manager position in Dearborn! This position is ideal for an individual with parts experience, effective communication skills, and has the ability to supervise. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful dealer group.


  • Assists Parts Manager in daily and overall operation of parts department

Primary Duties:

  • Posts parts receipts daily
  • Compiles and places stock orders as approved by the Parts Manager
  • Reconciles shipping exceptions on a daily basis
  • Makes corrections on the ‘plus-minus’ inventory report, up to a $50 limit
  • Conducts perpetual inventory bin counts
  • Assigns and maintains bin location and location numbers
  • Handles monthly parts returns (for parts ordered in error, customer cancellations, etc.)
  • Writes up and processes Stock Adjustment forms (‘SA’ Paccar forms) for parts that are broken and/or marked inappropriately
  •  Performs manual price updates
  • Oversees route parts sales effort
  • Manages PC Connect system and PC Connect orders
  • Manages consignment inventories
  • Addresses complaints and assists in problem solving of customer and department problems
  • Provides coverage of specific job duties while other department personnel are absent, such as service counter, telemarketing, etc
  • Authorizes parts pricing overrides within the limits set by the Parts Manager
  • Completes time tickets when Parts Manager is absent
  • Assists Parts Manager in monthly parts department meeting and agenda
  • Assists Parts Manager in training parts department personnel
  • Provides feedback to Parts Manager as input for employee appraisals
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws


  • Minimum of five years of parts department experience in the area of counter work, inventory control, customer contact, or combination thereof
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to supervise employees who exhibit a positive and productive approach to their duties
  • Ability to prioritize and handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs on a frequent basis and work in an environment with exposure to weather conditions
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