Parts Manager (34143)

Parts Manager

Join the First Vehicle Services team as Parts Manager and direct the organization of the fleet’s parts department. This position interfaces with client (City of Thornton), vendors, and internal/external customers and is responsible for complying with location budget requirements.

First Vehicle Services is proud to offer:

  • $53,000-$63,000 annual salary based on experience & qualifications
  • Career advancement opportunities - Advance your career nationwide within First Transit, Greyhound, First Student, or First Vehicle Services divisions! 
  • Excellent benefits packages with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • Ongoing training
  • A great work environment!

Parts Manager responsibilities: 

  • Supervises parts clerks
  • Responsible for keeping parts department offices and warehouses organized and clean
  • Leads cost reduction initiatives, manages and reduces obsolete inventory, and provides justification for inventory.
  • Designs, implements, and monitors ongoing cost quality purchasing program.
  • Stocks inventory at appropriate levels while maintaining services to shop operations.
  • Maintains an effective parts catalog system.
  • Manages parts warranty claims.
  • Manages a core exchange program.
  • Prepares and conducts physical inventories quarterly.
  • Responsible for the credibility of information on repair orders.
  • Interacts positively with customers.
  • Provides reports as necessary.
  • Meets all contractual requirements in the area of parts inventory and services.
  • Initiates all necessary operating procedures which apply to the area of parts.
  • Provides recommendations as needed to build and maintain an exemplary quality parts facility.
  • Responsible for issuing and tracking purchase orders in multiple databases (Infor Tungsten, JD Edwards)
  • Maintains positive and productive relationships with company employees, management, vendors and client

Parts Manager job requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in inventory/parts; Prior parts experience with heavy equipment preferred.
  • Prior management and/or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow technical manuals (in English).
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing (in English) at a technical and professional level.
  • Ability to meet deadlines through organization and problem solving
  • Must have excellent telephone communication skills.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Invoice processing and purchasing management programs experience preferred.
  • Subject to a drug screen.

Apply today to join our team!

First Vehicle Services (a division of FirstGroup America) is a leader in fleet maintenance providing services to governments, school districts, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations across the U.S. From sedans, SUVs, vans, and fire apparatus to light, medium and heavy-duty units, marked and unmarked law enforcement units, sanitation trucks, construction equipment, and specialized equipment, FVS provides expert maintenance services to keep fleets up and running.

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles, California, FirstGroup will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.


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47360 - Thornton
1330 East 126th Ave, Thornton, Colorado, USA, 80241
  • Company:
    First Vehicle Services
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
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    $53,000 - $63,000
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