Parts Counterperson - Bilingual
Company: Vanguard Truck Centers
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Customer Service, Bilingual
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 1/8/2019
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description
Are you looking for a fulfilling career with a successful company that is growing and profitable? At Vanguard Truck Centers we invest in our people and recognize that our employees are our greatest assets. We are seeking talent that is driven with a great attitude, has a desire for success, team-oriented and are ultimate leaders.

 

Mission: To lead the industry in consistently meeting or exceeding our customer's expectations in the pursuit of profitable growth.

 

Values:

  • To protect our integrity first
  • To promote ingenuity and challenge everything
  • To develop people
  • To pursue excellence

 

The Company: Our strength is in our people and team work.

Vanguard Truck Centers owns and operates full service commercial truck centers in the United States. Our unique footprint allows us to provide a diverse range of products and services across many industries, and across the country.

 

Vanguard Truck Centers is a Successful Company that is Growing and Profitable!

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

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

  • Assists all customers (retail and shop) in selecting required parts in a friendly, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Informs customers of companion part requirements and specials, and ensures that the customer is exposed to the full product line.
  • Answers phone calls, providing price quotes and other information.
  • Reviews body shop estimates to be sure the parts that are ordered are correct and all pricing is in line with the estimate.
  • Provides high level of service to internal and external customers.
  • Pulls and fills orders from stock.
  • Notifies parts manager of out-of-stock parts or shop materials that need immediate attention.
  • Locates out-of-stock parts from outside source and submits an emergency order, if necessary.
  • Notifies the service advisor and the customer when special ordered parts have been received.
  • Notifies the body shop when all parts have arrived and when they will be delivered.
  • Pulls orders for delivery to body shop, making sure all parts are tagged with customer names and job number.
  • Follows up on back-ordered parts.
  • Verifies will-call and back-order files weekly and returns to vendors, or stocks those items not picked up or required.
  • Replenishes assigned inventory daily.
  • Assists outside sales representatives with their orders.
  • Makes sure all internal requests for parts are billed on service repair order.
  • Receives payment from retail customers or obtains credit authorization.
  • Ensures that all charge sales are signed by the customer.
  • Ensures that all customers receive their copy of the invoice.
  • Issues credit for parts returned, ensuring that the original invoice, or its number, is available so that purchase and pricing can be verified.
  • Issues and tracks requested shop tools to technicians.
  • Keeps orderly records of all repair orders, invoices, insurance estimates, and special order parts.
  • Sets up orders for daily shipment, delivery, or pick-up.
  • Solicits assigned accounts by phone.
  • Keeps front and rear counter areas clean and uncluttered.
  • Cleans computer terminals and printers daily.
  • Participates in all training programs that are made available.
  • Keeps current on new products and product updates.
  • Participates with the parts manager in maintaining a lost sales tracking program.
  • Maintains professional appearance.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • No prior experience or training.
  • Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

 

ADDRESS:

Houston, TX
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