Parts Warranty Specialist in Joplin, MO at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Joplin, MO
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Job Description

TMC Transportation's Maintenance Department supports a fleet of one of the largest employee-owned flatbed carriers in the nation. We pride ourselves on providing maintenance to some the best equipment in the industry. TMC can offer you a fast-paced career where each day brings a new challenge.

TMC Offers:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401K Plan
  • Health Insurance - medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Pay
  • Free uniforms and cleaning service
  • Pay differential for night and weekend shifts

TMC Transportation has an immediate opening for a Parts and Warranty Specialist working out of our Joplin, MO shop.


Manage all aspects of parts department including but not limited to inventory, ordering, vendor management, stocking, warranty, etc.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Inventory management based on historical data, current usage demands, and cost targets.
  • Maintain stock level that enables the internal service department to complete the majority of repairs efficiently without resulting in high carrying costs due to excess inventory.
  • Utilize stock-control tools to monitor and analyze parts movement and make adjustments as needed based on Company and seasonal trends.
  • Maintain accurate records of warrantable and core-based parts.
  • Recognize issues or processes that would benefit from improvement and communicate a solution to co-workers or Management.
  • Review current and prospective suppliers to verify that product purchased meets acceptable quality requirements and be able to negotiate pricing agreements as necessary.
  • Supervise additional department employees.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum high school diploma, college degree in related field preferred.
  • Extensive experience within the Class 8 on-highway transportation industry.
  • Excellent related product knowledge and administrative skills.
  • Thorough understanding of inventory management processes and terminology.
  • Ability to work efficiently with common office and windows-based computer programs.
  • Effective customer service and communication skills.
  • Able to function well and multi-task within a fast-paced, ever changing environment.
  • Possess current forklift certification or ability to be certified following hire.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The physical requirements and work environment described are typical of those present while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to perform physical functions throughout the day including repetitive bending, lifting up to 100lbs, walking, climbing stairs, and working outside in the elements.