Parts Warranty Specialist in Joplin, MO at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Joplin, MO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/20/2019

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.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

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 QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • 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.