Alta Equipment Company Parts Counter Specialist in Burton, Michigan
About the Company:
Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers offering a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 34 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 22 locations and over 800 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
EyeMed voluntary vision
UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
Legal and identity theft insurance
Flexible Spending (FSA) and Health Savings (HSA) Accounts
Personal and vacation time
401(k) with company match
Volvo Constuction Equipment's Michigan dealer, Alta Equipment Company, is seeking a full-time parts counter specialist for our Construction Equipment Group. This position will initially report to Burton, MI. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:
Process parts purchases and sales
Actively sell parts and ask for the sale
Ensure profit levels meet department goals
Ensure customer satisfaction, including internal customers
Check in, unpack and put away delivered parts
Pick, package and prepare parts for delivery
Maintain department order and cleanliness
Assist in physical inventory counts
Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
Performs other duties as assigned
Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
A minimum of one year of previous heavy equipment, auto or truck parts counter experience desired
High school diploma/GED
ASE certifications are preferred
Basic mechanical understanding and the ability to identify by sight and by name the parts of an industry related piece of equipment
Excellent communication skills and professionalism is required
Knowledge and understanding between mark-up and gross margin
Proper phone etiquette
Equipment operation: Forklifts and hydraulic hose making is preferred
Computer programs - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Epicor/Silk systems, Vendor web portals
Language Skills - Basic: 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.
Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Reasoning Ability - Basic: 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.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will use hands, talk/hear; Frequently will sit; Occasionally will stand, walk, reach with hands and arms,, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Vision: To see both close and at a distance, depth perception, ability to adjust focus and see color
Lift and/or Move Functions: Frequently will lift up to 25 pounds; Occasionally will lift 26 to 100+ pounds
Work Environment: Occasionally will work near moving mechanical parts
What We Look For:
At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning.
Other Opportunities at Alta:
Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
Job seekers only
Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting
We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.
External Company URL: www.altaequipment.com
Street: G 3283 S. Dort Highway