As a part of our continued growth, we are looking for dedicated and passionate Operations Managers to join our team at LKQ! As an Operations Manager, you will be responsible for overall branch performance, quality assurance, customer satisfaction, personnel, sales, inventory, and gross margin. This role assists in all departments, including but not limited to: warehouse, inside sales, and outside sales. You will play a vital role in the team by also providing leadership, employee direction, and motivation. In addition, the role establishes and maintains a close working relationship with the General Manager as second in command. If you are looking for a fantastic career with great benefits and opportunity for growth, LKQ is for you!
Essential Job Duties:
Instill in all employees the desire to provide customers with excellent service, courteous treatment and quality products.
Coaches and motivates qualified staff.
Manage key performance indicators relative to sales growth, productivity, inventory control and profit margins.
Monitor branch sales plans and objectives.
Manages and monitors all departments within the designated budget.
Maintain compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws, statutes and regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures.
Comply with all safety standards and requirements to assure a safe and hazard-free workplace.
Support the continual improvement of Keystone Automotive Industries' quality improvement system.
Assumes other duties as assigned
High School Graduate or G.E.D. equivalent required
Prior experience that demonstrates effective supervision and leadership skills required
Ability to apply basic principles of management; i.e., plan, organize, direct and control
Ability to manage numerous employees to meet budgeted sales objectives for specific branch
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Must possess attention to detail and organizational skills, as well as ability to multi-task
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Must possess negotiating skills as well as decision making abilities
Must be able to work under various conditions with frequent interruptions
Must be able to stand for long periods, as well as sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb
Must be able to move and/or lift at least 75 pounds
Proficient in Microsoft Office software, as well as other office equipment such as multi-user telephone line, fax machine, and computer
LKQ offers competitive pay and a very generous Benefits package that includes:
401k Plan with generous employer match, Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability), Paid Time-Off, Paid Holiday and Tuition Reimbursement program
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts as well as an office environment. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels and occasional inclement driving conditions. Must have high energy level, and the ability to work under pressure. This position requires individuals to occasionally be on their feet except when operating machinery, or performing supervisory responsibilities. Experience with forklift, order selector, pallet jack, and pull cart is preferred.
Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc.