LKQ, a reputable and rapidly growing institution, serving all faces of the automotive industry throughout the United States is presently looking for a highly motivated, hands on individual to fill the role of Yard Manager Position in our Self Service location in Ft Lauderdale FL
This a hands on position, requiring the manager to help and assist staff in the performance of their duties in order to meet daily production goals.
Essential Job Duties:
1.Responsible for opening the site each morning.
2.Responsible for making sure the site is accessible for the start of production.
3.Unload haulers and stage cars for inventory department to inventory.
4.Support dismantling by bringing un-processed cars to dismantle and place vehicle back in the yard.
5.Insure that the draining station is processing according to the required standards.
5.Crush vehicles that have reached their useful life.
6.Oversee yard operations personnel.
7.Maintain Inventory locations and integrity of vehicles placed in the yard.
8.Loads scrap haulers with crushed cars that are ready for final disposal.
Fully responsible for all yard operations by insuring that they are completed on a timely basis, staff is properly trained and mentored. Must become fully familiar with all aspects of the various production positions, and have the ability to step in and do them as required.
LKQ offers full benefits including PTO, Medical, 401K, Life Insurance and Disability
LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check*
Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):
Education & Experience:
High school education with automotive background and heavy equipment experience preferred.
Would need to gain an understanding on the equipment they are operating with safety and general maintenance in mind. They will also need to get an understanding of the maintenance of the vehicle inventory in the yard.
Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment:
Exposure to inclement weather, long periods of standing working in a dusty environment. You also need to be very flexible, the position requires a lot of climbing, lifting, body twisting and rapid motion in order to complete the tasks associated with the position.
Previous heavy equipment operating, some computer skills, general maintenance and understanding of mechanical equipment.
LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.
LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.
LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!
Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career