Automotive Parts Inventory/Quality Control Specialist - 3rd Shift - Great Pay & Benefits! in Groveport, OH at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Familiar with Automotive Parts? Are you looking to join a growing company and begin your career? Are you looking for a company that has excellent benefits including dental, medical, vision, paid time off, and many more? Look no further and apply today at LKQ where you won't be just an employee but our most valuable asset. We're looking for an individual to join our 3rd shift team to fill our inventory/quality control position.

Essential Job Duties-

  • Develop the company's inventory management strategy with the aim of controlling costs within budgetary limits, generating savings, rationalizing inventory and maximizing available working capital.
  • Manage and maintain the company's material and stocked product inventory including stock and stock locations.
  • Manage and control perpetual inventory stock counting/ inventory accuracy checks
  • Minimize overstocks and removal of obsolete / redundant raw materials to maximize availability of working capital.
  • Ensure that good inward/ stock control department is well organized and controlled to sufficiently support production and the goals of the business.
  • Ensure incoming product is received and managed appropriately according to company procedure.
  • Ensure materials are ready and available for delivery as and when required.
  • Provide routine management information on inventory performance
  • Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory, minimize costs and maximize working capital.
  • Parts location investigations.

Assume other responsibilities as assigned.


Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (www.lkqcorp.com), an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):

Education & Experience:

High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent desired.

Up to six months of warehouse related experience, supplemented by on-the-job training, to learn duties, nature of work performed, procedures, work methods, to become familiar with the company's products, locations, machines and equipment, operating methods, and to attain proficiency requirements and to fully assume responsibilities of the job. Forklift certification beneficial.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • General knowledge and ability to perform relatively simple work using basic arithmetic.
  • Must be able to recognize bin numbered locations.
  • Must be familiarize yourself with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures.
  • Work in cooperation with others & alone.
  • Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments.
  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends.
  • Should possess special skills in the operation of a forklift in negotiating the lift in close quarters.

Machines, Equipment, and Software: Forklift, order selector, pallet jack, pull cart, ladder, Computer terminal, Microsoft Access Software, and telephone.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating machinery.
  • Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights.
  • Able to stand for long periods, sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb and be able to move/lift up to 75 pounds regularly.
  • Able to climb ladders, stairs and withstand heights of more than 15 feet.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, as well as an office environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels and occasional inclement driving conditions.

We offer-

  • Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
  • Paid Holiday leave (6) days, and a Paid Time Off Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career