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General Manager in Fort Wayne, IN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth we are looking for a dedicated and passionate General Manager. The primary responsibilities of this role will be to oversee all location operations. As a General Manager you will manage key performance indicators relative to productivity, inventory, and sales.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail, work well with others, must have excellent written, and verbal skills. We are seeking candidates who are extremely motivated and enjoy working with others. If you are looking to join a company with excellent benefits, like growth and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!



Essential Job Duties:



Instill in all employees the desire to provide Keystone customers with excellent service, courteous treatment and quality products. Recruits, trains, coaches and motivates qualified staff.


Manage key performance indicators relative to productivity and inventory control.


 Establishes accurate budget projections and works within 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.


Assumes other duties as assigned.



Company Overview:

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!

We offer:

* 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
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements

Education & Experience: : High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent required. Additional computer software training or knowledge required. A minimum of 5 years of managerial experience related to distribution. Manufacturing background is required for branch locations engaged in manufacturing activities. Prior experience that demonstrates effective supervision and leadership skills required.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to apply basic principles of management; i.e. plan, organize, direct and control. Possess effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to establish priorities and exhibit effective time management skills. Must possess a valid driver's license in order to operate a Company vehicle. Must be able to work in cooperation with others. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Must have the flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends.


Machines and Equipment: Forklift, order selector, pallet jack, tow motor, pull cart, ladder, Company vehicle, computer, multi-user telephone system, copier, fax machine, and Microsoft Office software.


Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to occasionally be on their feet except when operating machinery, or performing supervisory responsibilities. They must be able to stand for long periods, sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb and be able to move/lift up to 75 pounds regularly. They must be able to climb ladders, stairs and withstand heights of more than 15 feet. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels.
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.


Preferred Qualifications: Some business related college coursework is preferred.