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Operations Manager in Denver, CO at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Denver, CO
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Summary: Responsible for overall branch performance, i.e., quality assurance, customer satisfaction, personnel, sales, inventory, and gross margin. Assists in all departments, i.e., warehouse, inside sales, outside sales, and employee direction, and motivation. Establishes and maintains a close working relationship with the General Manager as second in command.

Essential Job Duties:

1. Instill in all employees the desire to provide customers with excellent service, courteous treatment and quality products.

2. Coaches and motivates qualified staff.

3. Manage key performance indicators relative to sales growth, productivity, inventory control and profit margins.

4. Monitor branch sales plans and objectives.

5. Manages and monitors all departments within the designated budget.

6. Maintain compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws, statutes and regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures.

7. Comply with all safety standards and requirements to assure a safe and hazard-free workplace.

8. Support the continual improvement of Keystone Automotive Industries' quality improvement system.

9. 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

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

Education & Experience:

High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent required. Additional computer software training or knowledge 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. 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.

Machines, Equipment, and Software:

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 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 75 pounds regularly. They must be able to climb ladders, stairs and withstand heights of more than 15 feet.

Decision Making Examples:

 Supervisory responsibilities

Management of operations at assigned location -- budget, performance, compliance, etc.