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Salvage Parts Quality Control in Southwick, MA at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a part of our growth LKQ is looking for a dedicated and passionate Quality Control Tech with knowledge of replacement parts for a Quality Control Tech. The Quality Control Tech must have some experience in car repair and parts. The Quality Control Tech will be responsible for the loading, unloading, and sorting of cores coming into the location, giving an accurate count on each load. The Quality Control Tech will also be required to ensure each trailer is loaded correctly and to maximum capacity and confirm paperwork is accurate and turned into the manager for each yard. If you enjoy working hard, are able to lift and carry heavy objects, and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!

Essential Job Duties:

  • Initiate and support the continual improvement of LKQ Corporation/Keystone Automotive Industries' quality improvement system.
  • Clean parts -- Buffing small parts, Power washing drive train, Cleaning panels with soap and water.
  • Inspect parts -- Matching description and quality to how it was inventoried.
  • Communicate with sales reps -- Using email and/or phone to describe any discrepancies in quality or inventory of the part.
  • Prepare for shipment -- Protect all small parts with bubble wrap and place in a cardboard box, Wrap bumpers with a protective cover, place doors in racks divided by foam pads.
  • Load semi trailers going to other LKQ
Assume 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

Job Requirements

Education & Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Previous experience in car repair and parts

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: Occasional to regular exposure to extreme weather conditions, loud noise, and debris. Must be able to lift and carry up to 70 lbs or more frequently

Qualifications: Knowledge of and ability to identify whether salvage auto parts are usable or not.

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. The work schedule is typically Monday through Friday but on occasion may include weekends.