Field Operations Support Trainer in Kansas City, KS at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job Description



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!

Job Summary:

Responsible for delivery and follow-up of operational, inventory, sales, technical, and application training. Travels to multiple locations to deliver on-site training, and evaluates current and new skill attainment. Provides effective feedback on employee proficiency and gaps to appropriate management.

Essential Job Duties:


•         Trains Field Operations Employees at new location startups, conversions, retraining, new implementations, and ensure training logs are completed and all participation tracked.


•         On-Site systems installation assistance working with IT Department.


•         Develops training materials and processes for effective training delivery.


•         Reviews and reinforces the use of eLearning programs where applicable.


•         Travels to different locations to help train on existing and new applications, processes, and procedures to ensure consistent and high level performance.


•         Initiates and supports the continual improvement of LKQ's quality improvement system.


•         Assesses training needs by location for all positions in cooperation with local manager.


•         Responsible for all operational process training and associated software support training.


•         Reviews location training logs and eLearning logs prior to location visits.


•         Performs other duties as assigned.



Education & Experience:

High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent required. Knowledge of automotive, salvage, recycling, and/or aftermarket operations.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Computer, multi-user telephone system, copier, fax machine, and Microsoft Office software. Knowledge of automotive, salvage, recycling, and/or aftermarket operations.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment:

This position requires frequent standing, bending, and lifting. Applicant must have the ability to work in conditions of frequent interruptions and up to 70% travel. Occasional international travel requiring valid passport may be required. Working environment can have extreme temperature variations.

Preferred Qualifications:

For Project X Trainer: Knowledge of Automotive Salvage Sales and System (LKQx). For Prelude Trainer: Knowledge of Automotive Aftermarket Sales and System (Prelude). Prior training experience beneficial. Bilingual skills are desired.

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!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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