General Manager in Manchester, CT at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

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Job Description


•        Responsible for overall branch performance, i.e., quality assurance, customer satisfaction, personnel, sales, inventory, cash collections, and gross margin.  Implements and maintains sound management policy regarding the selection, direction, and motivation of employees, and directs the total care, custody and control of physical assets of the branch.



•        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 sales growth, collections, productivity, inventory control and profit margins.

•        Develop and implement branch sales plans and objectives.

•        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.


•        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 sales and distribution. 

•        Manufacturing background is required for branch locations engaged in manufacturing activities. 

•        Prior experience that demonstrates effective supervision and leadership skills required

Job Requirements


•        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 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.   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. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights. 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.


•        Some business related college coursework is preferred


•         Competitive Pay

•        401k Plan with generous employer match

•         Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)

•         Paid Holiday leave (7) days after first 90 day period, and a Paid Time Off Program after 6 months

•         Experience and qualified managers on site


•        We are environmentally responsible.

LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.
*The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.