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Commercial Parts Pro

Company name
Advance Stores Company, Inc

Livonia, MI, United States

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Posted on
Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through
Jan 27, 2022

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Advance Auto Parts

Commercial Parts Pro




Commercial Parts Pro in Livonia, MI at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted:10/13/2021

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29201 West Seven Mile Road

Livonia, MI

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Store Hourly

Field Sales and Service

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About Us

At Advance Auto Parts we have a passion for YES. Each day we are motivated by a passion to help our Customers. We have a commitment to advance the lives of our fellow Team Members, Customers, and the Communities where we live and work.

When you join our team, you become one of more of over 70,000 knowledgeable and experienced Team Members who are committed to providing outstanding customer service to our customers, communities and each other every day.

With over 5,100 stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, we are a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider. With opportunities ranging from our front lines in our Stores to our Distribution Centers to our Corporate Support Center and our rapidly growing Professional Business, we have the career for you. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Career DescriptionJob Description

Commercial Parts Pro

The Commercial Parts Professional is an advanced level sales position capable of providing expert customer care to professional customers. The position is responsible for profitable growth of the professional business by building lasting relationships with timely automotive solutions and parts. The role has expert knowledge of automotive systems and part knowledge. The role has the ability to source from numerous places including special order, FDO, second source, etc. The role has the ability to direct drivers to ensure safe, timely and accurate delivery. Position is full time (PT on exception need basis). MVR certification preferred.

Primary Responsibilities

• Create, build and maintain professional customer relationships

• Provide GAS3 selling experience to professional customers

• Ability to achieve profitable sales and margins

• Achieve personal and store sales goals and service objectives

• Dispatch drivers ensuring delivery standards are achieved

• Maintain commercial stocking programs

• Build and maintain a network of second source suppliers

• Partner with GM to ensure proper driver coverage

Secondary Responsibilities

• Maintain core bank and commercial returns

• Maintain commercial credit accounts

• Partner with CAM and CSM for customer and territory alignment

Success Factors

• High customer retention

• Ability to locate and stock parts

• Safety knowledge and skills

• Operating inventory systems and store equipment

• Parts and automotive system knowledge skills

• Operating POS and Parts lookup systems

• ASE P2 certified or ASE ready equivalent

• Advanced solution, project and product quality recommendation ability

• Ability to source from numerous places including special order, FDO, second source, etc.

• Advanced selling skills for commercial customers

• Ability to multi-task and remain organized

• Effective communication, listening and problem solving skills

Essential Job Skills Necessary for Success as a Commercial Parts Pro

• Working knowledge of automotive systems, and diagnostic ability to include: Ignition, internal engine, suspension, brakes, electronic, exhaust, etc.

• Speak and write English (Spanish a plus)

• The Ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with customers, peers and management

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as P&L, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, parts catalogs, and procedure manuals; ability to write simple correspondence

• Understand and execute instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

• Successfully complete the Parts Knowledge Assessment

• Use basic math accurately: add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

• Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel)

• Strong organizational skills

• Understand Commercial profitability concepts, including knowledge of competition, market opportunities, and customer prioritization (may work with the Commercial Account Manager to determine pricing discounts for specific Commercial customers)

• Ability to work an assortment of days, evenings, and weekends as needed

Prior Experience that Sets a Commercial Parts Pro up for Success

A minimum of 3 years of prior automotive parts experience preferred

Proven sales ability with past experience in fulfillment of customer transactions


High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

ASE certification preferred, but not required

Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will predominantly be walking or standing. The employee is required to be able to talk and hear, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually working inside; however, they will occasionally be outside and exposed to various weather conditions while performing such tasks as installing batteries and wiper blades. The employee is also occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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