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Parts Counter Person

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division Department: Equipment
Location: Sauk Rapids, MN Hiring Manager: Janelle L Adelman
Closing Date: 04/30/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
To procure replacement parts and materials necessary for equipment repairs in the most economical and timely manner possible. Maintain warehouse stock levels and cleanliness. Implement methods of handling parts and materials safely and easily. Work as a team to ensure successful outcomes to shop repairs.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent

2. Previous parts experience, mechanical experience, prefer truck and/or heavy equipment, and computer experience

3. Provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record
How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Purchases, stores, and issues spare parts for motor vehicles or equipment.

2. Takes inventory of parts and equipment and maintains inventory levels

3. Creates and completes computerized purchase orders
4. Order parts via telephone, email, fax, or online ordering
5. Reconcile packing lists and invoices with part received/prices quoted
6. Stores purchased parts and issues parts to workers upon request
7. Dispatch parts runners as necessary
8. Operate forklift as needed to load and unload cargo
9. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations & act courteous/respectful of others.
10. Must be self-motivated and a team player able to work with minimum supervision
11. Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain positive customer relations and be courteous and respectful of others
12. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.).
Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors
13. Monitor and discuss parts related issues with co-workers and management
14. Must wear required personal protective equipment
15. Answer telephone and if necessary transfer caller to the correct recipient
16. Perform other duties as assigned
17. Ensure OSHA safety and environmental regulation compliance
18. Some heavy lifting required, up to 50 pounds at a time

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