Parts Manager

  • Published 20 February 2024
  • Stoney Creek
  • Full time - Day

Reporting to the National Parts Director, the Parts Manager will be responsible for ensuring proper functioning of the department at our Ontario branch. The candidate will be responsible for hiring, training as well as managing the team and will also have to support their customers (mechanics, external customers, and dealers) in their purchases of mechanical parts.

The Parts Manager is a positive and motivating manager, who thanks to his organization and proactivity, will lead his department to a higher lever of excellence.

We are the Canadian leader in telescopic forklifts and are experiencing a significant national expansion. Working at Manulift means joining a team of enthusiasts and seeing that your daily actions have a direct impact on the success of the company. We are known for providing innovative solutions that optimize the productivity and profitability of local businesses.

Main responsibilities:
  • Ensure the audit, training and optimization of key processes;
  • Maximize the picking process by optimizing product space and storage;
  • Plan, organize and direct the processes and procedures of the department including:
    1. – Reception, inspection and implementation of POs, Transfers and RMAs
    2. – Control the physical inventory (cyclical count, audit)
    3. – Receive, package and ship products, etc.
  • Support their specialists in mentoring customers regarding parts, repairs, etc.;
  • Measure the department’s performance based on specific indicators;
  • Carry out customer visits at least twice a month;
  • Provide an exceptional level of service to internal and external customers by participating in various tasks (order taking, product information, current promotions, personalized service, etc.);
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement and develop departmental productivity and profitability objectives;
  • Participate in the recruitment process, on boarding and evaluation of new team members;
Requirements and skills:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in team management and part management, inventory and customer service;
  • In-depth knowledge of the Office suite (Excel) and significant skills in inventory management through ERP and WMS computerized management systems;
  • Experience in the analysis of performance indicators (KPI);
  • Bilingualism: Advanced in French and English both oral and written;
  • College diploma in administration or engineering / industrial management is an asset;
  • Knowledge of general mechanics is an asset;
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills;
  • Adaptability and excellent in priority management;
  • Team spirited and high interest in knowledge sharing;
  • Significant skills in problem solving and conflict management;
Why Manulift?
  • Salary based on your experience. 
  • Daytime schedule from Monday to Friday. 
  • Possibility of overtime. 
  • Work clothing and boots provided. 
  • Telemedicine service from day one (Telus Health). 
  • Group insurance paid at 75% by Manulift. 
  • Group RRSPs and DPSPs. 
  • Participation in team activities, recognition evenings and family days. 
  • Amount allocated for physical activity. 
  • Collaborative leadership. 
  • Generous referral bonus of up to $ 5000 depending on the position. 

Do you fit the Manulift profile?

The strength of the Manulift family is based on values and a common vision shared by all employees. We hire people who, like us, aim for the highest standards of quality and want to always do better.

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The desire to advance and make an organization grow, to create a shared success and map out their career path.
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Dedicated to their team and their customers, prepared to get involved for the success of everyone around them.
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Makes the expected effort and more, is not afraid to get ahead of things in their tasks and everyday work, to propose new ideas and challenge the status quo.
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Ability to learn from others, to observe and, above all, to find their own solutions when necessary.
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Never gives up and seeks the best solution for themselves, their team and their customers.
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Thrives in their tasks and duties, wants to learn and grow to gain experience and knowledge every day.


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