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Parts Controller – King Highway Products

Parts Controller – King Highway Products

Parts Controller

The King Group of Companies

Job Title:             Parts Controller

Location:             King Highway Products, Market Harborough (LE16)

Hours:                  Monday – Friday – alternate weeks working 07:00 – 15:30 and 08:30 – 17:00

Salary:                  £21,000 – £24,000 per annum dependent on experience

Additional Benefits:  25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Pension, Free parking, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance.

Contract Type:  Permanent

The Company:

The King Group of Companies has been providing transport equipment solutions for more than 60 years and is now part of the Martin Group of Companies. King’s client base includes blue chip companies in the defence, energy and highways sectors.

King Highway Products are the largest operation of their kind, providing vehicles and equipment to the traffic management industry. We are committed to building a talented first-class workforce, providing opportunities for individual growth and development so we can continue to offer the very best service to our customers.

King Highway Products are redeveloping their parts department and are looking for a Parts Controller to join their team, to be part of this new journey by sharing their ideas and to assist with the day to day running of the department.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be based at our Market Harborough site and will look after the day-to-day running of the parts department (including the management of the stores for both our Highway and Rail Divisions), working alongside our Parts Manager.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Picking, packing and dispatching of parts to external customers, mobile service engineers and in-house production team
  • Maintaining required stock levels
  • Actively selling parts to internal and external customers
  • Stock management on a wide range of vehicle and plant parts
  • Purchasing
  • Management of consumables
  • General housekeeping

Key skills/experience:

  • Experience in a similar role, involving purchasing and sales
  • Forklift licence preferred but not essential
  • Experience using an electronic parts/ workshop system
  • General IT skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Able to liaise with colleagues and customers on a professional level, using strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Portrays enthusiasm, passion, and ambition to learn and develop
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills
  • A strong belief in the importance of excellent customer service

The Benefits:

  • Competitive Rates of Pay
  • Company Life Assurance
  • Christmas shut down
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Secure employment and opportunities for progression at an established, industry-leading business

Next Steps:

If you are looking for a new challenge and feel you have the skills to take on this vital role then please either, submit your CV or complete our online operative application form below stating your salary expectations.

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