Store Management Trainee
Are you focused on developing your career into a leadership position in retail management or customer management? If you seek opportunities to learn, train and really grow into a leadership position, our Automotive Parts Store Management Trainee position is for you!
As an Automotive Parts Store Management Trainee, you will be participating in a six month on-the-job training program that will provide heavy exposure into the operational aspects of our stores. You will be learning topics in 4 core areas as you prepare for a management role:
- Business management
- People management
- Customer management
Why NAPA? NAPA delivers quality experience not only to our customers but to our employees, in the form of career growth opportunities, great benefits including 401(k), and a parts discount!
While you are learning, we will need you to:
- Lead a successful team and managing in our fast-paced retail stores
- Help and guide crew team members
- Steer a store toward continuous improvement in processes and procedures
- Drive sales by promoting the entire line of NAPA products to wholesale customers
- Engage customers through educational seminars, clinics and presentations on NAPA products and services
- Strive for the winning performance
The ideal and successful Automotive Parts Store Management Trainee will have an internal motivation to train and learn and a passion for delivering quality customer care. Other qualifications include:
Experience, Education, and Abilities:
Requires completion of a high school diploma, general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of experience and education.
- Three to five years of experience in a retail store or sales position
- ASE (P2) parts certification is a PLUS
Must be able to read, understand written/verbal instructions, and communicate to other team members.
Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards.
Must be able to pass a background check.
Must be able to work in a drug free atmosphere.
Ability to work with computer scanning equipment.
Ability to follow instructions and complete required training.
Must be able to work both independently and in a Team environment.
Must be able to have basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors and customers).
Ability to lift / carry by hand freight weighing up to 60 pounds several times a week.
Able to push/pull up to 300 lbs using mechanical aids, such as hand trucks, barrel dollies, hydraulic lifts, etc.
Ability to bend, twist, squat, climb, push and pull and move at a quick speed of pace.
NAPA has sped its way to become a powerhouse in the auto parts industry with 5,800 stores, 60 distribution centers, and 15,000 NAPA AutoCare facilities across the country, and we’re not stopping there. We’ve been around since 1925, but we’re not your grandfather’s NAPA.
As our vehicles become more advanced, we’ve adapted our business in ways that allow us to stay ahead of the curve. We’re constantly updating our inventory of over 500,000 parts, opening new stores, reaching out to customers in new ways, and most importantly, we’re hiring new talent to join our ranks.
If you are interested in joining NAPA, you share our passion to help customers, both retail and wholesale, keep their vehicles running. At NAPA, you’ll be part a team that’s building on an 80-year legacy of NAPA KNOW HOW, backed by the best employees in the world.
Genuine Parts Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/H