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Parts Distribution Manager


Oklahoma City, OK
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Parts Distribution Manager
Parts Distribution Manager
Location:  Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 89201

BASIC PURPOSE: The main responsibilities of the Parts Distribution Manager are to oversee the day to day operation of the Parts department in compliance with established policies and procedures.  Maintain the highest quality standards of professionalism in serving the customer and identifying their needs.



  • Analyze inventory based on business needs and changes in market conditions.
  • Reviews department expenditures for accuracy, reconciles with vendor statements and provides payment authority
  • Establishes and fosters relationships with outside sales representatives, vendors and parts suppliers.
  • Reviews vendor products, determines which lines to carry and negotiates profit margin.
  • Monitors computer inventory system for high and low usage items to optimize warehouse parts storage.
  • Develops merchandising strategies to ensure the objectives are obtained
  • Reviews and appraises the results of activities within the department and takes appropriate actions as necessary.
  • Managing of P&L while keeping a close eye on margins.
  • Develop and maintain a close business relationship with Distribution Centers.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and lead efforts to implement them across multiple functional areas
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



  • Education:
    • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience:
    • 3-5 years’ experience in vendor management
    • 3-5 years’ experience in heavy duty truck parts or related experience. 
    • Experience with Truck Tires preferred.



  • Skills:
    • Ability to display extensive product knowledge to customers, vendors and staff to make appropriate purchasing decisions.
    • Vendor management experience.
    • Build & sustain relationships using the appropriate interpersonal skills and communication methods to build constructive relationships with customers, business units, service organizations and other stakeholders to meet shared goals and objectives.
    • Facilitate & manage change by making effective decisions which achieve the desired results in the midst of changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture or work environment.
    • Actively supports and promotes corporate and/or business unit changes.
    • Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously by developing a task oriented course of action to utilize appropriate resources; follows up by monitoring results and evaluating their effectiveness.
    • Results driven focus.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Job Function(s): Terminal Operations

Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Family of Companies is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and remains entirely family owned and operated. With more than 300 locations in 40 states, Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 stores per year. Love’s has consistently ranked in the top 10 on Forbes’ Magazine’s annual listing of America’s largest privately held companies. From the first filling station in Watonga, Oklahoma, the Love’s commitment has remained the same: “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.”

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Distribution, Merchandising, Manager, Outside Sales, Operations, Retail, Management, Sales

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