Director of Parts

Job Title: Director of Parts
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Missouri, United States
Salary: $180000 - $200000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-07
Reference: BH-112538
Contact Name: Andrew Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 21:47

Job Description

Position Summary
This position will lead the turbine parts business by developing new markets and increasing parts sales in domestic and international markets. Offer insight into proper purchasing procedures and inventory control. Develop pricing strategies and implement new systems to enhance distribution of parts to current and potential customers.
Essential Job Functions
  • Work with procurement to maintain a balanced part inventory consistent with the demands
  • Monitor current customer base and recommend strategies to attain more clients and ensure optimal level of customer satisfaction.
  • Develop effective parts processes for both internal and external customers and ensure compatibility for internal and external productivity.
  • Establish pricing parameters in each customer and parts category that produce target margins while maintaining customer loyalty.
  • Establish individual parts inventory levels and balances them for maximum turnover.
  • Monitor and adjust inventory to minimize obsolescence.
  • Analyze sales, expenses, and inventory monthly to maintain margin goals.
  • Provide technical assistance to customers as appropriate.
  • Train all parts employees to work efficiently with customers and other departments.  
  • Working with engineering and procurements, seek out new vendors, suppliers and manufacturers and negotiate terms and pricing to improve product availability and margin.
  • Develops, enforces, and monitors guidelines for working with customers to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 10+ years of experience in parts management and sales.
  • Solid financial understanding.
  • Experience with Part & Inventory budgeting and forecasting.
  • Mechanical background and industrial gas turbine experience.
  • Strong customer relationships and ability to conduct technical discussions.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S.