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Parts Counter Representative

Gillison’s is seeking an experienced Parts Counter Representative for our headquarters located Benzonia, MI

Job Overview
Summary/Objective

The Parts Counter Representative is responsible for providing customer service and sales assistance. Acts as the primary interface with retail customers as well as service & manufacturing employees to obtain the required parts.

Essential Functions

  • Retrieves (pulls) purchased parts from inventory or if the requested parts are not in inventory determines availability, prepare parts requisition, and submit order as required.
  • Keeps accurate records of special order parts
  • Takes phone orders, providing price quotes and other information to customers
  • Processes orders for daily shipment, delivery, or pick-up at counter
  • Verifies "will call" and "back-order" files weekly and return to vendors, or re-stocks items not required
  • Assists service & manufacturing employees in selecting parts needed for work in process
  • Submits requisitions to purchasing for parts not in stock for required repairs in accordance with company policies
  • Follows up on special ordered items and promptly notifies customers when received
  • Ensures all cash, credit, charge, purchase order, invoice and tax exempt sales are processed in accordance with company policies
  • Displays parts attractively to generate sales
  • Replenishes assigned inventory daily
  • Maintains inventory on shelves and in bins by reporting items needing to be reordered, identifying any discrepancies in stock levels, and returning unsold items to stock
  • Advises Parts Manager of inventory discrepancies and if areas of the department are not in good condition
  • Annual Physical Inventory Counts
  • Assists in inventory control to achieve maximum turnover in accordance with established goals
  • Monitors and makes recommendation on how to adjust inventory to minimize obsolescence of parts
  • Conducts inventory control activities and audits as directed by Supervisors


Requirements
Competencies

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate via face-to-face, phone, or by other means of communication
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and practices
  • Ability to interact well with others and be a positive influence on morale of department, dealership and organization

Gillison's offers competitive salary and an exciting benefits package. Applications are available to print, fill out and mail in, or stop into one of our three locations (Traverse City, Benzonia, & Hart). Click the blue box at the bottom of this page. Mail resume and application to: Gillison's Variety Fabrication, Inc., 3033 Benzie Highway, Benzonia, MI 49616  OR  email to: beckyb@gillisons.com  


Inventory Manager

Gillison’s is seeking an experienced Inventory Manager for our headquarters located Benzonia, MI

Responsibilites:

The position will be responsible for managing and coordinating all Inventory, Receiving, Warehouse and Manufacturing parts activities.

  • Manage and direct all activities and staff for Stockroom, Warehouse and Material Controls
  • Maintain stock and order materials for production runs
  • Establish efficient materials flow using information from work orders, inventory reports, production schedules and shortage reports.
  • Develop departmental work procedures
  • Prepare metric reports for management review
  • Customer Service and parts counter help

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in related field or
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in inventory control
  • Experience with MRP/ERP
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Above Average computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Knowledge of other business areas: Purchasing, Receiving and Production


​Gillison's offers competitive salary and an exciting benefits package. Applications are available to print, fill out and mail in, or stop into one of our three locations (Traverse City, Benzonia, & Hart). Click the blue box at the bottom of this page. Mail resume and application to: Gillison's Variety Fabrication, Inc., 3033 Benzie Highway, Benzonia, MI 49616  OR  email to: beckyb@gillisons.com  


Service Technician

Gillison's is looking for an experienced Service Technician to work out of our Benzonia facility. Candidate should have a mechanical, hydraulic & electrical background. Need to be able to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair agricultural equipment in the shop and possibly in the field (during harvest season). 

This is a full-time position including the following duties (but not limited to): 

  • Servicing Massey Ferguson tractors and other agricultural related equipment 
  • Performing all assigned maintenance on customer and GVF equipment
  • Maintaining a clean work vehicle and work area
  • Completing all required documentation after completion of each job
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other necessary qualifications include: valid driver’s license, good driving record, basic computer skills, own general tools of the trade, experience with electronic controlled engines, transmissions, hydraulics and electrical components. Good written and verbal communication and customer care skills.  This position requires a self-motivated, ambitious and reliable individual.  

Gillison's offers competitive salary and an exciting benefits package. Applications are available to print, fill out and mail in, or stop into one of our three locations (Traverse City, Benzonia, & Hart). Click the blue box at the bottom of this page. Mail resume and application to: Gillison's Variety Fabrication, Inc., 3033 Benzie Highway, Benzonia, MI 49616  OR  email to: beckyb@gillisons.com  


Job Opportunities at Gillison's

Are you hard working, dependable and detail oriented? If you think you have what it takes to join our team, we would like to hear from you. Here at Gillison's we design, manufacture, service and sell parts for our own line of GVF orchard equipment. We also sell and service several lines of agricultural equipment. Thus, we employ: machinists, welders, service technicians, parts personnel, sales personnel and office/clerical personnel. Even if we are not hiring for your desired position at this time we will gladly take your application and resume. Gillison's offers competitive salary and an exciting benefits package. Applications are available to print, fill out and mail in, or stop into one of our three locations (Traverse City, Benzonia, & Hart). Click the blue box at the bottom of this page. Mail resume and application to: Gillison's Variety Fabrication, Inc., 3033 Benzie Highway, Benzonia, MI 49616  OR  email to: beckyb@gillisons.com  

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