Automotive Core Technician | Automotive Parts Puller
“When your car doesn’t work, your life doesn’t work!” That’s our motto here at Pull-A-Part and U Pull & Pay (A Pull-A-Part Company), and it’s the challenge that we help our customers overcome every day! We’re currently looking for happy, goal-oriented individuals, who love to assist people in solving their automotive issues, to join our team. If you are looking to grow with a customer-focused company, then our Automotive Core Technician opportunity could be your next best career move.
For this opportunity you will report to our Pull-A-Part / U Pull & Pay (A Pull-A-Part Company) store location, and you will fulfill the following job responsibilities & qualifications required for the role:
- Participate in a culture that focuses on "Safety First" & "Environmental Stewardship" and adheres to environmental, health, and safety standards.
- Perform all daily tasks with a positive attitude and a focus on the four core company values - Respect, Help, Learn & Grow.
- Prioritize the cleanliness and appearance of the facility and your work area.
- Listen to and interact with customers to deliver friendly, helpful, and professional customer service.
- Abide by the Company Playbook, which includes all company policies, safety guidelines, and standard operating procedures (SOP's).
- Comply with the company dress code policy and wear your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
- Perform daily inspection on equipment and tools-- report defects or needed repairs to supervisors.
- Perform general equipment and / or building maintenance if directed.
- Operate hand tools and fixed equipment such as (but not limited to): air compressors, articulating racks, CFC recovery equipment, hydraulic shears, and more.
- Operate industrial equipment (if directed & trained), which may include loaders, forklifts, crushers, and more.
- Prepare vehicles for processing by removing or disposing of trash and / or designated auto parts.
- Safely remove vehicle fluids, electrical components, catalytic converters, and other parts as instructed by SOPs.
- Always ensure vehicles are properly secured when transporting, setting, or dismantling in the production area and display yard.
- Clean tools daily to ensure they are properly organized and accounted for.
- Help maintain accurate reporting on inventory levels.
- Meet personal and team performance goals.
- Commit to working production hours (typically Monday - Friday), but may include occasional overtime, weekends, and some holidays.
- Work in an industrial, outdoor environment with exposure to all weather conditions.
- Learn new skills; assist your teammates; and complete other automotive salvage & recycling tasks and objectives as needed.
- Commitment to delivering friendly, helpful, and professional customer service.
- Advanced automotive knowledge and application.
- Basic computer skills and ability to use mobile devices.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.
- Able to follow standard operating procedures (SOP's) and complete tasks safely and accurately with little supervision.
- Experience using both hand tools and power tools.
- Willing and able to stand, walk, bend, lift 50lbs, and stretch as required by a specific task.
- Must work production hours (typically Monday - Friday), but may include occasional overtime, weekends, and some holidays.
- Be willing and able to work in an industrial, outdoor environment with exposure to all weather conditions.
- Reliable means of transportation to work.
- Preferred qualifications (but not required) include:
- Experience in maintenance on heavy operating equipment such as loaders, hydraulics, tow motors, forklifts, etc.
- Bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
Benefits for Full-Time Team Members:
- Medical Insurance - We offer low-cost medical insurance to our team members and low-cost medical insurance to their additional household members.
- Dental Insurance - We offer low-cost dental insurance to our team members and their additional household members.
- Vision Insurance - We offer low-cost vision insurance to our team members and low-cost vision insurance to their additional household members.
- Life Insurance - We offer FREE life insurance to our team members.
- 401(k) - Plan for your retirement by participating in our optional, 401K plan. Receive a 100% company match on the first 3% of your contributions and receive a 50% company match on the next 2% of your contributions.
- Paid Holidays & Vacation - We observe 9 paid holidays, and we provide each full-time team member with paid vacation time which is determined by length of service.
- On-The-Job Training – A successful team member is a confident team member. We are dedicated to educating our team and providing consistent training and development opportunities.
- Employee Referral Program – We offer a bonus of $500 to our team members who have successfully referred another team member. Ask for more information on our Employee Referral Program to confirm all qualifications that must be met.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - We offer free confidential employee assistance counseling by video, telephone & face-to-face sessions, or text with a therapist. This covers mental health, financial wellness, health, and lifestyle assessments and much more.
About Pull-A-Part and U Pull & Pay (A Pull-A-Part Company):
Pull-A-Part/ U Pull & Pay, with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, is an award-winning family business serving the do-it-yourself, used auto parts market. By developing a unique operating system based on customer service and environmental responsibility, Pull-A-Part has transformed what was once thought of as the junkyard into a sustainable recycling business. Founded in 1997, Pull-A-Part operates a network of 36 used auto parts superstores nationwide – 11 of which are recently acquired U Pull & Pay store locations. The company has been acclaimed for outstanding corporate citizenship by federal, state, and local organizations.
The company has made an exceptional commitment to resource conservation, waste reduction and pollution prevention. This orientation allows Pull-A-Part to provide affordable used auto parts to do-it-yourself consumers, while providing high quality scrap metal, fluids, and plastics for recycling. Recycling diverts these materials from the waste stream and helps protect the air, water, and soil from pollution. Learn more at: https://about.pullapart.com & https://upullandpay.com
OUR CORE VALUES:
To be a good neighbor and steward to the communities that we serve, we are building a team with a strong foundation based on our four core values. The ideal candidate will understand the importance of (and possess) the following characteristics:
- Respect - Our team has developed a culture where every team member and customer counts! We take time each and every day to show our customers and teammates that we care about their success.
- Help - Our team members enjoy helping customers solve their automotive needs; help their store achieve daily, weekly, and monthly goals; and help their teammates accomplish their personal work & growth goals!
- Learn - We continuously train our team members to help them feel more confident in their role--we encourage our team members to ask questions to ensure they have the knowledge and resources available to fulfill their responsibilities.
- Grow - We are an all-inclusive business that supports the growth and development of our team members--we provide opportunities to learn new skills and advance your career.