The Parts Manager is responsible for running an efficient parts department. S/he will accomplish objectives through the use of proper purchasing procedures, inventory control, staff utilization, security, pricing, merchandising, displaying and advertising. The Parts Manager must be an investment advisor, forecast goals and objectives for the department and to strive to meet them. Works with the Service Manager, Body Shop Manager, and Shop Foreman to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs. Prepares and administers an annual operating budget for the parts department. Hires, trains, motivates, counsels and monitors the performance of all parts department staff.