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Senior Auto Parts Desk (Commercial Specialist)

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Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Language requirements: 
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
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Job Location: 

A shared passion for
cars and trucks.

PartSource is a chain of automotive parts specialty stores that offer brand-name auto parts to the medium to heavy do-it-yourselfers, automotive enthusiasts and commercial installers.

As part of Canadian Tire Corporations growing network of interrelated businesses, PartSource employees are committed to ensuring that our commercial and retail customers enjoy a memorable customer experience. In return, our investment in our people includes a comprehensive total rewards package, including store discount programs and opportunities for career development.

Position Summary


Reporting to the Store Manager, the Commercial Sales Specialist is responsible for the development of profitable growth of the commercial business via customer retention and growth and proactively managing and owing the customer relationship.

  • Assess and determine customers parts requirements with a goal to provide recommendations for current and future needs. 
  • Leads and supports the drive to build a Sales Obsessed Culture by providing an exceptional customer experience.
  • Proactively provides resolution as required to commercial customer issues / displaying critical problem solving.
  • Supports the commercial sales team by providing customer service support.
  • Proactively generates sales through all tools provided which includes regular communication and support as well as flyer and promotional program.
  • Manages execution of delivery of product in a timely manner. 

Requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Proven ability to take initiative and execute on plans
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to operate independently, time management and multi task
  • High energy, enthusiasm and a drive to succeed
  • Fundamental computer skills an asset
  • Expert knowledge of automotive parts and systems
  • Working knowledge of automotive systems, and diagnostic ability to include: internal engine, suspension, brakes, exhaust, etc.
  • A good base of knowledge of automotive operating systems including point of sale
  • Functional literacy and capability of recognizing part numbers and line codes to ensure the proper selection of parts
  • Passion for automotive or automotive enthusiasts
  • Able to work retail hours including scheduled evenings, weekends and holidays.


  • Possession of a valid Driver's License
  • Automotive Training or Certification is an Asset
  • Background Check Requirements:

    As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Drivers Abstract