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Parts Salespersons

Parts Salespersons

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Parts Salespersons Description

Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.

Parts Salespersons Related Job Titles

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Parts Salespersons Tasks
Core Tasks
  • Discuss use and features of various parts, based on knowledge of machines or equipment.
  • Receive and fill telephone orders for parts.
  • Receive payment or obtain credit authorization.
  • Take inventory of stock.
  • Advise customers on substitution or modification of parts when identical replacements are not available.
  • Mark and store parts in stockrooms according to prearranged systems.
  • Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain functioning of equipment.
  • Read catalogs, microfiche viewers, or computer displays in order to determine replacement part stock numbers and prices.
  • Determine replacement parts required, according to inspections of old parts, customer requests, or customers' descriptions of malfunctions.
  • Fill customer orders from stock.
  • Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
  • Examine returned parts for defects, and exchange defective parts or refund money.
Supplemental Tasks
  • Place new merchandise on display.
  • Measure parts, using precision measuring instruments, in order to determine whether similar parts may be machined to required sizes.
  • Repair parts or equipment.

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