Auto Parts Clerks

(NOC 1522)
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Career Description

Storekeepers and partspersons sort, store and issue parts and supplies for use by the establishment in which they work and for sale to the public.

Duties May Include


  • Receive and sort incoming parts and supplies
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in a warehouse, tool room, supply room or other area
  • Process incoming requisitions and issue or distribute parts and supplies for internal usage
  • Maintain records of orders and the amount, kind and location of parts and supplies on hand using manual or computerized inventory system
  • Prepare requisition orders to replenish parts and supplies
  • Sell spare and replacement parts for motor vehicles, machinery and equipment in a retail setting
  • Advise retail customers or internal users on appropriateness of parts, supplies or materials requested.
  • Partspersons may specialize in a particular line of parts such as automotive parts, recreational vehicle parts, marine parts, heavy equipment parts, agricultural machinery parts, heating, ventilating and air conditioning parts or refrigeration parts.

Examples of Titles

Automotive Partsperson
Motor Vehicle Parts Clerk
Parts Clerk
Parts Supplier
Partsperson

Where They Work

Storekeepers and partspersons are employed by manufacturing companies, warehouses, retail and wholesale establishments, mining, forestry and construction companies, repair shops, hospitals and other establishments.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - General Certificate
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Office Administration - General Certificate; Online
Office Assistant - Software Specialist Certificate; Online; Distance
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Modified on January 26, 2022