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Auto Parts Counter Sales

Auto Parts Counter Sales

Job Description

Description Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc. (APH) is a privately held automotive aftermarket parts distributor serving more than 140 Auto Value parts stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and North Dakota. APH was formed in 1920 under the name  National Bushing and Parts Company and it's stores operate under the Auto Value Banner. Today, this third generation family owned business currently has over 85 corporately owned Auto Value stores and services over 36 independents.

APH’s commitment to training and development earned the AAIA’s 2012 Head of the Class Award. In addition to outstanding training, teammates and atmosphere, APH offers growth potential. Today, with its network of company stores and independent store customers, APH is consistently ranked in the Aftermarket Business' top 15 Auto Parts Store Chains.

Currently, we are seeking a counter sales person to sell parts in our Brainerd store.
APH is an equal opportunity employer.  Our success and rapid growth provide many unique career opportunities in an environment where you can grow.  We encourage open communication, and value the contribution of new ideas from every employee. 
Our fast-paced, industry demands new ideas and ways of approaching and solving problems, and we understand that our employees make us the success we are today.  That is why we recognize our people for their contributions

Job Summary:
Our Brainerd, MN Auto Value parts store is currently seeking applicants for a full-time counter sales professional.
  • The counter sales professional is a main point of contact for our retail and wholesale customers.
  • The counter sales professional is responsible for greeting the customer (on the phone or in person) and assisting the customer and/or resolving their concerns/complaint(s).
  • The counter sales professional is also responsible for delivery of parts, maintaining store appearance, security, safety and daily operational duties, as set by the manager.


  • A counter sales professional is an individual who has strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  •  Acounter sales professional needs to be effective at multi-tasking, dealing with multiple customers at any given time.
  •  A counter sales professional must have strong verbal communication skills and act in a professional manner while interacting with customers and co-workers.
  • A counter sales professional should possess adequate written communication skills and basic computer knowledge.


At Automotive Parts Headquarters (APH), we believe that the reason for our success is employees who go the extra mile.  We offer competitive wages and the following benefits to eligible employees:

• Health insurance with health reimbursement account and healthy living incentives
• Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
• Dental coverage
• Discretionary profit sharing
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Company paid life insurance
• Company paid long-term disability insurance
• Paid time off (PTO)
• Holiday pay
• Optional employee life insurance
• Optional spouse life insurance
• Optional dependent child life insurance
• Employee store discount
• Employee assistance program
• Military leave
• Jury duty pay
• Payroll direct deposit


Job Requirements

Must be 18 years of age or older with a valid drivers license and clean driving record
Auto parts knowledge and experience preferred 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Automotive, Retail
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts, Retail
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 17 Counter
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Auto Parts Counter Sales

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