Parts Counter Specialist- Power Systems

Req No.
US-IL-East Peoria
Regular Full-Time
Union or Non-Union
Power Systems
Altorfer Inc

Working Hours/Days

8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, after hour calls, overtime as required with alternating Saturday mornings 8:00 -12:00noon.


Altorfer Inc. Power Systems division sells and services Caterpillar engine products and accessories, including on-highway truck engines, industrial and marine engines, engine-generator sets, electrical switchgear and controls. This position will be responsible for providing parts ordering support for customers (internal/external).

Basic Duties

Basic Duties:

  • Assists customers with sales needs.
  • Computer input of parts orders, billing, stocking and selling of supply items.
  • Ship and receive freight using a basic forklift to load and unload trucks.
  • Operate a basic forklift and pallet jack to pick or move inventory when needed, and responsible for keeping record of parts inventory.
  • Use computer parts books system to look up certain parts.
  • Process orders as they come in.
  • Perform other warehouse duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in parts operations, inventory control and warehouse experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge and clear understanding of the core parts operations.
  • Knowledge of Caterpillar engine products and accessories.
  • Computer literate, PC experience with Office Outlook and knowledge of DBSI preferred.
  • Previous forklift and pallet jack experience needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.
  • Customer service experience and detail oriented.
  • Ability to lift 75lbs, climb ladders and stairs on a daily basis.
  • Valid driver’s license is needed (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

Compensation & What We Can Offer You:

Altorfer Inc. offers an industry leading compensation and benefit package plus excellent advancement opportunities!

  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment
  • Health, Disability, and Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation
  • Education Assistance
  • Tool Insurance


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Working Conditions:

This position works in a warehouse environment with some outside exposure. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. The wearing of approved safety equipment is required. Noise level is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Occasional local travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Altorfer Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals- including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply. We encourage all applicants to complete a Voluntary Self-Identification form obtained on the application or available upon request.


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