Auto Plus is a major U.S.-based distributor of automotive aftermarket parts. Since 1921, Pep Boys has been one of the nation's leading automotive aftermarket chains with over 7,500 service bays in over 800 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico. Together, the united organization, Auto Plus Pep Boys, has over 21,000 associates in more than 20 distribution centers and over 1,000 corporate locations. In addition, the company supports more than 530 independently-owned stores and over 2,400 independently-owned service centers across the nation. Auto Plus Pep Boys is owned by Icahn Enterprises L.P. ("Icahn Enterprises"; NASDAQ: IEP).
In the domain of our automotive product catalog (for both eCommerce and Store systems), responsible for setting the technology direction, assisting with it getting built as needed and ultimately supporting it. This role will have senior level visibility and high impact in the company. The person must be very experienced in the Automotive Aftermarket space with an operational knowledge of vehicle application data and product content and the ACES and PIES standard.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
5+ years of experience in working with ACES and PIES data
5+ years of experience in working technology tools that manage product fitment and content data
Strong preference to have experience with eCommerce (website) integration of catalog
College Diploma or equivalent is required.
Excellent communication skills
Creative and customer focused.
Cooperative, good team player
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here 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.
The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers, typing or writing.
Occasional standing and walking.
Reach with hands and arms.
Talk and hear.
Ability to work under tight time constraints, handle sensitive date and multi-task so that deadlines can be met.
High organized and able to prioritize and manage time efficiently with the ability to handle stress in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
So what’s it really like to work at Pep Boys? Often demanding, frequently rewarding, never boring. If you like being where your knowledge of cars can solve people’s problems, you may fit right in. But like anyplace else, some people will feel more at home here than others. Why not take a little spin and see for yourself?
There are plenty of roles to choose from at Pep Boys. So if you think you ...want to join our team, the next question is: What position do you want to play? There are three primary business segments to choose from—Stores, Store Support Centers, and Distribution Centers.
The relationship between people and their cars can be very personal. That’s why there’s nothing quite like working one-on-one with customers—helping someone solve a problem with their car. It’s the moment where all our history, our know-how, and our resources pay off.
Store Support Center-Corporate
At our Store Support Center (SSC), located in Philadelphia, PA, we are
devoted to serving our store and distribution center associates every day. From Marketing to Information Technology, we offer a variety of opportunities. We pride ourselves on providing our associates with the potential to grow and take their careers where they want them to be.
Pep Boys has five Distribution Centers – the Company’s lifeline – across the United States. Our Distribution Centers offer a busy and exciting place to work, averaging 400,000 square feet with approximately 150 associates at each location. Operating six days a week, 24 hours a day, we have plenty of shifts to help maintain work-life balance.