Will “Parts Specialist” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
98% Chance of Automation
“Parts Specialist” will almost certainly be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #676 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 41-2022.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 33,220.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 15.00
- Currently, there are 248,740 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Parts Salespersons”.
Also Known As…
- Parts Salespersons
- Parts Specialist
- Parts Salesperson
- Parts Salesman
- Parts Person
- Parts Manager
- Parts Counterperson
- Parts Counter Sales Person
- Parts Consultant
- Parts Clerk
- Parts Advisor
- Wholesale Parts Salesperson
- Sales Specialist
- Sales Assistant
- Retail Parts Professional
- Parts Technician
- Parts Counterman
- Parts Counter Representative
- Parts Counter Clerk
- Parts Back Counter Man
- Merchandising Assistant
- Electronic Parts Salesperson
- Counter Clerk
- Commercial Parts Professional
- Auto Parts Salesperson
- Auto Parts Handler
- Auto Parts Clerk
- Appliance Parts Counter Clerk
Tasks for “Parts Specialist”
- Discuss use and features of various parts, based on knowledge of machines or equipment.
- Determine replacement parts required, according to inspections of old parts, customer requests, or customers' descriptions of malfunctions.
- Maintain and clean work and inventory areas.
- Fill customer orders from stock and place orders when requested items are out of stock.
- Manage shipments by researching shipping methods or costs and tracking packages.
- Receive payment or obtain credit authorization.
- Examine returned parts for defects, and exchange defective parts or refund money.
- Pick up and deliver parts.
- Read catalogs, microfiche viewers, or computer displays to determine replacement part stock numbers and prices.
- Receive and fill telephone orders for parts.
- Measure parts, using precision measuring instruments, to determine whether similar parts may be machined to required sizes.
- Repair parts or equipment.
- Place new merchandise on display.
- Mark and store parts in stockrooms according to prearranged systems.
- Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
- Advise customers on substitution or modification of parts when identical replacements are not available.
- Assist customers, such as responding to customer complaints and updating them about back-ordered parts.
- Locate and label parts and maintain inventory of stock.
- Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain functioning of equipment.
Related Technology & Tools
- Personal computers
- Microfiche viewing equipment
- Computer laser printers
- Multiline telephone systems
- Digital still cameras
- Electronic cash registers
- Laptop computers
- Warehouse forklifts
- Tablet computers
- Data entry software
- Web browser software
- Customer information databases
- Microsoft Office
- Inventory tracking software
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft Word
- Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft PowerPoint