Parts Assistant


TVA Repair in Plainfield, IL is an industry-leading heavy-duty diesel repair shop. Our talented team utilize the best technology in the industry and use top-of-the-line equipment to service all makes and models of heavy-duty vehicles.  We are trusted by fleet mangers and operators across Plainfield, IL. TVA Repair is building a reputation for being a trusted partner in heavy-duty diesel repair.  We are looking for passionate team members to join our family-focused team 

We have an opportunity for a well-rounded, knowledgeable, organized Parts Assistant to join our team! You will be enthusiastic about owning inventory management, parts operations, and orders. You’ll handle everything from interfacing with service technicians to managing our extensive inventory of diesel vehicle parts. The ideal candidate is highly organized and has in-depth product knowledge of vehicle parts. We are looking for the best and the brightest so if you are the best at what you do, we'd love to chat.


  • Ensuring that replacement parts inventory is maintained at an appropriate level 
  • Increasing service department efficiency and customer satisfaction
  • Tracking parts budgets to ensure profit
  • Managing the parts inventory levels closely for repair and sales needs without delay based on projected demand and matching cost targets
  • Leveraging the inventory control systems to record and track part sales and repair work
  • Tracking records for parts warranties
  • Assisting with promotions, as needed, to increase parts sales
  • Ordering parts that meet the cost and quality standards of the parts department, dealership, and vehicle manufacturers
  • Employing strong negotiation and communication skills to secure the most competitive price for replacement parts that can yield a profitable ROI when used for repairs or retail sales

Requirements for this position include:

  • High School or GED preferred
  • In-depth comprehension of diesel trucks and equipment parts. 
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience in related parts and service departments.
  • Knowledge of how inventory systems and/or accounting experience is a plus.
  • Computer literate.
  • Must have the ability to lift up to fifty pounds on a regular basis. 
  • Possess strong organization, negotiation and communication skills.
  • A self-starter with initiative and proven willingness to assume ownership of areas of responsibility. 
  • Ability to make informed decisions quickly and independently. 
  • Promotion of company goals by supporting and implementing changes is imperative.


  • Full time hours (Monday - Saturday, 8AM - 5PM)
  • Competitive wages
  • Health and dental benefits 
  • Vacation Pay
  • Exceptional work/life balance 

Interested candidates should send their resumes to or fill out the application form below.

Please do NOT apply in person.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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