Parts Manager supports parts department with technical, procedural, inventory control, and parts exchange support. Manages the parts inventory database and parts operations staff. Being a Parts Manager requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Parts Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Parts Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.