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Corp Training Center - Office Manager in Irving, TX at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 11/20/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irving, TX
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers’ business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.

Position Summary

This individual is responsible for financial closing and overall efficient function of the Training Center office in all its responsibilities.  Provide administrative support to the Training Director, Training Center Staff, and Pro Seminar Department. Support corporate management, divisions and sales force when requested.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

High school diploma or equivalent, with minimum of 3 years’ experience in office operations. Computer literate in Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook, Explorer are required. Must be customer service oriented and have excellent telephone skills. Must be capable of detailed work and have ability to deal with diverse situations. Have organizational skills and must be a self-starter and team player. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must maintain the highest degree of confidentiality. Willingness to learn new things and eagerness to acquire new skills. Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitor own work to ensure quality.

OTHER JOB DUTIES: (Duties listed are not intended to be all inclusive or to limit duties that might reasonably be assigned)

  • Manage and handle the annual Pro-Training schedule/requests.
  • Process and manage Pro-Training, in house training, webinars registrations, and PTS Online portals purchases revenues.
  • Book travel, hotel, and meal accommodations for hands-on training, recurrent sales training, or customer events.
  • Handle and process all TC payable/receivable and monthly closings to LIC and 4S.
  • Review Clinic Manager System periodically, and recommend any updates needed to accommodate our Pro-Seminars scheduling requirements.
  • Negotiate service contracts for the Training Center.
  • Administrate the Accounting Procedures for TC and Pro-Training activities.
  • Research potential vendors, gather projects quotes, and administrate misc purchases.
  • Generate the quarterly spiff statements of the sales force and provide them to the Accounting Dept for payment.


Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.