Transamerican Auto Parts Company

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

October 12, 2016 – Global powersports leader, Polaris Industries Inc., announces the acquisition of Transamerican Auto Parts. Transmamerican continues to operate as a distinctive business unit reporting to Polaris PG&A President, Steve Eastman.


For more than 50 years, Transamerican Auto Parts (“TAP”) has been an industry leader in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of off-road parts for Jeeps and light trucks. TAP has numerous entities serving various niches in the automotive aftermarket under its corporate umbrella. From 4 Wheel Parts to Transamerican Wholesale, TAP subsidiaries provide the best parts and services for the customer at the most competitive prices.


Since 1961, TAP has grown with the popularity of off-roading. The company began by supplying Jeep parts to local dealers and independent service centers that catered to 4×4 enthusiasts. The original company did not deal directly with the consumer at first, but as the company grew, so did its focus. In the ensuing decades, TAP established and acquired industry leading brands, including Pro Comp, Smittybilt, Rubicon Express, and G2 Axle & Gear. The company also launched Off-Road Adventures, a magazine for off-road enthusiasts.


TAP conducts business through a three-pronged sales, service, and manufacturing paradigm. The company supplements a robust mail-order system with 55 brick-and-mortar retail centers, staffed with experienced product and installation specialists. In addition to the retail initiative, TAP has accelerated its business with the e-commerce marketplace. Led by its flagship Websites and, TAP’s 22 consumer-oriented sites have collectively grown beyond 2.6 million visitors each month. The TAP e-commerce network facilitates consumer sales, service, and support. TAP’s manufacturing system features a 100,000 square foot research and production facility that incorporates an in-house conceptualization, design, and implementation process. From the beginning, TAP has dedicated its resources to serving its customers, and to establishing itself as the premier supplier and distributor of high quality automotive parts.

$19.00 - $32.00 hourly
Transamerican Auto Parts Company Sacramento, CA, USA
Jun 27, 2018
Full time
Key Responsibilities Performs all repairs and services; Participates in the repair and reconditioning of automobiles and trucks; Participates in assembling and repairing cars and trucks; Maintains accurate work records; Uses the computer based Equipment Management Information System to record work order information and access to other information; Performs inspections of completed repairs to ensure thorough and quality of repair and suitability of vehicle for return to service; Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work; Processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service; Minimum Requirements Motorized equipment repair, maintenance and testing; Proficiency with Hunter alignment machine; Lift 50 pounds or more; Perform a broad range of automotive repairs; Organize assignments to meet work requirements; Experience with Mounting and Balancing Wheels and Tires is desired; Experience with performing alignments is desired; Experience with installing suspension components such as Independent Front Suspensions (IFS), Suspension Lift Kits and a Straight Axle Suspension is desired; Experience with Gears is desired; Read and interpret system reports to aid in management of shop and performance of assigned duties; Communicate orally in person in a one-to-one or group setting; Read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in the work environment and communicate to co-workers the precautions needed for safe handling of chemicals; Enter data or information into a terminal, PC, or other keyboard device; Methods, materials, equipment and operation of general automotive and mechanical repair shops; The characteristics and maintenance needs of a wide variety of automotive products & equipment; Safety practices and principles; General trades techniques, materials and practices of trades that are related to automotive and mechanical repair work; EPA and ADEQ regulations for spill containment and disposal of petroleum products used in a shop environment; Work cooperatively with other company employees; Work safely without presenting a direct threat to incumbent or others; This is strenuous work requiring good corrected vision, hearing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching and lifting;   Acceptable training and experience   Three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive and mechanical equipment as an automotive mechanic, heavy equipment mechanic or equipment repair specialist. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. ASE Certified is a plus.   NOTE:  APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THEIR OWN TOOLS   In addition to a great compensation and commission plan, we offer a wide range of benefits, including: medical & dental insurance; Vision Plan; 401(k) Plan; paid holidays; paid vacation; paid sick time; employee purchase program; and many other perks.   Fun industry, casual work environment • 401(K) plan with generous 5% employer match • Employee product discounts, including Polaris vehicles • Industry certifi cation • Health, dental and vision insurance plans • Life & accidental death insurance • Paid holidays, vacation and sick time • Relocation/advancement opportunities throughout Polaris global corporation divisions • Full time - fl exible schedules • Transamerican Auto Parts and 4 Wheel Parts are divisions of global powersports leader Polaris industries.   Natasha Glynn Team C  
$13.00 - $15.00 hourly
Transamerican Auto Parts Company Compton, CA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
Warehouse Associate 2   Transamerican Auto Parts/4 Wheel Parts is looking for Warehouse Associates  to join us at our DISTRIBUTION CENTER! The Warehouse Associate 2 will support the operations of the distribution center in the areas of receiving, stocking, pulling and packing of product by performing some or all of the following duties. The Warehouse Associate 2 will typically perform the duties listed in one or two of these areas.    This opportunity will be located at our Distribution Center  in Compton, CA .    Key Responsibilities   Receiving Operates power and manual merchandising equipment, such as hand trucks and pallet jacks to unload trucks and other containers received, including UPS and FedEx deliveries; Identifies and reports any damaged goods received and signs bill of lading; Communicates overages and shortages, if any, to appropriate personnel; Operates scan guns to check in product correctly; Enters product shipment information into our tracking system; Stocking Conveys materials and items from receiving or inventory areas to storage or to other designated areas; Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code; Enters inventory data as required; Performs more detailed database inquires as required; Pulling Reads customer order, shipping order, invoice or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed; Pulls items from shelves using and arranges items on pulling cart in an efficient manner for packing; Researches misplaced items using ISIS inventory software to resolve discrepancies on pick tickets; Pulls high value items from secure areas as required; Packing Operates scan gun to identity and verify parts to be packed; Determines the most efficient way to pack an order given volume of parts to be shipped and versus packaging material available, and then packs items for shipment; May use mechanical or manual shrink wrapping equipment as required. May also build custom pallets for outbound freight; Shipping Processes all required shipping documentation to include UPS and FedEx documentation; Packs items for international shipments.  If so completes required documentation and recommends best method of shipping internationally; Contacts shipping companies to determine best type and cost of shipment; Interacts with customers at the “Will Call” counter. If so, locates items for customers and provides courteous service; Other Completes other duties as assigned; Work Environment     The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions; While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud;   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Minimum Requirements   Education and/or Experience   High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 2 – 3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Customer Service Responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments; Organizational Support Follows policies and procedures; Communications Exhibits good listening and comprehension; Cooperation Offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations;  Quantity Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly. Oral Communication Listens and gets clarification. Language Skills   Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos;   Ability to write simple correspondence;   Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization; Mathematical Skills   Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's; Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance; Reasoning Ability   Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions;  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations; Computer Skills   To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of ISIS Inventory software and Order processing systems; Other Skills and Abilities Ability to operate hand trucks, pallet jacks and other manual and mechanical material handling and packaging equipment; Certificates, Licenses, Registrations   MHE certification required; Physical Demands   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; While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear;   The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds;   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and depth perception;   Attendance/Punctuality Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; In addition to a great compensation plan, we offer a wide range of benefits, including: medical & dental insurance; vision plan; 401(k) Plan; paid holidays; paid vacation; paid sick time; employee purchase program; and many other perks.   Natasha Glynn Team B