Genuine Parts – Why Work For Us?

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Genuine Parts Company, founded in 1928, is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials. The Company serves tens of thousands of customers from more than 2,600 operations and has approximately 37,500 employees.

With over 86 years of distribution expertise, GPC's commitment and reputation for just-in-time service position us as a critical partner in our customers' success.

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In 1928, Carlyle Fraser founded GPC with the purchase of Motor Parts Depot in Atlanta, GA for $40,000. He renamed the parts store Genuine Parts Company. The original Genuine Parts Company store had annual sales of just $75,000, and only 6 employees.

For the next 50+ years, GPC in relationship with NAPA, grew rapidly as independent garages for car repair spread. From the beginning, GPC stressed swift, reliable service as a way to outflank the competition.

In the last 35+ years, GPC has continued to grow through the acquisition of other companies in the automotive industry, as well as the industrial, office and electrical industries.

Today Genuine Parts Company is a leading parts distributor with over 2,600 operations and approximately 37,500 employees.

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When you join any of the GPC companies, you become more than an employee - you become part of our family.

Our values of honesty, hard work and community involvement are reflected in each of our associates - along with professionalism, a customer focus and strong desire to win. The great people who join our companies stay here for good reason: we recognize your contribution and reward work well done.

Whether you choose an office, store, distribution center or management training path, we offer a variety of job opportunities to fit your background and abilities. We'll make sure you get the experience and training you need to be successful. And when you are ready to move up, we promote from within.

If you're ready to further your career with a stable Fortune 250 company with a heart, consider a job with a GPC company.

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Becoming part of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC) family offers a unique and diverse opportunity to develop your career.

As an industry leader, GPC is an $11 billion company with 1,900 locations across the United States and Canada. We are about 30,000 employees strong and growing. As a Fortune 250 Company, we consistently maintain excellent financial health and have also continued year-on-year-growth for the last 80 years.

Consider a job that will move you forward – in your career, and in your life – at GPC.


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    Former Employee - Benefit Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Benefit Specialist in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Genuine Parts full-time (More than a year)

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    Pros

    Loved the people in all levels of the company! The company is established and not going any where.

    Cons

    The money wasn't the best.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with everyone in the company with the same information. Take care of your retirees! The company was built by them!

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    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Genuine Parts (Duluth, GA) in February 2015.

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    Played phone tag with HR for a few days - She set up a time to call and then didn't call. She set up a time for an 'interview' which was with some analysts - although they never told me their position. Then I was asked for an interview with Manager and Director, lastly was asked to test and meet with a career counselor

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Genuine Parts Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.genpt.com
Headquarters Atlanta, GA
Size 5000+ Employees
Type Company - Public (GPC)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

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