Parts Lister

Compile master lists of replaceable parts in electronic equipment.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Parts Listers do?

Compiles master lists of replaceable parts in electronic equipment to ensure inventories and to provide government and other customers with information on source of parts: Reads master bill of materials to obtain complete list of parts used in product. Identifies each item by part number, manufacturer, and brief description. Contacts purchasing department, engineering department, and vendor representatives regarding procurement and availability of specially designed components. May operate computer to access and compile master lists.

Should I be a Parts Lister?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Parts Identifier, Purchaser, Automotive Parts

    How to become a Parts Lister

    Parts Listers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Parts Lister-related education!
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