Auto Zone Career Opportunities

This information is provided to you through the Independence Avenue CID (Community Improvement District) the Northeast Kansas City Chamber Of Commerce, and the Northeast News. 

Come be a part of the Auto Zone team and deliver WOW Customer Service!

AutoZone, and its subsidiary, ALLDATA are equal opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other legally protected categories.


Commercial Specialist
Auto Zone Commercial Specialist are responsible for driving the commercial sales within their AutoZone location, developing and maintaining positive relationships with commercial customers by managing the acquisition and delivery of products, providing ongoing customer service, and maintaining expert knowledge on parts and inventory.  

•Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully maintaining and developing new and existing accounts through face to face and telephone contact with our commercial customers
•Act as the primary contact for commercial customers; Actively maintain open lines of communication between AutoZone and commercial customers
•Ensure efficient delivery of products by planning delivery routes and managing drivers, ensuring appropriate delivery documentation is generated for each delivery
•Act as a consultative partner to commercial customers by maintaining expert knowledge on automotive parts and industry
•Visits commercial accounts and ensures accounts are serviced and deliveries are made as promised.
•Build and maintain strong relationship with management team. Assists with training and developing drivers, commercial specialist, and other AutoZoners as directed by the SM or DM

•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Basic knowledge of automotive parts is required
•Effective leader with excellent communication skills, strong decision making abilities, and excellent selling skills
•Ability to lift, load, and deliver merchandise
•Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the business needs, including holidays, evenings and weekend shifts

The Manager in Training (MIT) position is expected to be a short-term transitional role that provides both work assignments and training opportunities to prepare MITs to be promoted into Retail/Commercial Store Management positions. From the date of entry into the AutoZone MIT program, it may be possible to progress to a management position within approximately 8-12 weeks, depending on the prior experience and performance of the MIT.

The MIT is responsible for supporting the Store Manager in the overall operation of the store to include:
•Overall store retail/commercial management, supervision, and policy implementation
•Financial management – manage, analyze and reconcile monthly P&L statements
•Employee staffing, training, and development
•Inventory management
•Customer service leadership

•1 -2 years of previous experience as a retail manager or supervisor  
•Ability to work a full-time flexible schedule, including morning, night and weekend shifts, and to work overtime as needed
•Bilingual preferred, but not required
•Previous automotive experience preferred, but not required
•Previous experience analyzing company financials including Profit and Loss Statement preferred, but not required

To apply for any of these positions, visit and click on the position you’re interested in applying for. Fill out the application and add any experience you think will help you and click send. You’ll be contacted shortly after by an AutoZone store professional to schedule your in-store interview.

I love interacting with our customers. Just making sure that they’re satisfied with the products and services we provide and helping them get their projects done and seeing them happy, that’s what drives me.”-Arthur Watson, General Store Manager #2069

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