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Warranty Operations Supervisor in Irvine, CA at Kia Motors America

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Responsible for developing the warranty materials for fleets, ports, part managers, new and existing Kia dealers including conducting webinars on the use of WebLTS, WebDCS , and provide support for the EWR (Early Warning Reporting) initiative.
  • Manage internal training for the regions, DPSM’s, and other KMA departments) and providing warranty material updates including KU warranty administrator quizzes.
  • Responsible for monthly warranty operation reports that track and monitor dealer warranty KPI and the processing of other warranty projects (labor rate requests , SPPM acknowledgment forms, tracking market averages, dealer training accomplishment etc).
  • Responsible for updating warranty publications on Kdealer, WebLTS and providing timely implementation of warranty publications for New Model support including SPPM, WCPM, Warranty Bulletins and Warranty Information Manual.
  • Responsible for managing the daily warranty support calls and support cases providing assistance for dealer warranty inquiries.
  • Handle dealer, port, fleet and DPSM cases related to warranty claims procedures and Kia policy issues.
  • Develop, review, and participate in warranty training webinars conducted monthly. Track dealer participation and assemble a training exit report for dealer recommendations and training comments identifying improvements actions needed.
  • Review, validate and process manual claims requests, labor time requests, dealer labor rates, MPR appeals and other dealer or DPSM requests.
  • Draft publication updates for warranty manuals, bulletins and training materials. Maintains reports.
  • Establish desk reference  materials for all facets of Warranty Operations Group functions (i.e., Help Desk, Dealer Claims Adjusting, Publications, Training, Reporting).
  • Misc. task as assigned by Warranty management.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.    
  • Experience with dealership service department operations.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years National Warranty Department experience with distributor or manufacture.
  • General knowledge of automotive components, systems and operations.
  • Some supervisory experience required.
  • Must be able to guide and collaborate with team members.
  • Must be familiar with AS400 system, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Kia Motors America offers an environment where we place a strong focus on our customer, embrace challenges and work collaboratively. If you’re looking for this type of a dynamic company, then Kia Motors America should be in your consideration for employment opportunities. Based in one of the nation's most desirable communities in Southern California. Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, plus much more. EOE M/F/D/V. For more information about Kia, please visit our website at or


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