Leadership at NAPA is challenging and fulfilling. As a leader, you will be in a position to help others grow, work with other magnetic leaders, and blaze new trails with your own ingenuity and charisma. From Store Manager to Sales Manager, there are so many ways to take charge and be a leader with the NAPA family.
NAPA also offers various ways for our employees to develop themselves and become a leader with us. With programs such as "LEAD Store Manager Training" and "Executive Management Training", we put you behind the wheel of your own career.
Train to Lead
Develop yourself through one of our leadership training programs and use your experience to set yourself apart.
Guide your team in finding the fix everyday. Find the fulfillment that comes with leading a part of the NAPA family.
Find new ways to develop yourself and your team through the confidence, wisdom, and motivation you have learned as a leader with NAPA.
Becoming a Leader
Store Manager Training
At NAPA AUTO PARTS, we have a long history of promoting talented, hardworking employees. In fact, many of our Store Managers started out in counter sales, delivery or distribution center positions and grew into successful leaders.
Whether in an independently-owned store, or a company-owned store, NAPA Store Managers play a vital role in the success of our business. Our LEAD Store Manager Training Program is highly structured and comprehensive hands-on training that gives participants the knowledge and skills to succeed as NAPA Store Managers.
Executive Manager Training
The APG Executive Management Trainee program is designed to offer high potential future leaders the opportunity to gain exposure to all area of the Automotive Parts Group business. It is an 18 month program which launches in classes of 10 – 12 trainees two times a year. The program is split into 3 phases.
Trainees are assigned a coach at their location (typically the Operations Manager), who is responsible for partnering with them throughout their program. The coach and trainee are provided with a comprehensive list of business processes, experiences, and training that the trainee must participate in throughout the course of the 18 months. Graduates from the program typically move into a frontline management role in Operations, Sales or the District.