Automotive Keys Group

Automotive Keys Group (AKG or the Company) is a Private Equity backed, high growth specialty automotive products business providing industry leading solutions to its customers throughout North America. AKG is a leading remanufacturer and distributor of replacement (aftermarket) automotive keyless entry remotes, other key replacements and related equipment.  The Company sells into a variety of end markets through several sales channels and customer-facing brands.  With a diverse set of supplier relationships, the Company provides a comprehensive product offering for over 95% of the vehicles on the road. 

One of the primary drivers of AKG’s success to date is its differentiating culture. AKG team members are highly motivated, take their work seriously, but have fun and don’t take themselves too seriously. Leaning on the Ideal Team Player Model, successful AKG team members share the following attributes:

  • Humble
    • Low ego and not concerned with their status
    • Are self-aware and secure
    • Quick to point out contributions of others and slow to seek attention for themselves
    • Defines success collectively and puts the team over themselves
    • Compliment or praises team members without hesitation
    • Easily admit to making mistakes
    • Willing to take on lower-level tasks or work for the good of the team
  • Hungry
    • Driven, self-motivated and hard-working
    • Go the extra mile
    • Always looking for more to do, more to learn and more ways to contribute
    • Do more than is required of the job
    • Are passionate about the team mission and feel personally responsible for the success of the team 
    • Willing to contribute to and think about work outside of work hours
  • Smart
    • Have common sense about people
    • Actively listen to others, stays engaged in conversations and thinks before speaking
    • Asks good questions
    • Have good judgement and intuition and understands the impact of words and actions
    • Shows empathy to others and adjusts behavior and style to fit a situation

Current Job Openings

Accounting & Finance

Director, Finance
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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
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Senior Financial Planning Analyst
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Marketing

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PMO/IT

Director, Technology
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ERP Administrator (NetSuite & Koerber)
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Sales

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Warehouse

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