Parts Manager Automotive

Auto Skills UK
Wellington, Somerset
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Parts Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Industry Sector: Automotive Dealership
Salary: £20,000.00 - £24,000.00 Per Annum
Location: Wellington

Job Description: Parts Manager
What you'll be doing
As the Parts Manager you will be working in the Parts Department which manages the selling, ordering and delivery of all dealership parts that are required by the business and customers.It is a busy customer focused department, one that requires concentration, attention to detail and ability to multi-task.You will be responsible for ensuring your department achieves the gold budget and Dealership Parts Purchase Target every month.
You will have responsibility to ensure the Parts Department is managed in a professional, profitable manner, adhering to all company / brand contractual standards.

Role responsibilities - including but not limited to

  • To assist in leading the daily operations of the Parts & Trade Retail Teams and providing excellent customer service and support to both internal and external customers
  • To monitor, analyse and report on department performance
  • To ensure effective stock control and warehouse management
  • To carry out quarterly stock checks and manage stock and provisions
  • To create budgets to forecast accurately and control expenses
  • To manage supplier relationships and service levelsTo complete all invoice verification, both from manufacturers and outside suppliers
  • To control cash debt and credit chasing and avoid any cash debt
  • To oversee the effective and efficient organisation and staffing of the department, to include managing staff welfare, absence, performance, holidays, return to work interviews and recruitment
  • To complete monthly 121 Performance Evaluations with direct reports in a timely manner, reporting to senior management on department performance

Who you need to be

  • You must have excellent communication skills to communicate credibly with our customers, colleagues and senior management
  • You must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment recognising individual responsibility to contribute to the performance and success of the team.You will have an understanding of the needs of others and a willingness to go the extra mile
  • You will have the ability to keep up-to-date with complex information, proven selling skills and good analytical and problem-solving skill
  • You will be able to develop rapport and trust with customers and to resolve conflict situations calmly and reasonably
  • You will be good with administration, diary management and following up within agreed time frames
  • ou will have a passion for customer service, have a process orientated approach and be professional and well presented

Your experience

  • You will have five years’ previous knowledge and experience of working in a premium brand franchised motor-trade environment
  • You will have proven leadership, managerial and people development skills
  • You will have strong business acumen and negotiation skills
  • You will have good administration and IT skills
  • You will have a full and valid UK Driving Licence

If this is the place for you, apply to start your new career.

To apply or for more details send your CV to Zoe Ralik @ Autoskills-Uk