Parts Manager

US-FL-St Petersburg
Category
Parts Management
ID
2017-2179

Overview

Crown Automotive Group is hiring a Parts Manager to lead the parts team and manage the department at one of our busy dealerships.

 

We're looking for a leader who:

  • Strives to return a satisfactory profit on dealer capital invested in parts inventory.

We're looking for an experienced manager who can 'plug-in' and accomplish objectives through the use of:

  • Proper purchasing procedures
  • inventory control
  • staff utilization
  • security 
  • pricing
  • merchandising
  • displaying and advertising

 

Crown Automotive Group is a well-known dealership group that provides its customers with the utmost in automotive experience and its employees with a positive team environment in which to excel and grow.

 

If this sounds like the perfect fit for your experience and ambition, then apply today to join our team of professionals and drive your career forward at Crown!

Responsibilities

  • Forecasts goals and objectives for the department and strives to meet them.
  • Hires, trains, motivates, counsels, and monitors the performance of all parts department staff.
  • Prepares and administers an annual operating budget for the parts department.
  • Maintains a balanced inventory consistent with the requirements of the service department, body shop, wholesale accounts, and the do-it-yourself public.
  • Establishes pricing parameters in each customer category that generate sufficient gross profit to produce a satisfactory profit while maintaining customer loyalty.
  • Establishes individual parts inventory levels and balances them for maximum turnover.
  • Ensures that parts inventory turns 3.5-5 times per year.
  • Monitors and adjusts inventory to minimize obsolescence.
  • Ensures that all parts are properly tagged so that the dealership recovers full credit from the factory.
  • Supervises stock order procedures.
  • Sets and enforces a policy on the special ordering of parts. Ensures that stock orders represent at least 80 percent of all orders.
  • Analyzes sales, expenses, and inventory monthly to maintain profit goals.
  • Develops and administers an aggressive wholesale parts program to produce profit.
  • Ensures that the same high quality level of service provided to outside customers is also provided to internal dealership customers.
  • Works with the service manager and body shop manager to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs.
  • Holds weekly department meetings.
  • Analyzes departmental operations and storage layout and revises as needed for maximum effectiveness.
  • Provides technical assistance to parts department employees.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED

 

Experience:

  • MINIMUM of FIVE YEARS dealership parts experience - management experience is preferred!

 

 

Technical or Administrative Knowledge:

 

  • Preferred knowledge of Internet and Internet research skills, Windows (MS Word/Excel Spreadsheets)
  • Basic office skills (typing, computer, calculator, phone)
  • Mathematical ability to compute and calculate
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

 

 

Special Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Ability to complete detailed paperwork
  • Ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Employee training and development.
  • Able to handle stress and problems effectively and maintain a professional demeanor in all situations.
  • Ability to give customers a non-technical explanation of technical repairs.
  • Self-starter and self directed.
  • Ability to resolve stressful customer situations using all resources necessary.
  • Attention to detail imperative.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and customer service skills – approachable, cheerful, helpful, etc.
  • Maintains professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
  • Commitment to company values.
  • Current Drivers License and ability to meet US employment and Crown’s eligibility requirements. 

 

EOE/DFWP

 

Thank you for your interest in joining the Crown Auto Team!

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