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Assistant Parts Manager

  • Job added:   23 June 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-377203
  • Company :   Marshall Motor Group

Marshall Motor Group have been named as the highest ranking automotive company in the Great Place to Work® for 2019.

The Role

We are seeking an Assistant Parts Manager to join Marshall Motor Group’s Mercedes-Benz dealership in Southampton. You will be reporting in to the Brand Manager, and will oversee the day-to-day running of the Parts department. This role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to the parts department
  • Ensure the dealership achieves optimum market penetration by maximising sales of parts to trade and retail outlets
  • Manage parts stock levels and keep debtors to a minimum
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of all department administration and operational data
  • Develop a marketing and publicity strategy to promote all products and services effectively
  • Brief the team regarding department objectives and give regular feedback on achievements
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with supplier’s external representatives
  • Ensure the systematic recruitment, induction, and performance management of all department employees and aim to stabilise staff turnover by leading a motivated, productive and rewarded team
  • Achieve the highest level of customer care and satisfaction at all times

Required Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced parts professional with leadership experience, ideally from the franchised dealership sector. In addition to you experience, you will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate a team
  • A professional and calm approach with strong stakeholder management skills
  • A commitment to the Marshall Values of People, Customers, Integrity and Innovation

The Company

Marshall Motor Group is a multi-award winning company with strong values that put our people and customers at the heart of everything we do. Recently being recognised by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the UK’s Best Large Workplaces, we have approximately 4,000 colleagues and a turnover of over £2billion and we are still growing! Benefits available to our colleagues in addition to generous salary packages include:

  • Uncapped commission structure
  • Comprehensive Tool insurance at no cost to you
  • Colleague discounts on new and used vehicles, parts and servicing
  • MAVTA reward and recognition awards
  • £600 Colleague Referral Bonus
  • Marshall Rewards discount shopping portal
  • Matched pension contributions
  • Life assurance at no cost to you

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