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Group Buyer

  • Job added:   19 May 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-362389
  • Company :   Kream Motor Recruitment (Isca) Ltd

An experienced USED CAR BUYER is required to join a Devon and Cornwall main dealer group.

For your application to be progressed, you will need to have a background in used car purchasing, disposal, stock and costings control.

Activities will include: –

  • Stock acquisition (of both franchise represented brands and non -franchise premium used cars).
  • Understanding market values and purchasing at competitive stand-in-values.
  • Disposal of stock through trade / auction outlets, maximising profitability.
  • Attending off-site physical auctions and virtually attending online ones.
  • Networking to build relationships with potential used car suppliers, and purchase opportunities within the private market.
  • Working closely with the Sales Management team to control preparation costs, stock age and profile.
  • Handling underwrites for the dealership sales teams during the live sales process.

Whilst basing yourself predominantly at the business’s Plymouth site, you will spend time off-site nurturing opportunities and attending the used specialist site in West Cornwall.

The Directors will look for applicants to demonstrate a clear, up-to-date knowledge of the used car market from a trade acquisition perspective, making this role well suited to previous Used Car Sales Managers, Controllers or Buyers.

Working hours are an alternating 5 days across a Monday – Saturday week.

The opportunity exists to join a very long-established business who represent 2 well-known brands and enjoy a first-class reputation.

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