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Job Title:            Parts Manager

Area:                   Gauteng, KZN & Western Cape  


Salary:                R25 000.00 (Depending on experience and proven track record)

Position Type:   Full Time / Permanent / Contract (Dependant on Client)


  • 2-3 years’ experience in same or similar role

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the motor industry

  • Matric/Equivalent

  • Tertiary Qualification


Key Responsibilities:

  • Interview, select and hire required staff according to Company policy

  • Staff - to establish and maintain adequately trained staff needed to achieve agreed objectives

  • Responsible for performance management and maintenance of discipline of staff

  • Training - to maintain training standards and to ensure that customer relations training is particularly effective

  • To keep all staff updated on changes to existing models and on newly introduced models, exchange units and accessories

  • Administration - to ensure all transactions are correctly recorded and information passed on to other departments

  • To ensure that stock levels are promptly and accurately updated

  • To monitor customer credit facilities - details of customers reaching their credit limit should be notified to the Hub Accountant

  • To ensure payment for goods supplied is collected timeously

  • To ensure that a concise record of cash deposits held is kept

  • Deposits to be taken on specially ordered parts of 100% of retail price and on fast-moving parts of 50%

  • To ensure that remittances for payments received are sent through to the Admin department timeously

  • Communication - to maintain direct liaison with manufacturers, suppliers and major customers

  • Monitor and authorise all credit notes daily and take action as required

  • Perpetual parts stock takes must be performed daily by yourself and correct records kept and any variance to be updated on the system immediately - QOH report may not be used

  • Marketing - to plan, initiate and promote parts sales events

  • To make a contribution to the dealership's annual marketing plan

  • Finance - to operate within purchasing budget

  • To report any suppliers' major price changes to Dealer Principal and Finance Accountant

  • To ensure that the department operates within overall department budget

  • To ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction at all times

  • To achieve and maintain sales according to targeted requirements

  • To ensure and maintain a satisfactory parts service to all other departments within the dealership

  • To maximize all sales to the retail and trade customers and ensure that a high market share is attained

  • To maintain agreed profit margins and adhere to company policy with regards to discounting structure

  • To maintain the invoicing policy of the company

  • To ensure that company standards are met with regard to stock ordering procedures

  • To ensure that your departments banking is done daily

  • To ensure that daily banking sheets are balanced and reported correctly

  • To ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of the parts department at all times

  • To ensure the security of the parts department at all times

  • Ensure new vehicle department informed of changes in spec / new accessories

  • Ensure that dead stock returns are carried out in accordance with Company policy

  • A minimum of 2 x annual wall-to-wall stock takes are required

NB: Should you not meet all requirements above, please do not apply for this position as your application will automatically be rejected. 

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