Service Manager - Automotive

14 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Service Manager - Automotive Location: Sittingbourne Salary: £Competitive Are you a successful Automotive Service Manager looking for a new challenge? Our client are an award winning leading automotive retailer with a turnover in excess of £700m. Established in 1908 they are a nationwide franchised dealer group with 51 dealers nationwide in 29 locations. They cover 13 of the UK’s leading car manufacturers. Our client offer comprehensive training schemes, commitment to people and a desire to help everyone in the team achieve their personal best. They're looking for individuals who can put their ethos of 'People First', into everything they do. As a employee, you'll be encouraged to inspire others and work as part of a collaborative team. Due to continuing business growth and success our client have a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Automotive Service Manager to join the dealership in Sittingbourne. You will be required to control resources and utilise assets and maximise profitability through effective sale of labour, parts, accessories, lubricants and other products and services. You will have responsibility for the aftersales team be directly accountable to the General Manager, whilst also liaising with other dealership representatives, including the Group Aftersales Manager, sales team, parts department, suppliers and manufacturer representatives. Automotive Service Manager Key Responsibilities: Ensure accurate recording of all daily operating controls and KPIs Make sure premises, tools, equipment and other dealership assets are controlled and used effectively Ensure all materials purchased are adequately controlled Be certain that maximum efficiency and profitability whilst providing a high level of customer satisfaction Maintain an effective control of expenses in line with agreed objectives by regular examination and review of management accounts and budgets Establish and maintain training needs analysis to provide satisfactory levels of knowledge, skill, job satisfaction and cost-effective development of key Aftersales personnel Control resources and utilise assets and maximise profitability through effective sale of labour, parts, accessories, lubricants and other products and services The ideal Service Manager: Have excellent technical knowledge gained in retail motor industry as well as previous management experience in similar role Be qualified and have a technical, professional ad engineering qualifications Must be numerate and articulate with outstanding communication and leadership skills Have knowledge of vehicle design, manufacture and legislation A full driving licence is a pre-requisite If this sounds like the ideal role for you and your skill set matches the above please click APPLY No Agencies Please No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community. This job was originally posted as