Parts Manager - Wishaw Volkswagen

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Wishaw Volkswagen
  • Wishaw

We’re recruiting for a motivated and ambitious Parts Manager for our busy Parts department in our Volkswagen Dealership, Wishaw.

Hours

Monday – Friday 8am – 5.30pm, plus rotational Saturdays

About the role

As Parts Manager for Arnold Clark in Wishaw, you will be responsible for our wholesale large parts operation, including Ford parts, Autoparts and tyre distribution across Glasgow, as well as supplying parts to our workshop and Repair Centre.

This is a busy and responsible role that involves delivering high levels of customer service while showing leadership skills, organisation and an ability to motivate your team to success.

Day-to-day duties

  • Planning and organising daily workload, including sales objectives and marketing.
  • Dealing with management accounts and KPIs.
  • Developing sales by liaising with the call centre and working with Marketing to develop effective campaigns.
  • Delivering excellent customer service and making sure there is strong communication between staff and customers.
  • Managing stock, understanding what is needed and delivering an industry-leading range of parts.
  • Nurturing the skills of your staff, following a programme of regular appraisals and career development.

Essential skills

  • Able to show a positive, ambitious attitude with a focus on great customer service.
  • Great communication and influencing skills.
  • Financial knowledge, including previous experience of accounts and KPIs.
  • High levels of accuracy and fantastic attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand stock parameters, including control of potential obsolescence.
  • The ability to multi-task and deliver great results, even under pressure.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Preferred knowledge of automotive management systems (Kerridge).

In return for your proven management skills, you will receive training on Arnold Clark company systems and processes. You will also enjoy one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including private healthcare, life assurance, excellent working conditions and generous discounts on new and used cars.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

Benefits

Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.