Parts Manager - SKODA Southend

Posted 21 May 2024
Job type Permanent
Discipline Parts

Job description

Parts Manager


Here at Group 1 Automotive we are actively looking for enthusiastic individuals excited to join our ever-growing automotive family, and if you’re as passionate about cars as we are then we'd love to welcome you to the team where you will be welcomed into a friendly team and be part of our exciting journey.

As a Parts Manager at Group 1 Automotive you will be welcomed into a friendly team and have the opportunity to work with an exciting brand. 

What you will be doing?

Effectively communicate and motivate the bodyshop aftersales teams, as well as adapt to the changing needs of the company.

Proactively lead a team, being present in the field and ensuring they are empowered to make the right local decisions to drive the business forward.

Direct and focus available resources to ensure parts teams operate effectively and efficiently.

Develop and drive strategic decisions for the parts organization to meet current and future business needs.

Regularly review country KPIs, identifying trends and reviewing in more detail with managers if required to quickly address any negative trends or issues.

Carry out quarterly performance and development reviews with managers, understanding what is needed for them to develop their role, setting clear goals, expectations, and follow ups.

Constantly assess parts improvements.

What we are looking for?

If you think you’ve got what it takes and meet the criteria below, then please apply!

Experience within the automotive industry is essential.

Excellent organisation skills, with experience in high-level reporting.

Experience working in an agile environment, where you have responded quickly to changing business needs.

An open and approachable leadership style, with experience in leading, motivating, and coaching managers.

Why work for Group 1 Automotive

There are many great reasons to join the Group 1 Automotive team, including the following industry-leading benefits package:

Competitive salary

Accelerated training pathways & career progression

State of the art facilities with modern automotive technology

Family friendly benefits such as enhanced Paternity & Maternity leave

Long Service holiday rewards that increase with your length of service

Paid day off for your birthday

Plus, much more!!

Our Values

At Group 1 Automotive we pride ourselves on our five core values that are incorporated in all we do.

Respect - Integrity - Transparency - Teamwork - Professionalism 

These are the principles that every member of our team lives by, whether that be business functions, customer interactions, how we interact with the local community and even how we view each other in the team.

Who we are?

Group 1 Automotive is part of a well-established and growing within the UK, with a wide representation of brands across America too. We primarily operate in the East and South East of England, representing brands across a range of dealerships and employing over 3,000 colleagues that are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service.

We recognise that a successful business is built around the quality and contentment of its people. As such, we are committed to providing fantastic career opportunities, state of the art resources, comprehensive training, competitive earnings packages and a wide variety of benefits and provisions to ensure our teams receive the utmost support, both professionally and personally.