Parts Manager
2022-09-29 - 2022-10-30
Gauteng, JHB - Eastern Suburbs
Monthly Basic Salary (Market related, Negotiable)
Our client in the Automotive sector has a vacancy for a Parts Manager, to be based in Gauteng, Kempton Park
  • Maintains a balanced inventory consistent wit the requirements of the Retails clients sales, Workshop department, Body Refurb Shop, Wholesale accounts
  • Hires, trains, motivates and monitors the performance of all parts department staff
  • Staff Management and delegation of duties
  • Control and approval of all staff overtime, standby and other payroll issues
  • Prepares and administers an annual operating budget for the parts department
  • Establishes pricing parameters in each customer category that generate enough gross profit to produce a satisfactory profit while maintaining customer loyalty
  • Establishes individual parts inventory levels and balances them for maximum turnover
  • Daily stock Movement reports
  • Monitors and adjusts inventory to minimize ageing parts
  • Ensures that all parts are properly tagged, Binned and packed
  • Supervises stock order procedures
  • Set and create Min and Max levels
  • Control of department consumables accountant
  • Sets and enforces a policy on the special ordering of parts.
  • Analyzes sales, expenses and inventory monthly to maintain profit goals
  • Develops and administers an aggressive wholesale parts program, sales campaigns and specials to produce profit or dispose of ageing parts
  • Ensures high-quality level of service to customers and internal dealership customers
  • Works with service manager and body shop manager to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs
  • Holds weekly department toolbox talks
  • Analyzes departmental operations and storage layout and revises as needed for maximum effectiveness
  • Provides technical assistance to parts department employees
  • Create and manage staff standby roster
  • Directs shipping ad receiving efforts to ensure timely processing
  • Control all parts collections, deliveries and parts vehicles movements
  • Monitors daily and monthly reports(Efficiency, Productivity and stock movement reports
  • Develops and utilizes a lost sales tracking report
  • Directs outside parts and counter sales efforts, including telemarketing program to keep in touch with customers
  • Keeping up to date with manufacturers advertising and establish co-op advertising
  • Sourcing of alternative suppliers and prices negotiations 
  • Handles customer complaints immediately and according to the dealerships guidelines
  • Ensures that all dealerships purchases are properly accounted for before payment is made, Double check all invoices and creditors payments
  • Establish and control all parts refunds and credit notes
  • Assists in the collection of debtors accounts
  • Supervises and assist HSE to ensure that work areas are kept to standard
  • Enforcing safety requirements, Including but not limited to forklift training and operation, processing of MSDS sheets on all products carried and assist on OSH act
  • Maintains professional appearance
  • Stock control and stock loss
  • Adhoc duties
  • Matric/Certificate
  • Related Tertiary Qualification
  • Min 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Valid code 8 license
Basic Salary + Car Allowance + Cell Phone Allowance + Company Benefits
For more information please contact:
Chane Tessner