Parts Manager

Applications are invited for the position of Parts Manager which it is anticipated will be from a time-served parts advisor/warranty administrator.

Malcolm Waite Limited are an independent, family owned, Ford Authorised Repairers in Sandwich and Deal and have a Used Car Center in Dover. We currently have a vacancy for Parts Manager in Sandwich, Kent.

Applications for the position are invited from suitably qualified persons with experience in a Motor Vehicle workshop environment.

Previous motor trade experience in a similar position is essential, preferably in a Ford environment although this is not essential. Some technical experience essential.

The successful applicant will be working alongside our Aftersales Advisor and must be willing to cover this position when required.

About the job

  • Serving parts to the busy Ford Retail (customer reception) and Internal Used car Department (workshop).
  • Managing Parts Stock Inventory to ensure correct stocking levels with minimal ageing and over-stocking.
  • Managing flow of work to workshop - ordering and pre-picking of parts.
  • Receiving in and inspecting parts before storing and coding.
  • Staying compliant with Ford Motor Company and checking daily bulletins.
  • Liaising with local factors and monitoring the market (price, offers, availability).
  • Prompt processing of paperwork against workshop jobs -allocation of parts, clearance of invoices.
  • Assisting in the administration and control of Ford Warranty repairs (from making booking through to payment of claim) and quality checking job card write-up.
  • Reporting daily to Aftersales Leader.

About our requirements

We expect you to demonstrate some skills that will prove very beneficial in the position, including:

  • Customer awareness.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Confident and professional communication skills.
  • Full driving licence.

In return, we offer an attractive salary, company pension scheme, 4 weeks holiday + statutory bank holidays and the opportunity to work in a reputable family business which has been established since 1976.

Come and join the family in a period of growth and development.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,000.00-£28,000.00 per year['jquery'], function ($) { var jQuery = $; ; });