Our client is a leading automobile technology company. They currently have an opening for the Autoparts Manager in Lagos.
The role holder should be able to contribute to the efficiency of the business by providing effective and satisfactory profit and partnerships on dealer capital invested in Parts.
He / She should be able to accomplish objectives by using proper purchasing procedures, inventory control, staff utilization, security, pricing, merchandizing, displaying and advertising.
Automobile spare parts management.
A typical day on the job will involve;
Formulate business strategy with other members of the Team
Design strategies that will align with the overall strategy of the business
Establish pricing parameters in each customer category that generate enough gross profit to produce a satisfactory profit while maintaining customer loyalty.
Establish individual parts inventory levels and balances them for maximum turnover
Analyze sales, expenses, and inventory monthly to maintain profit goals
Develop and administer an aggressive wholesale parts program to produce profit
Co-ordinate with the manufacturing companies and place in order for the parts to be made
Plan promotions and seek out volume customers to increase sales and move inventory
Conducts periodic spot checks of inventory for thoroughness and quality
Keep abreast of new equipment and tools available and recommends purchases
Develop, enforce and monitor guidelines for working with customers to ensure maximum customer satisfaction
Work with the Head of Operations and Automobile Service Managers to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs
Oversee expenses and budgeting of purchase to help the Organization optimize costs and benefits
Ensure compliance with operational policies and regulatory requirements
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or any related field
8 15 years Proven experience as an AutoParts Manager in an Automobile Industry
Strong knowledge of purchasing inventory and inventory management
Strong knowledge of the Automobile industry and Vehicle parts
Knowledge of data analytics and reporting
Strong negotiation and persuasion power
Ability to synthesize large quantities of complex data into actionable information
Ability to work and effectively communicate with senior-level business partners
Excellent business judgment, analytical, and decision-making skills
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from Customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community
Strong demonstrated use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Experience in startups is a strong plus