Assistant Service Manager | FG Barnes Group | Canterbury Kent

Assistant Service Manager

At FG Barnes in Canterbury, Kent

We are a family owned company established since 1899 and have locations in Guildford, Maidstone, Canterbury & Shoreham representing Vauxhall, Nissan, Fiat, Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Fiat Professional, Subaru, MG, SEAT, SsangYong and DAF Brands.

Due to the expansion and development of the FG Barnes Group, our thriving and growing Canterbury business is seeking to recruit an Assistant Service Manager. The purpose of the role is to actively manage the service activity at the dealership in order not only to maximise the workshop turnover and profitability but also to guarantee the quality of service, which aims to satisfy customers and to contribute to the Company’s Objectives for Customer Satisfaction and Business Growth.

Objectives include :

  • Oversee Service Customer Facing activity professionally at the dealership to deliver the best Customer Experience
  • Organise Service activity with the aftersales team to ensure complete customer satisfaction
  • Maximise Workshop profit opportunities
  • Manage Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Lead motivate and empower the Service team
  • Compliance and commitment to training and development using coaching techniques and academy training facilities for both your team and yourself.
  • Manage Work space conditions, stock inventories, equipment requirements, warranty parts, maintenance and replacement
  • Co-ordinate, communicate, implement and measure action plans

The successful candidate should be an excellent leader, with strengths in positive feedback and motivation. You should be able to communicate effectively with Customers, Staff, Directors, Manufacturer’s representative alike and shine in interpersonal skills such as persuasion and empathy. You must have current strong experience in Service within a franchised dealership.

Working hours are full time, to include work every other weekend.

Ref: AsSerManCant

Working Hours Full Time
Location FG Barnes Canterbury
Salary To Be Confirmed
Closing Date 30/11/2020
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