Parts Manager

Location Hythe
Discipline: Logistics & Facilities, Manufacturing & Engineering
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Contact name: Abby Jones

Contact email:
Job ref: AJ/CT/11669
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Parts Manager
£30,000 - £35,000
Mon – Fri 08:00 – 17:00

Are you an experienced professional with a knack for managing parts and inventory? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, growing business environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

My client is a successful and rapidly expanding business based in Hythe, dedicated to providing top-quality service and products to their valued customers. With their commitment to excellence and a focus on continuous growth, they are seeking a dynamic Parts Manager to join the team and contribute to their continued success.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage and optimise inventory levels to meet customer demand while minimising excess stock.
• Source parts from suppliers, negotiate pricing and terms, and maintain strong relationships to ensure timely delivery and competitive pricing.
• Oversee the parts ordering process, including identifying parts needed, processing orders, and tracking shipments to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
• Collaborate with other departments, such as service and sales, to ensure seamless operations and exceptional customer service.
• Implement and maintain best practices for parts management, including inventory control, pricing strategies, and customer service standards.
• Monitor market trends and industry developments to identify opportunities for improvement and innovation within the parts department.

The Ideal Candidate:
• Proven experience in parts management and inventory control.
• Excellent leadership and communication skills.
• Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors.
• Solid understanding of parts ordering processes, inventory management systems, and automotive industry trends.
• Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and inventory management software.

Why Join the Team:
• Competitive salary starting at £30,000 per annum, with opportunities for advancement and professional growth.
• Fully funded service van.
• 20 days of holiday per year, increasing annually to a maximum of 23.
• Company contribution to the Nest pension scheme.
• Health & wellbeing programme to support your overall wellness.
• Dynamic and supportive work environment with a focus on teamwork and collaboration.
• Opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the success and growth of a leading automotive business.

Westin Par values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies, we are acting as an Employment Agency

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