Parts and Retail Manager

Founded in 1898, our family-owned firm supplies a wide range of machinery; from garden mowers and chainsaws to combine harvesters and construction excavators as well as selling a huge selection of clothing, footwear, garden sundries and DIY products across 19 country stores.

We are looking for a keen and driven Parts & Showroom Manager to embrace the management of the existing parts team at our Braintree Branch, based in Essex.

Role Purpose:

Reporting to the Branch & Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the overall efficient running of the Parts Department.  This will include the showroom and goods inward area, its staff and the overall departmental profitability as well as maintaining effective and accurate communications between customers and the Parts team.

This is a key role in a team of professional people that thrive on working together to provide the best support.

As the Parts Manager you will be integral to providing support not only internally, to our Sales and Service Departments, but to some major key accounts, customers and trade partners, as well as our own and New Hollands tractor hire fleet.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Experience and good knowledge of agricultural and/or horticultural products and parts is advantageous
  • Previous management or supervisory experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Remain calm under pressure
  • Be organised and have the ability to multitask efficiently
  • Be proactive and methodical in approach to problem solving
  • Act with discretion when dealing with matters of a confidential nature
  • Work towards targets and objectives set.
  • Able to work alone and on your own initiative
  • Have an excellent level of IT skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Job Categories
    Job Categories: Country Store, Parts & Retail
  • Job Type
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Location
    Job Location: Braintree
  • Ref No
    Ref No: WS1095

Additional Information

  • Start Date:
    Immediate or subject to successful candidates notice period
  • Hours:
    42.5hrs per week: 8am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (1hr unpaid lunch) Additional hours as required to include Saturdays and at peak times
  • Salary:
    £Competitive, depending on experience, plus a profit related bonus
  • Benefits:
    32 days annual leave including bank holidays, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Workplace Pension, Staff Discount in Country Stores, Flu Jabs, Employee Referral Scheme and Life Assurance Cover (2 x salary)
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