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Leading engineering support services business has an opening for a Service Administrator in Pinetown KZN. 

Main Purpose of Job:

Ensure that all parts, consumables and labour for vehicle repairs and maintenance are charged out to the customer whilst also providing regular customer feedback on the status of the vehicle whilst it is being attended to.

Qualifications/Experience:

Grade 12 or equivalent

Computer literate – essential, with experience in Automate

Experience in workshop job costing

Parts experience

Minimum 2 years workshop administrative experience.

For further information email a copy of your CV to debbie@selectmotor.co.za and we will reply with a comprehensive job spec

Our client urgently requires a Dynamic New Vehicle Sales Executive for their Luxury Brand dealership in Durban

Must have stable working history

Current New Vehicle Sales experience in luxury brands

Proven track record

interested? …. email your CV together with 3 months commission sheets to debbie@selectmotor.co.za

 

 

Location:  Eastern Johannesburg

Remuneration:  R35 000 – R40 000 Neg. + Medical aid + Pension/Provident + Company car + Fuel + Cell allowance + Incentive

Reporting to:  Marketing Director

Job Purpose

  • Develop strategies to increase revenue and profit through strong retail promotions in accordance with a growth plan
  • Formulate retailer policies in compliance with legal and manufacturer guidelines
  • Generate enthusiasm for the promotion(s) and communicate strongly to both dealers and consumers to drive engagement around the promotion.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or relevant field
  • 3-5 years working knowledge in a same or similar position
  • Previous track record of strong automotive retail execution
  • Previous exposure to running retail promos & campaigns
  • Automotive experience

Key abilities:

  • Provide strong retail intelligence
  • Ability to manage interpersonal relationships
  • Business and Results orientated mind-set, including analytical and critical thinking, diagnostic information gathering and analysis
  • Application of business objectives into actions within the retail space
  • Flexible and open to new perspectives and innovations around retail
  • Strong report writing ability – retail performance reports on metrics including lead generation platform, lead count, sales uplift, and lead to conversion rate.

Key objectives:

  • Develop retail strategies to increase revenue and volume in accordance with the company’s growth plan
  • Develop, forecast and revise retail promotion plans; determine where improvements can be made and develop action plans in order to achieve on going retailer objectives
  • Increase market penetration through effective planned marketing and sales promotions to support business growth
  • Oversee the implementation of these marketing and promotional activities (including agency liaison for creation and execution of marketing collateral and supporting Point of Sale material in conjunction with the Marketing team) and monitor their success through the Business Development Managers and through one-on-one communication with dealers, banks and/or any joint partner efforts
  • Formulate retail executions in compliance with legal (CPA) and importer guidelines
  • Ensure adherence to brand operating policies and guidelines, including retail/dealer and wholesale/importer standards
  • Ensure all retail/dealer employees and dealer contractors operate within the law at all times
  • Review pricing/discounting policies of the importer and of competitors regularly
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all key stakeholders including dealer groups, brand representatives and the local banks
  • Control the retail advertising budget to ensure high impact with a min return of 10:1
  • Monitor and report on lead performance, and any other key metrics to plan on going improvements and allow corrective action to be taken
  • Set profit objectives within a specific time scale
  • Determine the reason for budget variances, including overruns and underage’s
  • Maintain effective control of expenses in line with budget objectives
  • Ensure focus on customer satisfaction and process excellence within the defined retail executions

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Client Focus
  • Improvement Orientation
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Judgement
  • Persistence and Tenacity
  • Personal Courage
  • Planning and Organising
  • Results Orientation

Technical Competencies:

  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing strategy development and implementation
  • Operational Planning
  • Presentation Skills
  • Organisational excellence and productivity culture
  • Retail Product and/or service knowledge
  • Technical Learning
  • Uphold Ethics and Values

Pre Owned Sales Manager required for a motor dealership in Northcliff.

If you are interested please urgently email a copy of your current CV to debbie@selectmotor.co.za

Basic Negotiable + Incentive and normal standard benefits

 

Position:  Parts Manager

Location: Fourways

Salary: R12 000 – R15 000 basic per month + commission + company car + fuel + medical aid + pension/provident fund

Reputable Passenger Vehicle Dealership in Fourways requires a Parts Manager to join their team.

The applicant should have excellent management skills, be self motivated and have Mazda, Ford or Suzuki brand knowledge/experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Hold optimal levels of stock and analyse stock usage to identify fast moving parts and products that are only required occasionally
  • Ensure correct warehousing and binning of parts
  • Identify local suppliers who can supply parts, due to unavailability from group that meet OEM specifications
  • Achieve sales targets and manage a sales team whilst ensuring a great service to both internal and external customers
  • Boost sales by developing promotional campaigns and incentive programs
  • Supervise and train staff and ensure correct product knowledge
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with customers
  • Provide market intel regarding competitors
  • Responsible for health and safety and good housekeeping in department

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Parts Manager for a Passenger Vehicle Dealership
  • Grade 12/Matric or N3 equivalent
  • Diploma/degree in management (advantageous)
  • Computer literate
  • Ford, Mazda or Suzuki brand knowledge/experience (highly advantageous)
  • Valid and unendorsed drivers licence
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Excellent management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate and close a deal
  • Good innovation and creativity
  • Good working experience of motor trade, especially passenger vehicles
  • Working knowledge of local legislation and cross border sales
  • Working knowledge of finance and budgeting

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

 

Position: Master Technician

Location: Richards Bay

Salary: R15 000 – R18 500 per month + medical aid + provident fund + incentive based on hours sold

Well known passenger dealership based in Richards Bay requires a Qualified Master Technician with excellent analytical and troubleshooting abilities.

The successful candidate must have experience working on the GM brands (Opel, Isuzu, Chevrolet).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Vehicle testing
  • Examine vehicles to identify any faults in the interior design, mechanics and electrical wing
  • Conduct multi point inspections to make appropriate recommendations to ensure safety and reliability of customers vehicles
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Conduct routine maintenance tasks: oil changes, lubrications and tune ups
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and issues

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years experience as a Qualified Master Technician
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Technical Trade Test: Qualified Petrol Technician
  • Red Seal
  • GM (Opel, Isuzu & Chevrolet) product/brand knowledge and experience
  • Computer literate
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Must be an all rounder and have the ability to handle multiple repair tasks
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to fault find and diagnose mechanical faults
  • Ability to work in a team – Team player
  • Must have a strong focus on systems, teamwork and customer service delivery

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Relief F & I Manager

Location: Pinetown

Salary: R1 100.00 per day

Duration: 24 December 2018 – 04 January 2019

Our client based in Pinetown requires a Relief F&I Manager for 7 days.

The successful candidate must have their RE5, NCA Card and be FAIS and FICA Accredited.

Responsibilities:

  • Arranging finance
  • Signing clients
  • Ensuring pay-outs are done
  • Selling of Insurance Products
  • Ensuring banks receive documents
  • Requesting logbooks

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 2 years unassisted experience as a F&I Manager at dealership level
  • Fully qualified F & I with NCA Card
  • Motor Industry experience essential
  • Must be literate on SIGNIO
  • Must have contactable references

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

 

Position: Service Advisor

Location: Bramley

Salary: Negotiable based on experience and current salary

Well established and highly successful Passenger Vehicle Dealership requires the services of a Service Advisor to be based at their dealership in Bramley

Responsibilities:

  • Customer satisfaction and complaint handling
  • Greet customers
  • Schedule service appointments
  • Open and process job cards for repairs, maintenance and services
  • Transfer all relevant information from job card to computer system accurately
  • Close job cards
  • Monitor work in progress (WIP)
  • Estimate the cost and time needed to do the repairs
  • Deal with customer account status and methods of payment

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years experience as a Service Advisor at dealership level
  • Suzuki experience beneficial
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Computer literate
  • Valid unendorsed drivers license
  • Criminal Clear
  • Credit Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent time management
  • Well presented

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Commercial Vehicle Stock Controller & Invoicing Clerk

Location: Alberton

Salary: R16 500.00 – R18 500.00 per month (depending on experience) + medical aid + provident/retirement fund + overtime (if required)

Well known Commercial Vehicle Dealership based in Alberton requires the services of a Vehicle Stock Controller.

The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively maintaining, ordering and controlling vehicle stock in order to optimise potential sales. Reporting to the Sales Manager you will play a hands on role in the sales department, ensuring departmental profitability and outstanding customer service. The successful candidate will also be responsible for invoicing and controlling the licensing and registration process.

Responsibilities:

  • Source all vehicles for customers
  • Gather accurate vehicle order specifications
  • Locate specified vehicle within desired timeframe
  • Review stock availability and sourcing deallocated vehicles from camp stock
  • Provide continuous progress report feedback to sales executive
  • Ensure delivered vehicle is without any damage
  • Load all vehicle information as stock
  • Accurately complete all invoicing
  • Load all sourced vehicle on Systems
  • Open dealership orders on System (PDI, fuel etc.)
  • Ensure vehicles are booked into workshop for uploads (PDI, specifications etc.)
  • Do monthly stock allocation from Head Office
  • Capture warranties on all new/demo and courtesy vehicles
  • Capture vehicle warranties accurately and load onto System
  • File warranty certificate
  • Responsible for the timeous and accurate registration of all new/demo and courtesy vehicles
  • Manage dealership floor plan for new, demo and courtesy vehicles and pay all new vehicles invoiced by Head Office
  • Ensure adequate understanding of all interest free time periods on dealership vehicles
  • Ensure all vehicles are correctly invoiced
  • Do accurate stock reconciliation at specified time intervals and provide feedback to Financial Manager
  • Follow up on payment progress
  • Generate quotes for all new vehicles on System
  • Ensure adequate understanding of relevant interest rates
  • Ensure payments are settled before attracting interest
  • Responsible for registration and licensing documents of new and demo vehicles
  • Accurately capture all information
  • Order number plates
  • Ensure settlements of trade ins are done on time as per settlement letter
  • Request NATIS documents for settled vehicles
  • Ensure all trade ins are dealer stocked
  • Ensure all VAT is declared on vehicles
  • Ensure new and demo vehicles are collected within specific time period
  • Responsible for invoices to banks and other institutions
  • Ensure all documents are correctly gathered and prepared for Sales Manager to sign off
  • Ensure accuracy of OTP and accurate costing of invoice
  • Follow up on claims (assistance claims, duty refunds, delivery fees etc.)
  • Attend vehicle sales meetings
  • Invoicing
  • Licensing
  • Registrations
  • General sales department paper work
  • Compiling fleet rebate reports


Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years working experience as a Stock Controller within a Commercial Vehicle Dealership
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Computer Literate
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Energetic, driven, hardworking and dedicated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Workshop Administrator (Costing, Warranty & Parts Admin)

Location: Boksburg

Salary: R12 000 – R15 000 per moth + medical aid + provident fund

Small Luxury Brand Dealership based in Boksburg requires the services of a Workshop Administrator.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible got costing job cards, ensuring high levels of customer service/satisfaction and maximising departmental profitability.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurate costing of total job (service and repairs) cards
  • Ensure all motor plan contacts are active
  • Ensure correct labour costs are allocated to repair costs
  • Raise sublet order
  • Processing invoices
  • Identifying items to be paid by customer on collection of vehicles
  • Process all motorplan/warranty claims on a daily basis
  • Ensure accurate claims are submitted to Head Office
  • Attend to all general motorplan/warranty claim queries
  • Reconciling of claims
  • Identify claim rejections, over or under payments
  • Ensure correct parts are correctly retrieved
  • Ensure parts are accurately binned
  • Ensure parts are returned to Head Office timeously

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years working experience as a Costing & Warranty Clerk and Parts Administrator at Dealership Level
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Autoline/Kerridge System knowledge essential
  • BMW brand/product knowledge highly beneficial
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Energetic, driven, hardworking and dedicated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

Salary Information:

  • Monthly Salary: R12 000 – R15 000
  • Medical Aid – Momentum (Rand Value Limit on Company Contribution)
  • Provident Fund – Liberty Life

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Vehicle Stock Controller

Location: Bedfordview

Salary: R15 000 – R20 000 per month + medical aid + provident fund

German Luxury Brand Dealership based in Bedfordview requires the services of a Vehicle Stock Controller.

The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively maintaining, ordering and controlling vehicle stock in order to optimise potential sales. Reporting to the Sales Manager you will play a hands on role in the sales department, ensuring departmental profitability and outstanding customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Source all vehicles for customers
  • Gather accurate vehicle order specifications
  • Locate specified vehicle within desired timeframe
  • Review stock availability and sourcing deallocated vehicles from camp stock
  • Provide continuous progress report feedback to sales executive
  • Ensure delivered vehicle is without any damage
  • Load all vehicle information as stock
  • Accurately complete all invoicing
  • Load all sourced vehicle on Systems
  • Open dealership orders on System (PDI, fuel etc.)
  • Ensure vehicles are booked into workshop for uploads (PDI, specifications etc.)
  • Do monthly stock allocation from Head Office
  • Capture warranties on all new/demo and courtesy vehicles
  • Capture vehicle warranties accurately and load onto System
  • File warranty certificate
  • Responsible for the timeous and accurate registration of all new/demo and courtesy vehicles
  • Manage dealership floor plan for new, demo and courtesy vehicles and pay all new vehicles invoiced by Head Office
  • Ensure adequate understanding of all interest free time periods on dealership vehicles
  • Ensure all vehicles are correctly invoiced
  • Do accurate stock reconciliation at specified time intervals and provide feedback to Financial Manager
  • Follow up on payment progress
  • Generate quotes for all new vehicles on System
  • Ensure adequate understanding of relevant interest rates
  • Ensure payments are settled before attracting interest
  • Responsible for registration and licensing documents of new and demo vehicles
  • Accurately capture all information
  • Order number plates
  • Ensure settlements of trade ins are done on time as per settlement letter
  • Request NATIS documents for settled vehicles
  • Ensure all trade ins are dealer stocked
  • Ensure all VAT is declared on vehicles
  • Ensure new and demo vehicles are collected within specific time period
  • Responsible for invoices to banks and other institutions
  • Ensure all documents are correctly gathered and prepared for Sales Manager to sign off
  • Ensure accuracy of OTP and accurate costing of invoice
  • Follow up on claims (assistance claims, duty refunds, delivery fees etc.)
  • Attend vehicle sales meetings

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years working experience as a Stock Controller at Dealership Level
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Autoline/Kerridge System knowledge essential
  • Oasis and Focus Pro System knowledge beneficial
  • BMW brand/product knowledge highly beneficial
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Energetic, driven, hardworking and dedicated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

Salary Information:

  • Monthly Salary: R15 000 – R20 000
  • Medical Aid – Momentum (Rand Value Limit on Company Contribution)
  • Provident Fund – Liberty Life

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Service Manager

Location: Zambezi

Salary: R25 000 – R30 000 + company car + fuel + medical aid + pension/provident fund

Well known light commercial vehicle dealership requires an experienced AA (Affirmative Action) Service Manager to join their team.  The successful candidate will report directly to the Dealer Principal and be responsible for managing the service team, ensuring customer retention & satisfaction as well as servicing and maintenance of vehicles.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Service Departments financial performance
  • Manage service operations to satisfy customer needs, exceeding customer expectations
  • Manage the vehicle repair order process to ensure efficiency and effective processes
  • Mange the physical resources such as tools and equipment
  • Market the department by developing and implementing a service department customer satisfaction and retention plan
  • Recruitment and selection of staff
  • Manage the development and performance of staff

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience a Service Manager
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Mechanical Engineering Diploma or Degree will be an advantaged
  • Fluent in Afrikaans
  • Unendorsed drivers license
  • Light Commercial Vehicle experience ie Bakkies
  • Computer literate
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Knowledge:

  • Understanding of and proven ability to achieve financial benchmarks and targets
  • Risk Management, Key Control and Asset Management knowledge
  • Knowledge of systems and service processes and procedures
  • Product knowledge

Skills:

  • People management
  • Decisiveness
  • Ability to build cooperative relationships
  • Time management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal relation skills
  • Strong motivation and drive
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

 

High volume dealership in Umhlanga, requires an experienced New Vehicle Sales Manager with good, stable, sound,  experience.

This exciting position will be awarded to a candidate who has the experience to handle all sales management aspects of a car dealership

Candidate must have the ability to handle the pressures of establishing and running a successful sales team and department

Patience when required, balanced with a sense of urgency when necessary

Experienced yet energetic and enthusiastic.

Has to be a motivator, be able to run a very busy high volumed  dealership, and to look at opportunities.

 

Experience/Qualifications/ Skills

·        Motor industry experience as Sales Manager essential

·        Must have at least 5 years Sales Manager experience

·        Must have successful sales background and understand finance

·        Has to be able to manage people!

·        Ability to negotiate whatever, wherever.

·        Strong communication skills

·        Must be computer literate

·        Proven track record and contactable references a must!

 

Earth moving construction machinery importer offers an extensive range of construction and earthmoving machinery to assist a wide range of key industries including Plant Hire, construction, excavation, bulk earthworks, civil contracting and mining. They also provide aftersales support through our national network of branches and in-house technical team to ensure full uptime to our customers.

 

Aim of position:

  • Grow the customer base by providing product expertise and market application to the end user through the dealer organiation.
  • Continuously expands the knowledge of the product lines in the markets

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Defines Market product configuration
  • Supports the roll out of marketing and promotional activities to ensure the achievement in the market place
    • Demonstrations
    • Customer days, open days etc.
    • Dealer visits requiring specific technical
  • Held dealers and customers be sure of which product and product configurations are the right choices for them depending on job requirement and application to be used
  • Accurately communicate technical specifications, product features and benefits in the market to dealers and/or customers
  • Support market leaders and dealers in defining a successful activity plan to grow the sales of the product in a given market
  • Supports in the gathering of VOC, pricing information or product related competitive information
  • Supports tender preparation
  • Actively assist the dealer sales people to prospect new customers
  • Assist the field marketing Manager to carry out marketing initiatives

 

Related experience

  • 3 – 5 years minimum of experience in the yellow metal industry
  • Customer service, marketing or sales experience
  • Engineering background degree or equivalent with additional marketing training would be an advantage
  • Related experience

 

 

Salary and Benefits

 

Salary R512 000 – R640 000 per annum

Provident / Pension Fund / Group Life Cover / Disability Cover

Medical Aid:  Discovery Classic Comprehensive, for employee and family.  100% covered by employer

Company Car

Tools of the trade

Position: Petrol Technician

Location: Secunda

Salary: R20 000 per month (negotiable based on experience) + medical aid + pension/provident fund + incentive

A well established and highly successful dealership based in Secunda requires the services of a qualified and competent Technician with Ford experience

Responsibilities:

  • Vehicle testing
  • Examine vehicles to identify any faults in the interior design, mechanics and electrical wing
  • Conduct multi point inspections to make appropriate recommendations to ensure safety and reliability of customers vehicles
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic system to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Conduct routine maintenance tasks: oil changes, lubrications and tune ups
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and issues

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 – 4 years experience as a Qualified Petrol Technician
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Must have relevant Trade Test Qualification (merSETA/Olifantsfontein)
  • Petrol Qualified
  • Ford product knowledge
  • Computer literate
  • Valid and unendorsed driver’s license
  • Own or reliable transport
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Must be an all rounder and have the ability to handle multiple repair tasks
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to fault find and diagnose mechanical faults
  • Ability to work in a team – Team plater
  • Must have a strong focus on systems, teamwork and customer service delivery

    To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Petrol Technician

Location: Midrand

Salary: R15 000 – R20 000 per month (negotiable based on experience) + incentive + medical aid + pension/provident fund

Premium Brand Dealership based in Bryanston requires a Qualified Petrol Technician.  The successful candidate must have Premium Brand experience with either, Audi, BMW or Mercedes Benz.

Responsibilities:

  • Vehicle testing
  • Examine vehicles to identify any faults in the interior design, mechanics and electrical wing
  • Conduct multi point inspections to make appropriate recommendations to ensure safety and reliability of customers vehicles
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Conduct routine maintenance tasks: oil changes, lubrications and tune ups
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and issues

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years experience as a Qualified Petrol Technician within a Premium Brand Dealership or at least 3 years experience as a Qualified Diagnostic Technician within a Premium Brand Dealership
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Technical Trade Test: Qualified Petrol Technician
  • Red Seal
  • DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN PREMIUM BRAND STATUS
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Must be an all rounder and have the ability to handle multiple repair tasks
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team – Team player
  • Must have a strong focus on systems, teamwork and customer service delivery

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

 

Position: Quality Controller

Location: Midrand

Salary: R15 000 – R18 000 per month (negotiable based on experience) + medical aid + pension/provident fund

Premium Brand Dealership based in Bryanston requires a Quality Controller. The successful candidate must have a technical qualification and at least 3 years experience in the role.  The ideal candidate will be someone with high energy levels, who communicates well and willing to go the extra mile and add value to the service department.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high levels of CSI
  • Check and test drive vehicles after service/repairs to ensure standards are met
  • Ensure that all work carried out is to dealer/brand standards
  • Drive with customers to listen to noises and experience what the customer is querying
  • Deal with walk in customers when they bring their vehicles in during the day for checks
  • Control vehicle flow through workshop

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years experience as a Quality Controller
  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Technical Certificate
  • Computer literate
  • Own or reliable transport
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to deliver exceptional customer service at all times
  • Ability to add value to the service department

 

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

CFO vacancy in Nairobi Kenya, for one of South Africa’s leading Automotive Groups with a footprint in Africa, and I was wondering if you might be interested in the position.

 

  • Must be a CA
  • Minimum 2 year contract
  • EXPAT package (tax free)
  • Must have Automotive experience
  • Ideally to start early January 2019

 

If you are interested and for detailed information please give me a call on 011 615 7747 or email debbie@selectmotor.co.za

 

Position: Petrol and Diesel Technician

Location: Tongaat

Salary: R8 500 – R15 000 per month + incentive + provident fund

Privately owned multifranchised workshop based in Tongaat, who are Automotive Petrol, Diesel, Mechanical and Electrical Specialists requires the services of a technician who is versatile in both petrol and diesel vehicles.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out mechanical repairs including cylinder head and engine overhauls on various vehicle brands
  • Carry out repairs on suspension, steering, gearbox, clutch & brakes and cooling systems on various vehicle brands
  • Carry out basic services, oil changes, lubrications, tune-ups and other regular vehicle maintenance tasks on various vehicle brands
  • Identify mechanical problems either manually and or by means of computerised diagnostic tools
  • Fault finding and diagnostics on various vehicle brands
  • Document work
  • Quality control

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have 2 – 3 years experience as a Qualified Petrol and Diesel Technician
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Must have relevant Trade Test Qualification (merSETA/Olifantsfontein)
  • Qualified as both a Petrol and Diesel Technician
  • Candidates who are only qualified in petrol vehicles or only qualified in diesel vehicles will be considered
  • Computer literate on Microsoft Programs and Diagnostic Programs
  • Must reside in or around the Tongaat area
  • Valid and unendorsed driver’s license
  • Own or reliable transport
  • South African Citizen
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Ability to fault find and diagnose mechanical faults on various makes/brands of vehicles
  • Ability to work on electronics and diagnostic machinery
  • Strong technical aptitude with a methodical approach
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team – Team player
  • Strong focus on systems, teamwork and customer service delivery

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Service Advisor

Location: Tongaat

Salary: R8 500 – R11 500 per month + incentive + provident fund

Privately owned multifranchised workshop based in Tongaat, who are Automotive Petrol, Diesel, Mechanical and Electrical Specialists require the services of a Service Advisor with a minimum of 2 years experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer satisfaction and complaint handling
  • Greet customers
  • Schedule service appointments
  • Open and process job cards for repairs, maintenance and services
  • Transfer all relevant information from job card to computer system accurately
  • Close job cards
  • Monitor work in progress (WIP)
  • Estimate the cost and time needed to do the repairs
  • Deal with customer account status and methods of payment

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 2 years experience as a Service Advisor within the Motor Industry
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Computer literate
  • Valid and unendorsed drivers license
  • Own or reliable transport
  • Must reside in or around the Tongaat area
  • South African Citizen
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent time management
  • Well presented

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Master Technician                        Reports To: Team Leader/Workshop Manager

Location: Sudan (Khartoum North)

Duration: 1 year renewable contract

Salary: 2 900 USD per month + performance bonus + housing + medical

Our client, the leading automotive business and exclusive distributor for a range of international passenger & commercial vehicle brands in Sudan, is looking for a Master Technician who will handle all repair issues ensuring they are delivered to maximum standard. The successful candidate will have an eye for superior quality, have excellent customer service skills and have experience on Mercedes Benz, BMW and Kia vehicles.

Responsibilities:

  • Determine the type of repair required & the work scope
  • Plan the service job by segmenting the job to its target labour hours, identified parts & material that enable performing the job in a fully integrated manner
  • Receive job requests, determine the required repair, and make quotations
  • Diagnoses and repairs vehicles accurately and within a reasonable time frame (Stander Time) and with a quality of work that matches the manufacturer recommendations and standard
  • Understanding brand technologies & system operation (Engine, Electrical And electronic, Drive Train, Telematics, and chassis)
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge of how to use all product/s Electronic Diagnostic Tools
  • Submit service report identifying customer complain, what he found wrong, diagnostic steps and repair preformed, root cause of the problem and recommendation to workshop team  leader
  • Keep up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systems
  • Assist in dispatching technicians to their respected jobs and segments, in full liaison with the Team leader
  • Assist the workshop team leaders / supervisors with daily operation of the facility through preparing work orders estimates, quotation, parts ordering, shop organization and coaching of other members of the service department
  • Determine cause of failure and initiate appropriate actions and help in creating prototypes for repeated failures
  • Adhere to all safety procedures & policies specified for service, operation or repair of equipment or service tools usage
  • Maintain a clean & organize work area, mechanical parts and components
  • Remove, install, disassemble& assemble, Test, measure, and adjust, diagnose components and parts
  • Locate & efficiently use service manuals & technical information
  • Determine reusability of parts in accordance with published supplier’s reusability guidelines
  • Order replacement parts
  • Train, coach and mentor assigned Service Technicians/Engineers, apprentices and trainees
  • Attend required training classes for update and new product readiness
  • Assist the team leader and service advisor in explaining the repair done to customers, whenever needed or required
  • Act as a consultant for diagnostic work, vehicle repairs, and procedures
  • Provides leadership and direction to other members of the service department

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 – 7 years experience as a Master/Diagnostic Technician
  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Technical Trade Test: Qualified Petrol Technician
  • Red Seal
  • MUST HAVE A DIAGNOSTIC OR MASTER TECHNICIAN STATUS – NON NEGOTIABLE
  • Mercedes Benz, BMW, Kia experience – advantageous
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must be a South African Citizen or have a valid work permit
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Ability to diagnose a wide range of brands
  • Good communication skills
  • Good negotiating and convincing skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Current knowledge of vehicle diagnostics systems and methods
  • Must be an all-rounder and have the ability to handle multiple repair tasks

Salary Breakdown:

  • Basic Salary – 2 900 USD per month (+/- R40 000 per month)
  • Performance Bonus – up to 3x of basic salary, performance based, paid yearly
  • Housing –Provided by employer (no costs for employee)
  • Medical – reimbursement basis

Other Information:

  • One year contract (Renewable)
  • 30 days leave a year
  • 1 ticket home a year
  • Suitable for single individual or someone who is willing to relocate without his family
  • VISA process and cost – paid for by the employer (2 – 3 weeks to be granted)


To apply send CV via website or email debbie@selectmotor.co.za

Location: Centurion.

Salary: Basic Neg. + Car + Fuel + Commission + Medical Aid + Provident Fund.

Truck Sales Essential

To apply send CV via website or email debbie@selectmotor.co.za and include the reference number in subject box.

Position: D7762 OEM Market Research Specialist

Location:  Rivonia, Gauteng

Remuneration:  R25 000 – R33 000 + Medical Aid + Pension

 

New brand in the South African market (OEM) requires a Market Research Specialist

Responsibilities:

    • Identifying and securing critical data needed for effective product planning and consumer understanding
    • Customer segmentation studies
    • Brand acceptance and awareness studies
    • Identifying and executing primary research including focus group interviews, product clinics, ethnographies, and other creative methods to identify customer needs
    • Monitor industry trends and assess market potential for each product
    • Identify new trends in technology and its impact on the business

 

 

 

Qualifications/Experience:

 

 

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience with an automotive OEM in Market Research
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or automotive related field.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Candidate must have a thorough understanding of South African SUV market, customer needs, competitive products & environment, and pricing dynamics
  • Must be able to work with limited resources to gather and create data that can be actionable in developing future product plans
  • Ability to communicate across cultures
  • Must be comfortable presenting to top management
  • To work effectively with Head office International team, stationed locally at head office in Rivonia. Market Research Specialist will initially need to spend  approximately 2-3 months at international  Head Office

 To apply send CV via website or email debbie@selectmotor.co.za

 

 

Position: D7761 Product Planning Manager

Location:  Rivonia, Gauteng

Remuneration:  R45 000 – R55 000 + Medical Aid + Pension

 

New brand in the South African market (OEM) requires a Product Planning Manager

The position will require the incumbent to lead overall product planning and market research functions for the brand’s South Africa region.  Work closely with headquarters’ product planning and R&D, and serve as the “voice of the customer” to influence future product development for the South Africa market.  The Manager will have direct responsibility for Brand Strategy and Product Planning and will also oversee the market research function to introduce effective consumer research methodologies and execute as required to support product planning with rationale and direction.  Much of the research will be done in-house.  They will supervise one (1) market research analyst.

 

 

 

  • Brand Strategy Responsibilities:
  • Brand investigation & selection study including competitor brand strengths & loyalty study, as well as brand acceptance & opportunity
  • Propose brand entry & naming decision
  • Identify brand position relative to market & competitive brands including creating brand objectives, brand story, message and position
  • Create initial brand strategy such as USP, Price range, Vehicle size,

 

  • Product planning responsibilities:
  • Creating ideal future product portfolio for the brand
  • Concept creation
  • Assessing competitor product strategies
  • Identifying product requirements and key selling points
  • Model specification setting
  • Grade strategy development
  • Setting styling direction
  • Determining price positioning vs. competitive set
  • Profit analysis
  • Sales volume target setting
  • Creating lifecycle plans to keep product fresh
  • Provide direction for electrification, mobility, and autonomous strategies
  • Work closely with Marketing to collaborate on product launch and promotion strategies

 

 

 

 

Qualifications/Experience

 

 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with an automotive OEM in a product planning or related role
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or automotive related field.
  • Additional experience in a market research role is required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Candidate must have a thorough understanding of South African SUV market, customer needs, competitive products & environment, and pricing dynamics
  • Must be able to work with limited resources to gather and create data that can be actionable in developing future product plans
  • Ability to communicate across cultures
  • Must be comfortable presenting to top management
  • To work effectively with Head office International team, stationed locally at head office in Rivonia.

 To apply send CV via website or email debbie@selectmotor.co.za

Position: D0001 New and Pre Owned Sales Executives
Location: All Areas
Salary: Negotiable

We are looking for dynamic and target driven pre-owned vehicle sales executives and new vehicle sales executives with a proven stable career history and proof of achieving set targets.

Pre Owned Sales Executive:
The main responsibility will be the monitoring and implementation of pre-owned vehicle sale activities and processes while continuously servicing and growing the client pool. This full-time role requires someone with prior experience within the motor industry

Requirements:
• Matriculation grade 12 is essential
• Tertiary qualification in business management or sales and marketing preferable
• Valid driver’s licence
• Must have at least 3 current and consecutive years of used vehicle sales experience in the automotive dealership environment
• Ability to work on weekends and public holidays as requested
• Computer literacy (MS word and excel)
Personal Attributes:
• Excellent communication skills, excellent team player, highly professional, target driven, innovative and flexible
Package Provided:
• Market related basic salary and competitive commission structure
• Other benefits as mutually agreed

New Sales Executive:

The main responsibility will be to form the basis of the success and integration of selling new vehicles.  Reporting to the Sales Manager the candidate will be responsible for:
• Sales prospecting and selling of vehicles
• Managing and maintaining customer relationships
• Conducting efficient sales promotion activities
• Customer negotiations

Requirements:
• Matriculation grade 12 essential
• Tertiary qualification in business management or sales and marketing preferable
• Valid driver’s licence
• Proven track record and motor industry car sales experience (minimum 2 years)
• Ability to work on weekends and public holidays as requested
• Must have at least 3 current and consecutive years of new vehicle sales experience in the automotive dealership environment

Personal Attributes:
• Excellent communication skills, excellent team player, highly professional, target driven, innovative and flexible

Package Provided:
• Market rate salary and competitive commission structure

To apply send CV via website or email debbie@selectmotor.co.za

Position: L7617 – Mercedes Benz Master/Petrol Technician and Diagnostic Technician – Australia

Location: Australia (Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane)

Salary: To be discussed upon shortlisting of candidates

Join one of the most established and reputable prestige car dealerships in Australia. Our client is looking to appoint a Mercedes Benz Master/Petrol Technicians as well as Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician.

You will be required to diagnose and repair vehicles according to dealerships and manufactures standards and to exceed customers expected quality level of service.

Duties:

  • Detecting and diagnosing faults in engines and parts
  • Dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components and checking parts
  • Repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components and referring to service manuals as needed
  • Performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-up’s, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • Reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
  • Testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
  • Diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers

 

Requirements:

  • Trade Qualification as a Light Vehicle Motor Mechanic
  • Solid employment in a prestige European Brand – Mercedes Benz preferable
  • Excellent diagnostic skills and proficiency in all repair work
  • 3 – 5 years experience post qualifications
  • Current unendorsed drivers licence
  • Credit clear
  • Criminal clear

To apply send CV via website or email lauren@selectmotor.co.za