Job Listings

Location:  Jet Park (Boksburg, East Rand)

Salary:  R14 500 + pension/provident and medical aid)

Objective:

To inspect and examine damaged vehicles as well as accurately and timeously determine required repairs and the related costs whilst adhering to administrative requirements and agreed standard operating procedures.

Minimum Experience:

  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar environment.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid, unendorsed code 8 driver’s license.
  • Computer literate: an intermediate level of MS Excel – essential.
  • Audatex system experience would be an advantage.

Job Outputs:

  • Examine damaged vehicle to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical, electrical or interior damage.
  • Using standard repair and parts manual to estimate the parts require to repair the damage to the vehicle.
  • Using standard parts costing manuals to provide written estimate of total cost of vehicle repair.
  • Evaluate the financial practicality of the vehicle repair comparing it to the payment of the financial value of the vehicle before the accident.
  • Escalate unresolved issues to management team.
  • Identify and develop solutions to improve operational service and quality delivery.
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures within the area of accountability.

Competencies:

  • Client focus
  • Numerical Literacy/Calculations
  • Computer Literacy: Intermediate Excel proficiency is essential.
  • Scrupulous attention to detail
  • The ability to interpret and capture information correctly.
  • The ability to inspect and judge extend of vehicle damage
  • Planning and organizing
  • Results oriented
  • Knowledge of automotive estimating costs and resources

Personal Attributes:

  • Committed
  • Professional
  • Resilient
  • Punctual
  • Emotional control when dealing with clients, superiors and colleagues.
  • Project a professional, mature and positive image in all interactions

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

A leading bus body manufacturer has been operating since 1996. In 2001, the facilities were transferred to Germiston, in Johannesburg. It currently employs 250 people and manufactures around 270 units a year. The company offers inner city buses and coaches (including luxury coaches) and sells around 120 semi-luxury coaches a year in the Sub-Saharan region, and is also responsible for the whole after-sales of the products commercialized in the country.

AREA:  Germiston

REMUNERATION PACKAGE: R30 000 basic + Provident fund + Medical aid (optional) + guaranteed 13th cheque payable in December

WORKING HOURS:  Monday to Friday 08h00 to 16h30

QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field

EXPERIENCE:

3-5 years

INHERENT JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Showing proficiency in MS Office
  • Demonstrating knowledge of supply chain management
  • Possessing excellent arithmetical abilities
  • Having experience with data analysis
  • Being proficient in planning software

EMOTIONAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Reasoning ability and logical thought processes
  • Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Honest, committed, loyal, reliable and discreet
  • Confident, assertive and determined
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Good judgement
  • Presentation and facilitation skills

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Manage Inventory
  • Monitor Orders
  • Assist with Customer Service
  • Identify Inefficiencies

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and maintain current inventory.
  • Identify and resolve discrepancies in inventory.
  • Track shipments to ensure they are complete, correct, and on time.
  • Predict future inventory needs, producing plans for buying based on forecasts and sales data
  • Oversee demand planning and management processes for new and existing products.
  • Develop and execute product demand plans to meet organization goals.
  • Provide support in developing seasonal demand forecasts and anticipate customers reactions to the promotions and discounts
  • Develop demand forecasts based on demand patterns and business trends.
  • Work with customers, sales team and supply chain management to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Maintain demand plan to ensure cost effectiveness and to meet customer demands
  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities.
  • Mentor and train other Planners as needed.
  • Update customers and sales team about product availabilities.
  • Maintain inventory levels based on future customer demands.
  • Address demand related queries and issues in a timely manner.
  • Schedule monthly forecast meetings with all customers as required
  • Identify opportunities to meet customer demands during constrained supply.
  • Maintain demand planning processes and systems to improve forecasting accuracy
  • Identify areas of improvements and recommend action plans.
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations.

To apply you can send your CV via the website or email debbie@selectmotor.co.za

Location: East Rand

Salary: Basic R39 000 – R51 000 + Commission (R5 000, per vehicle sold, maximum) + Pension fund + Medical aid + Car allowance + Fuel

Objective:

Truck OEM requires a Used Vehicle Sales Manager for this high basic / low commission vacancy.

Must have strong businesses development skills.  This is a new department reporting directly to the Sales Director.

Manage the used vehicle portfolio, to ensure profitable sales by implementing the First Choice Program and improving the image and market perception of used vehicles.

Duties:

  • Manage stock of used vehicles
  • Managing of trade ins, assessments and evaluations on vehicles returned
  • Managing refurbishment of used vehicles
  • Implementing the OEM’s program in SA
  • Direct sales of used vehicles to end users
  • Managing relationships and contracts with appointed used vehicle dealers and partners
  • Controlling consignment stock nationally
  • Growing the used vehicle sales team nationally
  • Partnering with a reliable 3rd party maintenance and warranty supplier

Key Competencies / Skills

  • Must be able to work well within a team environment
  • Must able to work without supervision.
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines
  • Strategic thinking
  • Good planning skills
  • Ability to engage at various levels

Qualification and Experience:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Marketing and Sales management Diploma
  • Beneficial but not essential – Diploma in Transport Management
  • 10 years experience in the EHCV Used vehicle environment

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

Experienced New Vehicle Sales Manager with strong Dealership Sales Managerial background required.

  • Must have drive and excellent managerial skills.
  • 3-5 years current experience as a Sales Manager within the retail motor industry – New Car Sales
  • A proven track record of success and very good references
  • Sales driven & strategic thinker
  • FORD experience is an advantage
  • Very stable managerial work history a must

Interested and qualifying candidates can apply via the website or email their CV to debbie@selectmotor.co.za

Position: Creditors Clerk

Location: Centurion

Salary: R10 000 – R18 000 (depending on experience)

Dynamic dealership based in Centurion is looking for an experienced Creditors Clerk with experience in the Automotive Sector.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing of creditors
  • Credit orders
  • Recons
  • Payments
  • Cheque book
  • Age analysis
  • General admin

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience as a Creditors Clerk within the Motor Industry
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Computer literate – MS Office Package (Intermediate Excel experience a must)
  • Kerridge / ADP
  • Own transport
  • Credit Clear
  • Criminal Clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Deadline driven
  • Ability to think on your feet

Ability to work well on your own as well as within a team

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

Position:  D8000 Brand & Marketing Manager – OEM

Location: Sandton

Salary: R60 000 – R80 000 + Standard benefits

 

Our client is looking for a Brand & Marketing Manager for their newly launched brand in South Africa.

 

 

About the Company:

Haval Motors is the subsidiary of Great Wall Motors Company Limited, Great Wall Motor Company Limited is China’s largest SUV and pickup manufacturer. It was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2003 and the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2011. By September 30, 2014, their assets had amounted to 54.305 billion yuan. Great Wall Motors now owns two brands–Haval and Great Wall which covers three categories: SUV, passenger car and pickups. With over 30 holding subsidiaries, more than 60,000 employees, four vehicle manufacturing plants, they have developed the independent matching capacity of core parts such as engine and transmission.

 

Reason for vacancy:

(GWM and Haval Brand’s in South Africa, sales have increased dramatically, thus the necessity to expand the marketing department with local staff.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Be responsible for the company’s brand and marketing issues (including Social Media, Digital Marketing & PR), organize events such as motor shows, dealer conference etc., arrange the company advertising and promotional activities, and other general marketing tasks

Requirements:

Current or recent Marketing and Brand Management in the OEM environment

At least Three years working experience at OEM level

Good Project Management skills

Able to work in a highly pressurized environment

Able to meet strict deadlines and meet

Creativity

Proven track record

University qualification and Marketing related diploma

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

D8002 – EE Training Facilitator – OEM

 

Location: Eastern Johannesburg

Salary: Market related with Medical aid, Pension, Company car and Fuel

Purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible for the training of the dealer network as well

as Head Office staff as the need arises. The function forms a critical part of the sales cycle and

therefore demands a high level of professionalism, technical and product knowledge

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Newbie Training once a month.
  • Conduct product training for new vehicle launches and ad hoc training requirements
  • Competitor analysis for training purposes
  • Conduct assessments for training that has taken place
  • Coaching of staff at dealership level
  • Identifying training needs
  • Planning and implementation of dealer visit schedule
  • Maintenance of training material (feedback to Training and Development Manager)
  • Inform the Training and Development manager on matters relating to non attendance of training sessions
  • Completing and submitting of monthly reports and returns (coaching, training feedback and travel returns)
  • Ensuring the trainee completes the training evaluation form immediately after training
  • Monitor, assist and report on the trainees retention and use of product knowledge during the sales process
  • Assisting clients and staff of KIA Motors with general product queries

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Degree or National Diploma (would be an advantage)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in as a Trainer and/or Facilitator
  • Motoring Industry experience (Would be and advantage)
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Must be willing to travel daily
  • Must be willing to travel long distances from time-to-time (possible stay-over)

 

Competencies:

  • Training / Facilitation / Presentation Skills
  • PC Skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Facilitation
  • Good communication (training) skills
  • Good rapport with Sales Executives, Sales Managers, Dealer Principles and Head Office staff and

superiors

  • Facilitation skills
  • Excellent listening skill
  • Good planning and problem solving skills
  • Communicates effectively at all levels which involves being able to elicit and probe for

information by asking the right questions

  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Resolves potential dispute/conflict situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Must have a learning culture and willingness to share information

Technical Competencies

  • Instructional delivery
  • Research and Information Gathering
  • Technical Learning
  • Training
  • Training provision
  • Trust and Integrity

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

 

 

D7995 EE  Head of Commercial Vehicle Dealerships (Used)

 

Location: Centurion

Salary:  R1.5 million TCTC (Neg)

 

Objective:

Truck and Bus OEM requires an EE candidate to Head their Used Trucks business in Southern Africa. This position reports to the Executive Director and it consists of approximately twenty six (26) team members within the portfolio. The Head of Commercial Vehicle Dealerships (Used) is also an ExCom/Board member

The position entails both the Wholesale and Retail functions as well as managing and maintaining all relationships in compliance to the Company’s Integrity Code for their multi brand used commercial vehicles.

 

Duties:

  • ExCo member: Contribute to the Strategy Roadmap 2020 and implementation thereof.
  • Strategy Management: Develop and implement Used Truck business in Southern Africa.
  • Operations Management: Manager and Steer retail outlet against Operating Plan and strategic KPIs
  • Product Management: Manage residual value process for all Trucks & buses products. Ensure maximum transparency and speed to customer
  • Process Management: Continuously review and improve processes (vehicle returns, terminations, etc.)
  • People Management: Ensure the development of people and transfer of skills
  • Relationship Management: Develop and maintain good working relationships with the Brand Partners.
  • Residual Value Management (RVP): Review, report and analyze statistics to improve the RV’s and process as well as leverage on Brand Partners to support and promote to the dealer network and customers.

 

Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge regarding Commercial vehicle products, legislation and the CV industry
  • Financial Acumen
  • People Management
  • Good Communication
  • Leadership skills
  • Project & Process Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation & continuous improvement
  • Pioneering Spirit
  • Building & maintaining Strategic relationships

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years Retail/Wholesale Industry (Automotive/Transport preferable).
  • Experience in Used Commercial vehicles is preferred and would be an advantage.
  • Experience in both retail (dealership) and corporate (OEM).
  • Extensive experience in management of teams, dealers and distributors.
  • Leadership in a matrix organisation will be advantageous.
  • Proficient in English language.
  • Experience, understanding and /or knowledge of sales, logistics, operations, quality, technical, telematics, marketing and pricing.
  • Dealer principals and managers of used commercial vehicles from OEMs would be ideal candidates.

 

Qualification and Requirements

3 year qualification (NQF 7) in Business Management/ Retail management or equivalent

 

Closing date is 05 June 2019.

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

Location:  Pomona, Kempton Park

Salary:  R22 000 (highly negotiable) + pension/provident + medical aid

 

Objective:

The purpose of the position is to ensure that the management of day to day activities of the depot and fleet are completed efficiently in order to ensure that customer service levels are met, repair process effectively managed and that the claim process is effectively managed in order to ensure effective recovery of loss.

Minimum Experience

5 years of relevant experience within a similar environment (including prior supervisory/team lead experience)

Minimum Qualification

Grade 12

Preferred Qualification

B.Com degree or equivalent business degree/qualification.

Minimum Requirements

Unendorsed valid driver’s license

Computer literate especially in MS Office (Word and Excel)

Job Outputs

DEPOT

  • Management the day to day operation of the depot including, but not limited to:

o Ensuring depot meets all health and safety requirements.

o Ensuring that the depot is clean and kept up to standard at all times.

o Ensuring that the depot area is maintained.

  • Management and development of staff which includes providing guidance and direction to team members; setting performance standards, measuring performance and providing regular feedback; training; employee relations; recruitment, staff assessments, coach, counsel and act as mentor to staff to enable them to take on more challenging responsibilities, etc.
  • Ordering of outsourced staff when required.

CLAIMS

  • Ensure compliance with the claims process.
  • Distribution of damaged vehicles to workshops or panel shops.
  • Monthly claims reporting.
  • Maintain close contact with suppliers and repairers.
  • Manage stolen and recovered vehicles.

FINANCIAL

  • Contribute to trading profit target through the control of costs.
  • Manage and reduce out of service vehicles.

FUEL

  • Monthly monitoring of fuel reconciliation.
  • Ordering of fuel stock.

FLEET

  • Manage de-fleeting process to meet fleet targets.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly fleet planning and forecasting.
  • Manage and control weekly fleet check and ensure that no vehicles are missing.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are serviced timeously.
  • Control and management of all out of service vehicles.
  • Manage and improve vehicle turnaround.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • By setting the example, lead and motivate staff to deliver a world class service to all clients, both internal and external.
  • Engage in a professional manner with external and internal customers.
  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with all clients (internal and external) and suppliers.
  • Handle and effectively resolve customer queries and correspondence when necessary.

 

RISK AND SECURITY

  • Ensure that all company assets and resources are safeguarded at all times.
  • Take precautions to minimize risks and be security conscious.
  • Manage and control outsourced security staff.

 

EFFICIENCIES, PROCESSES AND INNOVATION

  • Streamline processes without deviating from quality or procedures.
  • Plan, implement, streamline repair processes.

 

GENERAL

  • Complete monthly overtime.
  • Manage staff rosters if needed.
  • Assist management with reporting when needed.

 

Competencies

  • Analytical skills
  • Judgment skills
  • Organizing skills
  • Planning skills
  • Deadline driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Decision making skills
  • Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proactive
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Results driver
  • Honesty and integrity in all business dealings is critical
  • Team player
  • Conflict management
  • Service focused
  • Discretion
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership
  • Delegation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Disciplining skills
  • Build and maintain key stakeholder relationships

 

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, trustworthy and highly responsible
  • Project a professional, mature and positive image during all interactions
  • Assertive
  • Strong achievement focus i.e. High energy levels and commitment to end results
  • Able to collaborate with staff and other departments
  • Able to adapt to working conditions on short notice
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and take responsibility for the actions of that team

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

Position: BMW Master Technician

Location: East Rand

Salary: Negotiable basic salary + standard employment benefits

A well established and highly successful BMW dealership on the East Rand is looking to appoint a Qualified 3rd Level BMW Master Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Vehicle servicing
  • Vehicle testing
  • Examine vehicles to identify any faults in the interior design, mechanics and electrical wing
  • Conducting 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, lubrication and tune ups
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and issues
  • Follow set processes to complete work under warranty

Minimum Requirements:

  • Fully Qualified 3rd Level BMW Technician
  • 5 years working experience
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Must have relevant Trade Test Qualification (merSETA/Olifantsfontein)
  • Master Certificate from BMW – ESSENTIAL
  • Strong electrical knowledge
  • Strong understanding of warranty processes
  • Computer Literate
  • Valid unendorsed drivers license
  • Own or reliable transport
  • Criminal clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • 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
  • Team orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to follow set processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to producing quality work
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Comfortable working in a target driven environment
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of warranty processes

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

Position: BMW Group Technician

Location: East Rand

Salary: Negotiable basic salary + standard employment benefits

A well established and highly successful BMW dealership on the East Rand is looking to appoint a Qualified 1st Level BMW Group Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Vehicle servicing
  • Vehicle testing
  • Examine vehicles to identify any faults in the interior design, mechanics and electrical wing
  • Conducting 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, lubrication and tune ups
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and issues
  • Follow set processes to complete work under warranty

Minimum Requirements:

  • Fully Qualified 1st Level BMW Technician
  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Must have relevant Trade Test Qualification (merSETA/Olifantsfontein)
  • Computer Literate
  • Valid unendorsed drivers license
  • Own or reliable transport
  • Criminal clear
  • Must have contactable references

Skills:

  • 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
  • Team orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to follow set processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to producing quality work
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Comfortable working in a target driven environment
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Good interpersonal skills

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

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

Salary Market related

Email CV to 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