Preparation Center Manager

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    £35000 per annum

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    Helen Terry

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    01134 689384

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    about 1 month ago

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Preparation Center Manager
- £28,000 - £32,000 + OTE £35,000
- Leeds Based
- Permanent Role

Due to continuous expansion my client a well known main dealer group has a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Handover Manager manager to join their new team in Leeds and run their preparation center.

Your responsibilities as a Preparation Center Manager will be as listed below but are not limited to:

- Manage and oversee Transporter vehicle check ins and outs.
- Manage third party prep center costs and quality.
- Complete appropriate paperwork at vehicle check-in and check- out stage.
- Complete body check vehicle condition report.
- Manage handover of car to customer – on site.
- Oversee delivery of car to customer to achieve committed timescales.
- Ensure the compound is well organised with defined areas reflecting vehicle stage.
- Ensure all vehicles have correct signage reflecting vehicle stage of the journey.
- Attend daily meetings with the Workshop, Bodyshop, Sales & Handover departments
- Strive to minimise vehicle in stock for days.
- You will work hard to get the vehicle fully prepped and ready for sale to maximise sales opportunities.
- Quality check (QC) all vehicles 24 hours prior to guest handover
- Manage the return of vehicles from customers due to complaints/needing rectification.
- Manage the third party to deal with this rectification work.

To be considered for this Preparation Center Manager role you will have the following:

- Relevant motor industry experience preferably gained in a vehicle service / repair workshop environment or relevant motor vehicle claims experience working within the Insurance Industry.
- Experience working in a customer service role.
- Strong organisation, prioritisation and time management skills, you will be managing a large volume of vehicles
- Excellent people and communication skills – you will be speaking stakeholders, third party contractors and guests.
- Negotiation, questioning and decision-making skills.
- Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to work autonomously and as part of a larger wider team
- Strong business and commercial acumen

If this Preparation Center Manager role is of interest to you please send an up to date copy of your CV to Helen Terry at Perfect Placement

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