Used Sales Manager

Birchwood Honda West

Job Summary

Posted November 6, 2019

The Used Car Sales Manager oversees the used inventory program including the full cycle of purchasing and sales within the dealership. The ideal candidate possesses excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and works with a great sense of initiative. Working in a fast-paced environment, the Used Car Sales Manager collaborates with the General Sales Manager, Fixed Operations, and external stakeholders to run an efficient and profitable used car operation.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing inventory, forecasting future demands and identifying trends
  • Collaborating with auctions and other dealers on the procurement of vehicles
  • Handle all appraisals during the acquisition process
  • Reviewing trade-ins and ensuring that vehicles meet Birchwood’s standards
  • Working directly with the service and parts departments to ensure efficiencies with safeties and reconditioning
  • Partner with Sales Managers, during the used car sales process, including pricing and negotiation
  • Responsible for the management of dealerships with used vehicles, ensuring vehicle descriptions and pictures ensuring the integrity of Birchwood’s branding

Essential Skills / Details

  • Minimum 2 years of Inventory Management in a Retail or Sales capacity is preferred
  • Previous experience in Automotive Sales or Automotive Finance is preferred
  • Education in Business Administration, Project Management or related studies is an asset
  • High attention to detail with proven time management and organizational skills
  • A commitment to continuous learning and professional development
  • Comfortable leveraging technology for most day to day functions preferred (Microsoft Excel)

Over the last 50 years, Birchwood has grown to become Manitoba’s largest network of automotive retailers. With 23 franchised operations, each of our dealerships is structured to serve the automotive needs of our customers by operating sales, service and parts departments. In addition to these services, we operate two state-of-the-art collision repair centres and offer four locations where customers can take advantage of our Birchwood Credit Solutions. Each of our dealerships and over 1200 employees have consistently adhered to a number of unwritten, common-sense principles that have provided the framework for our organization. Terms such as honest, fair, loyal and progressive accurately describe our team members and our way of doing business. Collectively these principles have been our business compass.

Salary / Wage Range

To be discussed during interview process.

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