Branch Manager
Ashburton, New Zealand
3h ago
  • Work for a well-known & established automotive company
  • Exciting time as we launch our NAPPA brand
  • Base salary + sales incentives & company vehicle
  • It's an exciting time at Automotive Supplies - we have embarked on a milestone change for our industry, and this is your opportunity to be a significant part of it.

    Automotive Supplies (ASL) is key player in the automotive industry within New Zealand. Founded originally in 1975, the business was acquired by Genuine Parts Company in 2016, giving us truly global scale and aligning us with other prominent automotive brands such as Repco, Appco, Motospecs, Ashdown Ingram and more! Parts are our passion and being able to provide a comprehensive and high quality range of parts, accessories and major brands is what we pride ourselves on.

    The Role

    In this role you will report to the Sales & Operations Manager and will be responsible for the management of the Autostop Takanini team, overseeing all branch operations and the business profitability.

    You will need to have a flair for business, managing sales targets, budgets and new initiatives, whilst also being the key point of contact for both customers and team members.

    Specific duties include :

  • Managing the store to increase sales and improve EBIT
  • Ensuring the store is highly competitive and attractive in the market
  • Developing staff to deliver exceptional customer service and product knowledge
  • Building strong relationships with customers to ensure continued market leadership
  • Contribute to the profitability, growth and return on investment of the company by developing and implementing strategic initiatives
  • Ensure the branch safety standards adhere to OHSE policies, procedures and legislative requirements, through effective communication with the team and an active approach to hazard identification and risk management
  • Creating a supportive and motivating environment for your team to learn and develop their skills and knowledge, whilst clearly understanding their role and accountabilities
  • Effectively manage inventory to minimise costs to the business and maximise efficiencies
  • Skills and Experience Required :

  • Previous experience in a management position, with accountability for profit and loss statements
  • 5+ years experience within the automotive industry
  • Passionate, sociable and engaging personality who will drive our staff to succeed
  • Proven experience developing relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen in both sales and reporting
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • With a strong focus on internal career progression this isn't an opportunity that comes along very often! Send your CV to our Careers Team by clicking

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