Vacancy

Parts Supervisor

Location: Livingston

    Salary - £28,500

Smart Fleet Solutions Limited is a UK leading vehicle reconditioning and storage specialist with Technical Centres located throughout the UK. We were recently acquired by Cazoo; the UK's largest online-only used car dealer and now have huge growth plans in place to meet our customer demand and expand our business further.

The role will cover Monday to Friday 07.00-17.30

Here’s the role:

Running a team within our Parts department, the role will oversee the site Parts team ensuring that the team is running to maximum efficiency. Your duties will include:

  • Supervise a team of Team Leaders and parts technicians
  • Motivate and focus a team to achieve objectives whilst maintaining quality
  • Maintain a tidy and professional working environment with an emphasis on health and safety.
  • Establish staff training needs; communicate training requests. 
  • Preparing reports for supervisors and management.
  • Conducting staff reviews and appraisals
  • Ensure that all parts functions are actioned correctly and efficiently
  • Order and receive goods into stores recording electronic data and administrating all paperwork.
  • Monitor parts supply and expected arrival dates, record and report to line manager.
  • Create and maintain professional relationships with all suppliers.
  • Ensure all parts and consumables are sourced from preferred suppliers in the first instance, maintain profitability when ordering outside of these parameters.
  • Monitor and develop the performance of team members, making recommendations on training and/or performance needs
  • Ensure that all company policies are adhered to, as an example, Health and Safety.
  • Provide reporting to the Senior Management Team as requested.
  • Create and maintain professional relationships with all suppliers and internal and external customers

Here’s what we require:

  • A solid understanding and experience of the motor industry at a good level.
  • Extensive parts/stores experience is necessary in a management role.
  • Some knowledge of the latest vehicle inspection and refurbishment best practices.
  • A methodical, process driven individual.
  • Ability to both supervise and motivate a team.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • A flexible attitude to working hours.
  • Strong communication skills with a mature and professional approach.
  • Good computer skills with attention to detail when entering data.

Here’s why you’ll love it at Smart Fleet Solutions

  • Competitive salary.
  • Ongoing career development, training and coaching – because if you don’t grow, we don’t grow.
  • Full discount platform
  • Access to EAP and online wellbeing.
  • £500 Employee Referral Bonus!
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Birthday paid day off
  • Volunteering paid day off
  • FREE Calm app subscription (usually £74.99)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Cazoo discount scheme

Dedicated to diversity: At Smart Fleet Solutions we believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a creative working environment that delivers real results. It’s why you’ll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn.

 

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