Service Manager - Tullamore
Service Manager - Tullamore Fitzpatrick's Garage Group, established in 1951, operates a number of car dealerships covering Counties Kildare, Laois, Carlow and Offaly and holding franchises for Hyundai, Opel, Honda and Mercedes Benz including Authorised Repairer for Toyota and Lexus. Currently employing over 140 staff, Fitzpatrick's are expanding and wish to appoint a number of key staff to accelerate and sustain this growth. Fitzpatrick's now wish to recruit for the following senior positions Service Manager Fitzpatrick's Tullamore Hyundai & Toyota franchises Duties and Responsibilities · Ensuring the efficient running of our busy Service Department · Managing workflow, work in progress, ensuring that operational & growth targets are achieved · Working with senior management and the Sales & Aftersales teams to ensure company objectives are achieved · Ensure all work is invoiced and warranty claims processed in a timely manner · Managing and reporting on technician productivity and efficiency · Assist with customer issues, providing technical information, costs, recommendations ensuring a high level of customer service · Ensuring staff are up to date with technical and product knowledge as required · Assist with implementing and managing our training plan · Liaison with our Franchise partners to ensure operational & quality standards are achieved · Ensuring that staff adhere to all Company policies, procedures and safety standards The ideal candidate will have · A minimum of 3 years operational management of a busy Service Department in a main franchise dealer environment · Previous mechanical and/or workshop control experience · Be target driven, with a demonstrable track record of success · Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills with a strong focus on customer care and retention · Candidate will have the ability to work on their own initiative, while contributing significantly and enthusiastically to the successful running of our aftersales operations. · Be computer literate with strong organisational skills · Be self motivated, hard-working, and dedicated to achieving high standards and results The successful candidates will be offered a generous benefits package reflecting the importance of the position and commensurate with their experience. For the successful applicant we are offering secure, permanent positions in a company, committed to growth and continuous training and development. If you are interested in any of these positions and believe you can make a significant contribution to our business please apply by forwarding your CV below.