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Automotive General Manager Ford Experience

Company: Southern Automotive Group
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLarge Automotive Dealership seeking a General Manager / Store Operator.Relocation assistance is available for the right candidateThis is a six-figure + potential positionFord Experience a PlusThe automotive dealership operator ensures the profitability of the dealership by overseeing the various departments which include variable operations (sales & financing), fixed operations (service & parts), and the business office (accounting & administration). Duties include, but certainly not limited to, planning, motivating and coordinating the dealership's management through leadership and solid business practices.Job Duties

  • Hiring all management positions, completing performance evaluations regularly and developing short and long-term goals for each department manager (includes administrative, sales, parts, collision and service departments).
  • Planning and developing short and long-term goals and objectives annually, and submitting time projections to corporate management for approval.
  • Effectively communicating with the comptroller/office manager on a weekly basis to review departmental forecasts and ensure consistency with annual projections.
  • Paying close attention to daily operations, recommending and creating improved courses of action where necessary.
  • Explaining the policies and procedures of the dealership to all employees and following up with employees to ensure that these issues are understood and followed.
  • Overseeing the monthly financial statement to ensure it is complete, accurate and submitted on time to the management/dealership owners.
  • Coordinating with the business/administrative office to ensure that records and analyses are correctly maintained.
  • Creating a good working relationship with lending institutions and manufacturer personnel and maintaining these relationships.
  • Coordinating regular meetings with the managers of each department to ensure their profitability and efficiency.
  • Overseeing the hiring and training of all department managers.
  • Maintaining an enthusiastic attitude to build positive employee attitudes and morale.
  • Overseeing and maintaining compensation plans for all employees.
  • Providing dealership management with weekly reports on the financial condition of the dealership.
  • Creating cost-effective advertising programs and merchandising strategies for the dealership.
  • Focusing on any customer complaints that department managers are unable to rectify and taking the necessary steps to resolve these complaints.Job Requirements
    • Dealership Operators must have multiple years experience in Sales, Service, and F&I. Experience in other dealership departments is a plus.
    • They must have strong leadership and organizational skills, and the ability to understand profit and loss statements and manage a large, diverse staff.
    • must possess strong communication skills to deal with customers, employees and vendors.
    • Managers are required to stay abreast of the federal, state, and local regulations affecting their operations and comply with them, including hazardous waste disposal and OSHA Right-to-Know regulations. Also they must provide the necessary training on regulations and ethical practices.

Keywords: Southern Automotive Group, Augusta , Automotive General Manager Ford Experience, Executive , Augusta, Georgia

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