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Automotive Service Manager

Company: Hudson Nissan of North Charleston
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Hudson Nissan of North Charleston, a Hudson Automotive Company, is now hiring for Service Manager.This is a unique opportunity to join the leadership of a top-performing fixed operations department, ranking 4th out of over 1,100 Nissan stores nationwide in total monthly customer pay, service, and parts sales. Our dealership has received numerous Nissan global awards for excellence, sold over 35,000 vehicles in the market, and our total monthly fixed gross revenues exceed $700,000 monthly.YOU should have: a proven track record of success & high achievement as a service manager with excellent CSI, and ready to take that next step in your career up to a world-class dealership operation.TOP COMPENSATION and excellent career advancement opportunities for top-performing candidates.Hudson Automotive is a third-generation, family-owned and operated business proudly serving customers with all their automotive needs. Founded in 1948, Hudson Automotive has grown from a single location in Providence, KY to a multistate, multi-franchise organization with 39 dealerships and more than 2,600 employees throughout South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee.What we offer: Life Insurance Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance 401k Paid Vacation/Holidays Paid Training Employee development through training and advancement opportunities Employee discounts on products & services Balanced work scheduleWhat you will do: Runs an efficient and profitable service department through productive staffing, customer retention, cost controls, achievement of objectives, and maintenance of all service records. Ensures that the daily inventory of technician's time is consistently sold to service customers. Forecasts goals and objectives for the department and strives to meet them. Hires, trains, motivates, counsels, and monitors the performance of all service department staff. Prepares and administers an annual operating budget for the service department. Maintains reporting systems required by general management and the factory. Attends managers' meetings. Monitors and controls the performance of the department using appropriate reports, tracking systems, and surveys. Strives for harmony and teamwork within the department and with all other departments. Develops and implements a marketing plan which promotes new and repeat business. Understands, keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that affect service operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc. Understands and ensures compliance with manufacturer warranty and policy procedures Directs and schedules the activities of all department employees Facilitates and/or conducts technical training and sends employees to appropriate training schools as needed. Monitors technicians' daily productivity reports and corresponding payroll records. Monitors and follows up on parts orders with the parts manager to ensure availability. Initials all repair orders before submitting them to the warranty department, monitoring for sales and hours relative to expectations. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with customers to encourage repeat and referral business. Informs repair technicians of time allowances on each repair order. Maintains high-quality service repairs and minimizes comebacks. Conducts periodic spot checks of completed jobs for thoroughness and quality. Keeps abreast of new equipment and tools available and recommends purchases. Ensures that the work areas and customer waiting areas are kept clean. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with vocational and technical schools to enhance personnel recruitment activities. Serves as liaison with factory representatives. Ensures the proper care, storage, and inventory of special tools. Ensures that customers' service files are up-to-date and readily available for reference. Ensures that all customers are greeted promptly and given fair estimates on costs and time required for repairs and maintenance. Prepares pricing guides and maintenance menus for frequent labor operations. Handles customer complaints immediately and according to dealership's guidelines. Establishes and maintains 24-hour follow-up with all customers to confirm satisfaction with the service experience.Our dealerships have been repeatedly recognized for outstanding customer service and have received Toyota's President's Award, Nissan's Global Award, Ford's President's Award, and the Honda President's Award for their dedication to excellence. In 2019, Hudson Automotive was voted Best Places to Work in South Carolina.We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local lawsJob Type: Full-timePay: $300,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Professional development assistance Relocation assistance Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shift Holidays Monday to Friday Overtime Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Bonus pay Commission payWork Location: One location

Keywords: Hudson Nissan of North Charleston, Charleston , Automotive Service Manager, Executive , Charleston, South Carolina

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