BMW STOCK CONTROLLER
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Description

 

The most innovative automotive brand in the world needs a dealer network that shares the same outlook and values and strives to be number one. How do we achieve this? Through the people we employ. 

As a BMW Stock Controller you will be committed to achieving excellence in everything you do and have the ability to inspire the same from your team. This role will see you effectively maintain, order and control the availability of vehicle stock to optimise potential sales.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will play a hands on role in the sales department to ensure departmental profitability and outstanding customer service.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with Maths

 

Advantageous Requirements:

Advanced computer literacy (i.e. Oasis, Focus Pro, Kerridge)

Sales and/or Administration experience within the Motor Dealership Industry

Computer literate (Office suite)

Key Working Relationships:

Internally: Financial Manager, Sales Manager and Service Manager

Externally: Banks, trade-buyers and BMW SA, and Dealer Network

Source all vehicles for customers (new car stock controller):

 

  • Gather accurate vehicle order specifications (i.e. colour, trim, options etc.)

  • Locate specified vehicle within desired timeframe (according to customer needs)

  • Review stock availability and sourcing de-allocated vehicles from camp stock

  • Provide continuous progress report feedback to sales executive 

  • Ensure delivered vehicle is without any damage (if damaged – advise sales executive, vehicle transport company)

Load all vehicle information as stock

  • Accurately complete all invoicing

  • Load all sourced vehicles on BMW System (Auto line/Kerridge)

  • Open dealership orders (i.e. PDI, fuel ect.) on Auto line

  • Ensure vehicles are booked into workshop for uploads (i.e. PDI, specifications etc.)

  • Do monthly stock allocation from BMW SA

Capture warranties on all new/demo and courtesy vehicles

  • Capture vehicle warranties accurately and load onto BMW System (Focus Pro) within 48 hours of delivery

  • File warranty certificate

  • Responsible for the timeous and accurate registration of all new / demo and courtesy vehicles

Manage dealership floor plan for new, demo and courtesy vehicles and pay all new vehicles invoiced by BMW SA

  • Ensure adequate understanding of all interest free time periods on dealership vehicles

  • Ensure all vehicles are correctly invoiced

  • Do accurate stock reconciliation at specified time intervals and provide feedback to FM

  • Follow up on payment progress

  • Generate quotes for all new vehicles on BMW Commercial Finance System

  • Ensure adequate understanding of relevant interest  rates

  • Ensure vehicle payments are settled before attracting interest

 

 

Responsible for registration and licensing documents of new and demonstration vehicles

 

  • Accurately capture all vehicle information

  • Order number plates

  • Ensure settlements of trade-inns are to be done on time as per valid settlement letter

  • Request Natis documents for vehicles settled

  • Insure all trade-ins are Dealer stocked

  • Ensure al VAT is declared on all vehicles

  • Ensure new and demo vehicles are collected within specified time period

 

Responsible for invoices to banks and other institutions 

  • Make sure all documentation is correctly gathered and prepared for sales manager’s sign off

  • Ensure accuracy of OTP and accurate costing of invoice

  • Follow up on claims (i.e. assistance claims, duty refunds, delivery fees etc.)

Attend weekly sales meetings

  • Discuss all current/potential vehicle sales

  • Discuss sales activities and closing ratios

  • Discuss weekly sales projections and targets.

  • Discuss CSI and SCSI results and potential action plans

  • Discuss potential marketing initiatives