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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 17, 2021
  • Scania is a leading supplier of solutions and services for sustainable transport, as well as engines for industrial applications and power generation.
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    Parts Manager

    Job Description

    Reports To: Services Manager

    Organization Structure: After-Sales Department

    Job Summary:

    The main responsibility of the Parts Manager is to manage and develop the parts business in a cost efficient and profitable way for the company. The Parts Manager is responsible for coordinating a healthy stock level that meets the needs of customers and the workshops, and contributes to a profitable business with well-defined targets.

    Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

    To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, following defined and updated standards and guidelines. These duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Developing and implementing the parts strategy to maximize on profitability within the parts business.
    • Managing and running the parts operations of the company in a commercial way. 
    • Fulfilling both internal and external customer needs and expectations, with the right parts delivered at the right time, maximizing uptime for the customers and profitability for the company.
    • Leading, motivating and managing the parts team in delivering high-quality results and timely service to the company.
    • Setting the agenda for standardized work methods and improvement activities and managing resources within the department.
    • Ensuring the transfer of best practices within the department.

    Core Values:

    Scania’s six Core Values apply to all positions:

    Customer first              Respect for the individual         Elimination of waste

    Determination              Team spirit                                     Integrity

    Leadership Principles:

    Scania’s Leadership Principles, which support our common way of thinking about leadership, also applies to this role:

    • Co-ordinate but work independently – take responsibility
    • Work with details and understand the context
    • Act now – think long term
    • Build know-how through continuous learning
    • Stimulate commitment through involvement
    • Use deviations as a basis for improvements
    • Dare to try – manage the risks


    To perform the job successfully, an individual should also demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Leadership skills
    • Team management
    • Product and service knowledge
    • Communication
    • Customer service
    • Time management
    • Team collaboration
    • Results oriented

    Desirable Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Prior experience in a similar role in the automotive industry is preferred
    • Superior product and service knowledge
    • Managerial and leadership experience

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Scania East Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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