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Transport / Logistics / Drivers / Purchasing

Permanent / Full Time

Position : Buyer/Valuer

Location : Melbourne

The Company  
A car dealership located in East Melbourne. Our client is a dynamic company with great company culture, providing a wonderful working experience for their employees.

The Position
An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Used Car Buyer / Valuer. As the primary source for used car vehicle stock, you will collaborate with the sales management team to optimize the stock mix and purchases for a high turnover and profitable inventory. Sourcing stock from a diverse network of channels is a key aspect of this role. A minimum of 20 retail used vehicle purchases per month, with guidance and approval from the Head of Vehicle Sales and Buying, is expected. Additionally, the Used Car Buyer/Valuer will support the sales department by occasionally selling retail motor vehicles on-site. Flexibility to assist in various business activities when other team members are absent is also required. A 5-day week with a rostered Saturday, where a Saturday is worked an RDO is provided.

The Role
The role includes (but not limited to):

  • Purchase a minimum of 20 retail used vehicles per month in collaboration with the Head of Vehicle Sales and Buying, while adhering to company targets and objectives.
  • Source vehicles from a diverse range of channels and suppliers.
  • Negotiate with private sellers, suppliers, and dealers to secure competitive prices for the vehicles.
  • Evaluate the condition of the vehicles and determine their market value based on relevant data and inspection reports.
  • Ensure all vehicle purchases are conducted in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Support the sales department by occasionally selling retail motor vehicles onsite.
  • Assist in other areas of the business when required, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability.

The Candidate 
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated success in a Used Car Buying/Valuer role.
  • Strong customer service experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Solid business acumen, including strategic and operational planning.
  • Financial acumen, including budgeting and expense tracking.
  • Process-driven and proactive with strong initiative.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and achieve set targets.
  • Highly self-motivated, resilient, and problem-solving oriented.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to build rapport with customers.
  • Proficiency in DMS (Dealership Management System) and Google Suite.
  • Valid driver’s licence.

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