Retail Assistant Manager -- Kauffman Tire -- Albany POSITION DETAIL
Title Retail Assistant Manager -- Kauffman Tire -- Albany
Kauffman Tire
Employment Type
Location Albany
Depends upon Skills and Experience
1018 Pine Avenue, Albany, Ga 31701
Posted Date April 21, 2014
Company Website

Kauffman Tire Today
Family owned and operated since 1936, Kauffman Tire is a leader in the industry in our retail, wholesale, commercial and E-commerce divisions. We are looking for individuals with a strong work ethic, positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit to join us in our continued growth and success.Our expansive business model provides employment opportunity to people of all educational and professional backgrounds, with an abundance of opportunity for career advancement within the company.
As of December 2012, Kauffman Tire operates over 50 retail centers in Georgia and Florida, four commercial centers in northeast Ohio, fourteen wholesale centers in seven states, and an E-commerce division, Tread Depot.

Our support center is in Atlanta, Georgia, where we have been headquartered since 1975.

As the Retail Assistant Manager, your primary function is to sell tire units, preventative maintenance services and any other product or service we offer. You are accountable for helping customers select the best product and or service for their vehicle, and for providing the greatest level of customer service to every individual in the store. Most importantly, you are responsible for ensuring the customer leaves with a safe vehicle, in accordance to Kauffman Tire, RMA and other manufacturer standards. The successful assistant manager is able to consistently provide excellent customer service, drive sales, and further develop their own product knowledge.

The following is a representative list of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
-- Greet customers with a smile and a helpful attitude
-- Carefully listen to the customer with regard to request or issue
-- Promptly arrange for vehicle service or repair action
-- Develop a repair estimate based upon the technician's diagnosis
-- Monitor service/repair action and inform customer of progress
-- Generate invoices and handle payment transactions (cash, point-of-sale, or electronic payment media)
-- Perform customer follow-up courtesy call to ensure delivery met expectations
-- Perform marketing activities such as networking, calling upon businesses for fleet servicing, and promotions to existing and new clientele
-- Assist shop management in maintaining appropriate inventory levels, including the purchase of parts and materials
-- Perform administrative functions in support of management
-- May be required to assist in diagnosis and repairs of vehicles, including tire changing
-- Perform general shop housekeeping
  Post high school degree or coursework desired
  Previous retail experience
  Automotive technical knowledge a plus
  Ability to work well under pressure and deadlines
  Excellent motivator and team player
  Excellent communication and organizational skills
  Exceptional customer service skills
  Point-of-sale and electronic payment media skills desired
  Certain positions may require a current driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record or driving history.
  Impressive work ethic
  401(k) Savings Plan
  Long Term Disability Insurance
  Business Travel Accident Insurance
  Advancement Opportunities