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Dealer Operational Excellence Manager

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Last Updated Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60666

Company: Doosan Corp

Job Information

The position will be responsible for leading activities specific to dealership profitability, market development strategies as well as a heavy focus on dealership rental.  Also included will be a focus on analyzing dealer’s performance metrics, vast experience in dealership operational best practices and experience in succession planning practices and guidelines.   

This position can be located in any city within the United States that is accessible to major airports.

Role & Responsibility

Drive Dealership Profitability

  • The individual will have dealer profitability responsibility specifically to assist with the dealer rental strategy in communicating and teaching dealers “best practices”, benchmarking, and forecasting rental.  Another responsibility will be to assist in developing tools, programs, and resources to enable dealers in maximizing absorption rates and driving profitability.
  • The individual should have past experience in the high level management of the parts and service components of an equipment dealership or similar.  This includes metric and profitability accountability.
  • The individual should have past experience at analyzing equipment business operations and identifying / implementing action plans to drive improved results.
  • Analyze income statements and balance sheets and make recommendations on areas of risk and profitability improvement.
  • Develop, implement, and support programs that assist dealers in improving operations and providing a consistent high level interaction with customers.
  • The position will require presentation skills through periodic field trainings, dealer meetings, region meetings, planning tools and marketing materials.
  • The position will require vast previous experience in the management of multi-faceted rental fleets of at least $10M in total fleet size.
  • The position will require vast previous experience in the management of dealer operations to profit and loss goals.
  • Develop and execute strategy relative to channel development.
  • Support any additional actions that further drive growth and improvement in the Rental, Parts, and Service aspects of the dealership as well as channel growth
Job Requirement
  • Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Marketing
  • Experience Required: 7>10 years
  • Travel Required: > 50% (must be able to travel on 4-6 Sundays a year)
  • Knowledge of financial accounting and past forecasting experience
  • Past responsibility in managing income statements and balance sheets
  • Past operations experience in managing compact and heavy equipment
  • Customer relations skills and relationship building
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)

The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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