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Used Car Managers oversee staff selling used vehicles. Typical work responsibilities listed on a Used Car Manager resume include managing car inventories, attaining sales objectives, recruiting and training employees, solving customer complaints, closing deals, and preparing sales reports. Employers select resumes showcasing used car market expertise, computer competencies, excellent communication and negotiation skills, a clean driving record, and leadership. Some candidates hold a college degree in a relevant area, although a high school diploma is sufficient for this role.

1

General Sales Manager, Used Car Manager

Responsible for forecast goals and objectives for sales, gross revenue, and key expenses on a monthly and annual basis. Hired, trained, and motivated all New and Used sales employees and monitored their performance. Maintained all vehicle inventories and appraised all incoming used vehicles.

  • Directly responsible for an over 20% increase in total vehicle sales per year - 1800 vehicles sold per year average during the 1980s increased to 2200 vehicles sold per year average during the 1990s.
  • Courageously implemented proven procedures to increase Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) to one of the highest in the Los Angeles Zone for an E-size volume dealership.
  • Achieved one of Chryslers top ten dealers in the Los Angeles zone during the 1990s
  • Promptly Achieved and Maintained dealership's Five-Star status with Daimler-Chrysler from programs inception.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
2

Finance Director / Used Car Manager

Recruited to take leadership of three stores, reviewing credit of deals, structuring loans and obtaining customer approval. Work seamlessly with banks to arrive at deals profitable to the dealership. Team with customers to rebuild credit and secure the best interest rate possible. Oversee two assistants in finance to assist with structuring loans with lenders. Maintain excellent relationships with more than 30 lending institutions to ensure clean and complete deals. Facilitate ongoing staff training.

  • Currently recording more than $200,000K of profit each month running a team of 10 used-car sales professionals.
  • Winner of every contest offered in 2009 and 2010 by Wells Fargo.
  • Recognized as the Top Finance Director in the Midwest in 2009 and 2010 based on increase in volume and no chargeback's or repos.
  • Ran over $1,000 a copy and generated more than a million-dollars in profit in 2009 and 2010; efforts key in asking to take over Used Car Manager leadership in 2010.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
3

Internet Manager / Assistant Used Car Manager

As the Internet Manager my main responsibility was to facilitate the sales of automobiles to prospects who contacted the dealer via the Internet. To do so, I maintained the dealer website, promoted the dealership online, managed the export of inventory to various digital marketplaces, and directed a team of 5-6 salespeople. I also had broad IT related responsibilities, including new workstation setup, troubleshooting and repair, basic networking, malicious software removal, network phone setup, graphic design and training employees to effectively use the dealer's CRM software. As the Assistant Used Car Manager, my role revolved around managing the reconditioning process of used car inventory, and effective merchandising of used cars to facilitate internet sales.

  • From 2008 to 2013, increased the Internet Sales Department's monthly sales average from 8 to 75.
  • Directed the design of the current website, including the layout, content and color pallet.
  • Created custom graphics.
  • Utilizing Search Engine Optimization, improved the dealership's search engine rankings. Achieved #1 ranking on Google for 30+ relevant search terms and 1st page ranking for 189 search terms.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
4

Used Car Manager/finance Manager

Managed team of twelve used car salesmen. Held daily training sessions with sales staff. Maximized profit on car deals.

  • Led Used Vehicle department to number one certified vehicle dealer standing in Honda's southwest zone in 2002
  • Promoted to F&I Producer in April 2003
  • Maintained a per retail average of over $1,300
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Sales
5

New Car Manager/new Truck Manager/used Car Manager/finance Manager

Managed sales staff of 10-15 sales people. Inventory control. Vehicle ordering and dealer trades. Oversaw reconditioning of used cars. Department forecasting and planning. Closed deals. Trained sales staff. Secured financing for customers. Sold extended service contracts, life insurance, disability insurance, gap coverage, and window etching. Ensured that all paperwork was properly completed for motor vehicle department as well as lending institutions. Set goals for product penetration.

  • Increased new car department from 40 units per month to over 80 units per month.
  • Increased truck department from 90 units per month to over 140 units per month.
  • Maintained dealership standards for gross profit and C.S.I..
  • Increased sales volume in used car department as well as learned comprehensive working knowledge of used car department operations.
  • Consistently led finance department in dollars per copy average while maintaining dealership standards for disclosure and C.S.I.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Leadership Training
6

Used Car Manager

  • Hired, trained, supervised, and motivated staff of five salesmen.
  • Appraised trade-in vehicles, supervised reconditioning and detailing, oversaw purchasing contracts.
  • Regulated inventory and implemented advertising and marketing plans to increase profitability.
  • Conceived and executed new hire plan which resulted in an increased sales volume of 60-65 cars per month or an approximate 35% increase.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
7

Used Car Manager

  • Hired, trained, supervised, and motivated staff of five salesmen.
  • Appraised trade-in vehicles, supervised reconditioning and detailing, oversaw purchasing contracts.
  • Regulated inventory and implemented advertising and marketing plans to increase profitability.
  • Conceived and executed new hire plan which resulted in an increased sales volume of 60-65 cars per month or an approximate 35% increase.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
8

General Manager and Used Car Manager

Directed all daily operations of dealership including Sales, Finance, Service and Parts.

  • Recruited, hired, trained, motivated and supervised staff.
  • Handled business with vendors, banks, advertisers and factory representatives on a daily basis.
  • Resolved customer issues ensuring customer loyalty.
  • Responsible for achieving monthly, quarterly and annual sales and revenue goals.
  • Actively engaged in Sales Department: desking, appraising and closing customers.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Used Car Manager

After the three months I increased gross profits from $1,008,000 to $ 1,280,000.

  • This position was a new position created to improve the used car operation of all of the Classic Auto Stores.
  • Took over a struggling used car department and increased sales from 40
  • Units per month to 100 units per month, and increase gross profits for $1,500 per car to $2,500 per car.
  • After a buy sell arrangement of Spitzer Ford by the Classic Auto Group I had to step back into sales because the new ownership did not retain any management staff. I was the only sales employee still retained.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Assistant General Sales Manager/used Car Manager

Improved used vehicle gross PUUR $500

  • Increased used car volume by 30%
  • Primary desk person for a dealership selling 2000 new and used vehicles per year
  • Maintained consistent level of volume for districts #1 Chrysler Jeep Dealership
  • Developed dealership to be #1 in sales effectiveness for the state of New York
  • Consistent zone leader in customer satisfaction
  • Developed a highly profitable used car department with rapid turnover
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Accounting & Automotive Marketing

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