• General Manager

    Requisition ID
    2018-1436
    # of Openings
    1
    Location Name
    Longo Toyota of Prosper
    Location
    US-TX-Prosper
    Division
    Leadership & Executives
  • Overview

    We are looking for a General Manager for our newest dealership, Longo Toyota of Prosper.  The ideal candidate is a proven leader in automobile sales and service and will be responsible to plan, motivate, and coordinate the activities of the team.   The General Manager must also have effective people management skills, ability to use sound business judgement and uphold our Penske Way values while taking on the responsibility and accountability for customer retention and the profitability of each department in the dealership. 

     

    Penske Motor Group (“PMG”) is the shared services entity for an industry-leading, privately owned group of five automotive dealerships in California and Texas. The group includes Longo Toyota (the largest dealership in the world) and Longo Lexus, both on the same campus (El Monte, CA - 14 miles East of Los Angeles). It also includes Lexus of Stevens Creek (San Jose, CA), Mercedes-Benz of Marin (San Rafael, CA), and Longo Toyota of Prosper (Prosper, TX - just North of Dallas). In total, we employ almost 1,300 employees. PMG’s business office is located on the Longo campus.

     

    We want someone with the ability to grow with the company, the capacity to transition to Platform Management responsible for multiple points as PMG expands our footprint in Texas.   We want someone committed to maintaining PMG’s reputation as one of the best places to work for, as proven by our over 90% “recommend a friend” and 98% CEO approval ratings on Glassdoor. We love our team members; want to take care of them, and we are looking for a frontrunner who will champion this mission.

     

     

    Responsibilities

     Embracing the following responsibilities and duties:

    • Provide enthusiastic and effective leadership to develop highly productive and loyal employees
    • Design, review and approve compensation plans for all employees
    • Hold regularly scheduled managers meetings to ensure that every department is operating efficiently and profitably
    • Hire, train, and motivate all dealership department managers
    • Lead and direct the performance of all dealership department managers
    • Plan dealership operations for the coming year and submits to the company for approval
    • Meet with the COO, CFO, Controller/office manager monthly or as needed to review departmental forecasts for consistency with the annual forecast
    • Meet with managers individually to develop monthly and annual financial and strategic goals and objectives; and to review performance versus budgets/goals
    • Monitor the daily operating control, recommending improved courses of action where necessary
    • Provide company with accurate reports on the financial condition of the dealership
    • Ensure that the monthly financial statement is complete, accurate, and submitted on time to relevant parties
    • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with lending institutions and manufacturer personnel
    • Communicate management policies and procedures to all team members and ensure that they are understood and followed
    • Review all requests for training, approve those which are appropriate and consistent with the dealership's goals for professional/technical ability and advancement, and monitor their effectiveness
    • Coordinate with the business office to ensure that records and analyses are maintained accurately
    • Develop marketing strategies and assists in creating effective, cost-efficient advertising programs
    • Resolve any customer complaints that department managers are unable to rectify

     

    Qualifications

    • 4 years minimum experience as an Automobile Dealership General Manager or equivalent history of combined education and professional accomplishments
    • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field
    • Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, be highly organized, ability to work independently, action oriented, see big vision and collaborative with all levels of organization
    • Proven leadership and change management skills to direct performance of Team Members and achieve desired results
    • Must have a valid sales & driver’s license and maintain an acceptable and safe driving record

     

    Why Penske Motor Group

    The #1 Toyota Dealer in the USA is now in Texas! 


    Penske Motor Group, PMG, owns and operates Toyota, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz automobile dealerships in Southern and Northern California, and now in Prosper, Texas.


    Headquartered in El Monte, CA, PMG's flagship store, Longo Toyota, is the world's largest dealership and the #1 Toyota retailer in the U.S. since 1967 with a diverse workforce speaking over 40 languages and dialects. Longo Lexus serves as the #1 Lexus dealership in the Western U.S. since 1990 and Lexus of Stevens Creek, located in San Jose, CA is the #1 volume luxury retailer in Northern California. Mercedes-Benz of Marin, located in San Rafael, CA is a repeat recipient of the Best of the Best dealership award for excellence in sales, guest satisfaction, and service quality, presented only to the top 15% of dealers in the Mercedes-Benz retail network.

     

    PMG’s mission is to deliver amazing guest experiences that create lifetime partnerships.

     

    PMG employs over 1,200 team members across its locations in California and Texas.

     

    Our team strives to be your automotive dealer of choice for sales, service, parts, and collision repair. But we won’t stop there. Community partnerships are also very important to us. With our goal to make a difference in the cities we live and operate.


    Longo Toyota of Prosper is a new 61,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility on a 15-acre site along US-380, just west of the Dallas North Tollway.

    We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team!
    Are you eager, well-rounded, and ambitious?
    Do you value exceptional guest service?
    Are you ready for the new adventure in your career?
    Then apply with us today!

     

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