District Parts & Service Manager (Baltimore)

Date: Sep 20, 2023

Location: McLean, VA, US, 22102

Company: Hyundai Motor America

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The District Parts & Service Manager serves as the liaison between Hyundai Motor America and the Hyundai dealerships. This person works to improve dealer performance in the areas of vehicle sales, customer retention, and profitability.  The DPSM communicates, implements, and assists dealers through programs, policies and procedures, which develop and promote well –managed, profitable parts and service departments.  Candidate must be able to analyze dealer parts & service operations, identify deficiencies and recommend corrective actions to ensure dealer provides proper Hyundai brand image while improving dealer profitability.

Major Responsibilities

~ Regularly contact dealers to communicate, implement and administer HMA programs, policies and procedures. 

~ Monitor and advise dealer and regional management of dealer’s performance/adherence to policies and procedures in such areas of Parts Sales, Parts Inventory Control, Fixed Operations Training, Warranty Administration, Consumer Affairs, Customer Satisfaction, etc.

~ Communicate HMA assigned objectives and work with dealers to insure progress towards attainment of objectives.

~ Provide technical support as required to verify vehicle operating issues; warranty repair procedures and customer concerns.

~ Provide feedback to HMA in written reports.

~ Monitor dealer performance with respect to the HMA dealer agreement.

~ Provide recommendations on operational improvements to Dealer and dealership managers, which maximize customer satisfaction, customer retention, operational effectiveness, market penetration, and dealer parts and service profitability.

~ Ensure consistent training attendance and participation at regional and satellite training classes.

Major Responsibilities (continued)

~ Work through dealers to implement processes that improve Customer Satisfaction and manage the resolution of customer complaints within an assigned district;

~ Meet with customers as required to resolve concerns;

~ Maximize Parts & Accessory Sales in assigned district;

~ Administer HMA Goodwill funds to improve Customer Satisfaction and increase re-purchase intent.

~ Represent Hyundai Motor America in Better Business Bureau, State Lemon Law cases; assist corporate attorneys in developing the company’s case and position;

~ Special projects and assignments.

~ Extensive overnight travel required.


~ Quickly identify areas of deficiencies in the Parts and Service departments and make reasonable suggestions for corrective action

~ Analyze technical concerns as needed and authorize repairs within Hyundai policies and procedures for both warranty and goodwill expenses

~ Authorize discretionary spending for parts expenses that fall into a goodwill type of situation

~ Evaluate situations involving customer disputes/concerns and approve the appropriate level of financial assistance to resolve the concern in the best interest of both the customer and Hyundai Motor America.


~ Must be a high school graduate
~ Bachelor’s degree preferred
~ Master’s degree a plus

Related Experience

~ Five to seven years of experience of which at least three years of directly related wholesale experience in automotive.

~  Retail experience a plus

~  Industry Knowledge – Automotive Retail

~ Demonstrates a sound understanding of automotive dealership sales/service/parts operations and financial services; uses knowledge and experience to improve operational performance


~ Strong written and oral communication skills, competent PC user, Proficient in the use of Windows based software applications including Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point.

~ Problem Solving: Uses qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to solve difficult problems; suggests and tests well-reasoned solutions.

~ Customer Service Skills: Seeks to understand customer needs and expectations; understands the customer’s position, develops and implements solutions to meet the customer needs; looks for opportunities to become involved.

~ Business and Financial Literacy: Demonstrates sound fundamental understanding of business concepts that impact the success and profitability of the organization; understands the implications of key financial indicators; uses financial information to assess the impact or viability of alternative actions.

~ Organizational/Planning Skills: Able to apply the methods used to control multiple projects including documentation, prioritizing, tracking, follow-up and follow-through.

~ Negotiation/Problem Resolution Skills: Builds relationships: demonstrates integrity and trustworthiness brings conflicts and disagreements into the open and effectively negotiates a resolution; is persuasive and thinks well in impromptu situations. Maintains stability of performance under pressure; reacts well to emergencies; maintains positive composure and confidence in adverse situations.

~ Performance/Results Focused: Drives for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure; persists despite obstacles: tracks and prioritizes work; sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works hard to achieve them; maintains stability of performance under pressure

Certification Required

~ N/A

Physical Requirements

Normal office duties
Travel: 75% - 100%

Work Model





$56,700.00 - $116,000.00 Annual


Actual pay will be based on skills, experience and education. Our total rewards package includes base salary, bonus and benefits. Benefits include healthcare insurance (medical/prescription, dental, vision), 401(k) company match, a quarterly employer enhanced contribution, basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability, employee assistance program (work/life balance programs and confidential counseling), expert medical services (provider referrals, second opinion), business travel accident insurance, health advocacy (coordinate care and services, assistance with claim and billing issues, understanding Hyundai benefits), annual discretionary bonus, accrued vacation pay, company provided sick pay, vehicle lease program (monthly fee includes insurance and maintenance).


Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC