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The Dilawri Group is one of Winnipeg’s largest groups of Automotive retailers.

With over 400 employees, we have consistently adhered to a number of unwritten, common sense and value-driven principles that have provided the framework for our organization’s philosophy – TEAM BEATS WITH ONE HEART.

Terms such as honesty, integrity and customer focused best describe our team members and our way of doing business.


 
The Dilawri Group Team
Ashok Dilawri, Owner
The Dilawri Group Team

What can you bring to us?

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to succeed
  • Self-motivation and a passion for customer service
  • Sensitivity toward customers and a strong interest in exceeding expectations
  • Respect, honesty and integrity

What can we offer you?

  • Career advancement based on performance (internal promotions within the Group)
  • Unlimited income potential and comprehensive benefits package
  • Extraordinary in-house and factory training
  • A respectful and challenging workplace
  • An environment to excel in every aspect of your professional and personal life
  • Named as a Best Small/Medium Employer in Canada for 2013
  • For the fifth year in a row, named as one of the Top 50 Employers in Canada for 2013.

Set Your Career in Motion

The Dilawri Group is one of Manitoba’s premier auto retail destination. Imagine 7 dealerships, encompassing 5 different manufacturers within the Waverly Automall, North Winnipeg (on McPhillips) and West Portage near the perimeter.

Now add several related businesses, including credit and leasing services, collision repairs, The Dilawri Group provides one of the greatest breadth of products and services of any dealer group in the province. Another reason why, for nearly 25 years, Winnipeggers considering a career in the auto retail sector choose The Dilawri Group.

 
The Dilawri Group
Special training session with Jim Morris
The annual Dilawri Group children

An inclusive, positive environment for career growth

Our reputation for honesty, integrity and outstanding customer service is built on mutual respect. Regular team-building exercises and social events create an atmosphere of camaraderie. Furthermore it’s our policy to promote from within. Team Members receive preferential treatment for promotions before the company considers hiring from outside.

 
The Dilawri Group helping Habitat for Humanity
The Dilawri Group at Folklorama
The Dilawri Group supporting the Chinese Mid Autumn Festival

Community Appreciation

For nearly 25 years, The Dilawri Group has been deeply involved in community events. We support local educators, hire apprentices, summer and co-op students. And we encourage staff to give back to local charities, supporting their efforts in our many businesses.

Join a Winning Team

In a nationwide employee-driven survey run by AON Hewitt, the Dilawri Automotive Group was named 2013 Best Small and Medium Employer in Canada as well as being awarded for the fifth year in a row, One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

The Dilawri Group Awards

 

If you are interested joining a winning team, please click here to apply online.

Our Current Job Openings

  • GAS Performance - Installer

    The Dilawri Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is a family owned organization that believes in strong quality, integrity, and teamwork, with a great opportunity for an Installer with GAS Performance, located in the Waverly Auto Mall

    If you enjoy working in an automotive setting, using your hands and have an interest installing automotive accessories, then we have the position for you!

    The Role:

    • Installing 12-volt electrical accessories
    • Installing remote starters and alarms

    Skill and Effort:

    • Excellent listening and communication skills
    • Good judgement and patience
    • Mechanical aptitude

    The Ideal Candidate:

    • High School diploma
    • Familiarity with automotive accessories
    • General understanding of basic 12-volt automotive wiring
    • Attention to detail
    • The ability to manage and consistently meet deadlines and targets
    • Team-oriented

    Please apply in writing to this position, including a cover letter and resume to hr@Dilawri.net. We thank all those who apply, but only those who meet our criteria will be contacted.

  • Automax - Sales Manager

    At The Dilawri Group, we know service excellence is built on our employees. We recognize that you are a unique individual and understand you value benefits and rewards that provide flexibility, choice and control. After 25 years in the Automotive Business that is why we continue to be one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies as well as one of 2013’s Best Small and Medium Employers.

    We’re looking for a Sales Manager to join our Automax team and take your career to the next level in a progressive company with opportunities.

    The Sales Manager organizes, motivates and leads the dealership sales team.  Responsible for the combined performance of the team and for making sure that everyone within the team reaches the targets set.  Sets the targets or receives them from the General Manager.  Operates incentive programs that motivate members of the team to reach or exceed sales targets.  Observes behaviors and performance of sales team and trains/coaches as needed.  Manages pre-owned sales and customer relations.  Prepares and delivers sales materials.  Designs, develops, supervises and attends promotional opportunities.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manages sales efforts, including design and implementation of the sales process, activities of Sales Consultants, vehicle price negotiation, and monitoring of retail performance.
    • Develops and supervises the preparation, production and delivery of sales materials, displays and promotional programs; prepares for and attends conferences, meetings and other local promotional opportunities. Provides and maintains an environment that ensures competitive product knowledge development.
    • Develops and maintains procedures for customer relationship management including customer reception, hand-off to the business office and to the service department and new vehicle PDI and delivery procedures. Implements single contract customer concern management process. Deals personally with all important customers and issues.
    • Develops and maintain working relationships with other departments to ensure customer relationships management consistency including the service department, part department and business office. Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems related to transactions handled by the Dealership.
    • Participates in the development of operating goals and objectives for the dealership; recommends, implements and administers methods, incentives and procedures to enhance operations.
    • Assists in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitors expenditures.
    • Keep abreast with what competitors are doing. Analyzes and appraises the effectiveness of sales, methods, costs and results; approves display content and costs.
    • Maintain and monitors records and reports; maintain vehicle transportation (shipping/receiving) and order fulfillment functions to ensure timely customer delivery.

    Qualifications

    • Post-secondary education an asset

    • 5-10 years’ progressive auto sales experience

    • Solid sales and administration background

    • Knowledge of marketing and finance

    • Supervisor experience

    The Ideal Candidate

    • Strong leadership & motivational aptitude

    • Solid organization and multi-tasking capabilities

    • Sound decision making ability

    • Excellent listening and communication skills

    • Effective administrative and management expertise

    • Manual dexterity for typing / keyboarding

    • Computer literate

    If you feel, or know someone who is qualified, please apply to hr@Dilawri.net with a cover letter and resume. We thank all those that apply, however only those who meet our requirements will be contacted.

  • Crown Nissan - Level 2 or 3 Automotive Technician

    The Dilawri Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is a family owned organization that believes in strong quality, integrity, and teamwork, with a great opportunity for an at its Crown Nissan location in the Waverly Auto Mall.

    We’re looking for Apprentice Level 2 or 3 Automotive Technicians to join us long term and turn your job in to a career!

    As part of The Dilawri Group you will:

    • Join a respected family company
    • Enjoy working in our modern and clean workshops
    • Work with Mazda, Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Acura brands to name a few
    • Gain factory training and in-house career development

    You will also:

    • Have great communication skills, written and verbal
    • Face a challenge with a can-do attitude
    • Have pride in your work with attention to detail
    • Enjoy a busy but well-structured workshop environment
    • Be self-motivated with the initiative to work unsupervised
    • Be responsible and mature with an eye on your future
    • Have a mechanical aptitude and good with your hands

    The Ideal Candidate:

    • 2 Years of Automotive experience
    • Certified level 2 or 3; or working towards certification of these levels
    • Enthusiastic and career-minded individual
    • Is a team player and understands team environments
    • Working in a dealership environment an asset, but not required

    Working Conditions:

    • Full-time employment
    • Physical effort; lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching
    • Standing for prolonged periods of time
    • Automotive shop environment

    If you feel, or know someone who is qualified, please apply to hr@Dilawri.net with a cover letter and resume. We thank all those that apply, however only those who meet our requirements will be contacted.

  • Service Advisor

    The Dilawri Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is a family owned organization that believes in strong quality, integrity, and teamwork, with a great opportunity for a Service Advisor at locations around the organization.

    The Service Advisor is the primary liaison between the Service Department and its customers. The Service Advisor is responsible for assisting the customers with service and maintenance needs, and assuring the customers’ continued satisfaction with their vehicles and the dealership.

    The Role:

    • Greet customers promptly
    • Obtain customer and vehicle information
    • Review vehicle repair history and verify any needs for recalls
    • Clearly report all vehicle symptoms as described by the customer, using specific descriptions
    • Determine needed maintenance
    • Promote the sales of labour, parts and accessories
    • Prepare a complete and accurate estimate of cost for labour and parts
    • Assure that special orders parts are correct for repairs to vehicle
    • Handle customer inquiries
    • Verify that the final invoice reconciles with the work performed on the R.O
    • Notify all customers by telephone with additional required work and with total charges
    • Explain all completed work and charges to customers when they arrive and attempt to make the next maintenance appointment
    • Oversee delivery of vehicles to the customer after their visit from the cashier
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Service Manager
    • Update the dealer profile. Perform general customer file maintenance, i.e., address changes, updating personal information
    • Update vehicle maintenance records
    • Support and reinforce various dealership processes as they relate to the One-to-One Service Process

    Performance Criteria:

    • Efficiency, accuracy and timeliness of processing paperwork
    • Efficiency and accuracy of processing work orders and balancing daily cash
    • Positive feedback from customers, technicians and the Service Manager

    Skill and Effort:

    • Excellent listening and communication skills
    • Technically familiar with automobiles
    • Customer service skill
    • Computer literate

    The Ideal Candidate:

    • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management expertise
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Customer oriented, polite, courteous

    Working Conditions:

    • Routinely manage deadlines
    • Occasionally stand for prolonged periods of time
    • Workspace temperature conditions can vary with seasons
    • Occasionally respond to crisis situations
    • Occasionally manage stressful situations involving upset or impatient people

    If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines and have experience in assisting customers and providing excellent customer service, then The Dilawri Group is looking to add you to the team!

    If you have what it takes to join our high performance team, submit your resume today

  • Certified Automotive Technician

    At The Dilawri Group, we know service excellence is built on our employees. We recognize that you are a unique individual and we understand that you value benefits and rewards that provide flexibility, choice and control. The Dilawri Group offers health benefits such as medical, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, online and classroom training to help develop your skills to the next level, employee discounts, retirement plans and much more! After 25 years in the Automotive Business that is why we continue to be one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies as well as one of 2013’s Best Small and Medium Employers.

    We’re looking for a Qualified Automotive Technician  to join us long term.

    At The Dilawri Group, we know service excellence is built on our employees. We recognize that you are a unique individual and understand you value benefits and rewards that provide flexibility, choice and control. The Dilawri Group offers health benefits such as medical, dental and vision, online and classroom training to help develop your skills, employee discounts, and much more! After 25 years in the Automotive Business that is why we continue to be one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies as well as one of 2013’s Best Small and Medium Employers.

    We’re looking for a Certified Automotive Technician to join our team and take your career to the next level in a progressive company with state of the art facilities!

    As part of The Dilawri Group you will:

    • Enjoy working in our modern workshops
    • Work within our Nissan, Honda, Mazda, Toyota, and Acura Brands to name a few
    • Gain factory training and in-house career development
    • Join a respected family company
    • Have the opportunity to earn a great living

    Responsibilities:

    • Diagnose and perform vehicle maintenance and repairs
    • Inform Service Advisors of vehicle maintenance/repair requirements and assist in the development of an effective customer consultation
    • Inform Tower/Dispatch when repairs are finished and ensure that repair stories are complete, well written and include a properly documented complaint, cause and correction story
    • Check and verify parts before installation
    • Help mentor junior apprentices and coach others to be the best in the field

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • An Automotive Service Technician License
    • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Technician
    • In depth knowledge of and background in technical diagnosis and repair as well as electrical systems
    • A/C license as an asset

    You will also:

    • Have great communication skills, written and verbal
    • Face challenges with a can-do attitude
    • Have pride in your work and attention to detail
    • Enjoy a busy but well-structured workshop environment
    • Have strong organizational and prioritization skill with the ability to multi-task
    • Be self-motivated with initiative and work unsupervised

    If you feel, or know someone who is qualified, please apply to hr@Dilawri.net with a cover letter and resume. We thank all those that apply, however only those who meet our requirements will be contacted.

  • Sales Representative - The Dilawri Group

    The Dilawri Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is a family owned organization that believes in strong quality, integrity, and teamwork, with a great opportunity for a Sales Representative at various locations.

    Under general supervision of the Sales Manager, the Sales Representative is responsible for greeting customers at the dealership, identifying their transportation/vehicle needs, demonstrating the features and benefits of selected vehicles in relation to those needs, arranging test drives for customers, determining customers’ interest towards the successful agreement of purchase, sale and delivery of the vehicle.

    The Role:

    • Sell vehicles to obtain dealership profit, increase volume and maintain customer satisfaction
    • Examine and analyze actions continually to best manage time and plan more effectively
    • Keep abreast of technological changes in automotive industry including: new products, features, accessories, and the benefits to customers
    • Recognize that business is built on customer satisfaction and work diligently toward that goal.
    • Identify each client’s vehicle requirements by asking questions and listening
    • Demonstrate vehicles
    • Deliver vehicles to customers and ensure the customer understands the operating features, warranty conditions and all related documents in order to establish customer loyalty
    • Maintain an owner follow-up and prospect development system to encourage repeat referral and new business; through dedicated computer system
    • Acquaint customers with service department personnel to emphasize quality and efficiency of dealership operations
    • Prepare reports on all sales activities, including prospecting, follow-ups, sales presentations, new clients, repeat clients, etc.
    • Accurately complete all appropriate paperwork related to sales on a timely manner
    • Attend all department meetings
    • Follow all company and manufacturer policies, directives and procedures
    • Comply with required health and safety regulations.
    • Perform any other duties as required
    • Follow the structured sales process
    • Prospect and deal with existing dealership customers

    Performance Criteria:

    • Positive feedback from customers
    • Expected sales volume and closing ratio
    • Achieve gross profit levels
    • Retention and growth of clientele portfolio

    Skill and Effort:

    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Financially motivated with an ambitious and outgoing attitude
    • Effective listener and communicator
    • Strong observation abilities
    • Manual dexterity for typing / keyboarding
    • Computer literate

    The Ideal Candidate:

    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Customer oriented
    • 1-2 years’ related sales experience, preferred.
    • Broad understanding of automotive terminology
    • Additional languages, an asset.

    Working Conditions:

    • Routinely manage deadlines
    • Routinely stand or sit for prolonged periods
    • Frequent work outside of regular hours
    • Occasionally manage stressful situations involving upset or impatient people