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Purchasing Associate/ Car Purchaser at Carro
Singapore

About Carro
Carro is Singapore’s largest online car marketplace; an all-in-one automotive marketplace, solutions and service provider that aims to guide and take care of users throughout the car ownership journey by providing an information-rich, convenient and value-added experience. Check us out at Carro.sg!

Carro started out as a user-friendly direct-seller-to-buyer used online car marketplace that provides services like free inspection, warranty and paperwork. However, we didn't stop there. In order to make the automotive industry even better for all, we are constantly evolving and have expanded our repertoire to include after-sales services (workshops and roadside assistance), auto-financing and a comprehensive online showroom for new cars.

Our Mission:
To be the marketplace of choice for all automotive needs, providing customers with trustworthy alternatives for improving mobility. We'll catalyse change in the automotive ecosystem by driving higher standards, reshaping the industry with our solutions and empowering everybody with the experience they deserve.

Our Vision:
To lead the automotive and mobility solutions market by providing a better experience, democratising information and advancing the automotive industry.

Why join Carro? / Life at Carro:
Headquartered in Singapore, working at Carro is fast-paced and exciting, with plenty of opportunities to express your skills and talents. The team is filled with driven, proactive go-getters who are always looking for new ways to push the industry forward.

As a member of the Carro family, you will contribute to a disruptive, fast-growing regional startup that uses technology to help customers get the best value throughout their entire car buying/ selling journey. We regularly roll out new initiatives to fulfil our mission of providing transparency, trust and convenience to both the car buyer and seller. Carro cares and values their customers like friends, and treat their employees as family.

You will be immersed in a positive, dynamic, open environment filled with other caring, supportive teammates who work and play hard together. We constantly challenge ourselves and the industry by leading change through constant learning, refining and evolving.

Watch the short video here (https://carro.sg/team) to catch a glimpse of life at Carro!

 

Summary
As a Purchasing Associate, your role is critical to the success and function of the Acquisition Division in CARRO. You will be responsible for coordinating & purchasing vehicles for us. You will be customer and business centric, possess excellent negotiation skills, and ensure costing is within reasonable boundaries, while upholding the quality of the vehicles you purchase.

Responsibilities:
- Accurately inspect, assess and ensure the quality of vehicles purchased/ looking to be purchased
- Arrange car viewings with multiple clients
- Maintain the highest level of professionalism and service standards; Clearly convey company policies and T&Cs to clients
- Provide swift quotations that are fair yet profitable
- Take cost-efficient, prompt corrective actions when defective vehicles are purchased
- Ad hoc tasks that support that Sales & Acquisition team and make Carro better

Requirements
- Class 3 driving licence; Good driving record
- Keen interest and passion in cars (Basic understanding of how cars are priced in Singapore is advantageous) & believes in Carro’s mission
- Excellent interpersonal & negotiation skills

You can look forward to:
- Attractive incentives (on top of a basic salary)
- On-the-job Training
- A dynamic, fast- growing and fast- paced environment where things are always evolving as we constantly strive to improve
- A caring, friendly team that supports each other to achieve their personal & company goals
- Contributing to the noble mission of leading the automotive industry by providing trustworthy solutions & top-notch experiences.
- Professionally & personal development (opportunities are endless; it’s up to you to grab them!)
- Working closely with & learning from experienced team-members, proposing & implementing your ideas
- A well-stocked pantry & regular team meals/ outings!