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Parts Advisor

Parts Department, Commercial Dealership
£24000 - £29000 per annum
Parts Advisor required in Farnham, Surrey 
  • 42.5 Hours per week
  • £20,000 - £24,000 + Bonuses + World Class Employee Benefits (health cover, training & development courses, generous pension plan, life assurance, free eye tests etc) 
  • Monday - Friday Only - no weekends, no bank holidays! 
  • Automotive Repairing Business 
Our client a World Renowned Automotive Dealership and Manufacturer are currently looking for an Automotive Parts Sales Advisor to join their expanding team.

The successful Parts Advisor will be responsible to achieve daily individual sales and profit targets through the effective use of resources and to pro-actively maintain and develop the depot sales and profitability by value added selling and enhancing customer relationships. Must be able to drive in order to deliver parts and attachments to customers if the Van Sales Driver is not available.
Key Responsibilities of a Parts Advisor:
  •  Answer all incoming both internal and external telephone calls and take ownership of those calls.
  •  To promptly deal with customer orders received over the trade counter or via post, telephone or sales staff.
  •  Deal with online enquires and orders.
  •  To suggest appropriate product alternatives if applicable and to take advantage of all add on selling opportunities to maximise sales and profit whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction and confidence.
  •  To be highly proactive in cultivating and achieving additional telephone sales, particularly during quiet periods.
  •  To nurture customer business covering all product ranges to achieve individual and depot profit targets, and to participate and maximise all marketing and promotional offers to achieve desired results.
  •  To be fully aware and adhere to the company policy on cash, cheque and credit card transactions received on behalf of the company.
  •  Complete all required administration accurately, effectively and on time.
  •  Order and store parts and monitor stock levels.
  •  Be familiar with the appearance and purpose of all parts and use catalogues and price lists to identify parts to meet customer requirements.
  •  Keep price lists up to date.
  •  Ensure all parts taken from stock to fulfil customer orders are invoiced before they are removed from the stores area, hence keeping stock physical against screen correct.
  •  Operate a fork lift truck in a safe and responsible manner.
  •  Be prepared to train as a First Aider.
  •  Present a professional image at all times.
  •  Carry out all work practices in line with our clients Company Health and Safety Policy.
  •  Meet and exceed customer expectations whilst maintaining profitability.
  •  Contribute to overall success of our clients business through teamwork and good communication within their Company.
  •  Maintain high standard of cleanliness and house-keeping.
Skills our client is looking for in a Parts Advisor
  •  Minimum 2 Years Parts Advisor experience.
  •  Technical competencies of a Parts person.
  •  Ability to work in a pressurised environment with multiple demands.
  •  Qualified to drive a forklift truck.
  •  Good interpersonal skills.
  •  Efficient Administrator.
  •  Computer literate with basic knowledge of both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  •  Honest.
  •  Self motivated.
  •  Team worker.
  •  Customer focused.
If this Automotive / Commercial Parts Advisor Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Farnham, Surrey please contact Tom Wharton at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

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