Service Advisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Commercial Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

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  • Contact phone:

    01483 375944

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Service Advisor

Basic Salary  Up to £23,000

Commercial Main Dealer

Monday – Friday 08:00 – 18:00, 1 in 3 Saturdays 08:00 – 12:00

Southampton, Hampshire
Automotive Service Advisor required for our clients Vehicle Dealership in Southampton!
Our Client a commercial Vehicle Main Dealer with over 30 years of Trading is seeking a Service Advisor for their Southampton Branch.
Our client deals with a number of Haulage Businesses and Commercials enterprises, ensuring them whether they are purchasing a vehicle, or maintaining a commercial vehicle, they are providing both individual customers and large multinational companies an excellent service.

Customer service is at the heart of everything they do and how they stand out from the competition.
For you to stand out from the crowd you need to be a customer-centric, organised, motivated, and an excellent communicator.
What’s in it for you?

- A Competitive Basic Salary – Basic Salary up to £23,000
- A supportive Management Structure
- Full Systems & Process Training
- 20 Days holiday + Bank Holidays, Increasing with Service
- Company Pension
- Future Development Opportunities with Group.
Duties of a Service Advisor with our Client

- Meeting and greeting customers
- Answer and direct all incoming telephone calls in a polite and professional manner and within a maximum of three rings
- Processing and checking retail invoice costing, including texting of jobs to invoice standard
- Raising T Cards for all bookings taken and creating job cards
- Obtain booking references and start up and final order numbers upon receipt of a vehicle and updating our customer portals
- Plan forward capacity of workshop by liaising with Workshop Controller on the availability of labour, work in progress, internal work etc.
- Ensure all keys are passed through the reception area are correctly tagged with the vehicle registration
- Monitor, log and control the use of the courtesy vans/company vehicles.  Request and maintain insurance paperwork relating to those customers who use courtesy vehicles. 
- Dealing with any resulting queries to completion via telephone or email
- Ensure Customer vehicles are checked in and recorded for damage in line with documented procedures
- Raising customer’s invoices and ensuring the correct efficiencies are maintained
- Dealing with all incoming enquiries reference customer job updates and call handling as many as possible
- Promote robust business practices and robust customer relationships, being proactive to not only retain but develop customer base
What our Client expects of their Service Advisor

- Competency in numeracy, literacy and IT
- Excellent organisational skills, and work well under pressure
- Knowledge of the motor trade
- Experience within a Commercial Vehicle Dealership is Ideal but not essential
- Excellent customer service skills
- Good team player
- Full UK driving licence (preferred)
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