Service Advisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £31500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Louisa Coggs

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01245 950472

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Service Advisor required in Colchester, Essex.

Salary: up to £26,000 basic + bonus = OTE £31,500 p.a.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.00am-6.00pm / 1 in 4 Saturdays worked.

Benefits: 22 Days Holidays & bank holidays.
Our client is a well established and long standing Main Car Dealership; they are looking to add a Service Advisor to their busy team.
The successful Service Advisor will have a solid career history as a Service Advisor from within a Main Car Dealership.
You must also be able to work as part of a team as well as able to work on your own initiative.

As a Service Advisor, you need to have a keen eye for detail and a good understanding of Main Dealer service dept. possess and dealer management system (DMS).
Naturally you will also need excellent customer facing skills, and planning/organisational skills, as you will be dealing with front-of-house customers as well as internal dealer staff from all areas of the business.
Job Responsibilities for a Service Advisor:

- To be responsible for managing the service booking system.
- Understanding and interpreting customer needs to achieve the best solution.
- Consider the availability of resources and profitability targets whilst selling the added benefits of the Service Department.
- Maximise the up-selling of service hours, parts and accessories in accordance with company objectives.
- Ensure all booked vehicles are checked for outstanding recall/service campaign work prior to visit and parts pre-ordered to achieve ‘First Time Fix’ for the customer.
- Operate a suitable system for the management and follow-up of unsold additional work.
- Effectively handle incoming customer calls by creating a friendly and professional impression.
- Receive customer enquiries and determine the customer’s needs, encouraging the customer to make an appointment with the Service Department
- Maintain an accurate and efficient schedule of appointments and associated flow of paperwork, consistent with manufacturer and company procedures.
To succeed in this Service Advisor role, you will need to have strong Automotive Service Advisor experience from within a Franchised/Main Car Dealer, you must also possess a full, clean UK driving license.
Motor trade experience is essential in this Service Advisor role.

If this Service Advisor Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Colchester please contact Louisa Coggs at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

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