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Service Advisor

Permanent
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Ballyclare, County Antrim
Ref: BA000SAB_1705337806
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Job description

Service Advisor

We are recruiting for a Service Advisor to join the team of one of our clients based in Ballyclare. The client is the sole Volvo Truck & Bus dealer and leading provider of heavy commercial vehicles in Northern Ireland.

This position will be based at the main Ballyclare depot and will be a 47 hour week, with normal hours of work organised by rota in advance. The rota will cover out customer demands currently:

  • Monday to Thursdays 8am - 2100
  • Friday's from 8am to 1800
  • Saturdays from 8am to 1400
  • Some flexibility will be expected outside of these hours as needed due to operational requirements.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Bring the first line of contact for customers, greeting them in a courteous manner and interpreting their requirements
  • Generating, amending and updating service schedules and sending reminders
  • Vehicle and customer database management
  • Booking PSV appointments
  • Issuing workshop job cards and monitoring progress of vehicles in workshop
  • Processing and closing out workshop job cards and assisting with invoicing
  • Making outbound sales and customer care calls and managing key customer relationships
  • Creating maintenance contract quotes and selling maintenance contracts
  • Liaising with Workshop Foreman for job planning, to ensure efficiency and profitability
  • Contacting customers to inform them of any additional work required and providing accurate quotations to gain the necessary authority to complete the work
  • Contacting customers upon job completion, competently explaining the work that has been carries out and arranging vehicle collection/ delivery
  • Ensuing customer satisfaction at all times through delivery of the Volvo Customer Commitment's assisting with customer follow up to ascertain service level satisfaction and ensuring that all customer complaints are handled courteously and efficiently
  • Other general administration duties, such as running various daily, weekly and monthly reports, scanning and filling paperwork, record archiving and general word processing

Required Criteria:

  • Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, including Maths and English
  • Possess extremely strong administration skills
  • Possess excellent organisational skills and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and written and both internally and externally.
  • Possess an ability to structure workload in an efficient manner
  • be able to cope working under pressure
  • Must be confident with telephone communication and possess a polite and professional telephone manner
  • Possess an excellent level of computer proficiency
  • Be able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Have a full driving licence

Desired Criteria:

  • Relevant service reception experience or experience of working within a franchised car/ heavy vehicle dealership would be desirable
  • Although not essential, some existing mechanical knowledge would be advantageous

Salary:

  • Salary negotiable depending on experience

Job Type: Full time - Permanent

Please contact Deirdre on 028 25 642699 at Staffline Recruitment to speak in confidence regarding the role or email [email protected]

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