Service Advisor - Newry
Dennison Commercials Ltd is the sole Volvo Truck & Bus dealer and the leading provider of heavy commercial vehicles in Northern Ireland. We are currently recruiting a Service Advisor to join the team at our Newry Dealerpoint.
Hours of Work
Core hours of work will be Monday to Friday; 8:30am – 5:00pm with flexibility to work on Saturday mornings as required.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Being the first line of contact for customers, greeting them in a courteous manner and interpreting their requirements
Generating service schedules and sending reminders
Booking PSV appointments
Issuing workshop job cards
Monitoring progress of vehicles in workshop
Processing and closing out workshop job cards
Assisting with invoicing
Liaising with Workshop Foreman/Supervisors to maximise workshop loading and 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 carried out and arranging vehicle collection/delivery
Ensuring customer satisfaction at all times through delivery of the Volvo ‘Customer Commitments’, 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 filing paperwork, record archiving and general word processing
Job Requirements & Qualifications
Skills, Qualifications & Experience
The successful candidate must be able to provide proof of, or demonstrate prior experience of, the following:
Relevant service reception experience or experience of working within a franchised car / heavy vehicle dealership would be highly desirable
Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, including Maths and English
Possess 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 as part of a team whilst also possessing the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Have a full and clean driving licence
Although not essential, some existing mechanical knowledge would be advantageous.
Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic
The successful candidate will:
Be a fast learner
Be organised, methodical, proactive and enthusiastic
Have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to work on own initiative
Have a warm, friendly and outgoing personality
Ensure that all written and verbal communication is of a standard that reflects the Volvo Trucks image and guidelines
Be willing to accept change and have the ability and flexibility to adapt accordingly as business needs require
Be tenacious and of a questioning nature
Be open and honest at all times and always work with integrity
Possess a willingness to learn and succeed
Insist on the highest quality work, whilst concentrating on efficiencies
This is an excellent opportunity to work within a very successful and well-established business.
If you think you possess the necessary skills and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, we want to hear from you!
To apply for this vacancy, please download an application pack form and return to:
Mrs Lisa Millar
Dennison Commercials Ltd
37 Hillhead Road
Closing Date for Applications is Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 1:00pm
As an equal opportunities employer, Dennison Commercials Ltd. welcomes applicants regardless of age, sex, marital status, race, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion or disability.