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Harwoods Group is an automotive retailer representing prestigious car brands; Aston martin, Audi, Bentley, McLaren, Volvo, Jaguar and Land Rover together with the truck brand MAN. We have a total of eighteen businesses providing sales and aftersales services across Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire.
Our vision is to ‘create memorable experiences’. In other words, we believe that our role is to ensure our valued customers are offered the best possible experience in their interactions with our company. We feel it is equally important that our staff are well supported and can deliver these experiences working as one cohesive team.
With 98% of staff scoring positively when asked ‘I am fully committed to doing my best for the company”, we’re a safe bet for a job and career.
Harwoods Jaguar Land Rover Basingstoke was purchased from Webbers of Basingstoke by Harwoods in 2007, together with the accompanying Jaguar business. We offer both Land Rover sales and aftersales departments and house the Group’s JLR contact centre. In total, there are around 80 staff based at the site, which covers the Basingstoke, Winchester, Newbury, Southampton, Alton and Farnham territory
The role of the Parts Advisor is to:
Source and supply manufacturer vehicle parts efficiently for customers and workshop vehicles, meeting agreed sales volume targets.
Receive record and bin parts and consumables from manufacturer and other suppliers ensuring accuracy of stock deliveries against agreed orders.
Identify, locate, invoice and issue parts and consumables to customers and other departments using the computer system.
Pro-actively source parts.
Supply accurate and detailed parts quotations to internal departments, retail and trade customers.
Administer parts invoices ensuring invoiced items are allocated correctly.
Manage and control all parts administration requirements.
Maintain standards in line with brand standards requirements.
Always Maintain relevant systems ensuring accuracy.
Maintain safe working practices and abide by the working rules and standards of the business.
All Harwoods employees are expected to comply with/adhere to all Harwoods policies and procedures and any additional manufacturer requirements relevant to their role.
Proof of Right to Work in the UK.
Relevant manufacturer experience.
Skills & Knowledge
Competency in numeracy, literacy and IT.
Understanding of basic vehicle design, function and location of parts.
Relevant product knowledge.
Harwoods has 5 key competencies which describe the behaviours expected of all employees. For this role we are looking for applicants who can demonstrate all of the competencies below at the level described:
Delivering Memorable Customer Service
Provides customer service which creates ‘memorable experiences’ through meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
High Performing Teams
Supports others to continuously improve performance. Seeks feedback on own performance, takes responsibility for own development & demonstrates Harwoods values.
Commercial and Operational Excellence
Understands the drivers of business performance and uses them to optimise commercial opportunities. Plans and manages processes, resources workflows efficiently.
Innovation & Improvement
Demonstrates openness to change and improvement. Proactively looks for more effective ways of doing things.
Knowledgeable of, aligned to and ambassador for the brand and adheres to brand standards.
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