Service Advisor

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Salary: £35,000 OTE

Recruitment – Job Details

Job Title: Service Advisor

Location: Doves Gatwick


Salary: £35,000 OTE

Closing Date: 31 Jan 22

Reference: 1686

Doves Motors are part of Cambria Automobiles, one of the UK’s fastest growing franchised car and motorcycle dealer groups. They operate car dealerships across England and Scotland, trading under local brand names including; Grange, Dees, Doves, Invicta, Motorparks and Pure Triumph.

We strive to deliver consistent results thanks to the exceptional performance of our associates and are focused on developing systems and processes that deliver outstanding levels of guest satisfaction on behalf of our manufacturer partners.

Benefits include;

The opportunity for an enthusiastic Automotive Service Advisor, to join a friendly team on a within Doves Gatwick, Volvo Specialist. We believe that by identifying your potential and investing in your future, you will be able to develop skills and gain the experience that will enrich your career prospects.

* Salary – £22,500 (OTE £35,000)
* Bonus/Commission
* Overtime opportunity
* 31 days paid annual leave
* Preferential rates for service, parts and MOTs
* Great discounts on vehicle sales across the group
* Access to a flexi-lease affinity scheme through
* Pension scheme
* Life Insurance
* Opportunity to undertake a fully funded Level 2 or Level 3 Customer Service Qualification*

Job Role

To be the first point of contact for all Service guests, by way of providing a professional reception and facilitating the efficient operation of the Service department’s workshop in order to maximise the Guest Experience and departmental profitability through all guest services.

* Book in vehicles, ensuring appointments are convenient for the guest and the company and are in line with workshop capacity.
* Produce accurate job cards, invoices and related guest information, providing relevant information to both the workshop and external guests.
* Liaise with the parts department to ensure parts availability, keeping guests informed.
* Greet all guests at reception, offering courtesy services as appropriate and confirming details before repairs are carried out. Ensuring vehicle inspections are carried out with guests prior to commencement of works.
* Inform guests on the progress of each job, ensuring authority for any additional work before this is completed.
* Collect any money/signed authority due prior to the release of a vehicle and ensure this is processed promptly.
* Log all guest complaints, passing relevant information to the manager and ensuring a speedy conclusion.
* Maintain the reception area in accordance with departmental standards and identified guest needs.
* Provide guests with explanations of all work carried out and recommendations, optimising additional upselling opportunities to enhance the Guest Experience.
* Maintain records of all Service guests to enable guest follow-ups to be carried out.
* Comply with all FCA requirements and operate within legislative guidelines at all times.
* Maintain adequate supplies of departmental stationaries at all times.
* Respond to telephone and written enquiries in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner.
* Maintain quality standards of dress, attitude, guest care, honesty and health and safety in order to portray a professional image to guests at all times.
* Develop industry and Company knowledge through attending appropriate training opportunities
* Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Work Pattern

This is a permanent full-time position:

· Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 18:00

· Saturdays on rota basis

Successful applicants will possess and be able to offer;

* Full UK Driving Licence with no major endorsements.
* A minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Automotive Service Advisor
* Franchise experience is desirable
* Proven sales skills and excellent customer service experience and the ability to handle conflicting demands
* Possess excellent communication, organisation an inter-personal skills
* Be enthusiastic, respectful and friendly to guests and colleagues.
* Possess a positive / can-do attitude.
* Have the passion and ability to deliver an outstanding guest experience.
* Possess high levels of integrity and drive to succeed.
* Computer literate, including Microsoft Office

* Qualification enrolment subject to meeting training provider’s minimum entry requirements, and available to associates who have successfully completed their probation period

Visit to find out about working for Doves Motors, to review the details of the role and to apply.

Doves Motors and Cambria Automobiles are an equal opportunities employer

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