Parts Advisor

Location : Farnham, Surrey, England
Job Ref : JB46
Consultant : James Bird
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £20k - 25k per year


JB46: Parts Advisor

Location: Farnham

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 per annum


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting one of our established and expanding businesses in the search for a Parts Advisor.
To work alongside a very successful team within a busy Parts Department. You will be responsible to achieve daily individual sales and profit targets through the effective use of resources and to pro-actively maintain and develop the depot sales and profitability by value added selling and enhancing customer relationships. Must be able to drive to deliver parts and attachments to customers if the Van Sales Driver is not available.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Parts Advisor:

  • Answer all incoming both internal and external telephone calls and take ownership of those calls.
  • To promptly deal with customer orders received over the trade counter or via post, telephone or sales staff.
  • Deal with online enquires and orders.
  • To suggest appropriate product alternatives if applicable and to take advantage of all add on selling opportunities to maximise sales and profit whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction and confidence.
  • To be highly proactive in cultivating and achieving additional telephone sales, particularly during quiet periods.
  • To nurture customer business covering all product ranges to achieve individual and depot profit targets, and to participate and maximise all marketing and promotional offers to achieve desired results.
  • To be fully aware and adhere to the company policy on cash, cheque and credit card transactions received on behalf of the company.
  • Strictly adhere to company credit control procedures.
  • Complete all required administration accurately, effectively and on time.
  • Order and store parts and monitor stock levels.
  • Be familiar with the appearance and purpose of all parts and use catalogues and price lists to identify parts to meet customer requirements.
  • Keep price lists up to date.
  • Ensure all parts taken from stock to fulfil customer orders are invoiced before they are removed from the stores area, hence keeping stock physical against screen correct.
  • Operate a forklift truck in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Be prepared to train as a First Aider.
  • Always present a professional image.
  • Carry out all work practices in line with the Company Health and Safety Policy.
  • Meet and exceed customer expectations whilst maintaining profitability.
  • Contribute to overall success through teamwork and good communication within the Company.
  • Maintain high standard of cleanliness and housekeeping.

Skills and Qualifications for the Parts Advisor:

  • Minimum 2 Years Parts Advisor experience.
  • Technical competencies of a Parts person.
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment with multiple demands.
  • Qualified to drive a forklift truck.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Efficient Administrator.
  • Computer literate with basic knowledge of both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Honest.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Team worker.
  • Customer focussed.

Location: Farnham

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 per annum

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