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Working Hours Monday - Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm. One in three Saturday's on a rota, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location Bishop's Stortford
Salary Negotiable depending on experience
Benefits 25 days holiday per annum, full pension after qualifying period
Closing Date 31/01/2022

Experienced Service Advisor vacancy - Stortford

Gates of Stortford are seeking a Experienced Service Advisor to join the busy Aftersales department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Book in customer vehicles for servicing, manage and follow up all work in progress on customer vehicles; liaise regularly with the customer and Workshop Controller (and Technicians as required) to meet pre-arranged time frames.
  • Establish rapport with and provide outstanding care to the customer whilst demonstrating the ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • Identify and anticipate ways in which you can help the customer (effective problem solving) whilst also considering the importance of achieving business objectives, whether they be manufacturer standards or the sales and profitability of work undertaken.
  • Ensure the customer understands the service charges, what work will be carried out and involve technical advisors to answer queries where necessary.
  • Arrange/collect payment from customers over the telephone or in person.
  • Introduce additional sales and profitability opportunities (service plans and other accessories). A bonus structure is in place to reward high achiever.

Minimum requirements:

  • Proven track record of success in a customer facing, customer service based position.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • IT literate (experience using Keyloop would be an advantage).
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Outstanding customer handling skills.
  • Self-motivated and professional.
  • A full driving licence is essential.

Until 31st January 2022, if your application is successful and you are employed by Gates, you will be eligible for a £1,000 Joining Bonus. £500 will be paid to you once you have started work with us and have completed one month’s service, with a further £500 payment after six months service following the successful completion of the probationary period. The payment is subject to tax and NI deductions. All temporary incentives are at Gates discretion and subject to review, variation, and removal. Applicant must apply directly to Gates. Excludes applicants from agencies or any other third-party referrals. This Joining Bonus is only applicable for Vehicle Technician, Service Advisor and Experienced Sales Executive vacancies.

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    Some of the perks and benefits from working at Gates Ford.

    25 days holiday allowance
    Company pension scheme
    Staff discount on vehicle sales and servicing
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