Service Advisor

Waylands Volvo, Newbury

Do you excel at customer service?

If so, you could be just who we at Waylands Automotive are looking for!

Due to the growth of our presence in the town, we’re currently looking for a Service Advisor to be based at our Newbury Volvo branch.

This role is to act as the liaison between our Volvo and MG customers and service technicians and be the face of the business when customers come in for service and repair. Your responsibilities will include greeting customers, listening to requests, scheduling appointments, estimating costs and conducting inspections.

Our Service Advisors work with customers to understand their vehicle issues and problems, determining the repair timeline, and liaise with our technicians to convey the customers' concerns with accurate repair descriptions.

Duties will include:

  • Communicating with customers regarding their vehicle needs.
  • Maintaining positive relationships with customers to ensure repeat and return custom
  • Using online bookings, phone calls, and in-person interactions, to schedule and book appointments, vehicle drop-offs, and vehicle pick-ups with customers, using our in-hours and manufacturer systems and processes
  • Keeping customers updated about the status of their vehicle through the workshop
  • Liaising with your technician colleagues about vehicle statuses, and ensuring that vehicles will be ready for customer on time

About You:

  • You’ll be an active listener and excellent communicator.
  • You’ll adopt a positive attitude with all customers.
  • You’ll take ownership of the role and make it your own.
  • You’ll get job satisfaction from providing an outstanding service to our customers.
  • You’ll be comfortable working to deadlines.
  • You’ll have a full UK driving licence.
  • You'll have 12 months experience working as a Service Advisor or in a customer facing role in an Aftersales department.

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • 5-day week on a set rota that includes some Saturday mornings (approx. 45 hours per week).
  • £26,000 basic and generous OTE
  • 31 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Benefits platform with employee support programme
  • Discounted rates of vehicle parts and servicing
  • Opportunities for training and career progression
  • Contributory pensions scheme for eligible staff
  • Life insurance of 2 x salary

Why Waylands?

Waylands are an independent family owned car dealer. Our company value “our people are at the heart of our success” was demonstrated recently when we won the AM Dealer Group of the Year award for the fourth year running.

Our commitment to providing the highest quality service and the confidence and pride we have in our company are the reasons for our glowing reputation which we have earned through many years of hard work.

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, because diverse views and ideas makes our company stronger. If you’re interested in learning more, we’d love to receive your application.

Ref: SAN

Closing Date 30/04/2024
Location Waylands Newbury
Benefits Service
Working Hours 5-day week on a set rota that includes some Saturday mornings (approx. 45 hours per week).
Salary £26,000 basic and generous OTE

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