Apprentice Parts Advisor Woking Euro Car Parts

Euro Car Parts are recruiting Apprentice Parts Advisors on a 24-month programme with potential for further career development into a range of permanent roles. This rapidly growing company offers excellent prospects for career advancement.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 hours per week over 5 days

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    02 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001219376

  • Positions

    1 available

As a Parts Advisor, you will assist the branch achieve daily individual sales and profit targets through the effective use of resources and to pro-actively maintain and develop the branch sales and profitability by value added selling and enhancing customer relationships.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Building long-term relationships with local customers
  • Managing stock and picking parts
  • Learning the operational aspects of the warehouse
  • Supporting the branch to exceed daily financial targets
  • Taking orders over the telephone and up-selling to increase invoice value
  • Making outbound calls to raise customer awareness and achieve sales
  • Actively promoting offers, discounts and customer competitions
  • Limit credits and returns by sending the right parts, first time
  • Become an essential, trusted part of your customers’ business

For exceeding expectations in this fiercely competitive market ECP offer:

  • A highly competitive salary upon completion of the programme
  • Work towards an Apprenticeship up to level 3
  • Genuine career progression

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need to be able to demonstrate both written and verbal communication skills.

Personal qualities

A keen interest in the motor industry, with a willingness to learn and a can do attitude as well as a passion for excellent customer service.

Qualifications required

There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT.

Future prospects

Successful candidates will be equipped with all the skills and knowledge needed to become a confident and valued member of the ECP team. There would be an opportunity for genuine career progression into a range of permanent roles such as, customer service supervisor and branch manager.

Things to consider

A large proportion of the role involves undertaking warehouse duties and successful completion of the apprenticeship will not qualify you to work as a mechanic.

About the employer

Euro Car Parts is the largest automotive aftermarket specialist in the UK, with circa 9,500 employees and 0ver 200 branches nationwide. The business is on track to achieve another record year in terms of, sales and investment into infrastructure, with annualised sales now exceeding £900 million. Euro Car Parts is one of the UKs biggest entrepreneurial success stories of recent times. Euro Car Parts distributes parts for all makes of cars, including Korean and Japanese programmes and light commercial vehicles. They have over 140,000 different stocked part numbers, significantly exceeding its competitors and this number is constantly growing.

Employer

Euro Car Parts

Address

Unit 1-3

Goldsworth Road Industrial Estate

Woking

GU21 6LY

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Training provider

Once you have completed your apprenticeship you will receive NVQ level 2 certificates, along with functional skills in Maths, English and ICT as well as an Employment rights and responsibilities project.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Bethany Dallison 0115 9759550 Bethany.dallison@remit.co.uk


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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017