Apprentice Parts Consultant 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

    £150.00

  • 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

    09 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001225102

  • 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

Salary:

£150.00 per week, increasing to £168.00 per week after 6 months


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to work quickly but also pay attention to detail
  • The ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Personal qualities

  • Determined: able to recognise the opportunity afforded by the apprenticeship and willing to commit to success
  • Analytical: able to approach problems logically
  • Compliant: prepared to accept leadership and direction
  • Empathetic: able get on with colleagues
  • Diligent: determined to get things right first time with close attention to quality
  • Persistent: able to balance priorities so that, whilst at work the job comes first
  • Integrity: is honest with self and others

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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

11A-11B Kenyon Road

Brierfield

Nelson

BB9 5SP

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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