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Apprentice Parts Sales Advisor Parts Alliance

Launch your career with The Parts Alliance as an Apprentice Parts Sales Advisor with this exciting opportunity starting in the warehouse and progressing into a sales role within our Parts Alliance Harrow Road branch. As a rapidly expanding company, we are looking for high calibre, motivated people to become our future leaders.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 - £212.00

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001772718

  • Positions

    1 available

The role will involve:

Initially starting in the warehouse to develop an understanding of how the
business operates and becoming familiar with the stock and parts the role will
involve:

  • Checking and putting away supplier delivered parts according to
  • procedures
  • Checking for damaged stock
  • Picking and loading van / carrier accurately for timely customer
  • delivery
  • Checking customer returns for resale, warranty or surcharge
  • Checking stock quantities are correct against computer
  • Checking stock is stored in the allocated bin locations

Once the Apprentice becomes familiar with the business and stock the Apprentice will then progress on to the sales aspect of the business, duties involve:

  • Offering exemplary customer service through efficient and accurate
  • parts look up
  • Communicating with the customer from start of transaction to end
  • Answering the phone efficiently, professionally and politely
  • Phone out daily to connect with allocated customers
  • Offering retail customers a warm and friendly service
  • Contributing to a positive “can do” environment
  • Working towards improvements on a monthly basis as well as KPI’s

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good administration skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service
  • Basic numerical and literacy skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and confident personality
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Works well and can deliver results under pressure
  • Desire to gain knowledge and learn new skills
  • Target driven and motivated by achieving objectives and able to deal with rejection

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths and English at grade 3/D or above desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

This is a fantastic opening to gain permanent employment in a varied and ever expanding industry. Parts Alliance has an enviable reputation for well trained, high quality staff and this is a career opportunity not to be missed.

Things to consider

What We Offer!

  • 28 days annual leave, including bank holiday and opportunity to increase annual leave for time served
  • Online employee discount scheme including big discounts to local cinemas, theme park attractions, major retailers and much more
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Company pension
  • Internal development programmes
  • Career progression

Work Hours: 40 hours per week which may involve working Saturday’s on a rota basis


About the employer

The Parts Alliance is one of the leading groups of automotive parts distributors throughout the UK and Ireland. The group has over 200 branches nationwide and a turnover exceeding £475 million. The group incorporates several local brand identities, twelve of which are owned by Parts Alliance Group. Operating as one organisation gives our group the benefit of centralised support and expertise from specialist departments. Members of The Parts Alliance are supported by specialist teams in key areas such as procurement and supply chain, sales and marketing as well as national accounts. Members also benefit from integrated IT systems, which include our industry leading catalogue system, Allicat and access to our national garage programme, Servicesure Autocentres.

Employer

Parts Alliance

Address

843 Harrow Road

London

NW10 5NH

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Skills Partnership

Contact

Holly Parkinson 07432840539 holly.parkinson@lsprecruit.com

Trade Supplier Level 2

This apprenticeship programme is delivered with a blended learning approach and
includes a mixture of onsite tutor visits and online tutor led sessions. All delivery is completed in the workplace and you will not need to attend any off-site training.

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022