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Retail Parts Advisor Apprentice Mercedes-Benz of Doncaster

The role of a Retail (Parts) Advisor Apprentice is diverse. You’ll be working behind the scenes receiving deliveries & at the front desk serving Mercedes-Benz customers. You’ll learn skills in managing stock, merchandising, forecasting & analysing purchasing habits, as well as developing your ability to retain customers.

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

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Closing date: 27 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    TBC by employer

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069817

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of a Retail (Parts) Advisor Apprentice:

·       Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers both in person and over the phone

·       Developing relationships with other departments

·       Preparing orders

·       Meeting deadlines

·       Stock control/Management

·       Processing Warranty Claims and Payment

·       Identifying Parts

·       Business development/ Planning

·       Marketing and Visual Merchandising

·       Forecasting and Budgeting

·       Managing logistics including organising and arranging deliveries

 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will learn the key principles, practices and skills that underpin the role. You will achieve a Level 3 Retail Team Leader qualification to further develop and apply your skills in more complex situations.

Training is delivered at the state of the art Mercedes-Benz Apprentice Academy in Milton Keynes, via a block release programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completing an apprenticeship is just the start of your career at Mercedes-Benz. Examples of some career paths our graduates have taken are:

Parts process specialist
Parts supervisor
Parts manager
After sales manager
May lead to sales executive


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider the time to travel to the site of employment daily and consider the cost of travel in relation to apprenticeship wages. The employing retailer dictates the remuneration that apprentices receive. They are required to pay, at least, the National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

A globally recognised company whose range includes some of the most valuable brands in the automotive industry.

Employer

Mercedes-Benz of Doncaster

Address

Barker Street

Norwich

NR2 4TN

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Training

Training provider

MERCEDES-BENZ CARS UK LIMITED

Contact

apprentice_recruitment@mercedes-benz.com

01908301396

Apprenticeship standard

Retail team leader

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Aug 2022