Parts Sales Advisor | Fraddon 01/10/2021 – Posted in: Careers – Tags: , , , , , ,

Recruiting now – Parts Sales Advisor

Vincent Tractors & Plant – Fraddon

Would you like to start a career with one of the UK’s leading Kubota dealerships?

Vincent Tractors & Plant is a successful family-owned business. Established in 1966 and now employing over 50 people across our three branches covering Devon and Cornwall, we are the market leaders in agricultural, construction and groundcare products, holding the market leading Kubota franchise along with many other brands including Kverneland, Ktwo, Grillo, Baroness, Ifor Williams Trailers and Ausa.

Job Purpose:  

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and driven Parts Sales Advisor to join our busy and growing team at our Fraddon branch.  As a key member of the team, you will actively promote and sell a wide range of Agricultural, Construction, Groundcare & Ifor Williams Trailers spares to our customers, face to face, by telephone and by email, whilst also supplying technicians in our workshop with their required parts in a timely manner.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

As Parts Sales Advisor, your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Dealing with incoming telephone enquiries to the branch
  • Serving all customers in the shop
  • Picking and packing stock and dealing with receipts of items for customers and for stock
  • Advising customers when their stock has been received and is ready for collection
  • Providing parts assistance to the service department
  • Maintaining the parts stock and the displays in the shop in a clean, orderly and organised manner
  • Provide administrative support to the parts department including raising invoices and booking in stock
  • Being a key holder

Secondary Responsibilities:

These responsibilities are essential in a small business where all members of the team are required to work flexibly and help in all and any area during busy periods

  • Keep confidential and company business or statistics.
  • To provide high levels of customer service
  • To represent Vincent Tractors & Plant and promote its brand throughout all activities.
  • Ability to work hours as required by the business.

The above is not an exhaustive list and other duties and responsibilities may be included in the role as the business develops over time.

The company is committed to training and supporting employees. Employees will receive training for all areas included in their job description to ensure that they are capable, and feel confident, of performing both main and secondary responsibilities. In addition, it is the employee’s responsibility to alert their Line Manager to areas where they feel they require more training or need the support of another member of the team, to undertake a specific task that may be new, or more challenging, for them.

Person Specification:

ATTRIBUTES ESSENTIAL

(Your person must have these skills or experience)

DESIRABLE

(You would be prepared to train them in these things)

Relevant Experience

Work and non-related work experience relevant to the job and organisation

  • ·   Parts experience

 

  • ·Ideally in the construction industry.  Other industries will be considered or someone with a groundcare/agricultural background who is familiar with the industry, machinery and terminology.
Education/ Training

Specific qualifications and or training

  • 4 GSCE or equivalent, Maths and English grade C or above

 

Qualities, knowledge & skills

Personal skills, qualities, behaviour, most of these will be essential as many of these cannot be trained

  • Friendly, smiling & interested in our customers
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Keen to make the sale
  • Self-motivated & able to use initiative
  • Good IT Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach
  • Neat, clean and tidy image
  • Loyal and reliable
  • Ability to work to deadline and to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Team worker
  • Machinery background

 

Additional factors

Unsocial hours/eves/weekends. Ability to drive etc

  • Willing to work additional hours as required.
  • A current driver’s licence

 

Are you looking to enhance your technical abilities within a supportive and highly successful family-owned business?

Then look no further! Vincent Tractors & Plant can offer you:

  • Full time position: 8.00am- 5.30pm. Monday – Friday. (5.00pm Wintertime).
  • Saturday: 8.00am to 12.00pm on a rota basis
  • Competitive pay depending on experience plus overtime pay over 39hrs.
  • 24 days Holiday allowance plus Bank Holidays
  • Staff discount
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Group life cover
  • Eye care support
  • Child vouchers

Closing date for applications:  Midnight Sunday 31st October 2021

Interviews:  Tuesday 9th November 2021 (date may change without notice)

To apply, please email matthew.h@vincenttractors.co.uk with a CV and a cover letter. Within your cover letter, please explain how you meet the criteria for the role or call 01726 860332 for further information. 

Vincent Tractors & Plant is one of the leading Kubota dealers in the UK with people at the heart of its strategy. We know that our people are the key to our success and we make sure we appreciate and reward everyone’s contribution. Not only do we recognize expertise, skills and professionalism, we value highly the very things that make them unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature.

 

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