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Date Added: Sun 04/09/2022

Parts Apprentice

London, UK
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Job Type: Apprenticeship, FullTime

Salary: £17,500 - £19,000 per annum

Porsche Retail Group have an excellent opportunity for a Parts Apprentice to work for one of the world’s most iconic brands and join the prestigious Porsche Centre West London.  This impressive Centre is a state-of-the-art building with a Barista service coffee bar, close to public transport links, heavily subsidised parking and is located 5 minutes’ walk from Chiswick High Road, which is full of shops and restaurants.About the companyPorsche Retail Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Porsche Cars Great Britain and are one of the largest Porsche Dealer Groups in the UK, representing five Porsche Centres located in Guildford, Hatfield, Mayfair, Reading and West London. Porsche Retail Group are proud to be one of Best Companies’ Top 100 large companies to work for in the UK, as well as a Top 5 company in Automotive, and combine an outstanding working environment with great benefits and an extremely competitive package.About the roleAs a Parts Apprentice, you will:

  • Effectively interpret, order and supply all customer parts requirements, ensuring that the commercial and operational requirements are met at all times
  • Source and supply the workshop with the correct parts in a efficient time frame

Core responsibilities as Parts Apprentice include to:

  • Take and qualify incoming enquiries in person, by phone or my e-mail, recommending value adding services where appropriate
  • Accurate entry of client information and orders utilising specifically designated systems
  • Ensure all documentation is raised in a timely manner and in line with company policies
  • General administration
  • Treat customers in a professional & courteous manner at all times
  • Ensure that all parts orders are dealt with in the most efficient manner, taking account of customer requirements, time scales and costs
  • Take personal responsibility for keeping customers informed of order status
  • Effect timely despatch and delivery of parts where required
  • Ensure parts records and product information files are kept updated
  • Ensure stock is located and records updated immediately
  • Actively participate in perpetual and or annual stock checks
  • Help to ensure that the department is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Maintain high standards of security
  • Provide administrative support to the Parts team as required, i.e. filing and data input
  • Support the technicians ensuring they are supplied with the correct parts and a timely manner
  • Support the workshop in delivering parts at their request
  • Answering the telephone and taking internal and external parts orders
  • Support the service advisors and updating the Visual Health Checks with the parts numbers, prices and availability
  • Take individual and team responsibility for health and safety
  • Be proactive in maintaining professional standards of personal and dealership presentation
  • Have 100% attendance at college, with the desire and ability to achieve and pass the standards and tests required to successfully complete NVQ Level 3 as part of the Porsche Apprenticeship Scheme
  • Take orders from customers both face to face and over the phone
  • Maintain an ordered stock room and finding parts from stock
  • Liaise with other members of staff

About the hours & rewardsFor the role of Parts Apprentice, the hours of work are 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm.There is a basic salary on offer from £17,500 per annum. You will also receive a fantastic benefits package, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Option of a VW group vehicle at preferential leasing rates  
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • DC Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Staff preferential rates
  • Employee Discounts Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

How to apply Please note that eRecruitSmart is advertising the role of Parts Apprentice on behalf of Porsche Retail Group.  Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to.   Please only apply if you consent to these terms.You must have eligibility to work in the UK.   Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted.  If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.We look forward to hearing from you!Vehicle, car, motor, showroom, dealership, automotive, parts advisor, apprentice,

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