Brook Street

Customer Service Advisor - 6 Months FTC

Brook Street
Croydon, Surrey, England
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Croydon Branch
Contract Type
Full Time


An exciting opportunity to be part of our site in Croydon using your automotive experience achieved in either Commercial or light vehicles.

Are you looking for a role with no 2 days the same? Join our team and be our CSR service advisor.

Use your customer service and admin skills within this role, working within a fast paced environment.

A pivotal role in our service reception at our Croydon Site. Whilst covering the service reception you will be looking after the customer, acting as one point of contact CSR is involved from the planning stage, on arrival of the customer's vehicle, whilst the vehicle is serviced or repaired, until the vehicle leaves the dealerpoint. Develop effective customer relationships; proactively promote the services and products available, therefore increasing labour and parts sales.

Main Tasks / Responsibilities / Authorities: Service Reception: Planning:
*Speak to customers face-to-face and over the phone.
*Act as one point of contact for the customer.
*Confirm details of any planned visits with customers in advance.
*Plan work in to the workshop schedule.
*Create job card/repair order for the work to be carried out.

On arrival:
*Greet all customers on arrival at the Dealerpoint in a professional and friendly manner.
*Clarify for the customer and the workshop the basis for the repair - Retail/ Warranty/ Contract.
*Ensure that all proposed work is correctly specified based on standard IMPACT content, and converted to GDS quotes.
*Be able to convert GDS quotes into repair orders.
*Gain formal (written) customer authorisation for quoted work (Retail/ VCM.)
*Agree timescales for unscheduled work with customers and follow through to completion.
*Ensure that all authorised work is properly codified on the repair order prior to handover to the workshop.
*Be able to convert a workshop repair order into asales invoice.
*Manage bookings for courtesy cars.

Service and Repair:
*Actively liaise and co-ordinate between customer and workshop on progress and ensure timely authorisation of all incremental work.
*Gain customer agreement through selling the benefits of identified repair solutions in a professional manner.
*Review quality of job documentation and highlight issues / deficiencies to Workshop Controller for follow up.

Invoice and Follow-up:
*Produce and explain invoice to customer at point of vehicle collection, resolve any queries or objections on a timely basis.
*Follow up after service / repair visit to check customer satisfaction as per GVS process.
*Work in accordance with Volvo Group UK standards of health, safety, quality and environmental care.

Required knowledge and experience:
*Parts/stock control experience
*Experience of dealing directly with customers
*Good planning and organisational skills
*Able to work to process and policies
*Able to work confidently with in-house IT systems
*Quickly learn and retain technical information relating to Warranty and Contract Terms and Conditions
*A technical background would be of benefit

Benefits : Competitive salary, holiday, pension scheme, training and development, childcare vouchers, discount of Volvo and Renault cars for friends and family, travel discounts, theme park discounts, cinema discounts plus many more

Job Type: Contract

Required experience:
*working in automotive: 1 year