Parts Assistant - Berkshire

£23k plus bonus & benefits - Parts
Ref: 2636 Date Posted: Monday 20 Sep 2021
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Our client, a large Accident Repair Centre is currently recruiting for a Parts Assistant to join their team in the Newbury area of Berkshire. The basic salary on offer is £23k, plus bonus and many other benefits.

This is a pivotal role for our client. Once a policy holders' vehicle has had its damage assessed and an estimate for repair has been produced, the Parts Assistant orders the parts required on order for full repairs to be made. 

You'll be responsible for all aspects of ordering, pricing and and administration - even sourcing parts that are unavailable through the usual channels. Plus the stock control for all paint and consumables. 

You'll liaise with their bodyshop technicians and provide high levels of customer contact and communications throughout the vehicle repairs. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountability for appropriate parts provision service and timely communication to enable effective repairs. 
  • Identifying, owning and managing the risks involved in running our business appropriate to this role. 
  • Accountability for Health and Safety regulations, company health and safety policies and procedures appropriate to this role. 
  • Ensuring all relevant legal requirements are met and any records are correctly maintained.

Key Skills / Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role 
  • A strong parts background gained in a bodyshop environment 
  • Possess strong organisational skills and attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills 

Career benefits and rewards:

  • Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer: 
  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do. 
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead! 
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard) 
  • Attractive holiday entitlement 
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance 
  • Free Travel insurance 
  • Free breakdown cover 
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance 
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers 

Working hours: 40 hour week on two shifts 7-4 and 9-6 with overtime on a Saturday morning one in three

For further details on this Parts Assistant role and other jobs in the motor trade please submit your CV to Stacey Hunt of ACS Automotive Recruitment Consultancy.