Experienced Parts Advisor | Mullingar & Tullamore | Colton Motors

Colton Motors has an immediate opening for an ‘’Experienced Parts Advisor’’. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in a main dealer with in-depth experience of all aspects of a Parts Advisor role. This is a full-time permanent position based in Tullamore.

Main duties will include:

  • Receiving and checking incoming parts and supplies.
  • Serving a large team of workshop technicians in an efficient manner and liaising with service advisors and service managers on a daily basis giving feedback on any issues in relation to spare parts availability.
  • Carry out bi-annual inventory counts.
  • Store spare parts in an orderly and accessible manner within the parts department while ensuring all work areas are clean and tidy.
  • Process incoming requisitions and issue or distribute parts and supplies for internal usage.
  • Maintain records of customer orders and the amount. Ensure location of parts is correct and up to date on dealer management system.
  • Prepare requisition orders to replenish parts and supplies.
  • Provide customer support service and merchandising by selling spare parts and accessories for motor vehicles in a retail setting in person and over the telephone.
  • Advise retail customers and internal staff on appropriateness of parts, supplies or materials requested
  • Manage and process spare parts returns as required.
  • Place new merchandise on display.
  • Examine returned parts for defects, and exchange defective parts or refund money where authorised.

Person Specification

  • You are computer literate and enjoy working with computerised equipment.
  • You pay close attention to detail and take pride in you daily duties.
  • You will be required to provide a friendly efficient service both in-house and to the general public.
  • You are courteous individual who enjoys working indoors, will be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Key Competencies

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a spare parts role within the Motor Industry
  • Prior parts experience with the Ford Ireland would be a distinct advantage
  • Be fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of ADP Kerridge and Auto Vehicle Check would be a distinct advantage
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a busy aftersales environment
  • Full Clean Driving Licence

Kerridge Computer Skills Customer Skills


Working Hours
Location Tullamore
Benefits Parking, Paid Holidays, Ongoing Training & Development, Bike to Work Scheme
Closing Date 30/10/2021