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Customer Service Advisor

Location County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Contact email Deirdre Mulvenna
Job ref J2459_1677587637

Job description

Customer Service Advisor

We are recruiting for a Customer Service Advisor for one of our clients in Ballyclare. The client is the sole Volvo Truck & Bus dealer and the leading provider of heavy commercial vehicles in Northern Ireland.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Being the first line of contact for customers, greeting them in a courteous manner and interpreting their requirements
  • Generating, amending and updating service schedules and sending reminders
  • Vehicle and customer database management
  • Booking PSV appointments
  • Issuing workshop job cards and monitoring progress of vehicles in workshop
  • Processing and closing out workshop job cards and assisting with invoicing
  • Making outbound sales and customer care calls and managing key customer relationships
  • Creating maintenance contract quotes and selling maintenance contracts
  • Liaising with Workshop Foreman for job planning, to ensure efficiency and profitability
  • Contacting customers to inform them of any additional work required and providing accurate quotations to gain the necessary authority to complete the work
  • Contacting customers upon job completion, competently explaining the work that has been carried out and arranging vehicle collection/delivery
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction at all times through delivery of the Volvo Customer Commitment's, assisting with customer follow up to ascertain service level satisfaction, and ensuring that all customer complaints are handled courteously and efficiently
  • Other general administration duties, such as running various daily, weekly and monthly reports, scanning and filing paperwork, record archiving and general word processing

Job Requirements & Qualifications Skills

Qualifications & Experience

  • The successful candidate must be able to provide proof of, or demonstrate prior experience of, the following:
  • Relevant service reception experience or experience of working within a franchised car / heavy vehicle dealership would be desirable
  • Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, including Maths and English
  • Possess extremely strong administration skills
  • Possess excellent organisational skills and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and written and both internally and externally
  • Possess an ability to structure workload in an efficient manner
  • Be able to cope working under pressure
  • Must be confident with telephone communication and possess a polite and professional telephone manner
  • Possess an excellent level of computer proficiency
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team whilst also possessing the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Have a full driving licence
  • Although not essential, some existing mechanical knowledge would be advantageous.

Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fast learner
  • Be organised, methodical, proactive and enthusiastic
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to work on own initiative
  • Have a warm, friendly and outgoing personality
  • Ensure that all written and verbal communication is of a standard that reflects the Volvo Trucks image and guidelines
  • Be willing to accept change and have the ability and flexibility to adapt accordingly as business needs require
  • Be tenacious and of a questioning nature
  • Be open and honest at all times and always work with integrity
  • Possess a willingness to learn and succeed
  • Insist on the highest quality work, whilst concentrating on efficiencies

Hours of Work:

  • 46.5 working hours, Hours to be arranged in advance via Rota basis
  • Rota hours to cover: Monday to Thursday from 08.00 to 21.00, Fridays from 8am to 6pm & Saturdays from 8am to 2pm


  • Attractive salary - depending on qualifications and experience

Job Type: Full time - Temporary with potential for perm

If you are interested in the above position, please apply and a member of the Staffline team will be in touch with those successful applicants.


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