Parts Specialist

Job Title: Parts Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-09
Reference: J6392
Contact Name: Robert Hannan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2019 10:29

Job Description

Volvo Penta Parts Specialist

Hours: Full Time 40 hours/week plus overtime. Saturday and call out rota.

Remuneration: competitive hourly rate, commission based bonus scheme, overtime rate, on call and call out rates, Company pension scheme contribution after 3 months service.

Job Summary: Working for one of the largest Volvo Penta Centres in the UK, with a huge; marine leisure, marine commercial, and industrial stock holding. Our busy Volvo Penta parts counter is seeking an experienced Parts Person to join their team.

The successful candidate will assist with serving and advising a diverse range of private, trade and dealer customers as well as maintaining the stores, to ensure the department meets current ISO standards.

The parts person will also work with the service department to ensure engineers are supplied with all the parts they require. The candidate must keep systems accurate, strive to keep current customers happy and seek further sales opportunities.

If you have strong customer service skills, a friendly disposition, and Volvo Penta/Marine experience we want to hear from you!

The role will be based on the Hamble.

Reporting to the Parts Department Manager, the successful candidate will be part of a growing team supporting the Penta network across the South of England and the Channel Islands.

On a daily basis, the candidate will receive stock and express orders from Volvo Penta and a number of other suppliers to keep the large parts stores stocked.

The new team member will receive, pick, pack and dispatch orders all over the UK, Europe and the World.

The candidate will be required to create back orders, purchase orders and pick notes, whilst ensuring accuracy at each step.

The position will also require a high level of technical knowledge of the Volvo Penta product range, and be able to interpret our parts catalogues and diagrams.

Qualifications and skills:
Previous Parts Department experience essential
Previous Marine industry experience essential
Volvo Penta experience an advantage but not essential, as product training will be given
Computer literate, with experience of MAM Auto Part an advantage but not essential as systems training will be given
Must be able to work under pressure, mult-itask and communicate well.

Candidates must be eligable to work in the UK.

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