Profession motor vehicles parts advisor

Motor vehicles parts advisors sell motor vehicle parts, order parts and identify alternative parts.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Inventory management rules

    The specific principles and techniques used in order to determine the approapriate level of inventory required.

  • Parts pricing

    The prices of vehicle parts on the market from various suppliers and their trends.

Skills

  • Carry out parts purchasing

    Order specific parts required for maintenance and repair of a wide variety of vehicles.

  • Gather information to substitute parts

    Gather information from sources such as manuals and manufacturers; identify appropriate replacements for broken, rare or obsolete parts.

  • Organise parts storage

    Store parts of vehicles and trucks, including parts for large trucks or heavy equipment, in proper conditions.

  • Ensure parts packaging

    Implement and monitor the packaging process; ensure that parts are processed and packed in compliance with production requirements.

  • Maintain work area cleanliness

    Keep the working area and equipment clean and orderly.

  • Identify parts requested by customers

    Ask the client questions in order to identify the specific parts he needs, taking into account the car type and year of construction; search for the exact parts described.

  • Keep stock records

    Keep written records of the amount of stock in storage, incoming and outgoing products required for the proper operation of services, repairs and maintenance tasks.

  • Maintain relationship with suppliers

    Build a lasting and meaningful relationship with suppliers and service providers in order to establish a positive, profitable and enduring collaboration, co-operation and contract negotiation.

  • Analyse supplier's information on vehicle parts

    Analyse information on vehicle parts from suppliers such as wholesalers or importers. Process data in order to improve response to customers' requests.

  • Maintain relationship with customers

    Build a lasting and meaningful relationship with customers in order to ensure satisfaction and fidelity by providing accurate and friendly advice and support, by delivering quality products and services and by supplying after-sales information and service.

  • Check vehicle parts on delivery

    Ensure that vehicle parts received from various suppliers are intact, properly working and delivered on time. Contact the parts manager in case of incidents or anomalies.

  • Process data

    Enter information into a data storage and data retrieval system via processes such as scanning, manual keying or electronic data transfer in order to process large amounts of data.

  • Load products for dispatch

    Load goods appropriately so that they can be sent safely to the receiver.

  • Conduct detailed evaluation of quality standards

    Evaluate the production, quality or packaging of goods in great detail in order to ensure compliance with the quality standards of the producer.

  • Maintain parts inventory

    Maintain stock levels in accordance with organisation procedures and policies; estimate upcoming supply needs.

  • Carry out shipping orders for parts

    Transfer tools, materials and equipment to warehouse locations for shipping.

  • Provide customer follow-up services

    Register, follow-up, solve and respond to customer requests, complaints and after-sales services.

  • Sell vehicle parts

    Identify which part is best suited to the customer's needs and specific type of car; sell and install the appropriate parts.

  • Process payments

    Accept payments such as cash, credit cards and debit cards. Handle reimbursement in case of returns or administer vouchers and marketing instruments such as bonus cards or membership cards. Pay attention to safety and the protection of personal data.

Optional knowledge and skills

operate forklift e-procurement types of vehicle engines maintain customer records electrical wiring plans manufacturer's recommended price waste management teamwork principles supply chain management motor vehicle parts drawings prepare shipments in time use customer relationship management software export control principles new vehicles on the market