Trainee Parts Advisor

At FG Barnes in Maidstone, Kent

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to continued growth within our business. We are a family-owned company established since 1899 and have locations in Guildford, Maidstone, Canterbury & Shoreham representing a number of manufacturers. As part of our continued growth plans, we are looking to recruit a high calibre individual to join our Parts Department in Maidstone, Kent as a Trainee Parts Advisor.

As a Trainee Parts Advisor, the main purpose of your role is to ensure our customers receive outstanding service at all times. You will need to have a positive can-do attitude and enjoy customer interaction. No day will be the same, such is the variety of the role. You will embark on a training journey the end result of which you will be a SEAT accredited Parts Advisor, there are then further opportunities to develop your career if you so wish. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to embark on a career path.

Key role and responsibilities as a Parts Advisor after sufficient in-house training:

  • Supplying workshop technicians with parts
  • Ordering, booking out, invoicing and taking payments for parts
  • Dealing with any customer enquirers over the phone and face to face
  • Checking in parts deliveries
  • Liaising and maintaining a good working relationship with the suppliers
  • Assisting with parts stock checks
  • Sourcing parts

Minimum requirements as a Parts Advisor:

  • Committed to achieving excellent customer service
  • Organised & able to multi task
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Professional work ethic
  • A good technical understanding of how motor vehicles work to aid accurate identification of required items
  • Good telephone manner
  • Be able to work Monday to Friday 8.00am until 6.00pm
  • Good time keeping

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00 - £22,000.00 per year


  • A-Level or equivalent (preferred)
  • Driving licence (preferred) but not essential

Ref: TraParAd

Working Hours Full Time
Location FG Barnes Maidstone
Salary £18,000 - £22,000
Benefits On-the-job training, Future career development
Closing Date 26/08/2022
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