Service Team Manager


Mercedes Benz of Dorchester


Competitive salary dependent on experience


An opportunity has arisen to join us as a Service Team Manager at Mercedes-Benz of Dorchester. The Service Team Manager is responsible for every aspect of a customers after sales experience. The main purpose of the role is to maximise workshop profitability whilst exceeding customer expectations and satisfaction.

The successful applicant will actively sell after-sales services in a customer-oriented manner, ensuring the workshop is working to full capacity by effectively scheduling customer orders.

Main Duties:
· To receive customers and their vehicles in a friendly and professional manner, discuss and confirm their requirements and take responsibility for the vehicle during its time at the Retailer.
· To work with the workshop team to achieve the highest possible levels of performance.
· Keeping customers informed of the status of their vehicle, giving comprehensive technical and commercial advice on the extent of work to be done and provide a cost estimate for repair work.
· Inform customers and potential customers about accessories and subsequent fitting of optional extras, promote any accessory campaigns.
· To ensure that collection and delivery drivers operate to schedule and meet customer and workshop expectations.
· To ensure all customer and vehicle data is correctly captured and loaded to the Kerridge DMS and updated as required.
· To ensure that repair orders are raised and processed according to the established guidelines and that work is completed to schedule and required standard.
· To ensure that invoicing is accurate and completed on time.
· To take responsibility for subcontracted repairs and ensure the work has been completed.
· Ensure that proper use is made of technical information and that it is understood how to use the manufacturers systems.
· To ensure all relevant warranty documentation and parts are identified and are kept for the warranty team.

Essential Skills Required:
· High levels of attention to detail and highly organised
· Background in a similar role within the automotive industry
· Knowledge of using Kerridge automotive computer system is essential
· Experience of anticipating and understanding customer needs and demands
· Maths GSCE at grade 5 (C) or above

Applicants will be expected to be immaculately attired as is befitting the Mercedes brand and must hold a full Driving Licence.

Hours of work:
08:00 – 18:00 Monday to Friday (with one-hour unpaid lunch)
Saturdays 08:00-13:00 on a rota basis will be required to be paid as overtime.
Total hours per week: 45.5

Job Info

Title: Service Team Manager

Location: Mercedes Benz of Dorchester