Sam Pack's Five Star Ford Carrollton

Service Advisor Writer Automotive Dealership - Farmers Branch

Farmers Branch, TX

Job Description

Service Advisor Writer Automotive Dealership

Posted: Friday, 3/8/2024
Description:


Pack Auto Group believes our success is attributed to our employees. Since 1980, we have continued to grow our business and culture while holding true to our core values of fun, integrity, caring, self-discipline and continuous improvement.

We are passionate about harnessing a culture where our employees LOVE their jobs and customers LOVE our employees. We are focused on using technology to create a best-in-class experience for our customers. Dominating our share of the market in the sales and servicing of Pack Auto Group products in the DFW market while maintaining a top ranking in customer service, employee satisfaction and owner loyalty. Who we are and how we do business is defined in our Core Values, Vision and Mission statements.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Accident Insurance
  • Paid vacation for full time employees
  • Employee discount on cars, parts, and service
  • Drug Free Work Environment
  • We’re passionate about our culture

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advises customers about necessary service for routine maintenance.
  • Helps identify a mechanical problem by questioning the customer or doing a visual inspection or road test.
  • Confers with customers about inspection results, recommend corrective procedures and prepare work order for needed repairs.
  • Prepares a repair order showing time, cost and labor estimates for service.
  • Writes a brief description of the customer’s concern on the repair order to help the technician locate the problem.
  • Explains the work performed and the repair order charges to the customer.
  • Handles customer complaints.
  • Schedules service appointments.
  • Obtains customer and vehicle data prior to arrival when possible.
  • Greets customers in a timely, friendly manner and obtains vehicle information.
  • Test drives the vehicle with customer as needed to confirm the problem or refer to test technician.
  • Refers to service history, inspects vehicle, and recommends additional needed service.
  • Advises customers on the care of their cars and the value of maintaining their vehicles in accordance with manufacturers' specifications.
  • Provides a complete and accurate written cost estimate for labor and parts.
  • Establishes “promised time.” Checks with dispatcher, if necessary.
  • Obtains customer's signature on repair order; provides customer with a copy.
  • Establishes customer's method of payment. Obtains credit approval, if necessary.
  • Notifies dispatcher of incoming work.
  • Checks on progress of repair throughout the day. Contacts customers regarding any changes in the estimate or promised time, explains cost and time requirements in detail, and gets proper authorization before any additional repairs are performed.
  • Implements and maintains a service marketing program.
  • Reviews repair orders to ensure that work is completed, and additional work and authorization is noted. Closes repair order as appropriate.
  • Ensures that vehicles are parked in assigned areas. Makes sure they are locked, and all keys are marked and put away correctly.
  • Keeps service department forms, menus and pricing guides up to date.
  • Implements a quality control process to eliminate comebacks.
  • Maintains high customer satisfaction standards.
  • Handles telephone inquiries regarding appointments and work in process.
  • Inspects all vehicles for body work, informs customer if work is needed and provides an estimate for body work.
  • Maintains a professional appearance.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Other tasks as assigned
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Have quality customer service skills
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Maintaining professional appearance.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Willing to submit to a background check and drug screen prior to employment.
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record that is acceptable to our policies.

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between Pack Auto Group and its employees.

Benefits
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Accident Insurance
  • Paid vacation for full time employees
  • Employee discount on cars, parts, and service
  • Drug Free Work Environment
  • We’re passionate about our culture

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