Service Advisor

<strong>At Western Truck Center, we are looking for talented people to join our team of the most passionate, driven and creative individuals in the industry. With Western Truck Center, you will be part of an inclusive organization where diversity, input, and contribution of your unique skills and experience are valued.</strong>

Stockton, CA

Western Truck Center

<strong>Western Truck Center is a Full Line dealership group with New Trucks, Used Trucks, Parts, Service, Lease and Rental Fleets, Finance and a Vocational/Construction Rental Division as well. As an authorized Volvo, Mack, Autocar, Hino, and Crane Carrier dealership, we represent some of the most iconic OEM&rsquo;s in the industry. We value the opportunity to create a long-term relationship with our customers, and we do that by giving you the best customer service available.</strong>

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$19.00 - $30.00 Hourly

Overview: This position will be responsible for initiating and processing requests for repair services and providing administrative support to the Service Department.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Collect details on customer complaints and expectations.</li> <li>Perform vehicle walk around inspections and verify vehicle information.</li> <li>Perform on the spot vehicle diagnostics, review service history, and recommend additional service needed.</li> <li>Advise customers on the care of their vehicles and the value of maintaining their vehicles in accordance with manufacturer&rsquo;s specifications.</li> <li>Write up customer&rsquo;s vehicle problems accurately and clearly in Decisiv, verify customer information, and obtain customer&rsquo;s signatures.</li> <li>Establish &ldquo;promised time&rdquo; based on shop workflow and communicate with foreman.</li> <li>Establish customer&rsquo;s method of payment and obtain credit approval, if necessary.</li> <li>Create repair order in the business system, create repair order file, and secure Decisiv with customer signatures in standardized repair order jacket.</li> <li>Check on progress of repair throughout the day. Contact customers regarding any changes in the estimate or promised time, explain cost and time requirements in detail, and get proper authorization before any additional repairs are performed.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>18 years of age.</li> </ul> <p><strong><br />Desired Job Qualifications</strong></p> <ul> <li>High school graduate, GED, or 1 year of work experience.</li> <li>Commitment and desire to learn medium and heavy-duty truck repair trade.</li> <li>Ability to calculate figures, write detailed work orders, and speak effectively before groups of people.</li> <li>Strong organization, customer service, and communication skills.</li> <li>Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.</li> <li>Dependable team player with a positive attitude.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Mental Capability Requirements</strong></p> <ul> <li>Comprehension: Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral/written instructions and information.</li> <li>Organization: Ability to organize and prioritize work schedule on short-term basis (more than 1 month).</li> <li>Reasoning &amp; Decision Making: Ability to make decisions with significant impact on department&rsquo;s credibility, operations, and services.</li> <li>Communication: Ability to communicate effectively with individuals utilizing a phone.</li> <li>Mathematics: Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Physical Demands and Work Environment</strong></p> <p>The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and taste or smell. The employee is required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.</p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, wet and/or humid conditions, extreme heat and vibration, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level is occasionally loud.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Communications, Teamwork, and Feedback to Others</strong></p> <ul> <li>Contribute to a work environment that is based on trust and respect.</li> <li>Have discussions on a regular basis with their manager to discuss opportunities to best achieve individual performance objectives and departmental goals.</li> <li>Suggest ways to improve the efficiency of conducting their job duties.</li> <li>Promote continuous improvement and change to support company growth.</li> <li>Mentor others unselfishly.</li> <li>Give credit where it&rsquo;s due.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Company Loyal Policies and Work Ethic</strong></p> <ul> <li>Adhere to the policies contained in the Employee Handbook.</li> <li>Adhere to the Company&rsquo;s Employee Conduct Policy.</li> <li>Support management decisions toward meeting company goals.</li> <li>Be open and receptive to new ideas, regardless of their origin.</li> <li>Make prudent decisions, which are based on the best interest of the Company and its long-term future.</li> </ul>