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Recruitment – Parts Sales Advisor

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Parts Sales Advisor

Automotive Parts Sales Advisor

We are currently recruiting for 3 professional Automotive Parts Sales Advisors to join a busy team based at our head office in Shedfield, Southampton.

Silverlake Automotive Recycling is one of the UK’s leading vehicle recycling centres, employing over 100 staff. We are specialists in vehicle recycling, vehicle dismantling and salvage repairable vehicles. We are a family run business and were established in 1946, our head office is in Shedfield, Southampton.

The main roles of the parts sales advisor would be to:

  • Answer inbound customer enquiries from phone calls, email or online media sources
  • Server customers who walk in via our full service and self service counters
  • Process orders and take payments
  • Quote on 3rd party online parts search engines

What We Look For In Applicants:

  • A track record from within the motor trade is preferred
  • A track record in sales
  • Willingness to learn and drive to push the business forward
  • A passion for delivering great customer service
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Computer literate, with a keen eye for detail
  • Positive attitude, and good work ethic
  • Self control & good listening skills

What we offer:

  • £18,000 – £21,000 Per Year Basic Starting rate DOE & Shift
  • Bonus Scheme (£35,000 – £46,000 OTE, based on the parts you sell)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff Discount
  • Job Security
  • Progression

How to Increase the Value of Your Scrap Car

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Need to chuck out an old car before it loses its value?

The average lifespan of a car on the road in the UK is 7.7 years. Even with constant care, sometimes your old vehicle kicks the bucket beyond repair.

No matter what reason, you need to consider your options from this point on. The best option is to scrap your car since you get money if your car won’t start anymore.

If you need to increase your scrap car value, you need to follow these helpful tips.

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7 Tips for Buying Salvage Cars at an Auction

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Finding a good salvage car is like finding a great bargain. Only it’s better since you’ll be able to get salvaged vehicles for a fraction of the price.

It’s a perfect match for those of us who are financially savvy and wanting to find the best deal.

If you’re new to these kinds of auctions, however, finding that bit of treasure can be a little tricky. These are salvage cars, after all, so you need to have a bit of know-how in order to keep from buying something you won’t be happy with.

We’ve collected some tips for you that helps you do just that!

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5 Ways That a Visit to a Salvage Yard Can Save You Money on Car Repairs

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Saving money on your car and getting it fixed the proper way. No mending, no partial repairs.

Does that sound like a dream or something too good to be true?

The good news is it doesn’t have to be when you visit a salvage yard. These places allow you to find parts for your car that are in good working condition.

You save money by finding what you need at half the cost, rather than ordering from a company. Read on to learn the benefits of these places, and why you need to start shopping there today.

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Why You Should Buy Car Parts From a Breakers Yard

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How many times has your vehicle let you down? Something goes wrong and you find yourself in need of a new car or if you’re lucky, just a replacement part, either way every option out there just feels too costly –especially if you own a modern car.

To be honest, buying car parts can prove quite expensive. Looking for affordable car replacements is not easy, but there are better options, both for you and your wallet…

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Guide: How to Scrap Cars and Earn Money

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Do you have an old scrap car just sitting in the driveway at your home?

Have you often thought about what a pain it’s going to be to get it towed away? Well good news, you can make some cash at the same time you recover some valuable room on your property!

Scrap cars are an eyesore, and for many people with property, they have a tendency to sit and pile up because you just aren’t sure how to go about selling them to scrap yards.

In 2016, over 25 million tons of materials were recycled from old vehicles. This makes automobiles the most recycled consumer product in the world. We all want to do our part in recycling!

Why not make some cash at the same time? You might just be surprised at how much!

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How to Buy Cheap Auto Parts (That Aren’t Cheap Quality)

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A bargain is only a bargain if you get value out of it.

Running a car can be expensive. But many car owners make the mistake of buying cheap parts in an effort to save some cash.

Unfortunately, that’s the same as throwing money away. The trick when shopping cheap auto parts is to judge cost and quality at the same time.

Below, we’ll go through some ideas about how you can get the best parts for the price.

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We are recruiting – Apply Today

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We are recruiting – Apply today
We are recruiting – Silverlake Auto Parts is one of the UK’s leading vehicle recycling and scrap yards and we are specialists in vehicle recycling, vehicle dismantling and salvage repairables. We are currently breaking over 1500 vehicles for Parts, we have over 300 Salvage vehicles for sale and over 1000 vehicles on Auction at any one time.

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