Service Advisor Roswell Honda
SUMMARY Sells and schedules needed service work in the service department.
High school diploma or the equivalent.
As Required By Honda Motors
Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information.
Professional personal appearance.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to meet company's production and quality standards.
spend time indoors in air-conditioned areas.
on a regular basis
on a regular basis
Bending, twisting and/or stooping
Kneeling and/or Squatting
Less than 10 lbs
Reaching and/or lifting overhead
Repetitive hand/finger movement
Grasping/grabbing with hands
Pushing and Pulling
ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following. Conducts all business in an ethical and professional manner, ensuring maximum customer satisfaction. Schedules service appointments. Obtains customer and vehicle data prior to arrival when possible. Greets customers in a timely, friendly manner and obtains vehicle information. Writes up customer's vehicle problems accurately and clearly on repair order. 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. Explains completed work and all charges to customers. 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. Ensures all vehicles are cleaned and prepared. Observes and complies with all safety rules. Maintains a professional appearance. Keeps work area clean.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Other duties may be assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES; None
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Must posses a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Determine costs and completion date. Communicate expected repair time to customer.
Analyze progress to maximize efficiency and maintain high quality of repairs.
Delegate jobs to technicians as appropriate considering skill level. Effectively utilize current resources.
Prior to the start of a repair job, ascertain the correct part numbers on repair orders and help the parts department pull and post the appropriate parts.
Diagnose problems correctly and accurately describe those problems on the repair order.
Together with the service department manager work to establish and maintain an effective and proficient service department with excellent customer satisfaction.
Be available to aid technicians as appropriate if they have having trouble completing service work.
Produce accurate estimates for wreck and internal repairs.
Provide cashier transactions when needed.
Adhere to procedures for timely and proficient dealing of warranty items such as correct storage and labeling.
Become familiar and proficient with all phases of the computer system needed for parts and service management, developing and maintaining the skills required.
Start and finalize repair orders for warranty, customer paid, and internal repair.
Deal with customer complaints in a sensible manner by showing empathy and a pleasant attitude to show our commitment to excellent customer service and to increase customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Be polite and friendly and greet customers promptly.
Conduct telephone transactions courteously, and quickly.
Provide excellent customer service for all customers whether external and internal.
Sell supplementary services by notifying the customer of service specials or any additional work that is needed on their vehicle.
Notify customers promptly regarding any delays, changes, or additional work that is required.
When repeat repairs are presented, give special attention as needed to make sure the issue is corrected.
Do not make commitments to customers that cannot be met, or are not likely to be met. Communicate with customers to keep expectation levels appropriate.