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Assistant Service Manager/Service Advisor

Mankato Ford

Location: Mankato, MN 56001
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: November 10, 2023
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Job Details
Job Location
Harrison Ford of Mankato - Mankato, MN
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
High School
Travel Percentage
Job Shift
Job Category
Customer Service
Service Advisor
Under the direct supervision of the Service Manager this position sells and schedules needed service work in the quick lane and service departments.  This role also maintains a clean, cordial and professional atmosphere for service reception, work scheduling, job assignments and general correspondence with customers and technicians. This is a full time position that will be five days a week that includes weekends. Most weeks will average 40-45 working hours.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Greet customers, answer telephones, receive and schedule appointments
• Obtain customer info, vehicle data, work requested, and signature on work order
• Utilize customer complaint questionnaires to achieve accurate troubleshooting
• Refers to Mankato Ford for warranty coverage assessment
• Promote the sale of labor, parts, and accessories
• Prepare formal estimates when customers want a price on a job
• Open repair orders with clear information and instructions about work to be done.
• Establish method of payment; Obtain credit approval from the office manager if necessary
• Establish "time promised" for every job.  Ensure that work distribution is such that we exceed customers’ expectations
• Advise customers promptly when it is evident that work will be finished sooner or later than promised.
• Monitor technicians in the performance of their duties keeping constantly informed on the operations being performed in the shop
• Schedule, assign and supervise work with the objective of maximizing the balance of quality, and the three P’s Profit, Productivity, and Personnel
• Follow up progress of jobs and advise customers if original estimate is increasing
• Communicates progress of job with customers to ensure that they are aware when the job changes
• Review report cards turned in by technicians to ensure that assigned work has been performed and the repair order has been completed properly
• High school degree minimum with a preferred two year college degree
• Ability to work with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Previous customer service experience preferred
• Good written and verbal communication skills