Automotive parts interpreters sell automotive parts and accessories in retail or wholesale outlets. Parts can include batteries, headlights, tyres, seat covers, car cleaning equipment, and engine, brake and transmission components.
Duties & Tasks
Automotive parts interpreters may perform the following tasks:talk to customers to find out their exact needs and recommend appropriate partsidentify the make, model and variations of motor vehicles and automotive equipmentcheck catalogues or computer databases to identify and locate the source of required partsorder parts from warehouse and external supplierscalculate tax, discounts and pricesprepare invoices and other finance arrangements for the sale of stockprocess cash and credit transactionscollect, pack and dispatch or deliver ordered partsparticipate in stocktaking (regular checking and valuing of goods) and update computer dataassist customers in repairing or replacing partsset up merchandise displays.
Automotive parts interpreters may specialise in one particular make of vehicle. Most of their time is spent assisting customers, either in person or by telephone.
- enjoy clerical and administrative work neat personal appearance good communication and sales skills organised approach to work problem-solving skills able to work quickly under pressure interested in motor vehicle parts and their functions aptitude for working with computers.