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Customer Service Advisor

Dennison Commercials Ltd is the sole Volvo Truck & Bus dealer and the leading provider of heavy commercial vehicles in Northern Ireland. 


We are currently recruiting a Customer Service Advisor to join the team at the stated Dealerpoint.


As an equal opportunities employer, Dennison Commercials Ltd. welcomes applicants regardless of age, sex, marital status, race, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion or disability.

Important Information
Date Posted: 10th November 2021
Closing Date: 30th November 2021
Industry: Logistics & Transport
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Being the first line of contact for customers, greeting them in a courteous manner and interpreting their requirements 
  • Generating, amending and updating service schedules and sending reminders
  • Vehicle and customer database management
  • Booking PSV appointments
  • Issuing workshop job cards and monitoring progress of vehicles in workshop 
  • Processing and closing out workshop job cards and assisting with invoicing 
  • Making outbound sales and customer care calls and managing key customer relationships
  • Creating maintenance contract quotes and selling maintenance contracts
  • Liaising with Workshop Foreman for job planning, to ensure efficiency and profitability
  • Contacting customers to inform them of any additional work required and providing accurate quotations to gain the necessary authority to complete the work
  • Contacting customers upon job completion, competently explaining the work that has been carried out and arranging vehicle collection/delivery
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction at all times through delivery of the Volvo ‘Customer Commitments’, assisting with customer follow up to ascertain service level satisfaction, and ensuring that all customer complaints are handled courteously and efficiently 
  • Other general administration duties, such as running various daily, weekly and monthly reports, scanning and filing paperwork, record archiving and general word processing
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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, including Maths and English
  • Possess extremely strong administration skills
  • Possess excellent organisational skills and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and written and both internally and externally
  • Possess an ability to structure workload in an efficient manner
  • Be able to cope working under pressure
  • Must be confident with telephone communication and possess a polite and professional telephone manner
  • Possess an excellent level of computer proficiency
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team whilst also possessing the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Have a full driving licence
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Be a fast learner
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Be organised, methodical, proactive and enthusiastic
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to work on own initiative
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Have a warm, friendly and outgoing personality
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Ensure that all written and verbal communication is of a standard that reflects the Volvo Trucks image and guidelines
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Be willing to accept change and have the ability and flexibility to adapt accordingly as business needs require
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Be tenacious and of a questioning nature
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Be open and honest at all times and always work with integrity
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Possess a willingness to learn and succeed
  • Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic: Insist on the highest quality work, whilst concentrating on efficiencies

Desired criteria

  • Relevant service reception experience or experience of working within a franchised car / heavy vehicle dealership would be desirable
  • Although not essential, some existing mechanical knowledge would be advantageous.

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Customer Service

Customer Service

Effective Listening

Effective Listening

Exceeding Customer Expectations

Exceeding Customer Expectations

Dennison Commercials

Family-run business, Dennison Commercials has been serving the transport industry for over 50 years. As well as being one of the longest established Volvo Truck & Bus dealers in the UK and Ireland, Dennisons is also the appointed JCB dealer in Northern Ireland & Donegal for JCB construction, industrial and access equipment. The Dennison Group have depots based in Ballyclare, Newry, Dungannon, and Coleraine. We also have a Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop located in Ballyclare and our JCB dealership is located in Templepatrick.

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We believe our staff are our most valuable asset. We appreciate the input of every member of the team and always strive to reward hard work and good performance. Therefore, if you work at Dennison Commercials you can expect competitive rates of pay combined with an excellent benefits package including:

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- Generous holiday entitlement - Access to a pension scheme with generous employer contributions - Healthcare benefits - Retail discount scheme - Cycle to Work Scheme - Death in service benefit - Free on-site parking at all our sites - Ongoing training and development opportunities with global brand manufacturer training (Volvo / JCB) - Long Service recognition - A friendly work atmosphere within a real team environment - Long term career prospects

Our benefits

Health Insurance

Vacation/Paid Time Off

Performance Bonuses

Retirement Plan and/or Pension

Office Perks

Employee Development Programs

Employee Discounts

Free Parking

City-Bike

Free Work laptop

Referral bonus

Open office

Competitive Salary

Life Insurance

Long Service Recognition

Customer Service Advisor

Family-run business, Dennison Commercials has been serving the transport industry for over 50 years. As well as being one of the longest established Volvo Truck & Bus dealers in the UK and Ireland, Dennisons is also the appointed JCB dealer in Northern Ireland & Donegal for JCB construction, industrial and access equipment. The Dennison Group have depots based in Ballyclare, Newry, Dungannon, and Coleraine. We also have a Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop located in Ballyclare and our JCB dealership is located in Templepatrick.