Service Advisor - Southampton

Automotive, Commercial
£26,500 to £28,000 Per Annum
Performance bonus, as well as NO WEEKENDS!!
Contract Type:
Full Time

The Role:

Here at Silcom Recruitment, we have a new and exciting Service Advisor vacancy in Southampton. Are you a seasoned professional in the motor industry with a passion for providing exceptional customer service? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can make a significant impact? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

As a Service Advisor, you will play a crucial role as the sole advisor in this business. Your expertise in the motor industry and excellent interpersonal skills will contribute to the seamless operation of our business. You will be the primary point of contact for customers, providing them with exceptional service, expert advice, and guiding them through their vehicle service experience.

Responsibilities & Requirements of a Service Advisor:

Greet and assist customers in a friendly and professional manner.

Listen to customers' vehicle concerns and accurately document them.

Provide expert recommendations on necessary services and repairs.

Generate detailed service estimates and explain them clearly to customers.

Coordinate vehicle drop-offs, pick-ups, and appointment scheduling.

Collaborate with the garage's workshop team to ensure efficient workflow.

Maintain accurate records of customer interactions and transactions.

Address customer inquiries, concerns, and complaints promptly and effectively.

Collaborate with suppliers to order necessary parts and maintain inventory.

Strive to achieve and exceed individual and team performance targets.


Previous experience in the motor industry as a Service Advisor is essential.

Strong understanding of automotive services, repairs, and maintenance.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently as the sole advisor in this garage.

Exceptional organisational and multitasking abilities.

Proficient in using computer systems and software for record keeping.

Commitment to delivering exceptional customer experiences.

Attention to detail and a problem solving mindset.


Competitive basic salary of £28,000 per annum.

Performance-based bonus structure.

Monday to Friday working week - enjoy weekends off!

Friendly and supportive work environment.

Opportunity to contribute to the growth of a respected local business.

Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

To apply for the role of Service Advisor and find out more details, please forward your CV to Josh Maitland, Silcom Recruitment. or call 02380 012 300 in strict confidence.

**Don’t worry if your CV is out of date, please get in touch and we can work with you to do the rest**