Employment

Be part of something special – Join the Newmans Team

Newman’s was established in 1921 and is a family owned business in Southampton. The business has grown in recent years and we are now Suzuki Main dealers for Southampton and surrounding areas. With over 90 years in the industry, we are one of the premier new car dealers in Southampton.  We are able to offer new cars, used cars, servicing, repairs, parts and accessories. If you are looking for a great place to work with a fantastic team than Newmans is the place for you. 

Current Vacancies: 

Service Customer Adviser

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to become part of Newmans Aftersales Department. Working with a close-knit and friendly team, as a Service Customer Advisor Your key responsibilities will involve dealing with all customers in a professional, prompt and courteous manner, portraying a positive first and long lasting impression of the Newmans and our Service Department.

Additional responsibilities are to include the following:

Making accurate notes of the customers’ requirements for vehicle service’s and repair, accurately communicating to the workshop team.
Keeping customers updated during the day with the progress of their vehicle.
Advising customers of any additional work identified, and presenting the associated cost accordingly.
Preparing and presenting the customer invoice and associated paperwork.
Giving a full explanation to the customer of the work undertaken.
Presenting service products such as service plans, extended warranties etc.

Main Dealer Service Experience is preferable, however, applications will be considered from all candidates who can demonstrate proven exceptional customer service experience.

The position offers a £16,000 - £18,500 basic salary with an OTE potential of £30,000 + (uncapped.)  Offering many long term benefits associated with an established brand and business. This is an opportunity not to be missed. The hours worked are 8:00am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, (on a Rota).

If you would like to know more about joining our team at Newmans Apply below.

Parts Adviser

We require a Parts Adviser with recent Main Dealer experience to work within our busy Parts department. 
Duties will typically include:
- Advising customers on suitable parts for their vehicle. 
- Processing parts orders from customers directly, both via telephone and face to face.
- Maintaining ordered stock.
- Raising invoices for parts sold.
- Liaison with other members of staff i.e. delivering parts to Technicians in the workshop. 

You will need to be a confident relationship builder, able to influence and advise customers on vehicle parts issues, whilst delivering a first class service, achieving company objectives and targets.
You must be well presented, enthusiastic and be 100% committed to delivering the highest standards, whilst possessing excellent communication skills, be computer literate and able to fulfil administrative duties. 

Offering a basic salary of £15,000.00 to £18,000.00 per annum with an on target earnings of £23,000.00 Your normal working hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm working 1 in 2 Saturday's 8am - 12pm.

Motor trade experience is essential, ideally in parts.

Sales Executive:

Working with a close-knit and friendly team, as a Car Sales Executive you will be required to sell New and Used Vehicles, Accessories, Finance, Finance related products and Warranties with the aim of reaching and exceeding targets.

To succeed in this role you must have  a strong desire to produce results, a commitment to excellence, be able to build outstanding customer relationships, and have a genuine passion to work for the company. You will need to have excellent customer service skills, a positive and helpful attitude and the drive, energy and commitment to seek every sales opportunity. No previous Car Sales experience is necessary for the right candidate, as full training including a Suzuki IMI accreditation will be made available.  

The position offers a £12,000-£15,000 basic salary with an OTE potential of £35,000-£45,000 plus the use of a company vehicle together with long terms benefits associated with an established brand and business. The hours worked are 8:30am-6:00pm Monday to Friday (day off in the week), 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday, and 10am-4pm Sunday (on a Rota).

For the right applicant the above hours can be flexible with the possibility of working a 4 day week together with 1 weekend in 4 off.

If you would like to know more about joining our team at Newmans Apply below.

Local Business Development Manager.

Newmans has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and professional Local Business Development Manager (LBDM) to join their busy Corporate Sales Department!
Reporting to the Operations Director, this role is the main driving force for the success of our business locally, and as such, demands the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
The successful candidate will be no ordinary sales person. They will have good communication skills and be both creative in approach and numerate. A high degree of enthusiasm is required along with the ability to work as part of a team.
This is not an exclusively office based role therefore you will be expected to have a track record in business selling and be committed to ensuring that our customers receive excellent service. A UK driving license is essential as is a proven track record in business to business sales and/or automotive fleet/corporate vehicle sales.
With a starting basic salary of £20,000 - £22,000 (negotiable pending experience) with an uncapped and realistic on-target-earning of £35,000-£40,000+ per annum alongside the use of a company vehicle with a fuel card (business mileage only), laptop, mobile phone, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, manufacturer training, and fantastic career prospects with a well-regarded long standing local business. You will be required to work Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:30pm. Working with a fantastic brand, this is not an opportunity to be missed.

If you would like to know more about joining our team at Newmans Apply below.

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