Palo Alto, California-based, Tesla Motors uses proprietary technology, world-class design, and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to create a new generation of highway capable electric vehicles. We utilize an innovative distribution model based on Company-owned sales and service centers. This approach allows us to maintain the highest levels of customer experience and benefit from short customer feedback loops to ensure our customer needs are fulfilled. We believe our operational infrastructure provides us with a competitive advantage compared to traditional automobile manufacturers.
About Tesla Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs, as well as EV powertrain components for partners such as Toyota and Daimler. Tesla has delivered more than 2,400 Roadsters to customers worldwide and received more than 13,000 reservations for Model S. Model S, the world's first premium sedan to be engineered from the ground up as an electric vehicle, began deliveries to U.S. customers in June of this year and was named Motor Trend's prestigious 2013 Car of the Year.
The Role Tesla Motors is looking for an experienced Parts Advisor to work on one of the most progressive vehicle brands in the world. This position requires a significant amount of customer interaction, so the ideal candidate will not only possess the customer service acumen, but also the ability to provide a basic level of technical support service. This position is located at our Los Angeles Service Center however the role will require travel as needed and directed by management. If you are interested in becoming a part of a world class service team supporting the latest EV technology, we are interested in hearing from you.
Answer phone calls, emails and drive-ins to address any customer concern with the highest level of response and attention.
Return missed phone calls and emails promptly â€" 5 minutes or less.
Receive stock, pick, ship and transact materials inventory to support the needs of vehicle service.
Accurately record parts transactions and data into Dealer Management System â€" attention to detail critical.
Conduct Transactions w/ systems; walk customer through order and provide summary.
Escalate any issues that need to be addressed to correct any inbound packaging issues from our internal and external suppliers.
Maintain records of time, expenses and materials.
Communicate estimated parts ship and arrival time, including regular updates.
Follow up with customer on parts order and ensure complete satisfaction with the order.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Help maintain cleanliness of service center.
Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines.
Pick up and deliver parts using full size van and 20ft trailer.
Methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles.
Understand in basic automotive techniques related to repair and servicing of automobiles.
Automotive equipment and servicing methods.
Dealer Business Process and Best Practice.
DMS Systems, SAP, MS Office Suite.
1-3 yrs experience in the automotive industry, 2-5 years material service and distribution experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to follow instructions required.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public.
Maintain and perform top level professional integrity and appearance as a parts advisor.
ASE Certification a plus.
Degree or Certificate from a University program in Automotive Technology a plus.
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