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Apprentice DAF Parts Advisor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

At Motus Commercials we are offering the opportunity for an Aspiring Parts Advisor to join our friendly team on an Apprenticeship based in Chester, North West England

We are the largest approved DAF truck dealership in the UK and Europe who believe that people are our most important asset and keen to give back through investment of personal development and internal training.

You can also Text Apprentice to 66777 to apply for a vacancy at our Deeside Chester dealership.

What Will You Be Doing?

To be a Motus Commercials Parts Advisor Apprentice in Chester, you need to be willing to learn how to source, locate parts and identify parts from the electronic catalogues.

You will then be required to properly and carefully label and package parts that are to be returned for warranty or to the manufacturer or supplier for surcharge credits, including identifying part numbers and providing a consistently high standard of customer service to all of our customers both internal and external.

  1. To undertake hands on training within the Parts Department by taking instruction from your nominated mentor.
  2. To attend recognised courses of instruction and achieve the correct pass mark for each course.
  3. To abide by the rules and regulation of the Company.
  4. To obey the instructions issued by the Company or it’s authorised representatives.
  5. To work to the best of his/her ability at all times.
  6. To respect the property of the Company and any property for which the Company is responsible or which is in their care.
  7. To assist with general housekeeping duties required within the parts department.
  8. To maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and a presentable personal appearance whilst observing the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy at all times.
  9. To report any broken or faulty equipment to your Supervisor/Manager in line with our Group Health & Safety Policy.
  10. Not to be absent form work or from educational instruction without permission except in unavoidable circumstance, for example, personal illness. You must make contact with your Manager/Supervisor on the first day of your absence to report this.

Who Are We Looking for?

Motus Commercials DAF Dealership based in Chester, have an amazing Apprenticeship opportunity to become a member of the team of experienced Commercial Service Advisors. All you will need is:

  • An enthusiastic demeanour with excellent communication skills
  • The can-do attitude and willingness to learn and succeed.
  • A genuine interest in the Automotive industry
  • Grade C / 4 or above in GCSE Maths and English is preferred. 

What’s In It For You?

When you join Motus Commercials, from Day 1 you'll have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 31 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays
  • Retail discounts saving £££'s at high street stores, on-line and in supermarkets
  • Team Member Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme with employer contribution
  • Family & Friends Discounted Car Scheme
  • Discounted Healthcare schemes

We also pride ourselves on offering internal and external training and development opportunities along with realistic career paths for each member of our Team.

Who Are We?

With a network of 30 Dealer Locations across the United Kingdom we are also the largest DAF Trucks Dealer Group in the UK & Europe with 27 DAF Trucks/TRP Locations. We have 14 ATF sites, able to carry out DVSA MOT’s on Commercial Vehicles. 

Our Manufacturer partners are: DAF TRUCKS, ISUZU TRUCKS, MAN TRUCKS, RENAULT TRUCKS, IVECO, VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES, FORD, FIAT PROFESSIONAL, ISUZU PICK-UPS and LDV VANS.

We are committed to supporting HGV and LCV operators to the highest standards, maximising vehicle uptime. We offer a wide range of Service and Parts solutions to suit the varying needs of both individual vehicle users and Fleet operators. Our intention is to provide vehicle and aftersales packages on an efficient, value for money basis.

Many of our locations offer extended hours providing flexibility and optimising vehicle availability. We are committed to continuous technical training for both sales and technical colleagues including a substantial Apprenticeship Programme which currently has over 60 apprentices in training.

Motus Commercials is a subsidiary of Motus Holdings (UK) Ltd., itself part of Motus Holdings Limited, a diversified (non-manufacturing) South African company centred on the automotive sector and founded initially as a single car dealership in 1948. Today, it is a business listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, turning over close to £4.5 billion and employing some 18,300 people across its operations in South Africa, the UK and Australia.

Motus Holdings (UK) Ltd. manages the automotive interests of Motus Holdings Limited in the United Kingdom. These include 112 vehicle franchise outlets at 68 locations: truck and van operations number 84 franchise outlets; passenger vehicles, 28 franchise outlets. The business additionally operates two specialist commercial vehicle body shops and has further interests in parts and service facilities and commercial vehicle equipment supply.

Motus Holdings (UK) Ltd. operates the UK’s largest independent commercial vehicle dealer group and, with its passenger vehicle interests included, ranks inside the Top 15 of all UK automotive dealer groups. The company has annual revenues of over £1 billion and employs almost 3000 people across its operations.

Motus Commercials is protected by trademarks and we do not consent to agencies/recruiters using the name and/or logo without explicitly instructed by us. Any agency/recruiter found to be using the Motus Commercials name and logo may find themselves subject to court proceedings for injunctive relief to prevent them from continuing the use of the name and/or logo, without receiving notice.

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