Reference: ZR_578_JOB

Assistant Service Manager

Grange Over Sands, Cumbria

Competitive Salary Package £40k OTE (DOE)

Purely Automotive Recruitment proudly offers a fabulous opportunity for an Assistant Service Manager to join our client and their teams based in Grange Over Sands, Cumbria. Our client is a family-owned company and is one of the most successful automotive retailers in the country – selling some of the most iconic and exciting brands in the world and are looking to grow their aftersales service operations.


Our client’s culture is all about the importance of people – they know that great people with the correct mind-set will flourish with them and ensure the future success of their business. If you are looking for an exciting career to help manage and run a busy service department with incredible cars and working within a great team then this is a perfect opportunity for you. If you are someone who is driven, a team player, enthusiastic and understands exceptional customer service this role could be perfect for you.

The role will include influencing the success of a busy service department, working with prestige brands and managing the daily workload of your Service Advisor team.

Reporting into the Aftersales Manager, your duties will include, but are not limited to: • Driving additional business within the aftersales department using demographic data to highlight new opportunities.

  • Overseeing a team of Service Advisors managing daily workload to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Carrying out review meetings/reporting and improving on Department performance through target given objectives
  • Dealing with all customers in a professional, prompt and courteous manner, portraying a positive impression of the Service Department
  • An understanding of Warranty coverage
  • To create robust reports for the Aftersales Manager on group and individual performance

An ideal Assistant Service Manager will hold the following skills and experiences:

  • Motivated, with a proactive approach to customer service.
  • Enjoy the challenge of influencing the success of the Services department.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and be well presented.
  • Must be IT literate, and a working knowledge of Kerridge
  • People management skills
  • Automotive experience either as a Senior Service Advisor or Workshop Manager is essential for this position.

If you have the experience, drive and ability to take over this critical position then we want to hear from you.


Our client is looking for people with commitment, determination, and enthusiasm to join them. In return, we offer the successful applicant a competitive basic salary, and an OTE upwards of £40,000 per annum and a rewarding career, together with the opportunity for continuous career development.

To apply for this position, please follow the link on this page or contact Purely Automotive Recruitment for a confidential discussion today.

Purely Automotive Recruitment Ltd is a dedicated automotive industry talent resourcing service provider operating across the UK and Ireland.

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