Parts advisors provide guidance on specific parts of automobiles. Almost every auto dealership has a parts advisor, and most chain-style automotive service company hire for this position as well. The important part of a potential employee’s credentials is their knowledge of cars and what makes them work. This type of knowledge is generally learned through many years working on and around cars, so previous experience in the automotive industry is critical. In addition, if applying for a job at a particular brand dealership, strong knowledge of that brand is usually a requirement as well.
Parts Advisor Tasks
Monitor and verify the delivery of parts, and conduct an inspection to ensure quality.
Maintain documentation of requisitions and records of inventory.
Purchase equipment parts or supplies in order to maintain stock levels.