Parts Sales Person

The Parts Advisor is responsible for being the principal contact between the Parts Department and dealership customers and internal customers for the sale of parts and accessories. Depending upon dealership size, a Parts Advisor may be responsible for back counter, front counter, or wholesale parts advising or a combination of all three.


  • Able to clearly articulate ideas

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Effective interacting with others

  • Resourceful

Personality Traits

  • Extroverted

  • Fond of helping others

  • Organised

  • Patient with others

Salary range







Career Roadmap

  • 1

    Auto Dismantler (Entry Level Position)

  • 2

    Parts Sales / Inventory/Warehouse Person (Mid Level Position)

  • 3

    Foreman / Technical Supervisor (Advancement/ Senior Level Position)

Keys to Success

  • Technical training
  • Excellent mechanical/automotive parts knowledge
  • Superior customer service skills, both on the phone and in person
  • Physically fit / capable
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • Time Management and problem solving skills

Job Training

A Part Sales Person may require some technical training. The following training programs are available.