Retail Apprentice


Mercedes-Benz- REMIT
Graduate and Apprenticeship
Mercedes-Benz Of Bedford
Closing date
18th July 2019

Job description

Mercedes-Benz is proud to be part of the Sytner Group and as the UK's leading retailer of prestige cars, Sytner Group provide an extraordinary working environment with remarkable opportunities and are driven by our aim "to promote from within" so are continually developing talent in order to build life-long careers.


Providing outstanding levels of Customer Service is key to our business success and we are currently recruiting for Retail Apprentice positions across our Mercedes Benz Division.


This is a customer facing role within our After Sales department. You must be educated to A level standard or equivalent, have GCSE Maths and English grades A to C, with an appetite for learning and a commitment to being a positive team player. Some retail experience would be beneficial but not essential.


In partnership with Retail Motor Industry Training/REMIT and Mercedes-Benz we are offering a comprehensive 18 month ‘on the job’ training programme. Successful candidates can look forward to working for a progressive and consistently successful company that offers investment in personal development.


You will gain a thorough knowledge of the workings of a prestige car dealership, initially gaining experience by working in all departments covering all aspects and job roles at your dealership.  You will then focus on our aftersales roles in more detail. During your apprenticeship we will provide you with mentoring support and feedback through monthly reviews.  You will also work towards the achievement of a nationally recognised Level 2 in Customer Service. We will work with you to identify the best career route on completion of your Apprenticeship, which could lead to roles such as Service Advisor, Customer Relation Advisor, Warranty Administrator or Administration Assistant.


If you have a genuine warmth and enthusiasm for people, a strong work ethic and the drive to succeed in a fast paced customer service environment then you are invited to apply for this fantastic opportunity and we look forward to providing you with the scope to develop an outstanding career.


Our customers are very important to us and we want only the very best people looking after them and their vehicles. Would you like to be that person?


If so, please apply by sending your CV. Please state in your application which Mercedes-Benz businesses you would wish to be considered for, select from the locations below:


Milton Keynes, Northampton and Bedford


Selected candidates will be invited to attend an interview week commencing 22nd July and following this, selected candidates will be invited to attend a half day Assessment Centre during week commencing 19th August 2019. Applicants should ensure that they are able to attend on these dates if shortlisted.


Employment will commence for successful candidates on the 24th September 2019.


Please note that due to our insurance requirements and the nature of this role a full driving licence is essential.


Closing date for applications is 18th July 2019.

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Mercedes-Benz Of Bedford

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01234 272 888

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