Senior Stores & Parts Sales Administrator - Wiri, Auckland

19 April 2018
57291 / 18-001

Varied role in thriving business inc. retail and trade parts sales
Customer Service focus
Attractive package


This is an opportunity to join the team of Outboard Marine Technologies and PROMT Parts, a leading parts and service provider to the marine sector.

The role is focused on parts sales and customer service. 

Start Date: from May/June 2018

This is a full-time, permanent position based in Wiri, South Auckland.

The Company:

Outboard Marine Technologies Ltd of Wiri is a dealer in Mercury outboards and Mercruiser sterndrives and operates a well-equipped mechanical service centre, specialising in Mercury and Evinrude marine engine products and high performance parts.  It is also a distributor of a huge range of aftermarket marine parts. 
Internal changes have opened up an opportunity for someone to join in Parts Sales.


Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Manning the front Parts Sales desk
  • Answering inbound phone calls and responding to email enquiries
  • Cash sale of parts, outboard engines and consumables to ‘walk-in’ retail cash customers
  • Supply of components, consumables and materials to marine trade and account customers
  • Developing strong relationships with trade customers, which may include conducting scheduled visits to dealers around New Zealand, although not immediately.
  • Identification of correct stock parts for sale/supply
  • Picking and packing outbound orders for dispatch to customers as required
  • Ensuring the accuracy of invoicing for everything sold
  • Assisting the warehouse and inventory team as requested


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in a comparable marine or automotive parts sales position (or you may be an experienced technician with good customer-facing skills wishing to get ‘off the tools’).
  • Technical training or qualification in a marine or automotive environment a distinct advantage
  • Mechanical aptitude and technical orientation
  • Intermediate-level computer experience (specifically MS Outlook/Excel)


Key Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills, both face-to-face and over the phone
  • Commitment to delivering great customer service
  • Effective interpersonal skills to engage with customers and build a rapport
  • Excellent attention to detail, such as following up on outstanding queries and orders
  • Ability to work under limited supervision



  • Full-time permanent role
  • Five-day working week from 08:00 to 18:00 (plus some Saturdays)

Salary is negotiable and will be geared to recognise experience and competence in a senior position of responsibility and trust. 

An indication of the available salary range will be provided to candidates at the point of application, as part of the pre-qualification dialogue.

All Candidates will preferably have NZ Residency and a valid NZ Work Visa at the point of lodging an application.

The nature of the role requires that a NZ Police Criminal Record check may be undertaken prior to an offer of employment being extended. 


Next Steps:

Forward your CV and a covering letter presenting your ‘fit’ to this role directly to Rob Everall at . 
Feel free to call Rob for a chat on 021 996 796

Thanks for your interest!

Contact Rob Everall of Marinejobs by writing to or call him on +64 21 996 796 for further information.  You can also apply directly to this job using the form on the right side of this page.