Job Description

Spare Parts Interpreters determine customer requirements and advise on a product range, price, delivery, warranties and product use and care. The deal directly with trade related customers and the public over the phone, via a company website and over the counter.  They identify parts using online catalogues, processing and preparing sales orders, and receiving and distributing orders.  They assist with stock control while maintaining a tidy and organised workspace.  Most advertised roles will require some industry experience and knowledge of the automotive and spare parts industry, however, trainee roles can become available if a company is willing to provide support and training opportunities. 



Qualifications for this type of role are not required. If you are looking to further your skills or stand out when starting our as a Spare Parts Interpreter you may consider certifications in;

  • Certificate III in Automotive Sales
  • Complete the Certificate III in Automotive Sales


  • Approachable
  • Charismatic
  • Communicator
  • Confident
  • Customer Orientated
  • Impressionable
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivated
  • Organised
  • Persuasive
  • Problem Solving
  • Punctual

Key Skills

  • Sales
  • Administration
  • Pride in appearance
  • Work under pressure
  • Knowledge and interest in motor vehicles

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;