Detailer / Maintenance (Former Employee), Burlington – February 25, 2013
I worked in service dept as a utility guy at first doing everything from forklift operation to building maintenance then i was moved into the detail department where i prepared cars for delivery and showroom cars. the people i worked with there were easy to get along with i liked almost everyone there never had to many issues with the people. the job – more... wasn't hard it was just tedious and repetitive. – less
Receptionist, Client Relations (Former Employee), Fredericksburg, VA – October 28, 2013
Pros: great hours and pay!
Cons: management issues
I worked at Mercedes Benz for over 2 years. I started out as a Receptionist/ Secretary for the company. I also did a little bit of Cashier work when the cashier was not available. I learned alot and also had alot to offer the company as a hard worker. I got along with all management and clients. After about 6-8 months working, I got transferred to working – more... full time as a Service department scheduler. I would schedule all appointments for Mercedes Benz clients but as well as Volvo and Toyota. The owner owned several dealerships in the Fredericksburg and Stafford area as well as a dealership in Florida. The company held alot of fun parties for employees as well as customers too. – less
Mechanic Apprentice (Former Employee), Fleury-Mérogis, A8 – September 19, 2013
every day,I was working by my self or with a co-worker : doing oil change braking systems ,transmissions , diagnosis, engine services, levels, ...the hardest part was gaining the trust of my supervisor
Network Engineer (Current Employee), Tuscaloosa, AL – June 29, 2013
Pros: exposure to alot of network equipment
Cons: being a contractor
A typical day involves working incident and request tickets, doing projects. I also work high level incident that I get from IT Management. The hardest part of the jobs is the office politics, which is at every job, but the is made extra hard by me being a contractor. The most enjoyable part of the job, is doing the job itself. I love what I do. My – more... co-workers are great, and we all get along and work together well. – less
Sales Support (Former Employee), Tonbridge – April 8, 2013
Pros: prestigious brand
Cons: not very secure environment within motor trade
As with any motor industry company, Mercedes is a very difficult environment to work within. the management at our branch was new and still learning, unfortunately they found the role difficult with new changes taking place. the role was very full on and fast paced. co-workers were pretty good to work with although were very under pressure to deliver – more... and had a high turnover of employees. – less
Management Intern (Former Employee), Harlingen, TX – January 22, 2013
• Created financial revenue statements and learned industry standards for approving buyers. • Learned critical management techniques needed to successfully run a multi-million dollar business. • Met and exceeded challenging corporate quotas while keeping customer service the number one priority. • Developed vital sales skills through constant customer – more... interaction and negotiation processes. • Mastered behind-the-scenes operations by dealing with transporters and service specialists – less
Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Temp (Former Employee), Coral Gables, FL – January 21, 2013
• ·Greeting customers in a timely and friendly manner. • Greeting all customers entering the service area with a friendly, upbeat attitude, answers their questions, and directs them to the appropriate person or location. • Controlling service traffic flow and parking. • I learned determining if customers coming into service have an appointment. Records – more... customer's name, VIN, tag number, mileage, and existing vehicle damage. • Assisting the lot attendant with duties at the service counter. • Maintaining a clean and safe service drive area, free of dirt, water, leaves, snow, etc. • Attending meetings as requested. • Maintaining a professional appearance. • I learned ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. • I learned the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Management was very organized and effective.
My coworkers were friendly and helpful.
Most enjoyable part of my job was explaining the features of the car, the ability to use my skills in math by adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. – less