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Car part sales (Current Employee) –  Kingston upon Hull13 January 2018
Answering the telephone between 8.00 and 5.30 weekdays and 8.00 and 4.00 every other Saturday. Taking the clients order, logging in on the system ready for dispatch and any follow up sales required.
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Avoid the oxford branch poor management well only the ops manager
Delivery Driver (Former Employee) –  Oxford, Oxfordshire11 January 2018
Have worked here for about 6 mouths I had to leave last week the management have have no respect for their staff drivers are treated like rubbish I was going to put other word but not allowed like we are the lowest of the low with out us you would not have a company any way the ops manager at oxford don’t have a clue what’s he doing I seen him on a couple of occasions bullying staff swearing at them more stuff going out the back door than the front I think head office needs to send someone in undercover the management are allowing drivers to break the law by carrying 2 or 3 Berrels of oil in vans without ratchet straps fire exists are blocked with deliveries if you say any think you just get told if you don’t like it you no won’t you can do and vans safety repairs and not being done van with bold tyres anyone would think the management have to pay out of their own pocket the way he goes on like to point out all the other drivers and the warehouse staff and the driver Controller are great .
Pros
You get a bit of discount of parts
Cons
Long hours very poor pay and a bonus system the is fixed
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avoid at all costs
Warehouse Assistant (Current Employee) –  norfolk11 January 2018
one piece of advice- don't ever work for ECP in any aspect - absolutley shocking all round. click and backstabbing are the key things when you work here.
Pros
none
Cons
eveeything else
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Terrible!!
Driver (Former Employee) –  Fareham, Hampshire10 January 2018
Terrible place to work!! They have no time for their staff, no breaks and long days stuck inside those small vans... poor management and no enthusiasm from anyone.
Pros
Can get away from the depot regular doing deliveries. Some discount on parts.
Cons
Poor management, no enthusiasm within the Company, no job progression, terrible pay for long days, No breaks!!
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Not a good place
Warehouse Operative (Former Employee) –  Northampton, Northamptonshire9 January 2018
This is one of the most horrible jobs I have ever had, the management is a joke, they don’t care about there employees, get accused of things that you ain’t done
Pros
None
Cons
Useless
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I felt let down by store managers
Parts Sales Advisor (Former Employee) –  Woodford, Greater London8 January 2018
A typical day at euro car parts is very busy and stressful.
Struggled to learn and develop.
ad a great manager until he got promoted and a new manger was brought in, to which many struggled with.
the hardest part of the job was struggling with learning to hard sell and get the sales when not from sales background, while also dealing with many customers from a vast ethnic backgrounds.
the enjoyable part is seeing a struggling customer come into the store hoping you can help them, find the issue and telling them you have the part they wanted on the shelf and it is a lot cheaper than they expected.
Pros
the ability to order parts for your own car, when required.
Cons
spent long hours on my feet with no real breaks.
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Disgraceful
Customer Service Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Saltash, Cornwall3 January 2018
Overworked did several jobs out of my wage bracket never had support goventarvets that aren’t achievable manamgent is hired by the fact of an area managers mess ups. General and branch managers getting where they are by having something on their Rsm caused me to have major anxiety attacks still suffering. Wouldn’t give this company or recommend this company to anybody. Eur Car Parts are a disgrace.
Pros
None
Cons
The company it’s self
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fun place to work
Customer Advisor (Former Employee) –  Woodford3 January 2018
Top Salesman in the region, always exceeding sales targets by double.
Kept the showroom clean and maintained neat, orderly product displays.
Built customer confidence by listening to their concerns and providing
appropriate feedback.
Communicated
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productive
Picker/Packer (Former Employee) –  Tamworth3 January 2018
fast paced picking and packing great company for any hardworking individual who wants to work hard and get there job done some of the picks are heavy machinery and the staff are great aslong as your working hard
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Avoid at all cost
driver (Former Employee) –  launceston3 January 2018
a very clicky place to work if your new, lots a backstabbing from other members of staff with a blame culture that is through the roof.
Management/office staff only care about one thing - Targets !!!!
Dont expect to get your 40min lunch break,as there is never enough vans/drivers and your also expected to wash your van during this time. Although management would never admit to expecting you to do so.
Overtime is unpaid and expect to give up a few hours a week of your own time, also there is no sick pay !!!
Asking for a day off/holiday entitlement is a joke and your requests just get ignored.
I wouldnt set foot in that place if you paid me double
Pros
cheap car parts
Cons
Long hours, minimum wage, blame culture, no overtime/sick pay
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Long hours
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) –  Bangor2 January 2018
The discount is only the good thing you get while working here. They expect you to work 10 hours a day with no brake, not being paid properly and just expect you to shut up about it. Awful place to work
Pros
Discount
Cons
Long hours, low pay
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challenging but fun
Receptionist (Former Employee) –  Birmingham2 January 2018
day to day telephone calls must be answered inbound and outbounds
time management is essential
staff were friendly
Manager was very understanding which is respected
Pros
lounge area for breaks
Cons
long hourss
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Not a good firm to work for
Driver/ picker / warehouse (Former Employee) –  Northampton, Northamptonshire28 December 2017
People are a joke everyone thinks they know it all a lot of back stabbing very two faced love to talk about you behind your back and make out there your best friend to your face never work with them again
STAY AWAY
Pros
None
Cons
Everything
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Productive and fun workplace
Warehouse Operative (Former Employee) –  Romford, Greater London21 December 2017
10 hours working with only 40 minutes break 6 days a week on minimum wage. Nice people, countless job roles. The days go quick because there's so much to do and there are parts of the job that where you will enjoy.
Pros
Meeting new people
Cons
Long hours low pay
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Dreadful company to work for
Delivery Driver (Former Employee) –  Bredbury18 December 2017
Awful company that take no responsibility for their staff, training poor, management unaware of what their job is and how to treat their staff. Don’t work at Bradbury please
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treated like you are replaceable
Delivery Driver (Former Employee) –  Ipswich14 December 2017
always treated and made to feel like you are just replaceable, certain people get treated with more respect, or just generally treated better than everyone else.
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Bullying and stressful
Warehouse Assistant and driver (Former Employee) –  Hereford, Herefordshire13 December 2017
Minimum wage and working through your breaks, management don’t give a toss about you and impossible targets. Only advantage is cheap parts and meeting garages
Pros
Cheap parts
Cons
Everything
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A poorly managed company
Warehouse Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire7 December 2017
Long hours
Little pay
No chance of a pay rise unless minimum wage goes up.
Lots of dodgy going ons ie stock leaving the branch without invoices.
Management that can't manage at all
Very immature working environment
Management pick who they like the best and brown noses them.
Health and safety hazards everywhere ie racking not secured down fire exits always blocked.
The whole staff needs to be sacked and the company needs to start again.
The poor workers get treated better than the hard workers
Don't work here if you are a good honest worker.
Pros
None
Cons
Everything
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Poor work life balance
Assistant Management (Former Employee) –  Tamworth T24 December 2017
Part of the team was great others talk behind people's back not being part of the click you feel like an outsider

Knowledge isn't shared and everything is assumed knowledge
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hard working long hours
Dispatch controller (Current Employee) –  High Wycombe2 December 2017
A very busy work environment
I have learnt team working and keeping to time schedules
hardest part is the whole day and not having much time for family
good bunch of people
Pros
Company van use
Cons
Very long hours
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