Revolving around sales, maintenance and repairs, the economic activities relating to automobile and motor vehicle services are unquestionably vital to the Quebec economy.
There are thousands of jobs linked to this sector throughout Quebec, all of them within companies where services are generally divided into five different types: sales, after-sales, parts, bodywork and general administration. These services can vary from one company to the next.
Sales and after-sales services are strategic sectors. Several types of jobs are essential to the smooth running of these services including secretaries, claims officers and technical advisors. This is also the case for sales consultants and commercial account managers. These people are, each in their own way, a direct link with customers.
Parts and bodywork services are essential in ensuring the profitability of a company’s operations and support the activities of the sales and after-sales services. The warehouse clerk, delivery agent, foreman, parts clerk, body repairer and painter all work in these services.
Most businesses also employ several people who are responsible for making sure that their services are properly managed. The general administration department includes, among other people, the accounting staff, human resources manager, marketing consultant and general manager and all these career opportunities require varying degrees of specialized knowledge.