Phil Colton, Operations Assistant – Lithgow

Phil is one of our operations assistants here at Auto Parts Central Lithgow.

Since the beginning of his time here at Auto Parts Central in 2017, Phil has always been on top of operational procedures, ensuring customers get the parts they ordered in a timely manner.

Phil takes great pride in providing our customers with the best service possible, making him a very valuable member of the Auto Parts Central team.

Fun facts

Let’s start with your name and your first ever car?

Phil Colton and my first ever car was a Toyota Corolla.

What is your everyday driver?

My current vehicle is a Mitsubishi Triton.

What does a typical day look like for you?

A typical day involves unpacking received parts and organising them, as well as picking customer orders and delivering them – with a smile of course! We provide spare parts from Lithgow to the Blue Mountains, over to Mudgee and onto Kandos/Rylstone. This wide area of service keeps me busy!

What kind of problems do you have to deal with on a daily basis?

Because we cover such a significant area, I have to try and manage our delivery schedule, ensuring we get to all of our customers as promptly as possible.

What is your favourite part about working at Auto Parts Central?

Working with a great team and helping local mechanics solve their problems.

How does Auto Parts Central differ from its competitors?

30+ years being a locally owned and operated business, employing qualified staff – none of our competitors can claim that. I really enjoy working at Auto Parts Central, we have a great team and it makes work enjoyable!

What is your all time favourite race around Mount Panorama?

The 1977 Falcon 1/2 finish… classic!

If you had $250,000 what car would you buy?

Oh easy! A Porsche 930 would be awesome!