Current Vacancies at AvailableCar.com

We are a family business, and one of England’s largest and most successful used car supermarkets. Established for over 18 years, we now have four Stores located in Castle Donington, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Cannock, and Leeds, West Yorkshire.

At AvailableCar, we firmly believe that it's our people who make our business such a huge success. And our people are great, really great.

It’s very important to us that every member of our team is completely focused on providing outstanding Customer Service.  And this relates to every part of our business. From our Customer Service and Sales Teams, right through to our Workshop Teams, who behind the scenes, prepare all our cars to an exceptionally high standard in our very own state-of-the-art Smart Repair centres, Paint Shops, Cleaning Centres and Body Shops, using the very latest diagnostic equipment and computer software, to ensure they achieve the highest quality workmanship, every time.

We offer on-site parking and all employees have a share in the Available Car Ltd Year-End Profit Sharing Scheme.

Fancy joining the AvailableCar family?  See our current vacancies below...

 

 

JANUARY 2021
 
 

Parts Department Assistant

£21,622-£23,113

You will be joining and working with an established Parts Team. We are looking for someone with previous motortrade Parts Counter experience, and it is essential you have computer experience working for an automotive retailer.

Having used Parts Management Systems such as CDK Drive/Kerridge would be an advantage.

Responsibilities include working with all our Preparation Centre Departments, purchasing Parts, sundries and paint & materials for the 36 Used Car Brands we sell. Working with our established supplier partners, Excellent future prospects and on going training.

5 - 5 ½ days per week (on a weekly rota) or 5 days a week plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

Body Shop Technician

£22,718-£24,285

We are looking for an experienced Vehicle Bodyshop Technician to join us in our busy BodyShop.

Experience is essential, as is working to the highest standards. Duties will include prepping cars ready for cosmetic paint repairs to a high standard on nearly new and high quality used cars. In this busy working environment, you will be required to be flexible in your approach, able to work under pressure and achieve volume targets whilst maintaining quality. On-going training will be provided through industry leading suppliers.

5 - 5 ½ days per week (on a weekly rota) or 5 days a week plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

Driver/General Assistant

£20,041-£21,423 

The successful applicant must be a responsible individual and hold a full clean UK driving licence.

Duties will include onsite driving, local deliveries and collections. You will be assisting in general duties on site when not driving so you will need to be flexible.

Excellent salary plus year-end profit-related bonus.

5 - 5 ½ days per week (on a weekly rota) or 5 days a week plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

Group Compliance Manager

£40,000

We have an excellent opportunity for a Group Compliance Manager to join our Head Office team at Available Car! We are looking for someone to work alongside our senior management team to help manage risk and compliance. This is a brand new opportunity for an expert to join Available Car as we continue to expand. You will need to be highly knowledgeable of FCA, FOS, GDPR and Health & Safety and you must have worked in a focussed compliance role within a similar size organisation. This role is based at our head office site in Castle Donington, but occasional travel will be required. (A full UK driving license is required.)

Key Responsibilities

Working as part of the Head Office team, you will be monitoring and managing the Company’s compliance obligations including FCA, FOS, GDPR, Health and Safety and compliance. You will be required to communicate and liaise directly with site General Managers, Showroom Management team and Preparation Management team to ensure quality is maintained.


• Overseeing the company’s FCA/FOS responsibilities
• Helping to support our teams with FCA/FOS legislation
• Liaising with trainers on FCA/FOS content
• Monitoring GDPR processes across the business
• Maintaining our data gathering
• Maintaining standards of Health & Safety across the group
• Making sure new products used with in the business are compliant
• Putting together content for internal compliance training
• Ensure all business activities undertaken are compliant
• To communicate with our third party financial & insurance providers
• To manage the company insurance claims reporting to our group accountant

Benefits

In addition to an excellent salary, the successful candidate will also receive;

• A company car
• Onsite parking
• Mobile Phone
• Private Health Insurance
• Profit related performance bonus
• Staff Discount
• Option to enrol in our ride to work scheme

Group Marketing Manager

£50,000

We have an excellent opportunity for a Group Marketing Manager to join our Head office team at Available Car.  We are looking for someone to work alongside our senior management team to help grow and develop our marketing strategies. Developing new and innovative ways to increase opportunities into the business. Working as part of the Head Office team, you will be monitoring and managing the Company’s marketing with our agency. Collaboratively working with senior management and agency to find the right solutions to drive the business forward. Having skills in the digital marketplace to evolve social and digital campaigns. This role is based at our head office site in Castle Donington, but occasional travel will be required. (A full UK driving license is required.)

Specific responsibilities include:

• Growing the digital marketing
• Collaboratively working as a team to evolve ideas
• Working with our content creator to evolve content
• Working on development of our website
• Collaboratively working on our TV & Radio Advertising
• Working on our budgets to maximise traffic for spend
• Evolving the digital customer journey
• Liaising with our third-party advertisers
• Evolving our instore experience
• Having knowledge of how to maximise SEO traffic and PPC campaigns working with our third parties
• Growing the Available Car brand locally & nationally
• Evolving our data gathering in partnership with our technology companies
• Internal marketing to drive engagement in the company
• Review new technologies to keep the company at the forefront of digital marketing techniques
• Helping to maintain our customer satisfaction ratings

Benefits

In addition to an excellent salary, the successful candidate will also receive;

• A company car
• Onsite parking
• Mobile Phone
• Private Health Insurance
• Profit related performance bonus
• Staff Discount
• Option to enrol in our ride to work scheme

PA to General Manager/Administration Assistant

£19,390 (Working Mon-Fri, 5 days per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PA/Administration Assistant to join our Sales Admin team at our Castle Donington Store.

Working closely with the site General Manager, this is a very diverse role. You will be expected to assist, when required, in all branch related issues and occasionally assist in the Administration Department.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, daily post processing in and out of the branch, recruitment CV handling, customer campaign preparation and tracking, uniform and stationery orders and stock taking. You will also be required to prepare draft documentation for the GM to review.

This job is ideal for someone who has previously worked in a busy and high pressured role. We are looking for a keen multitasker who is computer literate in Microsoft Office, and enjoys hitting deadlines, as required. We are looking for an enthusiastic person, with great listening skills, who can communicate well with others in person and on the telephone.

You will be working in a sales admin office, amongst a team of 8. This role is extremely varied, and will be enjoyed by the right candidate with ongoing training and support provided.

An understanding of Autoline Drive or a similar dealer management system, would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Vehicle Detailer

£23,439

We are currently looking for a highly skilled vehicle detailer who can work as part of our Vehicle detailing team within our preparation centre. You will have had a minimum of two year’s experience and a full driving licence.

The role entails interior and exterior detailing of the vehicle using a variety of tools, equipment and environmentally friendly chemicals to achieve a high standard that our customers have become accustomed to.

Working closely with a market leading detailing supplier you will receive induction training and any ongoing training requirements thereafter to enhance and develop your skills.

Vehicle Technician/Diagnostic Technician

£26,563 - £30,000 (5 day / 5 ½ day rotating shift and 5 day plus 1 Saturday in 4 options)

Working in our busy preparation centre, alongside an ever growing team of likeminded individuals, you will be required to carry out a multitude of vehicle repairs, inspections and services to high standards in our modern and clean workshop, using diagnostic equipment both aftermarket and manufacture level, the latest tools/equipment and computer software, all designed to help you achieve productivity goals and quality of workmanship.

You will be a highly skilled, highly motivated individual who can work as part of our growing family within our busy Preparation centre. You will have had experience working within the motor industry for a minimum of 3 years gaining valuable knowledge of light motor vehicles. You will also take pride in your workmanship, ensuring our customers receive the high standards of quality they have become accustomed too.

You will be required to have a minimum Level 3 NVQ in light motor vehicles or equivalent, and a full UK Driving licence.

A MOT licence is preferable but not essential.

Specific responsibilities include:

* Inspecting Vehicles to a high standard
* Carrying out diagnosis in an efficient manner
* Road testing
* Fault finding
* Servicing
* General repairs
* Good communication skills

If you would like to apply for a vacancy at our Castle Donington store, please email your CV directly to jonnymurray@availablecar.com.

 

 
 

Dent Technician

£26,200

We are looking for a conscientious, fully-experienced Vehicle Dent Technician to join our established team at our Cannock site. Tasks will include Paintless Dent Repairs using the latest techniques, using rods and glue pulling system. Full on-going training in new products and equipment is available.

Excellent rates of pay plus year-end profit-related bonus. 5 days a week plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

Parts Department Manager

£27,800

You will lead an established Parts Team totalling five, including yourself. Previous Motortrade Parts counter experience is essential and you must have computer experience working for an automotive retailer. Having used Parts Management Systems such as ADP/ Kerridge would be an advantage. You must be self motivated and be able to organise and motivate others. You will be managing WIP control and Invoicing. Responsibilities include working with all our Preparation Centre Departments, purchasing all Parts, sundries and paint & materials for the 36 Used Car Brands we sell. Working with our established supplier partners, Excellent future prospects and on going training.

Year end profit related performance bonus. 5 days a week plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

Customer Assistant Tier 1

OTE £24,000

5 days per week (inclusive of weekends)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team of Customer Assistants. You will be assisting our customers in all aspects of purchasing a vehicle in a fast paced environment, both onsite and via other platforms.

You will meeting and greeting customers, appraising part exchange vehicles and organising and conducting test drives, whilst at all times delivering outstanding customer service. You will also be presenting a range of products to meet our customers needs.

Excellent communication skills, a can do attitude and a desire to succeed are essential qualities for this role.

If you have the above attributes, along with previous customer service experience and excellent IT skills then we would like to hear from you.

Vehicle Technician/Diagnostic Technician

£26,563 - £30,000 (5 day / 5 ½ day rotating shift and 5 day plus 1 Saturday in 4 options)

Working in our busy preparation centre, alongside an ever growing team of likeminded individuals, you will be required to carry out a multitude of vehicle repairs, inspections and services to high standards in our modern and clean workshop, using diagnostic equipment both aftermarket and manufacture level, the latest tools/equipment and computer software, all designed to help you achieve productivity goals and quality of workmanship.

You will be a highly skilled, highly motivated individual who can work as part of our growing family within our busy Preparation centre. You will have had experience working within the motor industry for a minimum of 3 years gaining valuable knowledge of light motor vehicles. You will also take pride in your workmanship, ensuring our customers receive the high standards of quality they have become accustomed too.

You will be required to have a minimum Level 3 NVQ in light motor vehicles or equivalent, and a full UK Driving licence.

A MOT licence is preferable but not essential.

Specific responsibilities include:

* Inspecting Vehicles to a high standard
* Carrying out diagnosis in an efficient manner
* Road testing
* Fault finding
* Servicing
* General repairs
* Good communication skills

If you would like to apply for a vacancy at our Cannock Store, please contact Andy Ball on 01543 226 808 for an application form, or email your CV directly to andyball@availablecar.com.  
 
 

Customer Assistant Tier 1

OTE £24,000

5 days per week (inclusive of weekends)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team of Customer Assistants. You will be assisting our customers in all aspects of purchasing a vehicle in a fast paced environment, both onsite and via other platforms.

You will meeting and greeting customers, appraising part exchange vehicles and organising and conducting test drives, whilst at all times delivering outstanding customer service. You will also be presenting a range of products to meet our customers needs.

Excellent communication skills, a can do attitude and a desire to succeed are essential qualities for this role.

If you have the above attributes, along with previous customer service experience and excellent IT skills then we would like to hear from you.

Body Shop Technician

£22,718-£24,285

We are looking for an experienced Vehicle Bodyshop Technician to join us in our busy BodyShop.

Experience is essential, as is working to the highest standards. Duties will include prepping cars ready for cosmetic paint repairs to a high standard on nearly new and high quality used cars. In this busy working environment, you will be required to be flexible in your approach, able to work under pressure and achieve volume targets whilst maintaining quality. On-going training will be provided through industry leading suppliers.

5 - 5 ½ days per week (on a weekly rota) or 5 days a week plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

Contact Centre Customer Advisor

£20,000

Based in our new contact centre in our Leeds store, you will be our Ambassador for the brand and Company. Our customers expect excellent customer service, you will know what excellent looks like and how to exceed customers’ expectations. You will be ensuring that everything we do as a business, puts the customer first.

You will be dealing with large volumes of telephone calls and emails and webchat for our entire group. You will be using your skill and expertise, to assist customers with all aspects of their enquiries, with a view of generating rich leads and appointments for our Showroom Teams to action.

We are looking for enthusiastic and positive team members with experience of working in a high volume, multi-channel contact centre, focused on customer service. The working shift pattern is 5 days per week, including some weekends and Bank Holidays.

Benefits:

Generous holiday allowance
Free onsite parking
Company pension scheme
Access to employee discount platform

Cosmetic Inspector

£22,043 - £23,564

We are looking for an experienced Cosmetic Inspector to join our team. Working in this busy environment, you will be required to be flexible in your approach, able to work under pressure and achieve volume targets, whilst maintaining quality throughout. Our team prepare our vehicles to a very high standard to be showroom ready, ensuring our customers receive the very best product and experience.

The successful candidate will be able to receive new vehicles on site, and carry out thorough cosmetic inspections. You will be proficient in accurately spotting any bodywork or interior trim defects, to ensure that the vehicles meet our high standard of retail product. You will have an understanding of what rectification work is required and which department is best suited to carry out this work. You will be responsible for checking the specification of each vehicle is correct, and uploading this onto our Dealer Management System. As a Cosmetic Inspector, you will also be checking the operation of the fitted features for each vehicle.

Experience of using CDK Drive or similar DMS system would be desirable, but not essential, as full training will be available. Experience in minor cosmetic repairs would be advantageous.

A full driving licence is essential for the role.

Vehicle Detailer

£22,439

We are currently looking for a highly skilled vehicle detailer who can work as part of our Vehicle detailing team within our preparation centre. You will have had a minimum of two year’s experience and a full driving licence.

The role entails interior and exterior detailing of the vehicle using a variety of tools, equipment and environmentally friendly chemicals to achieve a high standard that our customers have become accustomed to.

Working closely with a market leading detailing supplier you will receive induction training and any ongoing training requirements thereafter to enhance and develop your skills.

Vehicle Technician/Diagnostic Technician

£26,563 - £30,000 (5 day / 5 ½ day rotating shift and 5 day plus 1 Saturday in 4 options)

Working in our busy preparation centre, alongside an ever growing team of likeminded individuals, you will be required to carry out a multitude of vehicle repairs, inspections and services to high standards in our modern and clean workshop, using diagnostic equipment both aftermarket and manufacture level, the latest tools/equipment and computer software, all designed to help you achieve productivity goals and quality of workmanship.

You will be a highly skilled, highly motivated individual who can work as part of our growing family within our busy Preparation centre. You will have had experience working within the motor industry for a minimum of 3 years gaining valuable knowledge of light motor vehicles. You will also take pride in your workmanship, ensuring our customers receive the high standards of quality they have become accustomed too.

You will be required to have a minimum Level 3 NVQ in light motor vehicles or equivalent, and a full UK Driving licence.

A MOT licence is preferable but not essential.

Specific responsibilities include:

* Inspecting Vehicles to a high standard
* Carrying out diagnosis in an efficient manner
* Road testing
* Fault finding
* Servicing
* General repairs
* Good communication skills

If you would like to apply for a vacancy at our Leeds Store, please contact Martin Harker on 01134 678 900 for an application form, or email your CV directly to martinharker@availablecar.com

 

Vehicle Technician/Diagnostic Technician

£26,563 - £30,000 (5 day / 5 ½ day rotating shift and 5 day plus 1 Saturday in 4 options)

Working in our busy preparation centre, alongside an ever growing team of likeminded individuals, you will be required to carry out a multitude of vehicle repairs, inspections and services to high standards in our modern and clean workshop, using diagnostic equipment both aftermarket and manufacture level, the latest tools/equipment and computer software, all designed to help you achieve productivity goals and quality of workmanship.

You will be a highly skilled, highly motivated individual who can work as part of our growing family within our busy Preparation centre. You will have had experience working within the motor industry for a minimum of 3 years gaining valuable knowledge of light motor vehicles. You will also take pride in your workmanship, ensuring our customers receive the high standards of quality they have become accustomed too.

You will be required to have a minimum Level 3 NVQ in light motor vehicles or equivalent, and a full UK Driving licence.

A MOT licence is preferable but not essential.

Specific responsibilities include:

* Inspecting Vehicles to a high standard
* Carrying out diagnosis in an efficient manner
* Road testing
* Fault finding
* Servicing
* General repairs
* Good communication skills

 

If you would like to apply for a vacancy at our Sutton in Ashfield Store, please contact: Sharon Taylor on 01623 445 800 for an application form, or email your CV directly to sharontaylor@availablecar.com.

 

 

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