Working with Aston Barclay

Vehicle Inspectors - Westbury

Location: Westbury

We are the leading national independent auction group, led by quality people, driving the future of the remarketing industry through leading results, innovation, investment, excellence in technology and exceptional service.

We are looking for a number of temporary Vehicle Inspectors for a 1 month contract initially. We have roles at our Wakefield & Westbury sites. 

As Vehicle Inspector you will ensure vehicles arriving on site are inspected prior to auction.

Duties include:

  • Ensure that vehicle inspections are carried out to the required standards and accurately recorded on the handheld device.
  • Capture quality images and videos of vehicles to support the sale of the vehicle.
  • Identify revenue opportunities including repairs or refurbishment.
  • Check and verify that all vehicle documentation and data is accurate.
  • Maintain all systems ensuring that adequate and appropriate records are created and maintained.
  • Report all vehicle defects in a timely manner.
  • Work to achieve & exceed KPIs.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Previous body shop, prep & paint experience preferred.
  • Vehicle appraisal or inspection experience.
  • NAMA qualification is desirable.
  • Ability to work in a complex, fast paced operations function.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience of working to deadlines with quality output.
  • Proven experience of delivering exceptional service to customers.
  • Attention to detail.

 

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Vehicle Inspectors - Wakefield

Location: Wakefield

We are the leading national independent auction group, led by quality people, driving the future of the remarketing industry through leading results, innovation, investment, excellence in technology and exceptional service.

We are looking for a number of temporary Vehicle Inspectors for a 1 month contract initially. We have roles at our Wakefield & Westbury sites. 

As Vehicle Inspector you will ensure vehicles arriving on site are inspected prior to auction.

Duties include:

  • Ensure that vehicle inspections are carried out to the required standards and accurately recorded on the handheld device.
  • Capture quality images and videos of vehicles to support the sale of the vehicle.
  • Identify revenue opportunities including repairs or refurbishment.
  • Check and verify that all vehicle documentation and data is accurate.
  • Maintain all systems ensuring that adequate and appropriate records are created and maintained.
  • Report all vehicle defects in a timely manner.
  • Work to achieve & exceed KPIs.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Previous body shop, prep & paint experience preferred.
  • Vehicle appraisal or inspection experience.
  • NAMA qualification is desirable.
  • Ability to work in a complex, fast paced operations function.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience of working to deadlines with quality output.
  • Proven experience of delivering exceptional service to customers.
  • Attention to detail.

 

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Yard Controller

Location: Chelmsford

We are the leading national independent auction group, led by quality people, driving the future of the remarketing industry through leading results, innovation, investment, excellence in technology and exceptional service.

We are looking for a Yard Controller based at our Chelmsford centre to lead the yard team.

This role is 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday. 

Tasks include:

  • Provide visible, respectful leadership to the Yard team and be the technical expert for direct reports.
  • Maintain all systems ensuring that adequate and appropriate records are created and maintained.
  • Manage the direct reports to achieve agreed outputs.
  • Embed KPI’s to manage performance across team
  • Book vehicles in and out using the handheld device.
  • Conduct vehicle security checks.
  • Update all paperwork and barcodes appropriately.
  • Dispatch documentation to the administrative staff.
  • Report all vehicle defects in a timely manner.
  • Refuel vehicles as per procedure.
  • Jump start or battery start vehicles as per procedure.
  • Ensure that vehicles are prepared for sales in line with site processes.
  • Process vehicles through the sale.
  • Prepare vehicles for collections post sale.

Experience/Skills:

  • Experience in effective problem solving and decision making.
  • Ability to manage, coach, mentor and develop people.
  • Ability to work & manage a team in a complex, fast paced operations function.
  • Interpersonal, influencing and communication skills.
  • Experience of working to deadlines with quality output.
  • Proven experience of delivering exceptional service to customers.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.

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Trade Plate Driver

Location: Westbury

We are the leading national independent auction group, led by quality people, driving the future of the remarketing industry through leading results, innovation, investment, excellence in technology and exceptional service.

We are now looking to recruit 3 x trade plate drivers for our auction centre in Westbury. These roles are offered on a zero hour contract basis.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Collecting vehicles for auction
  • Delivering sold vehicles from the auction
  • Liaising with customers at point of collection/delivery
  • Processing paperwork accurately
  • Using handheld PDA system to log deliveries/collections
  • Assisting other drivers where possible, promoting a team work ethic throughout the transport department

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Current clean UK driving license
  • Experience in driving all manner of vehicles to include manual & automatics
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Good verbal communication
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Good customer service skills
  • Flexibility - ability to start early & finish late when required

£8.72 per hour

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Team Leader

Location: The Car Buying Group

Voted the fastest growing Tech company in the North of England 2017 and number 20 in The Sunday Times top 20 tech track 100 list 2018, The Car Buying Group, work with enthusiastic, passionate, and hardworking individuals. Our aim is to be one of the leading online car buying services, offering an industry leading proposition, delivering the fairest, simplest and one of the fastest ways to sell a car on line. Our passion is cars and customer experience.

We are looking for a Team Leader to help deliver and achieve outstanding results against key budget growth targets, supporting each business area in maximising aggressive volume and profit goals through the effective delivery of agreed tasks.

As Team Leader you will be responsible for the achievement and continued growth of your own volume and profit achievements to target with strong focus on your team and individual KPI’s.

As Team Leader you will have responsibility for the following activities:

  • Maximising volume growth by achieving and exceeding key targets
  • Supporting self and team in achieving profit targets alongside PPU requirements
  • Setting up the team for the day ahead through ‘stand up’ and other meaningful interactions with colleagues
  • Supporting in customer escalations and complex customer enquiries
  • Coaching and mentoring of Vehicle Purchasers to achieve the overall Car Buying Group mission and objectives
  • Positively embedding new customers and process changes within the team
  • Designing and implementing successful initiatives to improve team and own performance
  • Setting clear development plans with Vehicle Purchasers against key mission objectives
  • Supporting the Head of Department and Senior Leadership team in the preparation, processing and reporting of data to enable meaningful conversations and delivery of initiatives to colleagues and customers

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Have experience in successfully leading a team to grow revenue
  • Have experience handling customer enquiries
  • Have experience of meeting sales targets and reporting on key performance measurements
  • Have a track record of superior sales performance
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to self-develop and improve core sales and enquiry handling skills
  • Have excellent phone manner, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have an Analytical approach, able to ascertain fact, problem solve and seek answers to queries for the customer.
  • Have the ability to prioritise and deal with your varied workload in an effective and timely manner.
  • Automotive industry experience preferred but not essential.

40 hours per week.

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Finance Manager

Location: The Car Buying Group

Voted the fastest growing Tech company in the North of England 2017 and number 20 in The Sunday Times top 20 tech track 100 list 2018, The Car Buying Group, work with enthusiastic, passionate, and hardworking individuals. Our aim is to be one of the leading online car buying services, offering an industry leading proposition, delivering the fairest, simplest and one of the fastest ways to sell a car on line. Our passion is cars and customer experience.

We are looking for a Finance Manager to join our team. This is initially a 3 month contract with potential for a permanent role.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the finance function.
  • Provide support to the MD and Group FD in all aspects of the business as required.
  • Conduct financial reporting and analysis, budgeting and forecasts.
  • Conduct statutory reporting and compliance.
  • Lead the treasury function, including managing banking relationships, cash management and cash forecasting.
  • Implement and maintain tight financial control over the relevant entities.
  • Ensure compliance at all relevant times with relevant legislation, regulations and directives.

Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to lead and motivate team members.
  • Ability to manage, coach and develop people.
  • Professional accounting qualification.
  • Proven ability and background in financial and management accounting
  • Proven ability in-charge of commensurate accounting function.
  • Detailed understanding of business drivers, strategy and organisational issues.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and presentational skills.
  • IT literate (accounting software) and experience in system improvement/ implementation.
  • Good project management skills and an ability to generate new ideas and be innovative.
  • Experience of producing high quality management information to deadlines.
  • Ability to be a trusted adviser to business colleagues.
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook skills.

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

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Sales Support Assistant

Location: The Car Buying Group

Voted the fastest growing Tech company in the North of England 2017 and number 20 in The Sunday Times top 20 tech track 100 list 2018, The Car Buying Group, work with enthusiastic, passionate, and hardworking individuals. Our aim is to be one of the leading online car buying services, offering an industry leading proposition, delivering the fairest, simplest and one of the fastest ways to sell a car on line. Our passion is cars and customer experience.

As a Sales Support Assistant, you will be responsible for :

  • Speaking with third party transport agents at the point of vehicle collection to gain an accurate description of the vehicles condition
  • Comparing the transport agents assessment to that of the customers initial description to validate the accuracy of the information
  • Creating strong relationships with vehicle purchasing colleagues who will account for vehicles that require renegotiation at the point of collection
  • Providing feedback and reporting at all levels of the business to improve the quality of collections and the vehicle collection process
  • Liaising with customers to obtain and process payment information and confirm the transaction as complete
  • Handling pre and post sale customer queries, such as ensuring correct documents, fines, transfer of vehicle ownership and/ or vehicle breakdowns

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Chelmsford

Drovers Way
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 5PP

Leeds LCV Centre

Hillidge Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS10 1DE

Prees Heath

Heath Road
Whitchurch
Shropshire
SY13 2AE

Westbury

Brook Lane
Westbury
Wiltshire
BA13 4EN (For SatNav use BA13 4EP)

Donington Park

Donington Park
Castle Donington
Derby
DE74 2RP

Wakefield

Units 1 & 2 Harvard Way
Normanton Industrial Estate
Normanton
West Yorkshire
WF6 1FL (For SatNav use WF6 1GX)


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