Not logged in / Login   / Open trade account Trade account

Working with Aston Barclay

Yard Operative

Location: Donington Park

Due to expansion, we are recruiting for zero hour Yard Operatives to work at our busy car auction centre in Donington.

View full vacancy details


Casual Trade Plate Drivers

Location: Prees Heath

Due to expansion, we are currently recruiting for several zero hour contract Trade Plate Drivers for collection and delivery of vehicles to and from our busy Prees Heath Auction Centre. Must be presentable and professional with good knowledge of the Shropshire area and be prepared to start early and finish late when required. All expenses paid and uniform supplied.

View full vacancy details


Trade Plate Drivers

Location: Donington Park

Due to a period of impressive growth, we are now looking to recruit several zero hour trade plate drivers for our auction centre in Donington.

View full vacancy details


Sale Day Drivers

Location: Prees Heath

Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit several Sale Day Drivers to join our busy team, operating out of our Prees Heath centre.

View full vacancy details


Counter Clerk/Administrator

Location: Prees Heath

A full time position has become available working in our fast paced Prees Heath car auction office.

View full vacancy details


Vehicle Inspector

Location: Chelmsford

Due to a period of impressive growth, we are looking to recruit a part time vehicle inspector for our Chelmsford auction centre. The successful candidate will ensure that all vehicles arriving on site are inspected prior to auction.

View full vacancy details


Vehicle Inspector

Location: Westbury

We are the premier Vehicle Remarketing Centre in the South West and are actively seeking keen, fit individuals to work with us. 

The role of Vehicle Inspector will involve ensuring that all vehicles arriving on site are comprehensively inspected to set criteria prior to being offered in Auction. 

Applicants will ideally have experience in vehicle appraisal, NAMA grading and BVLRA guidelines. They will also have the ability to adapt in a fluid marketplace and must bring with them a 'can-do' attitude. Successful applicants will have the ability to investigate and analyse issues objectively, making sound decisions that maximise opportunities for the business.

You must be able to communicate at all levels across the business and convey messages in a confident and clear manner. Applicants will also be open to receiving and acting upon feedback from their Line Manager. WE are looking for an energetic and resilient person who will 'make things happen' through to completion, who is also highly self-motivated and results focused.

To be considered for this role, please apply today.

View full vacancy details


Yard Operative

Location: Chelmsford

Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit part time positions to work at our busy, fast paced car auction centre in Chelmsford.

As part of its day to day operations, Aston Barclay has to process hundreds of vehicles for auction from the point of delivery to the site, through the cleaning and preparation processes, through the auction itself and finally through the exit offsite processes.

Such processes, at various points in the chain, requires the use of hand held computer equipment, as well as manual logging of information. This dictates large numbers of resource commonly known as Yard Operatives.

View full vacancy details


Sale Day Driver

Location: Chelmsford

Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit a Sale Day Driver to join our busy team, operating out of our Chelmsford centre.

View full vacancy details


Counter Clerk/Administrator

Location: Donington Park

Due to a period of impressive growth we are currently recruiting for a Counter Clerk/Administrator to work in our auction centre at Donington. The successful candidate will book in vehicles, input document info, enter and lot vehicles, serve at reception, answer telephones.​

View full vacancy details


HGV Driver

Location: Wakefield

We’re moving into the future and are actively seeking keen individuals to take this journey with us…..

Our new Mega Centre at Wakefield will become a destination of choice for our customers with the latest technology and facilities including a gourmet restaurant and gym, and we are proud to be creating a new home for our award-winning team.

We are now seeking HGV Drivers to join our team. The overall purpose of this role is to deliver and collect vehicles, the loading and unloading operation, and to take the initiative and respond to changing situations quickly in order to ensure minimal truck downtime is maintained and customer service levels remain high.

When no cover is required, you will be assisting in the yard with pulling loads for other HGV drivers, assisting with loading and unloading of transporters, general yard moment of vehicles, assisting with the auction sales, barcoding vehicles and other duties.

HGV Class 2 Licence required. 

You must be able to communicate at all levels across the business and convey messages in a confident and clear manner. Applicants will also be open to receiving and acting upon feedback from their Line Manager. We are looking for an energetic and resilient person who will 'make things happen' through to completion, who is also highly self-motivated and results focused.

 

View full vacancy details


Counter Clerk/Administrator

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 recognise the need to bring together a range of remarketing services in addition to physical auction to offer an end to end solution

We are now actively seeking a full time Counter Clerk/Administrator to join our team at Chelmsford.

Responsibilities

  • Handling customer enquiries in person, telephone & via email
  • Dealing with payment for sold vehicles by cash and card
  • Assisting with outstanding payments/chasing debt
  • Data inputting onto auction system
  • Booking in vehicles
  • Counter receptionist work
  • General office duties

Skills

  • Experience of cashiering (desired)
  • Experience of a busy office environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Great customer service
  • Able to work within a team / using own initiative

You must be able to communicate at all levels across the business and convey messages in a confident and clear manner. We are looking for an energetic and resilient people who will 'make things happen' through to completion, who are also highly self-motivated and results focused.

43.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday

£8.51 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

View full vacancy details


Yard Controller

Location: Chelmsford

Working in direct support of the Yard Manager, the Yard Controller is responsible for coordinating/directing allocated resources to ensure that the processing of all vehicles from receipt on site to exit post sale are completed in accordance with operational procedures and agreed SLAs.

The jobholder will be multi-skilled, with in depth knowledge of all aspects of all operational processes.

Overseeing a distinct team and leading by example in all aspects of the work, the jobholder, working in conjunction with other Yard Controllers/Yard Managers will be responsible for monitoring staff activity against tasks/timescales set and redeploying as necessary across all areas in order to get the all activities completed.

Day To Day Duties:

  • Perform duties of Hall/Yard Master or Key Master as required;
  • Locking and unlocking site when required;
  • Ensure scheduled testing and maintenance of alarm systems are carried out:
  • Pre-sale Prep/Auction/Post-sale Processes:
  • Monitor all staff activities in relation to the preparation, auction and post-sale processes, ensuring that all Vendor SLAs are adhered to and correct level of service applied;
  • Constantly liaise with Yard Managers/Yard Controllers group and redeploy resources in order to maximise utilisation of available team member hours;
  • Constantly validate accuracy of activity in order to satisfy ones self that correct procedures have been followed and presentation is of an acceptable level;
  • Raise any issues with individuals concerned, and where necessary Yard Manager.

Use of computer equipment:

  • Utilisation handheld equipment to barcode, express, inspect, assure and lot vehicles ahead of their line up for sale;
  • Utilisation of desktop equipment in order to track progress/location of specific vehicles and keep track of vehicles requiring sale preparation.

Skills

  • Ability to work without close supervision;
  • Good written and verbal communication at all levels;
  • Ability to accurately record information on handheld and desktop computer equipment;
  • Physically fit (due to amount of walking required to undertake the role).
  • Willingness to adapt within an evolving business.
  • Good interpersonal skills and problem solving abilities.
  • Be able to both receive and relay information clearly and accurately.

Full clean driving license is required.

45+ hours per week, Monday - Friday.

 

View full vacancy details


Head of Service Delivery

Location: Wakefield

Aston Barclay is leading the digital revolution in the Vehicle remarketing industry, with constant innovations and utilisation of latest technical developments.Our new Mega Centre at Wakefield will become a destination of choice for our customers with the latest technology and facilities including a gourmet restaurant and gym, and we are proud to be creating a new home for our award-winning team.

Aston Barclay is leading the digital revolution in the Vehicle remarketing industry, with constant innovations and utilisation of latest technical developments.Our new Mega Centre at Wakefield will become a destination of choice for our customers with the latest technology and facilities including a gourmet restaurant and gym, and we are proud to be creating a new home for our award-winning team.

Aston Barclay is rapidly expanding its IT and Digital Footprint. The core system is Cloud based, connected by a private WAN to our physical sites that are spread across the UK. Our hardware, software, networks, desktop and telephony are all the responsibility of the inhouse IT team. The main applications are written by UK based software agencies.

The Head of Service Delivery will have responsibility and accountability for all IT service management. Working in part as a dev-ops role with the development team.

Specifically:

  • Manage our Amazon Web Services cloud based solution, virtual servers and updates, EC2, S3, SES, RDS, Route53, VPC
  • Admin of PostgreSQL and SQLSVR databases
  • Firewall management, SonicWall, Switches, Wifi, VLANs, SSL, IPSec VPNs
  • Windows Domain (Advanced Admin) – Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Group Policy, Office365, Permissions, Printers, PowerShell).
  • Operating Systems Admin – Linux, Mac OS X, Windows incl. Windows Server.
  • Provide leadership, ownership, and accountability for the Service Delivery function
  • Drive forward the IT infrastructure to facilitate a digital journey, delivering a 24*7 environment for our customers.
  • SIP/VOIP Telephony Systems
  • Networking Protocols
  • Working knowledge of Anti-virus Client / Server Infrastructure (Panda)

The role will require a person who has an attention to detail, process and documentation as well as a in depth understanding of AWS and Networks.

The person should be comfortable working with people at all levels of seniority who have a varied level of technical knowledge, essentially the ability to “translate” and re-present technical information when required.

The role has a small number of direct reports and will be reporting to the Group IT Director.

The role is based at our Wakefield Centre, however visits to our other sites in Leeds, Shropshire, Derby, Wiltshire and Essex will be required. A company car will be provided.

40 hours per week - Monday to Friday.

View full vacancy details

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)


© 2019 Aston Barclay Ltd. All rights reserved.

SSL NAMA member

Website by: