The latest news from Glen Callum Associates, specialist worldwide Automotive, Industrial and Motor Trade recruiters.

Automechanika Frankfurt 2018 – the leading trade show for the automotive aftermarket!

So what makes Automechanika such a draw for the aftermarket world and what does this year have to offer?

After months of preparation and build up, the 11th of September finally sees Automechanika Frankfurt open its doors as the automotive aftermarkets principal trade fair.  The show which celebrates a quarter of a century of success has a host of new themes and showcases the latest industry innovations.

Automechanika Frankfurt is expected to attract approx. 133,000 trade visitors from 170 countries and boasts more than 5,000 exhibitors presenting their new products and latest developments.  Anyone who is anyone in the sector will either be attending Automechanika, or planning to attend in the future!

Of particular interest to visitors will be the showcase stand hosting Automechanika’s innovation awards……the opportunity to view pioneering products and solutions.

The biannual show has worldwide reach however the Brits are up their exhibiting with the best of the rest as this year also sees the largest ever UK pavilion.   The UK will host the event again next year in Birmingham so look out for the Glen Callum Team……we will definitely be there!

So for the opportunity to meet with industry movers and shakers, view the latest innovative products and be a part of the automotive aftermarkets event of the year Automechanika is the place to be!

Should you wish to meet up with the Glen Callum Team at Automechanika Birmingham, or likewise if you want to meet our team earlier at our centrally based office then get in touch.  We are always interested in expanding our knowledge and advice on what makes the aftermarket great!

 

 

 

Plant Manager needed for global 1st Tier Automotive Supplier

With a large global customer base of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and a product range found on multiple vehicles, this role is an exciting opportunity to become a key decision maker within a successful tier 1 automotive supplier.

Open Ended Salary

Guide c£115,000K – 125,000K+ (dependent on knowledge and experience) + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits, Medical care, Pension etc.

Midlands Based – Ideal location Birmingham, Coventry, Redditch, Shirley, Solihull, Warwick

If you are a commercially driven Plant Manager working within a Tier 1 automotive supplier with a turnover approx. 130-200 Million we want to hear from you.  The ideal candidate will be financially focussed, cost driven and hold full P&L responsibility.  You will be a true leader, used to managing in excess of 400 staff, with the desire to work for an impressive global group.

For further information on the role contact Greg for a confidential discussion on 01384485274 or email greg@glencallum.co.uk

 

Greg has 7 years of Technical Recruitment experience specialising in recruiting for Automotive, Industrial and Engineering Manufacturers, including Tier One’s, placing a wide range of skilled candidates into Engineering jobs.

To speak to Greg for career advice on jobs within this sector or indeed to utilise Greg’s expertise as an employer looking to recruit then contact Greg directly on 01384485274.

 

Interviewing at our impressive canal side location

Specialising in recruitment for the automotive, engineering and industrial sectors, Glen Callum Associates are proud to showcase their base at the historic Red House Glass Cone. This central location allows GCA to service clients and candidates throughout the UK with ease…….

The impressive grade II listed studios, steeped in historical heritage, offer clients a notable canal side setting for interviews.  With free use of our interview suite for exclusive clients we not only offer a delightful and comfortable interview setting but the facilities also include free WiFi, projector, on-site catering and ample free parking…..oh and as much tea and coffee as you can drink!

The location is within the borough of Dudley and with easy accessibility to the M5 Motorway.

Check out the historic location via the showcase video link on the Dudley borough below…..and see of you can spot the cone!

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Driving Field Sales Recruitment in the Engineering Sectors

Driving Field Sales and Service Engineer Recruitment in the Engineering Sectors

Glen Callum are partnering up with Ortlinghaus, another Member of The Metalforming Machinery Makers’ Association (MMMA) to lend our expertise in recruiting Field Sales and Service Engineers into the industry.

Driving forward recruitment for Field Service Engineers and Technical Sales Engineers within the industrial and engineering sectors. We are working alongside Ortlinghaus, Bruderer and other MMMA members to inject fresh blood into the industrial machinery market.

Are you a Top Technical Field Service Engineer looking for something new and exciting? Continue reading full article

Glen Callum working exclusively with Introcar

Glen Callum working exclusively with IntroCar the home of Prestige Parts…..


The home of…

If you’re an automotive QA professional or have a background in automotive Component Engineering, automotive R&D or automotive Product Development within mechanical automotive components then this could be just the job for you… Continue reading full article

Glen Callum Partner up with ST Surface Transforms to find next Head of Sales & Marketing

Glen Callum is teaming up with Carbon Ceramic Braking manufacturer ST Surface Transforms 

Carbon Ceramic performance braking technology….

ST Surface Transforms is one of the world’s pioneers in performance carbon ceramic braking technologies. We are on the hunt for a Senior Sales & Marketing Manager to assist the company expand its footprint within the motorsport / fast road distributor markets, along with their fast growing low volume, high performance and luxury vehicle OEM business. Continue reading full article

German Speaking Jobs UK

Are you native German or fluent in the German language?

Are you based in Germany or the UK and looking for a German speaking job?

Are you fluent in German and English and want a permanent role?

We have a number of German speaking job vacancies available for leading UK, German and international businesses.  Re-location packages available. Continue reading full article

Are Automotive Engineers Salaries increasing?

Are Automotive Engineers Salaries increasing?

Recruiting within the automotive and industrial engineering sectors the Glen Callum team were interested to read that salaries in the automotive engineering sector were on their way up so we thought we would share the good news with our engineering jobseekers!

The Engineer‘s 2018 Salary Survey was released this week and salaries have increased. The average salary of Automotive Engineers responding to the survey is now at £48,967, up slightly from 2017 (£48,100) and very close to the average for engineer salaries in comparison to other sectors. Continue reading full article

Connected Cars to “Threaten the livelihood of the Automotive Aftermarket”?

Connected Cars to “Threaten the livelihood of the Automotive Aftermarket”?

Wendy Williamson delivered an insightful keynote speech at Automechanika Birmingham 2018 (5-7 June 2018 at the NEC Birmingham). If you are involved in the automotive aftermarket, then you were probably at the Automotive Aftermarket event of the year! However if not, here’s a quick recap of the key note speech from the current chief executive of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).

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What’s the score? Football World Cup guidance for employers…….  

Some of the recruiters at Glen Callum Associates have been eagerly counting down the days to the start of the world cup, well today’s the day!  Many other employees will be exactly like our team, excited about the prospect of watching the games and joining in with the World Cup spirit.   So how does this affect the workplace?

Just in time for kick off!

Whilst attending an ACAS presentation yesterday, on the latest HR legislation, the much anticipated world cup was raised, thus aside from sharing with you our sweepstake results, I thought you may be interested in reading ACAS guidance released to help employers avoid World Cup related staff issues. Continue reading full article