Jobs in the Automotive Industry, and how Glen Callum can help you.

The Facts

UK Automotive Facts, SMNT Motor Industry Facts Report 2017 ©

  • The Automotive industry in the UK employs a staggering 814,000
  • It was worth £77.5 BILLION in 2016.
  • The Automotive industry is growing.
  • New technology is at the forefront with the rise of the Electric Vehicle

The Motoring and Automotive Trade Association (the SMMT) have quoted the above figures and as a very busy specialist Automotive Recruitment agency working within the UK we don’t doubt them.

The UK automotive industry is experiencing a huge level of investment, Nissan have just opened a new battery plant in Sunderland, the Coventry and Warwickshire region has recently had just under £2 Billion pounds of investment in various projects and Aston Martin are due to start rolling cars off their new Welsh factory in 2019. On the aftermarket side of the industry, exhibitions such as Automechanika are becoming larger year on year, a great measure of the growth of the aftermarket, in addition to this, Schaeffler have upgraded their aftermarket business to create a fully autonomous division, Ford are looking to recruit 1,000 technicians and just last year The Parts Alliance was purchased by UniSelect for a huge £205m.

In short, as the industry continues to grow and enjoy continued investment, the benefits of a career within the automotive industry are apparent.


So, you are thinking of the Automotive industry for a career, why should you work with A Specialist Automotive Recruitment Agency? 

Glen Callum Associates started out in 1999 as a specialist automotive recruitment agency within the Aftermarket sector of the automotive industry.  The aftermarket which now contributes more than £21.6B to the total UK automotive worth, with 347,000 people employed within it, the aftermarket alone is thriving and so are we!

With our wide-reaching network in all areas of the industry, we have the inside knowledge on what’s happening and where the opportunities are so how can we help you secure your automotive job?  Aren’t Glen Callum just aftermarket specialists?

As the industry has grown, so too has Glen Callum and following demand from the companies recruiting in the automotive industry we no longer just recruit for the automotive aftermarket, staying true to our ethos of specialist sector knowledge we conceptualised ourselves and grew our team of specialists and we now recruit across a range of automotive sectors bringing you wider opportunities.

We recruit in the UK, Europe and also overseas and our automotive sectors include Dealerships, Motor Factors, Component Manufacturers, Distributors, Vehicle Manufactures, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s), Tier One and Tier Two suppliers, Garage Equipment Manufacturers, Automotive Business Consultancy’s, Trade Parts Programme Providers, Crash Repair Centres, Garages and Lubricants manufacturers to name but a few, in short, if it has wheels, or goes on/in something with wheels, we can help!


So why specifically choose Glen Callum?

With so many recruitment agencies out there stating they are specialists, how do you know which one to choose?

As one of the UK’s leading Automotive Recruitment Agencies, with over 140 years’ industry experience available across our team, Glen Callum are well versed in knowing the ins and outs of the automotive industry and the services we can offer you as both a candidate and client.

From the candidate side, you can expect utmost confidentiality from us throughout your application, as well as being kept completely informed throughout all stages of the recruit. In addition to this we will offer you as much advice and help as possible, covering interview preparation, CV writing, career advice and much more.

To clients, we offer a full, professional 360° recruitment service, managing the recruitment process from initial conception to job offer stage, we have access to ALL the major job boards which host approximately 11 Million jobseekers, in addition to our own database and contacts which have been built up over our 19 years of operation.

As members of the REC – Recruitment & Employment Confederation, we maintain a high level of ethical recruiting, we do NOT present unsolicited CV’s and all candidates are made fully aware of all aspects of the role and company before their CV is presented.

Our website testimonials and Google reviews speak for themselves, we are a market leading Automotive Recruitment Agency and are committed to ensuring we provide the best possible service to both candidates and clients.

So, join Glen Callum Associates, and enjoy a thriving career in the Automotive Industry!

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