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

Life at Glen Callum Associates: The journey from Trainee to Recruitment Consultant


Why is it so great at Glen Callum Associates?

Glen, Kerrie and the rest of the Glen Callum team really make training fun and effective. While the work can be difficult, we really are a team in every sense, we support one another and push each other to do better. There is a real “hands on” approach to learning here and you will be taught skills and given the freedom to use them. You’re never abandoned or just left to get on with it however you will find that as your skills and confidence grow, so does the freedom you are given to become a fully-fledged Recruitment Consultant.

What happens day to day?

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Glen Callum Associates on the search for a Sales Manager for Amethyst Automotive Components Ltd.

Are you currently a Sales Manager in the Automotive Aftermarket?

Do you want to be close to the decision making?

Are you ready for a role where YOU report into the Managing Director?

Glen Callum Associates are working with a leading aftermarket supplier of automotive components, Amethyst Automotive Components Ltd. Following their success, the company have recently relocated to impressive new premises enabling them to cater for bigger volumes and increased demand. Now they need an experienced Sales Manager to join them on the next step of their journey.

We are looking for a Sales Manager who wants to report directly to the Managing Director and see the business grow as a result of their efforts, a Sales Manager with the drive and enthusiasm to keep this company moving forward at their current pace. In truth, we want a Sales professional looking for a challenge.

Do you have:

  • Strong Automotive Aftermarket Experience?
  • Knowledge and understanding of the various Automotive aftermarket distribution channels?
  • Drive and enthusiasm?

If YES, then we want to hear from you…

If you have experience of trading with aftermarket suppliers or within automotive remanufacturing, we would be particularly interested in speaking with you. 

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If this is the role you have been searching for then send your CV to Jenny Harris at jobs@glencallum.co.uk or call her on 01384 485274.

Telephone Interview Guide & Checklist

Congratulations! You made it past the screening stage of selection, now here you are ready for your telephone interview. Read on whilst we guide you through your telephone interview…… your opportunity to make that all important first impression. Continue reading full article

Happy 15th Anniversary Julian!

Julian Curtis, AKA “The mighty Head Hunter” celebrates 15 years at Automotive Aftermarket Recruitment Specialists Glen Callum Associates.

Julian has worked in the automotive industry since 1978 with an early career in Motor Factor and Branch Management.   Julian joined Glen Callum as a consultant with a plethora of industry knowledge and contacts back in February 2004.  Julian is our “go to” guy for all things dates, times, places and names, you could even say he is a directory of the Automotive Aftermarket.

Julian’s passion for excellent service and love of the industry has earned him the honorary title of “The Mighty Head Hunter” (not that he lets us forget!). It’s no surprise with his hardworking attitude and drive that Julian has received many glowing testimonials from delighted clients and candidates alike!

From all the Glen Callum Associates family, thank you and Congratulations!

“I want to express my personal appreciation for your achievement of this 15 year milestone. Loyal and dedicated employees like you are the foundation to any successful company. Thank you for your contribution to our success!”- Kerrie

 “Congratulations Julian, a fantastic achievement! 15 years of dedicated service and success, long may it continue!” – Gary

“Congratulations on your 15 year anniversary Grafter, here’s to the next 15 😉 your drive and enthusiasm is infectious.” -Tom

“Congratulations Julian! 15 years of recruiting the aftermarket’s best talent, it’s a pleasure working with you” – Kayleigh

“Congratulations Julian on such a fantastic 15 years.  I’m sure there are even more achievements and success to come!” – Jenny

“Congratulations Julian – Here’s to another 15!” – Greg

“Congratulations Julian on 15 successful years at Glen Callum! Many thanks for all your enthusiasm, passion and motivational attitude!”  -Claire

 

Well done Jenny – Blooming with pride!

Jenny isn’t one to boast about the thank you messages that she regularly receives from clients and candidates for a job well done, however today her thanks was there for all the Glen Callum team to see following a delivery to the office by Interflora!

Jenny always goes above and beyond in helping clients with their recruitment activity and in this instance she was rewarded for a sterling job providing a leading automotive aftermarket company namely Bluegrasscoms Ltd with “salary benchmarking” information.

Jenny has been a recruitment professional for over 25 years and her knowledge of the sector is top class, great to see Jenny rewarded directly by clients for her continued hard work and professionalism.

Big well done Jenny!.

Have you got the Power? Glen Callum Associates Partner with Ecobat once again to recruit Business Development Manager

Glen Callum Associates have partnered up once again with Europe’s leading battery specialist Ecobat Battery Technologies.

Continuing their growth and success…

To support their continued success across the markets, They are now looking to hire a Business Development Manager.

Leading the way…

Ecobat Battery Technologies

Employees can expect an exceptional working environment, with a fantastic employee retention to show. You will have the ability to feel your influence their business as the Management team adopt a collaborative style for running the business.

Are you a Business Development Manager with great aftermarket connections?…

If you have an energetic approach towards sales and product training, combined with an ability to steer negotiations with key national businesses and aftermarket trading organisations why not take a look at what’s on offer, click the advert below to apply!


Glen Callum Associates are in the Spotlight…

Today, Glen Callum are featured on The Metalforming Machinery Makers’ Association LinkedIn Page as a Member’s Spotlight as they celebrate 20 years of successful business across three sectors… Click the link below to learn more!

Click here to view the post on LinkedIn!

Seasons Greetings from the Glen Callum Associates Team!

Christmas is sneaking up on us once again and to bring you a little extra holiday cheer, here is this year’s Festive Funny.

We hope it makes you smile, wishing you a fantastic 2019, from all the team here at Glen Callum!

A Christmas tree fit for the Mayor of Dudley…

As we have now passed December 1st and the advent calendars begin to open, we are officially on the countdown to Christmas. Being based at the iconic Red House Glass Cone in Stourbridge, West Midlands, we are delighted to participate in this year’s annual Christmas Tree Festival showcasing trees from local businesses and charities.

The Mayor of Dudley opened the Christmas Tree Festival, celebrating this special time of year, and the achievements and successes of local businesses and charities within the Dudley Borough. Continue reading full article