Business Development Manager – Motorsport / Performance Aftermarket / Retro fit

Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Coventry

Business Development Manager

We are hunting for a professional Business Development Manager / Account Manager to deliver sales through the UK’s motorsport, performance aftermarket, retro fit and luxury car OEM’s / low volume high quality vehicle producers.

Based (UK) – Ideally Midlands & North West – (M6, M62, M5, M40 corridor) 

Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Coventry

(Circa 35k-40k), Basic + High Bonus OTE + Car + Benefits

Our client designs, manufactures and develops high specification ceramic braking components and friction materials. Their manufacturing process is patented, resulting in products that meet and exceed high performance requirements for the motorsport industry, performance braking and fast road applications. Their products are also specified on dedicated performance vehicles in addition to several luxury branded car producers.   

Continued expansion and significant investment of their manufacturing capabilities has engaged serious interest from global vehicle producers in high end vehicle marques and fast road applications resulting in the company securing several prestigious contracts for exclusive supply.

To steer this continued growth trend, we are now looking to hire an enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated Business Development Manager to further grow sales across the motorsport aftermarket, retro-fit and niche vehicle / luxury OEM’s.  

The key points…

The role has two key responsibilities, the first will be to manage and develop key motorsport and performance aftermarket distributors, promoting retro-fit kits and aftermarket performance braking products. The second key responsibility will be to engage and further grow sales into luxury vehicle producers and niche performance OEM’s .

In an ideal world…

Ideally if you have experience in selling high-end car technologies to automotive OEM’s, luxury car manufacturers or motorsport distributors then this would be of distinct interest. Knowledge of the motorsport sector and fast road market would also be key as the business has developed a healthy international presence within the motorsport re-seller and retailer channels. We require a driven individual with a passion for increasing sales and an ability to deal with customers at all levels.

Equally our ideal person will have the knowledge and skill to increase sales volumes through 3rd party distributors and understand the mechanics of motivating distributors to increase purchases and gear up their sales out activities. Is this you?

The Way Forward…

Are you ready for life in the fast lane? If so and you would like to apply for the position of Business Development Manager please send your CV in the 1st instance to Tom Gould at Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

REF 3182TG

Glen Callum Associates are leading automotive and industrial recruitment specialists for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Toolmaker – Automotive – Tier 1 Manufacturer

Hungerford, Newbury, Didcot, Basingstoke, Marlborough, Reading

Toolmaker – Automotive

Due to an increase in business, an enthusiastic and skilled Toolmaker is required for an established and successful Tier1 manufacturer based within The South East of the country.

Ideal location –Hungerford, Newbury, Didcot, Basingstoke, Marlborough, Reading

Excellent Basic Salary + Bonus + Shift Allowance + Overtime + Benefits

Our client is an established leading Manufacturer of Engineered products.  As part of a global group they have a brand leading portfolio and a reputation built on excellent product development and service levels.

To assist with their continued growth they now require a Toolmaker to enhance the Engineering team.

The Challenge:

As a Toolmaker, your responsibilities will be:

To support the manufacturing department with an effective tool spares and maintenance service.

Responsibilities:

  • To repair and /or maintain all production tooling.
  • To carry out specific process development tasks as/when required.
  • To support the design, build/modification of new/existing manufacturing tooling as/when required.
  • To support manufacturing in achieving customer satisfaction, quality and production output targets.
  • Ensure that production tooling is repaired and refurbished as necessary within the limits of the tool room capabilities.
  • Ensure sufficient stocks of in house manufactured spares are maintained including electrodes and welding blocks
  • Produce and repair manual-style welding jigs as requested.

The Candidate:

  • Served a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship.
  • NVQ level 3 Engineering machining.
  • Ability to operate basic Tool room machinery.
  • Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Grinding Wheel Regulations
  • Can read engineering drawings.
  • Flexible attitude.
  • Good communication skills
  • To work unsociable hours if required.
  • Enthusiasm, loyalty, flexibility, the ability to work with team members and a caring attitude towards the job.

Apply in Confidence

Should you wish to be considered for the above role of Toolmaker, please apply via forwarding your CV in the first instance to Jenny Harris, Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF: 3117JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

MOT Tester – Exeter – Fast Fit / Automotive Aftermarket

Exeter, Exminster, Newton Abbott, Dawlish, Topsham, Pinhoe, Alphington

MOT Tester – Fast Fit

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

MOT Testers & Fitters are an integral part of the branch team and contribute to the overall success of the branch.  Approved and regularly checked by DVSA, MOT Testers / Vehicle Mechanics carry out a responsible role in ensuring that all vehicles are tested in accordance with Ministry Standards and that the company is meetings its obligations as an Approved MOT Centre.

In return MOT Testers / Vehicle Technicians & Fitters are given the opportunity to earn great rewards, benefits and to work for a company that appreciates the contribution which their MOT Testers make!

Ideally locatedExeter, Exminster, Newton Abbott, Dawlish, Topsham, Pinhoe, Alphington

Salary:  £24k Basic, OTE £26,500k + Benefits

The Role

  • As a MOT Tester / Vehicle Fitter you will provide efficient and effective customer service, with the highest quality of workmanship, in relation to MOT’s and other company products, ensuring that the work is carried out in line with company and Ministry procedures.
  • Observe the National Customer Code at all times.
  • Responsible for inspecting, removal, repair or replacement of brake components, tyres, exhausts, shock absorbers, oil and filter and batteries.
  • Provide quality workmanship at all times, seeking advice and guidance where necessary.
  • Ensure all work is quality controlled.
  • Maintain accurate documentation in line with company procedures.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Assist in answering incoming telephone calls (when trained).
  • Ensure branch equipment is kept in good working order.
  • Attend training courses as and when needed.
  • Completion of annual mandatory MOT CPD requirements as regulated by DVSA

The Candidate

  • It is essential that you are registered with the DVSA to carry out MOT Tests
  • Having worked as a Vehicle Technician you should have at least 3 years’ experience in the fitment of brake components, tyres, exhausts, shock absorbers, oil and filters, batteries and all other vehicle related components.
  • A willingness to carry out fitting duties when not completed MOT tests
  • A good knowledge and use of MOT Equipment & Calibration
  • Clear understanding of the MOT scheme requirements
  • Good understanding of the company and DVSA Administration processes and procedures

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of MOT Tester / Vehicle Mechanic please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3176JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Branch Manager – Fast Fit – Automotive

Congleton, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Buxton, Leek, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Branch Manager – Fast Fit

Are you passionate about exceeding customer expectations?  Do you excel in motivating your team to be the best they can be?

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

Whether you’re an experienced Assistant Branch Manager / Automotive Parts Supervisor looking for the next step, or a Branch Manager who knows the fast-fit business inside out, our clients industry leading IMI accredited management training programme will ensure that you have everything you need to make your branch a success!

Being a Branch Manager means having the freedom to concentrate on the important things – driving sales, inspiring your team and providing outstanding customer service.

Ideally locatedCongleton, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Buxton, Leek, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Salary:  £26k Basic, OTE £29k. A minimum of 30 days holiday and staff discounts

The Role

  • To manage the day to day operation and control of the branch.
  • Maximise sales, turnover and profitability in all areas of the business.
  • Promote & develop the awareness of customer care within the branch.
  • Achieve and surpass sales and profit margin targets.
  • Minimise branch costs.
  • Manage, motivate and develop staff to build a successful, effective team.
  • Maintain staff levels as agreed with the Regional Manager and to recruit suitable employees.
  • Provide induction training to new members of staff and ensure attendance on designated training courses.
  • Ensure banking is carried out in line with company procedures and is banked daily.
  • Warranty claims are being returned to suppliers.
  • Assist in fitting as and when required.

The Candidate

  • You will either be a current Branch / Parts Manager or an Assistant Branch Manager / Parts Supervisor looking for your next career move.
  • You must have proven fast fit / tyre fitting / automotive or mechanic experience along with people management skills or supervisory experience.
  • You should be comfortable working under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Strong communication skills.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Branch Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3173JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

HGV Technician – Night Shift – Commercial Vehicle

Leighton Buzzard, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Buckingham

HGV Technician

One of the UK’s largest independently-owned commercial vehicle workshop operators are looking to expand their team of HGV Technicians to maintain commercial vehicles and trailers to MOT standard.

Salary: £17 per hour plus Shift Allowance + Bonus + Overtime

Night Shift: 6pm – 6am (4 x 12-hour shifts)

Ideally Located: Leighton Buzzard, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Buckingham

The Role: As a HGV Technician you will:

  •  Carry out routine maintenance & repairs on all makes of commercial vehicles & trailers to DVSA Standard.
  • Diagnose and rectify all types of faults.
  • Attend disabled vehicles at the roadside or at customers’ premises.
  • Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises.
  • Liaise with the parts department to attain relevant parts.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to.
  • Ensure appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness.
  • Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses.

The Candidate

  • City & Guilds Level 3 or NVQ qualified Technician.
  • Ability to work within guidelines and to strict deadlines.
  • Work as part of a busy team under pressure and seek solutions to problems
  • Computer literate with good verbal communication skills.
  • Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks.
  • Awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements.
  • Current drivers’ licence.
  • HGV licence desired but not essential.
  • Fork lift licence desired but not essential.
  • Main dealer workshop experience an advantage.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of HGV Technician please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the HGV Technician job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3215JH HGV Technician 

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

HGV Technician – Commercial Vehicle

Leighton Buzzard, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Buckingham

HGV Technician

One of the UK’s largest independently-owned commercial vehicle workshop operators are looking to expand their team of HGV Technicians to maintain commercial vehicles and trailers to MOT standard.

Salary: £14.50 per hour plus Shift Allowance + Bonus + Overtime

Rotating Early / Late Shift Pattern: 6am – 4pm and 12pm – 10pm

Ideally Located: Leighton Buzzard, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Buckingham

The Role: As a HGV Technician you will:

  •  Carry out routine maintenance & repairs on all makes of commercial vehicles & trailers to DVSA Standard.
  • Diagnose and rectify all types of faults.
  • Attend disabled vehicles at the roadside or at customers’ premises.
  • Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises.
  • Liaise with the parts department to attain relevant parts.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to.
  • Ensure appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness.
  • Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses.

The Candidate

  • City & Guilds Level 3 or NVQ qualified Technician.
  • Ability to work within guidelines and to strict deadlines.
  • Work as part of a busy team under pressure and seek solutions to problems
  • Computer literate with good verbal communication skills.
  • Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks.
  • Awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements.
  • Current drivers’ licence.
  • HGV licence desired but not essential.
  • Fork lift licence desired but not essential.
  • Main dealer workshop experience an advantage.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of HGV Technician please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the HGV Technician job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3214JH HGV Technician 

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Controls Engineer – Electro Mechanical Equipment

Royal Leamington Spa, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Oxford, Aylesbury, Northampton.

Controls Engineer

A global supplier of electro mechanical equipment requires a Controls Engineer to create controls software on the commissioning of capital equipment. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in automated systems and PLC programming.

Location: Banbury – Commutable from Royal Leamington Spa, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Oxford, Aylesbury, Northampton.

Salary: £42,000 – £48,000 p.a. +Benefits

The Candidate

  • Educated to a minimum of apprentice trained.
  • HNC, HND, MEng or BEng is advantageous.
  • Practical knowledge of industrial/automated systems.
  • An understanding of the principals for control systems management.
  • Experience in PLC and SCADA software programming is essential.
  • Willingness to travel in the role.

The Role

  • You will commission controls software both remotely and on sites worldwide.
  • Hold commissioning site meetings and progress reviews.
  • Give first hand training of the system to the customer.
  • Develop the control software from the UK facility.
  • Test all the software prior to dispatch.
  • Actively look at new ways to streamline commission and give the customer a better experience.

Apply in Confidence

If you are a Controls Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, PLC Programmer, Electrical Engineer or Automation Engineer and you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV to Greg Kneuss, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Greg directly for a further chat on the job.

Greg is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Greg and he will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3162GK

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive, engineering and industrial recruitment agency for manufacturing and technical positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Dudley, Stourbridge, Kingswinford

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Automotive & Industrial Recruitment Specialists

Dudley, Stourbridge, Kingswinford

(Circa £18K-25K) Basic + Discretionary Bonus + Career Progression + Future high earning potential

We shape our own people & train our own talent….

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our vibrant and professional team based at our HQ on the historic Red House Glass Cone site in Wordsley near Stourbridge. Our successful trainee will enjoy “real world” on the job training and the benefit of learning the recruitment ropes from some of the industries top recruiters.

No recruiting experience needed…..

However, we do have a strict check list of core basic ingredients that will be needed to make our trainee a truly great hiring professional in the future.

  • A great ATTITUDE with an ability to LISTEN and LEARN.
  • Positive nature with a “CAN DO” mentality.
  • SMART in APPEARANCE
  • CONFIDENT COMMUNICATOR with an excellent TELEPHONE manner
  • EXCELLENT command of the ENGLISH language with the ability to write articulate emails (imperative)
  • PUNCTUAL and well organized
  • PRECISE attention to detail with good analytical skills combining solid PC LITERACY
  • Flare and ability to deliver excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE
  • A keen eye to recognize opportunities for increased SALES and OPPORTUNITIES
  • PREVIOUS SALES EXPERIENCE in either Telesales, Internal Sales, Field Sales or Retail sales or a Sales FOCUSED ATTITUDE beneficial.
  • A willingness to make FANTASTIC tea & coffee when needed along with a wicked sense of humor as office banter is cool.

Call to action….

If you think you have what it takes to become our new trainee and you think you’re worth an interview then call in and ask for the Gaffer…(Even better if you can research his name!)   He is waiting for your call on t:  01384 485274. e: jobs@glencallum.co.uk

Internal Sales Advisor – Automotive Aftermarket

Walsall, Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Lichfield, Tamworth

Internal Sales Advisor – Automotive Aftermarket

A focussed Internal Sales Advisor is required to join the sales team within an Automotive / Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket product manufacturer based in the West Midlands.

Our client is an independent forward thinking Automotive Aftermarket company, who have an exciting product portfolio with huge potential to grow existing and new business. They have a well-developed range and have the ability to design and launch new lines through their manufacturing facilities.

Due to the growth of the business there is a requirement for an Internal Sales Advisor to support the sales operation.

£25-29k OTE, Basic (£24-27k) + bonus (after trial period) + benefits

Ideally: West Midlands- Walsall, Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Lichfield, Tamworth

Your job is to provide excellent customer service, supplying the correct parts, promoting the company and supporting the management and sales teams.

The ideal candidate will have an internal sales / telesales background selling technical products.

The Role
• First line telephone contact for all inbound / outbound telephone calls.
• Dealing with automotive parts distributors, trailer builders, original equipment manufacturers and
motor accessory retailers / outlets.
• Input customer orders offering advice on price & availability, technical & product information.
• Resolve customer issues on deliveries and orders.
• Undertake all administrative tasks relevant to the customer service department.
• Work with the Sales, Marketing, Warehouse and other internal departments
to improve, systems, service and products.

Person Specification
• The successful candidate will have a good standard of general education.
• Knowledge of motor vehicles and automotive products is beneficial.
• It is essential to have very good verbal and written communication skills.
• A good telephone manner is required.
• Dedicated to giving exceptional customer service.
• Proactive, positive and highly motivated.
• Confident in giving technical information over the telephone.
• Good PC skills are essential.
• Excellent administrative skills with a keen eye for detail.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the Internal Sales Advisor job please forward your CV to Julian Curtis, Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Julian directly for a further chat on the job.

Julian will deal with your application in strict confidence. If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Julian who will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3202JC

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Operations Manager – Automotive Components

Coventry, Redditch, Shirley, Solihull, Birmingham, Warwick

Operations Manager

A major international automotive component supplier who are going through an exciting period of growth require an Operations Manager to lead cross functional teams including Manufacturing, Engineering, Maintenance, Quality and Logistics. The Ideal candidate will have previous P&L responsibility and leadership in a high-volume environment.

West Midlands – Commutable from Coventry, Redditch, Shirley, Solihull, Birmingham, Warwick

Salary: £60,000 – £70,000 +Bonus +Pension +Bupa +Car allowance

The Candidate

  • Degree, HNC or HND Qualified in an engineering/manufacturing discipline.
  • Previous leadership experience and in a high-volume sequenced environment would be preferable.
  • Strong business acumen and previous P&L responsibility is desirable.
  • Fully conversant with automotive quality tools and systems.

The Role

  • Reporting into the Plant Manager you will be responsible for the business unit, the outbound logistics and shipping of products to the customer.
  • Leading the cross functional teams.
  • P&L responsibility for the unit and decisions that have a significant impact in terms of cost, schedules and customer relationships.
  • Develop business systems to successfully manage and control the business unit.
  • Responsible for the leadership and development of employees.

Apply in Confidence

If you are an Operations Manager, Launch Manager, Business Unit Manager, UAP Manager, Operations Leader, COO, Plant Operations Manager or Assembly Manager and you wish to apply for the position of Operations Manager please forward your CV to Greg Kneuss, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Greg directly for a further chat on the job.

Greg is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Greg and he will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3160GK

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive, engineering and industrial recruitment agency for manufacturing and technical positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike