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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.

Unemployment rate at it’s lowest since the 70’s!


REC Agency Member

 

As members of the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC), not only do Glen Callum Associates adhere to their strict code of conduct and recruitment ethics, we are also privy to their latest news and information with regards to the UK job market.

The REC has just published a report on the UK Labour market, noting that permanent placements are still on the rise, which is obviously great news for candidates.

The flip side to this is as demand for staff across the UK remains strong,  candidate availability drops, thus pushing the average starting salaries to their reported highest since April 2015!

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Fresh and vibrant! The latest Glen Callum Brochures.

It’s new brochure season here at Glen Callum Associates. Now it’s not that we get particularly excited by new stationary (some of us do…) but we are committed to ensuring our image is up to date and at the forefront of automotive, engineering and industrial recruitment… Just look at the logo we had when we started 20 years ago!

At Glen Callum Associates we offer progressive, specialist recruitment services, tailored to meet the needs of the markets we serve.  We pride ourselves in staying ahead of the very latest candidate job searching technologies and engagement practices.  Likewise our image is also important, getting seen and being heard by both candidates and clients ensures our success!

If you are looking to update your career or you need a focused, established recruitment solution then call us today on 01384 485 274 to find out how we can help you! 

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

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

MMMA’s Gold Medal Dinner Dance…

The Metal industries gold and glittering gathering!

Friday 11th May 2018 will see members of the Glen Callum team dress to impress for the MMMA and ISME’s prestigious Black-Tie event; the Gold Medal Dinner Dance.

The Dance, held at the Waterfront location at the Copthorne Hotel in Merry Hill, is a joint event between the Metal Machinery Makers Association, the only UK Association dedicated to the sheet metal forming industry; and the Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering, an institute formed over 70 years ago to promote the sheet metal industry. Continue reading full article

Automechanika Birmingham 2018, What’s New This Year? Find Out Here!

On the 5th until the 7th of June, the NEC will once again play host to Automotive Industry professionals; yes, it’s almost time for one of Birmingham’s biggest annual automotive exhibitions, Automechanika Birmingham, to open its doors. And, of course, the Automotive Recruiters at Glen Callum will be in attendance!

The Birmingham edition of the Exhibition is now in its third year, shortlisted for three awards, including ‘Best Trade Show’ at the prestigious Exhibition News Awards 2018, highlights the achievements and growth the SMMT associated show has achieved in such a short space of time.

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GS YUASA BATTERY SALES….Powering up their UK sales team

Once again we are partnering up with GS YUASA BATTERY SALES UK Ltd, this time to source energetic sales talent to represent them across the North Midlands and the North of England. Continue reading full article

Are you going to the Commercial Vehicle Show 2018? Call us now on 01384 485274!

Being regular attendees, the Glen Callum Recruiters love visiting the Commercial Vehicle Show, it provides us with a great opportunity to learn about all the new developments, latest chat and ‘what’s what’ in the CV industry, as well as catching up with all of our truck contacts, friends and clients, as well as making new ones! Continue reading full article