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VAUXHALL CAREERS

A career with us could not only provide a sustainable career but an opportunity to develop your skills. 

 Office Careers

Looking for a new career opportunity? Please see our current office vacancies below to start your journey at Vauxhall.

UK CUSTOMS MANAGER - PINLEY HOUSE, COVENTRY 

Vauxhall is the only car manufacturer to have consistently produced cars in the UK for over one hundred years. Whilst our roots in the early days of automotive development give us plenty to celebrate, our success has always been founded on our forward-thinking philosophy and drive for excellence. A job with us could not only provide a sustainable career but an opportunity for you to develop your skills amongst forward-thinking technology and people.

 

Vauxhall is not only a leading brand in the automotive industry but is also known and awarded as one of Britain’s top employers.

 

What you can expect

As an experienced Customs Manager, you will be responsible for managing UK Customs Team and supporting on complex issues to ensure full understanding and compliance. Acting as the Expert, this role will involve understanding EU and UK customs legislation and implement solutions where necessary, including IT software changes.

 

Other Key Responsibilities include:

  • Work with other stakeholders to understand the impact of Brexit and take relevant action to mitigate risk to the business.
  • Ensuring that Vauxhall Standards are maintained through Desk procedures and Internal Controls
  • Liaison with HMRC as required.
  • Oversee performance contracted Customs Brokers.
  • Monitoring and reporting relevant data to maintain Vauxhall Custom’s simplifications and Authorisations.
  • Ensuring extraordinary non EU purchases are captured and calculated correctly.
  • Oversee calculation of retrospective duty payments due on items after import.
  • Close monitoring of monthly Duty and VAT spend.
  • Determining that the appropriate duty and VAT has been paid to HMRC, overseeing recalculations for Tooling, Transfer Pricing and engineering acquisitions. This can require a decision on how best to fund a given months duty/VAT levy.
  • Producing accurate reports for transfer of data to HMRC and to maintain OVUK's customs simplification authorisations.
  • Oversee the contact with contracted brokers on the correct methods for customs clearance of OVUK materials ensuring correct payments of VAT and duty are levied, and internal controls are followed.
  • Overseeing the production of retrospective monthly reports to HMRC accounting for the pricing adjustments made after import. This includes tooling, TP and supplier credit notes.
  • Manage the implementation of new initiatives including third-party customs software changes and changes/amendments to EU and UK customs legislation.
  • Attend relevant customs meetings with trade bodies including SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders) and ACITA (Automated Customs and International Trade Association) to keep abreast of any relevant customs legislative changes or relevant industry information.

 

What we expect

  • Experience in International Trade
  • Full understanding of UK and EU Customs procedures
  • Knowledge of Customs Compliance requirements
  • High intellectual capacity and ability to deal with complexity
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage several issues concurrently, with stringent deadlines 
  • Collaborative working within a team and the wider business with strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated

 

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Inclusion on the company car scheme
  • Company life Assurance scheme 

 

And much more.

 

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to careers@vauxhall.co.uk. Using the subject line “Application for (Role).”

 

Vauxhall is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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UK GAAP AND GENERAL LEDGER ANALYST   - PINLEY HOUSE, COVENTRY 

Vauxhall is one of the leading automotive companies in the UK. It has been keeping Britain on the move since 1903 – making us the UK’s oldest operational automotive brand. While our roots in the earliest days of automobile development give us plenty to celebrate, our success has always been founded on our forward-thinking philosophy and drive for excellence. Always looking to the future for a better way, always striving for excellence and making environmentally friendly and innovative cars that are fun to drive.

 

Vauxhall, now part of PSA Groupe, one of the automotive leaders in the European Market. Groupe PSA’s strategy for 2016 to 2021 aims to make the Group a global car manufacturer on the cutting edge of efficiency and a provider of mobility services favoured by its customers. Driven by the ‘Push to Pass’ profitable organic growth plan, this strategy is underpinned by three levers: the digital transformation of the Group, the internal performance culture and corporate social responsibility.

 

What you can expect

Our finance team are at the hub of our UK operations, so our UK GAAP and General Ledger Analyst play a vital role in ensuring they have a lead role in forecast planning. 

 

Key responsibilities are below:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts of legal entities and replying external auditors requests
  • Preparation and reporting of the dealers holding accounting and consolidation (Motors Holding Consolidation and investments)
  • Reviewing and reporting fixed assets variances, replying to all related requests
  • Overseeing and reporting an accounting of capital projects accounting, Accrued Expenses, ARO Accruals, Policy & Warranty and Other liabilities
  • Ensuring timely and accurate submission of all corporate reporting and requests (e.g. consolidation schedules)
  • Support the preparation of P&L Forecasting
  • Assisting in analysing reasons for variances (actuals vs forecasts)
  • Ensure controls responsible for are in compliance with internal and external audit requirements
  • Support UK Controller staff in accounting issues impacting the group
  • Prepare and provide high-quality statutory accounts to external auditors

 

Are you the one?

An ideal candidate for the UK GAAP and General Ledger Analyst should be/have the following:

  • Ideally, have industry experience
  • High levels of numeracy, analytical skills, Microsoft Excel knowledge. SAP experience an advantage
  • Knowledge in UK GAAP
  • knowledge and experience of P&L, Balance Sheet, general accounting and forecasting
  • Ability to communicate via telephone, emails and presentations effectively

 

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Inclusion of the company car scheme

 

Please send your CV and Covering letter to psacareers@mpsa.com and use the subject line: CS: Application for UK GAAP and General Ledger Analyst.

 

The closing date for receipt of CV’s & Covering Letters will be 8 March 2019.

 

Vauxhall, a brand of Groupe PSA, is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Manufacturing Careers

Are you looking for a career in Manufacturing? Please see our current vacancies below to start your journey at Vauxhall. 

FIXED TERM PRODUCTION OPERATOR - IBC VEHICLES    

To support the requirement for the increased build, Vauxhall Motors – IBC plant are now recruiting 23-month fixed term production positions across all main manufacturing units. The job role is within the Luton Plant Manufacturing facility, therefore you will be within a factory environment.

 

The role will require you to perform repetitive tasks on the production line to a high-quality standard by following verbal and written instruction. You will be expected to follow standardised work to a high level with minimal mistakes, ensuring you follow all safety procedures.

 

We are looking for employees who:

  • Have Health & Safety at the forefront of their minds at all times.
  • Are good team players capable of delivering excellent results under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • Are quality focused and will build the vehicle  like they own it.
  • Are adaptable and able to pick up new techniques and methods of working.
  • Have a positive "can do" enthusiastic attitude.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure.
  • Have energy and drive to deliver.
  • Have excellent timekeeping, are reliable and punctual.
  • Have the ability to listen and follow instructions.
  • Are able to perform repetitive tasks without losing concentration.

 

Whilst shift patterns will be determined within a formal job offer, applicants should note that they will be expected to support double day or nightshift patterns if and when required.

 

Salary: £10.07 an hour (based on a 30 hour work week).

 

To recruit for these positions we are working in partnership with Luton Borough Council, therefore we are encouraging applications to be processed through Luton Borough Councils brand “the Aspiration Centre”.

 

The Aspiration Centre is a mobile unit across the borough which highlights employment opportunities in the area, specifically for the residents of Luton.

 

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to ibc.vacancies@vauxhall.co.uk.   

 

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WAREHOUSE OPERATIVES - TODDINGTON WAREHOUSE

We are currently looking for Warehouse Operatives to join the Vauxhall Motors Toddington Warehouse team in 2019.

 

To support the requirement for increased business at Vauxhall, the Warehouse are now recruiting employees on a 23-month fixed term production contract with a view to permanent positions being available after this period.

 

The job roles within the Warehouse will require employees to receive incoming material, pick stock , collate for distribution and quality control. There may be a requirement for employees to train as a fork lift truck driver.

 

The role will require you to perform repetitive tasks within the Warehouse to a high quality standard by following written and verbal instructions. You will be expected to follow a standardised work process to ensure safety, productivity and quality.

 

The hours of work are Monday to Friday, with a start time of 15:24, working up to midnight. Shift allocation may change and is confirmed upon successful assessment.

 

We are looking for employees who:

  • Have Health & Safety at the forefront of their minds at all times.
  • Have experience in working within Warehousing.
  •  Ability to learn how to use Powered Equipment.
  • A good team player capable of delivering excellent results to strict deadlines.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Quality focused to ensure the right part is sent to the end customer.
  • Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques and methods of working.
  • A positive "can do" enthusiastic attitude.
  • Have energy and drive to deliver.
  • Have excellent timekeeping, reliable and punctual.
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions.
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks without losing concentration.

 

The pay rate is £9.42 an hour and successful candidates will be contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week. The company will require employees contractually to flex their hours up to 43 hours per week with reasonable notice.

 

Employees would receive the applicable shift premium rate in addition for working on the late shift.

It is a condition of employment that you should be prepared to work on any shift when requested to do so, in line with current working operations.

 

Please send your CV and Covering letter to psacareers@mpsa.com and use the subject line: CS: Application for Warehouse Operative

 

Vauxhall Motors is an equal opportunities employer and our policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis.

 

All candidates will be required to attend an assessment centre, which will include a numerical and practical situational test.


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MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - LUTON PLANT

Vacancies have arisen within the maintenance department at Vauxhall Motors Luton for mechanical/electrical personnel.  The maintenance department is a diverse group supporting a wide range of machinery, robotics and control systems.  The successful candidates will be expected to slot into this team and be prepared to work on a rotating shift system that could include nightshift.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Maintaining, repairing and improvements for all equipment as required to safely deliver the product to the customer on time, at the required quality and cost.
  • Attending equipment breakdowns and working with the team to get production operational in the shortest possible timescale, using your excellent general mechanical/electrical skills
  •  Carry out various predictive, preventative and reactive maintenance processes, with appropriate feedback to your supervision and corrective actions to continually improve machine availability to production
  • Completing various reports and developing/updating working procedures and safe practices, including risk assessments, job instructions and planned/preventative maintenance

 

What we expect

  • This role requires flexibility with regards to mechanical/electrical versatility and willingness to work extended hours when necessary
  • Good working knowledge of various automated manufacturing systems, including robotic applications (welding, handling, sealing, hemming) PLC’s, resistance welding, conveyor systems, jigs and fixtures
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent fault finding and problem-solving skills
  • A good understanding of relevant Health and Safety processes and procedures
  • Ability to analyse throughput and quality data in relation to equipment performance and act upon it accordingly 
  • Ability to demonstrate a good practical knowledge of continuous improvement processes
  • Good working knowledge of predictive, preventative and reactive maintenance processes
  • Ability to demonstrate self-motivation and the ability to work with minimum supervision

 

Please send your CV and Covering letter to careers@vauxhall.co.uk and use the subject line: CS: Application for Mechanical/Electrical Maintenance Technician 

 

Vauxhall Motors is an equal opportunities employer and our policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis.

 

All candidates will be required to attend an assessment centre, which will include a numerical and practical situational test.


We use the information you provide us to help us consider your application.

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Retailer Careers

Work for a Vauxhall retailer and you can expect an exciting and rewarding career in a choice of different roles. 

Graduate Careers

Looking to start your career? Our brand new graduate programme is here, please check out our latest roles.

COMMERCIAL GRADUATE TRAINEE 

Your Experience


Over 24 months our Graduate programme gives you the opportunity to work in our Commercial division based in our modern head office in Coventry, or our new office in Luton. This programme will give you the opportunity to learn key skills and experience a range of development opportunities to kick-start your career with the Group. As a part of the scheme you will have the opportunity to work in 2 different commercial departments over the duration of your graduate experience. Should you be successful, you can be enrolled on our ‘accelerate to management’ course for an additional year!  

 

The division is responsible for all of the commercial activities within Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Vauxhall in the UK. This includes maximising vehicle and parts sales, increasing market share and loyalty, enhancing customer awareness and experience of our products.


Within the Commercial role there are a number of departments that you could be placed into; Sales, Marketing, Fleet, Network Development, Parts & Service, PR, Events and Distribution.

 

You will be involved not only in the daily activities of the department, but also work on your own projects to manage and organise.

 

Who we look for 


We expect you to:

• Take pride in everything you do
• Be dynamic and motivated
• work as a team player
• Full EU Driving Licence is essential
• Obtained a 2:1 degree in any discipline, ideally with some commercial work experience so we know what you have achieved however, we are looking at what you can achieve here at PSA Group UK! 


What do we offer?


• Competitive salary – £28,000
• Employee Car Scheme
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Car purchase discounts
• Pension Scheme
• Discounts on top retailers
• Discounted Gym Membership 

 

How to apply?

 

Please click here to start your application

 

FINANCE GRADUATE TRAINEE

Your Experience


Over 24 months our Graduate programme gives you the opportunity to work in our Finance division based in our modern head office in Coventry, or our office in Luton. This programme will give you the opportunity to learn key skills and experience a range of development opportunities to kick-start your career with the Group. As a part of the scheme you will have the opportunity to work in 2 different Finance roles over the duration of your graduate experience. Should you be successful, you can be enrolled on our ‘accelerate to management’ course for an additional year!  

 

The primary purpose of the position will be to contribute and prepare the different reports required to ensure forecasting and budget are all correct along with contributing to the control of this activity. You could also be responsible for carrying out special investigations and ad hoc projects as required.

 

Within your role you will be involved in the daily activities of the department, as well as having your own projects to manage and organise.



Who we look for 


We expect you to:
• Take pride in everything you do
• Be dynamic and motivated
• work as a team player
• Full EU Driving Licence is essential
• Obtained a 2:1 degree in any discipline, ideally with some commercial work experience so we know what you have achieved however, we are looking at what you can achieve here at PSA Group UK! 


What do we offer?


• Competitive salary – £28,000
• Employee Car Scheme
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Car purchase discounts
• Pension Scheme
• Discounts on top retailers
• Discounted Gym Membership 

 

How to apply?

 

Please click here to start your application

 

Apprenticeship Careers

At Vauxhall Motors, we offer a wide range of apprenticeship opportunities, from degree level studies in Business and Administration and Digital and Technology solutions to college apprenticeships in mechatronics and maintenance.

 

Applications for our apprenticeship programme are now closed. 

Undergraduate Opportunities

Vauxhall’s Undergraduate Placement Programme is a 12 month scheme for university students to gain hands-on experience with an industry leading company. Vauxhall is not only a outstanding brand in the automotive industry but is also known and awarded as one of Britain’s top employers.

 

Choosing Vauxhall Motors for your industrial placement will open up lots of opportunities. We offer a wide range of training in skills that are both technical and transferrable . Furthermore, Vauxhall also offers undergraduates real roles & responsibilities where they learn and develop life & work skills.

MARKETING ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the Marketing Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the Marketing or Fleet team where your focus can vary from supporting bookings, working closely with media & creative agencies, developing social media strategies for various car programmes to supporting new model launches.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business, Management or Marketing course

-         A pro-active attitude

-         Strong drive to learn and succeed, shows flexibility and willingness to learn

-         Creative mind and excellent communication skills

PR ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the PR Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the PR team where your focus can vary from supporting Vauxhall’s sponsorship platforms and working closely alongside Vauxhall’s marketing team, taking content online and communicating via Vauxhall’s social media platform to updating and maintaining internal communications media.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Public Relations, Marketing or Business related courses

-         Enthusiasm for media

-         Strong drive to learn and succeed, shows flexibility and willingness to learn

-         Creative mind and excellent communication skills

SALES ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the Sales Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the team where your focus can vary from supporting and coordinating activities within the group and work as a critical part of National Retail Sales Department. You may also be involved in developing & managing performance management and budget reports.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business or Management course

-         Highly numerate, knowledgeable and comfortable working with MS Excel, Word and Access

-         Strong analytical ability

-         Strong drive to learn and succeed, shows flexibility and willingness to learn

-         Effective communication skills

-         Good time management/prioritisation skills

FINANCE ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the Finance Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the Finance team where your focus can vary from daily reporting and forecasting of parts sales, variable profit analysis – with reference to pre-defined thresholds and the individual customer circumstances to carrying out special investigations and ad hoc projects as required.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Finance / Accounting, Economics or Management / Business Studies related courses

-         Good analytical and numerical skills

-         Computer literacy (Excel in particular)

IT ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the IT Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the IT team where your focus can vary from detecting and helping in the resolution of IT related concerns, determining and analysing data trends and supporting the integration of OV digital marketing platforms globally and other operational aspects of the organisation’s systems.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business Computing and IT, Information and Communication Technology related courses

-         Ability to learn web/IT development technologies

-         Good analytical skills

-         Able to work accurately with detailed information and relate it to high level strategies

RETAIL NETWORK DEVELOPMENT ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the Retail Network Development (RND) Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the Retail Network team where your focus can vary from undertaking key operational and financial analysis of Retailer performance & developing contacts with all levels of the organisation and interact professionally with external agencies.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business, Management, Finance or Economics

-         Highly numerate, knowledgeable and comfortable working with MS Excel, Word and Access

-         Effective communication skills

-         Good time management/prioritisation skills

SUPPLY CHAIN ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the Supply Chain Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the team where your focus can vary from supporting forecasting, planning and scheduling of goods/ service parts within Europe. You’ll have the chance to work on projects within your support area, find out how a leading organisation works, and get involved with the local community through our undergraduate community projects.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business, Supply Chain course

-         Strong analytical skills

-         Strong drive to learn and succeed, shows flexibility and willingness to learn

-         Able to work with detailed information and relate it to high level strategies

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE ROLES - BEDFORDSHIRE

Under the Customer Experience Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the Customer Experience team where your focus can vary from liaising with the marketing department to delivering creative design work, collaborating cross-functionally across the business to identify new opportunities and feature enhancements to continuously optimise platforms to helping develop and manage a voice of customer dashboard that can track the key metrics and its impact.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

- On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business Studies and/or Marketing related courses

- Good numeracy skills and ability to analyse data and trends

- Strong drive to learn and succeed, shows flexibility and willingness to learn

- Creative mind and excellent communication skills

- An awareness of digital technology would be an advantage, but not required

 

PURCHASING ROLES - COVENTRY

Under the Purchasing Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the Purchasing team where your focus can vary from preparing and supporting activities, sourcing parts to negotiating with suppliers, presenting findings by face-to-face presentations or telephone conferences whilst actively seeking cost saving opportunities.

 

What are we looking for?

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business or Management studies

-         Computer literate – knowledge of Microsoft Excel to a high level, specifically spreadsheets

-         Willingness to travel, both in the UK and abroad

-         Excellent communication skills

AFTERSALES ROLES - COVENTRY

The Aftersales department is responsible for over half of Vauxhall's operating profit. This is achieved by selling Vauxhall genuine parts and accessories through various channels within the Vauxhall network. These channels include: Trade sales, parts sales through the service departments, and accident repairs through our network of approved body shops. To support these channels, we promote several marketing campaigns and programmes which are designed to create and maintain customer retention and customer satisfaction.

 

Under the Aftersales Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the Aftersales team where your focus can vary from fulfilling retailer orders, answering retailer and supplier queries, maintaining close relationships with the field team, order tracking, maintaining of the CRM system for dealer success, populating different reports to give to the Aftersales Exec team budget tracking, literature stock control to Supplier Quarterly Review arrangement.

 

What we are looking for

A successful candidate for this role should have the following:

 

-         On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business Studies and/or Sales related courses

-         Good numeracy skills and ability to analyse data and trends

-         Strong drive to learn and succeed, shows flexibility and willingness to learn

-         Creative mind and excellent communication skills

-         An awareness of digital technology would be an advantage, but not required

What are the next steps?

Send your CV and Cover Letter to bedfordshire-undergraduates@vauxhall.co.uk.  Please state your preferred department in your submission.

We use the information you provide us to help us consider your application.

To find out more about how we use your information click here.

If you meet the requirements, you will then complete an Online Test.
If successful, we will schedule you for a phone interview and invite you in for an Assessment Centre. 
Our Assessment Centres will take place from December 2018 to March 2019.
Start Date for all successful students will be on 1 July 2019.