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VAUXHALL CAREERS

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

Head Office Careers

At Our Head Office, you’ll find everything from Marketing and Fleet to Finance, IT, Retail Sales and much more. See our latest vacancies below.

BUSINESS SALES MANAGER - FIELD BASED VARIOUS LOCATIONS

The role will own the relationship and communication between the Retailer’s Light Commercial Vehicles and Small business operation and Vauxhall Motors, You will have 2 main roles -  to improve the Retailer’s new Light Commercial Vehicles and Small Business operation to increase sales and deliver the best customer experience for Vauxhall and to sell directly to small businesses (fleet size 1-24).

 

Other Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Work with their Vauxhall Retailers to achieve monthly Light Commercial Vehicle and Business to Business (B2B) sales targets set for the Retailers. 
  • Responsible for delivering the area direct sale B2B target
  • Responsible for ensuring the Retailer is aware of, has plans in place to achieve, and maintains the relevant Sales KPis and Sales franchise standards as determined by Vauxhall for Light Commercial Vehicles and B2B operations
  • Light Commercial Vehicle expert for Retailer staff and staff training support
  • Responsible for the achievement of the Area monthly Light Commercial Vehicle and B2B wholesale and registration target.    
  • Communicate accurate wholesale and registration outlooks to SDM, Manager of B2B marketing programmes, and Field Support team as requested, minimum of weekly. BSM will be measured on accuracy.
  • Light Commercial Vehicle wholesale pack management and maximisation with Retailers within their AOR
  • Managing and maximising the sales volume and profit from the spend of the incentive budget given to BSM to increase Light Commercial Vehicle sales.  BSM is responsible for also adhering to the terms and conditions given when issued.
  • Responsible for ensuring the Retailer is aware of, has plans in place to achieve, and maintains relevant sales KPis, Sales targets and sales standards as set by Vauxhall.
  • Conducts monthly operational reviews to achieve / maintain standards as mentioned above, with agreed and documented action plans.  BSM is responsible for following up and ensuring agreed actions are undertaken and sharing these actions plans with SDM and Field support team.  
  • Measure and ensure Retailers meet Light Commercial Vehicle Sales Franchise standards.
  • Manage Light Commercial Vehicle Drive Growth programme with selected Retailers in District.  This will include liasing and focusing Drive Growth consultant as appropriate.  Report and monitor results.
  • Ensure that Retailers are maximising their Sales effectiveness; including key areas such as lead management, digital strategy and loyalty and retention.  Drive actions to achieve and maintain relevant KPis in this area 
  • Support Retailers and focus actions to maximise customer satisfaction
  • Light Commercial Vehicle Accessory and conversion contact for Retailers 
  • Responsible helping Retailer train and developing Retailer B2B specialist and Light Commercial Vehicle Sales staff
  • Supporting and creating B2B and Light Commercial Vehicle targeting, marketing and prospecting strategy with Retailers.  Involve regional marketing manager as appropriate
  • Presenting Light Commercial Vehicle and B2B marketing programmes at Quarterly marketing programme rollouts
  • BSM will also have customer management responsibilities, prospecting and selling directly to small businesses
  • Provide regular input to head office operations including best practice sharing, working on central head office projects, and daily tasks  
  • Best practice sharing with colleagues and providing holiday cover to BSMs as appropriate.  
  • New BSM starter support, development and coaching
  • Diary management and sharing diaries with centralised team
  • Role requires high level of mobility including frequent travel and attending centralised team / head office meetings

 

We are looking for employees who:

  • Motor industry, or relevant business experience 
  • Highly focused, self-motivated and results orientated 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to build highly effective relationships and communications 
  • Excellent selling and negotiating skills 
  • Well organised with strong planning and analytical skills 
  • Ability to thrive in a target driven environment 
  • Strong IT skills - Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and specific automotive applications relevant to the position. 
  • Good level of understanding of a Franchise Retail operation and the competitive landscape 

 

Please send your CV to psacareers@mpsa.com

 

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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 

 

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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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.


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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. 

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.

 

Unfortunately, we have no undergraduate opportunities. We will re-open towards the end of 2019 for our 2020/21 intake. 

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.

Graduate Careers

At Vauxhall Motors, we offer a wide range of opportunities in Commerical Business functions and Finance.

 

Applications for our programme are now closed.