Careers


Careers

Join the Colin Appleyard family

Below you will find a list of positions currently available across the Colin Appleyard group. We are always on the look out for experienced main dealer staff so even if a vacancy is not advertised, please feel free to forward your CV for us to take a look at.

Be part of a winning team

How would you like to be part of a great team within a secure, successful business with lots of future opportunities? One which is family owned and family run and prides itself on creating a friendly working environment for all its staff? One where you are a name and not a number? And one which provides all of the following

  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with length of service
  • statutory life insurance and pension scheme
  • staff discounts and preferential rates on everything we sell
  • employee benefits scheme offering you savings across a range of high street stores, supermarkets and holidays etc
  • inclusion in the company’s profit-share scheme
  • the opportunity to contribute to the future of the company at regular 'think tank’ meetings and at our annual company meeting
  • the opportunity to be rewarded for being a top performer and or team player at our annual ‘Appy Awards’
  • subsidised group Christmas parties

Available Positions

Service Advisor

at our Suzuki (Bradford) dealership

  • We are looking for an Aftersales Advisor to join our team. We are looking for a person who has a minimum 2 years’ experience a similar role, with excellent customer service skills and knowledge of dealer management systems. The role is at our Suzuki Car Dealership in Bradford.

    Key Tasks:
    • Advising customers of costs of repairs and work to be undertaken
    • Make customers aware of additional products and services available to them
    • Seek to obtain referrals for customers’ families and friends
    • Initiate service documentation, job card production and update customer records and follow-up systems
    • Record customer prospect details accurately and in accordance with Data Protection Acts
    • Advise customers on parts enquiries and availability of parts
    • Document all warranty work as per manufacturers’ requirements and dealership policy
    • Update customer and vehicle history files to ensure total accuracy
    The person to join our team will:

    already have experience in this role
    be friendly and approachable with good communication skills
    be an excellent team-player, well organised, and reliable
  • Please apply by email to Johnathan Scarth, Group Aftersales Manager via [email protected]

Service & Diagnostic Technician

at our Suzuki (Huddersfield) dealership

  • We are looking for a Service and Diagnostic Technician to join the team at our Suzuki dealership in Huddersfield. We are looking for a person who ideally has a minimum 4 years plus experience or 2 years post-apprenticeship experience with a Franchise Dealer.

    Our chosen candidate:
    • Will be a skilled, competent and reliable vehicle service and diagnostic technician with ideally a minimum 4 years experience (or 2 years post-apprenticeship experience) with a Franchise Dealer
    • Will work to the highest standards
    • Will preferably hold a manufacturer’s qualification
    • Will be capable of successfully investigating and diagnosing and resolving faults, carrying out service and repair work and working to minimum quality and safety standards, keeping detailed and accurate records
    • Would ideally be MOT test qualified
    • Will have a full UK driving licence (preferably clean)
  • Please apply by email to [email protected], or in writing to Caroline Bond, Colin Appleyard Ltd, Cornmill Garage, Halifax Road, Keighley, BD21 1AH.