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

Sales Executive

at our Suzuki (Bradford) dealership

  • Salary: £30k+ OTE, uncapped

    We have recently been expanding and adding to the team, and are looking for an enthusiastic, driven sales executive who is able to interact with customers of all ages and deal with the sales process on both new and used cars from prospecting through to handover.

    Our chosen candidate will:
    • be enthusiastic and driven sales professional with at least 3 years minimum sales experience
    • have the ability to source and contact potential new customers, and work an existing database
    • have the ability to achieve the sales targets for new and used vehicles, maximising profit through achieving best sale prices and upselling of products and accessories
    • be competent to follow through all aspects of the sales process, including paperwork and legislation, from prospecting customers to handover of a vehicle
    • have excellent communication and customer facing skills and demonstrate excellent customer satisfaction skills
    • be able to adapt to the family style ethos and promote our 'APPY' core values with our customers
    • be trustworthy and reliable, and committed to the role
    • be IT literate
    • have a full UK driving licence (preferably clean)
  • We offer the following in addition to the above:
    • an excellent salary and bonus earning potential (uncapped)
    • the assistance of a Business Manager for F&I products
    • a company car
    Please apply by email (no agencies) to [email protected], or in writing to Caroline Bond, Colin Appleyard Ltd, Cornmill Garage, Halifax Road, Keighley, BD21 1AH.

Service & Diagnostic Technician

at our Suzuki (Keighley) dealership

  • We are looking for a Service and Diagnostic Technician to join the team at our Suzuki dealership in Keighley. 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.