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Bowker Motor Group is a highly successful, family-owned Group with a passion for customer service. Due to our continued success, the following vacancies are available. To apply, please click 'apply' and fill in the details.

BMW Sales Executive

Bowker Preston

The Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for a BMW Sales Executive to join the Sales Team at their BMW Centre on Preston Docklands.

As a BMW Sales Executive, you will be responsible for every aspect of the sales process – meeting and greeting customers, discussing their wants and needs, demonstrating the unique features and technologies that make owning a BMW an absolute delight and generally being the main point of contact for your customers. You will need to be an expert on every model in the range, an ambassador for the brand and the face and personality of Bowker Preston BMW.

A proven track record in retail sales is essential, however experience in motor trade sales would be a distinct advantage.

As you will be working with a highly successful and award-winning BMW Retailer, the position offers:

  • Extremely competitive salary and bonus structure with a company car
  • 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service
  • Preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Training, coaching and development funded
  • Incentives and rewards
  • Regular promotions from within
  • Free tickets to local and national events
  • Staff social events

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Management Accountant

Bowker Preston: BMW, MINI, Harley-Davidson & Motorrad

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Bowker Motor Group for an experienced Management Accountant. The position is based at the Preston Docklands BMW Centre covering the Preston-based BMW, MINI, Harley-Davidson and Motorrad franchises. You will report directly to the CEO, Group Finance Director and Managing Director, and be responsible for a team of five.

Applicants must be ACA, or CIMA qualified, and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel with experience of macros and reporting. You must be a team player, self-starter and be able to work under pressure as well as to tight deadlines.

The job roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of internal monthly management accounts and external Inter Firm submissions for three divisions to tight reporting deadlines
  • Monthly forecasts and preparation of annual budgets
  • Supporting line managers with financial analysis
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and liaison with external auditors
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns and associated Intrastat reporting
  • Implementation of systems and processes and integration of new franchise into reporting structure

Ad hoc duties will be as required and include Equal pay reporting, Payment policy reporting and PCI/DSS compliance reporting.

Benefits of working for this successful and award-winning retailer Group include:

  • Competitive salary
  • BMW company car
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service
  • Preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme
  • Training, coaching and development funded
  • Free tickets to local and national events
  • Staff social events

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BMW/MINI Technician - Prep Centre

BMW & MINI Preparation Centre at Bamber Bridge

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a time-served ATA motor vehicle Technician for their BMW and MINI Preparation Centre at Bamber Bridge.

Responsibilities will be to prepare New and Used vehicles to a high standard, including repairs and servicing.

Working hours will be 40 per week, Monday to Friday. The role offers a competitive salary with a bonus.

Benefits of working for this successful and award-winning retailer Group include:

- 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service

- You and your family will also be entitled to preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme

- Company pension scheme

- Training, coaching and development funded

- Incentives and rewards

- Regular promotions from within

- Free tickets to local and national events

- Staff social events

Apply

Service Advisor (Full-Time)

Bowker Blackburn

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a full-time BMW & MINI Service Advisor for their award-winning Aftersales team on Trident Park in Blackburn.

The successful applicant will have a passion for delivering the highest levels of customer service, be a strong communicator as well as being well presented and personable.

Responsibilities will be to welcome all customers at Service Reception in a warm and professional manner, qualify their needs, agree service and repair instructions, book vehicles into the workshop, follow-up sales leads and communicate workflow to the service team.

Previous experience in this or a similar role is essential. Knowledge of ADP Autoline/CDK (Kerridge) would be a distinct advantage.

Working days are Monday to Friday plus Saturdays on a rota basis.

Benefits of working for this BMW UK award-winning aftersales team include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service.
  • You and your family will also be entitled to preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme.
  • Company pension scheme.

Apply

BMW/MINI Technician - Preston

Bowker Preston

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a full-time Motor Vehicle Technician for their new flagship BMW & MINI Aftersales Centre on Preston Docklands.

You must have a positive attitude and willingness to work as part of an effective team as well as being a good communicator to meet and exceed high customer expectations.

Previous experience must include diagnosis and fault finding, as well as carrying out services. MOT testing would also be advantageous.

Experience with the BMW and MINI brands would be a distinct advantage but is not essential.

Working days will be five days a week, including a Saturday on a rota basis.

Benefits of working for this successful company include:

- 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service.

- You and your family will also be entitled to preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme.

- Company pension scheme.

Apply

BMW/MINI Technician

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a full-time Motor Vehicle Technician for their Blackburn BMW & MINI Centre who has experience of carrying out Services and MOT Tests in a fast paced environment. 

You must have a positive attitude and willingness to work as part of an effective team as well as being a good communicator to meet and exceed high customer expectations.

Working days will be five days a week, including a Saturday on a rota basis.

Benefits of working for this successful company include:

- 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service.

- You and your family will also be entitled to preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme.

- Company pension scheme.

Apply

Detailer/Valeter

Bowker Preston

We require an experienced Valeter to join our busy team at Bowker BMW & MINI on Preston Docklands.

Duties in the main will be to wash and valet vehicles to a high standard, in preparation for the vehicle being displayed for sale and prior to handover to the customer.

Working hours are 5 days a week including Saturday on a rota basis.

Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence with no more than 6 points, be well presented, and posses excellent communication skills.  Attention to detail is essential.

Benefits of working for this successful company include:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service.
  • You and your family will also be entitled to preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme
  • Company pension scheme

Apply