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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.

Receptionist/Showroom Hosts (Two Part-time Vacancies Available)

Bowker Blackburn

The Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for two part-time Receptionists/Showroom Hosts for their BMW Centre on Trident Park in Blackburn. 

Two vacancies are available covering following hours: 

7.30am – 1.30pm
1.00pm – 7.00pm (6.00pm finish on Fridays) 

Duties will include answering and forwarding all incoming telephone calls in a pleasant and professional manner, together with greeting and hosting all visitors into the Centre. You will also be responsible for directing customers to relevant staff or departments and providing refreshments. The role will also include general administration duties.

Candidates must be professional with excellent customer service and communication skills. Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous. 

Benefits of working for this successful company include: 

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

• Company pension scheme.

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Receptionist/Showroom Host

Bowker Blackburn

The Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for a Receptionist/Showroom Host for their BMW Centre on Trident Park in Blackburn.

Duties will include answering and forwarding all incoming telephone calls in a pleasant and professional manner, together with greeting and hosting all visitors into the Centre. You will also be responsible for directing customers to relevant staff or departments and providing refreshments. The role will also include general administration duties.

Candidates must be professional with excellent customer service and communication skills. Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous.

Benefits of working for this successful company include: 

• 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ 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.

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Service Advisor

Bowker Preston

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a full-time Service Advisor for their flagship Preston Docklands BMW Centre.

Previous experience in the role is essential. You must be able to work well under pressure, and have a passion for delivering the highest levels of customer service.

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. 

Knowledge of ADP Autoline/Kerridge/Drive would be a distinct advantage.

Working days are Monday to Friday with Saturdays 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.

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Sales Administrator

Bowker Blackburn

The Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for an experienced Sales Administrator to join the team at their BMW & MINI Centre on Trident Park in Blackburn.

To be successful for this position you will have experience of supporting the Sales Managers with the efficient administration of all new and used vehicles.

You will be responsible for all administrative tasks required to complete a vehicle sale, from locating the vehicle, raising workshop requests, through to the final invoicing.

Duties will also include:

  • Registering vehicles
  • Maintaining vehicle files
  • Completing all administration paperwork for vehicle sales
  • Maintaining and updating our stock and customer database
  • Registering sold vehicles
  • Providing statistical and department related information for the management team
  • Maintaining thorough product knowledge and updating your knowledge through manufacturer led training
  • Maintaining good housekeeping standards and orderly administration of your work

Experience using CDK/Kerridge Rev 8/Drive would be a distinct advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with the well-known, established and family-owned Motor Group and as such the position offers: 

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

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

- Company pension scheme

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Motorcycle Technician

Bowker Harley-Davidson

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for an experienced Motorcycle Technician for our flagship Harley-Davidson dealership on Strand Road in Preston.

Duties will include servicing, MOT testing, repairing motorcycles, components and accessories plus removal and refitting, diagnosing faults and testing using recognised procedures and techniques.

A current motorcycle licence is essential and manufacturer training will be provided to the successful candidate.

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

Service Advisor

Bowker Blackburn

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a full-time Service Advisor for their Trident Park BMW & MINI Centre.

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 with Saturdays on a rota basis.

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

Tyre Technician

Bowker Blackburn

We require an experienced Tyre Technician for our busy BMW/MINI Aftersales department at Bowker Blackburn.  The successful candidate will have good communication, numeracy and literacy skills, and a genuine interest in the motor vehicle industry.  Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

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

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Motorcycle Technician (Full-time)

Bowker Motorrad

We are recruiting for an experienced Motorcycle Technician for our flagship BMW Motorrad Centre on Preston Docklands.

Duties will include servicing, MOT testing, repairing motorcycles, components and accessories plus removal and refitting, diagnosing faults and testing using recognised procedures and techniques.

A current motorcycle licence is essential and manufacturer training will be provided to the successful candidate.

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 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 and MOTs.

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

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