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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.

Business Manager

Bowker Blackburn BMW

Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for a full time Business Manager for their BMW Centre on Trident Park in Blackburn.

As opportunities in the prestige motor industry like this are extremely rare, all applicants must have a proven automotive F&I background, be self motivated, energetic, ambitious, aware of FCA legislation and well organised, with good interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Main duties will include:

  • Maximising the sale of and profitability of vehicles and associated products.
  • Overseeing the current customer database to identify both retention and conquest opportunities
  • Maintaining FCA compliance and maximising F&I income.

As you will be working with a highly successful BMW Retailer, the position offers an extremely competitive salary and bonus structure as well both a company car and a family car scheme.

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to katy.baxter@bowkermotorgroup.com

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BMW Finance and Insurance Administrator

Bowker Blackburn BMW

Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for a full time Finance Administrator for their BMW Centre on Trident Park in Blackburn. 

As opportunities in the prestige motor industry like this are extremely rare, all applicants must be self motivated, energetic, ambitious, well organised, with good interpersonal skills. Good awareness of FCA legislation is a preference.

Preferred Skills:

  • Essential criteria for the position includes:
  • Excellent administrative and organisation skills.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Reliable and focused.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Experience communicating with Senior Management.
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel package / IT experience.
  • Sales experience.

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to katy.baxter@bowkermotorgroup.com

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BMW Motorrad Sales Executive

Bowker Motorrad

The Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for a full-time Sales Executive for their flagship BMW Motorrad motorcycle Centre on Preston Docklands.

Applicants must be motivated with a proven track record in motor trade sales (preferably motorcycles) and have the ability to achieve challenging targets.

They must also be confident, flexible and enthusiastic in order to meet the needs of the business.  A current driving licence is essential and a motorcycle licence would be advantageous.

This full-time position includes 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service. The Group also offers an employee and family BMW/MINI car scheme.

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to recruitment@bowkermotorgroup.com

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Tyre Technician

Bowker Preston

We require an experienced Tyre Technician for our busy BMW/MINI Aftersales department at Bowker Preston.  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 successful 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

If you are interested in a career with this successful Motor Group, please send your full CV with covering letter to recruitment@bowkermotorgroup.com

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BMW/MINI Technician

Bowker Blackburn

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.

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to recruitment@bowkermotorgroup.com

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Motorcycle Technician (Full-time)

Bowker Preston

We are recruiting for a time-served Motorcycle Technician with main dealer experience for our 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

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to recruitment@bowkermotorgroup.com

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BMW/MINI Technician

Bowker Preston

Due to the expansion and development of our flagship BMW & MINI Aftersales Centre on Preston Docklands, Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for Technicians to carry 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.

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Part-time Clothing & Merchandise Specialist

Bowker Harley - Davidson

The Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for a Part-time Clothing & Merchandise Specialist for their iconic Harley-Davidson dealership on Strand Road in Preston to cover Sundays and Mondays, plus staff holiday cover when required.

The role with involve:

Clothing and merchandise sales
Visual merchandising
Dealing with customers both face to face and over the telephone
Planning and ordering of core and seasonal stock
Dealing with the manufacturer and licensee stock providers

Maintaining strong brand values whilst controlling stock management and security is essential.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in clothing sales/high street retail in a fast moving environment, with a passion for retail and customer service.

This part time position includes pro-rata 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service. The Group also offers an employee and family BMW/MINI car scheme.

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to recruitment@bowkermotorgroup.com

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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

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to recruitment@bowkermotorgroup.com

Please note: Applicants will only be contacted if required for interview.

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Alloy Wheel Repair Technician

Bamber Bridge Preparation Centre

Bowker Motor Group currently have a  new opportunity for an Alloy Wheel Repair Technician.

Based at our Bamber Bridge Preparation Centre, duties will include carrying out the preparation and completion of paintwork for vehicles in an efficient, skilful, safe and timely manner to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction at all times.

You’ll identify vehicle areas requiring work, plan your workload to ensure vehicles are ready to agreed timescales and in line with customer requirements and prepare and prime bodywork to manufacturer’s specifications for finishing. You will also mask up vehicles in preparation for spraying, mix and colour match paint and paint all repaired areas to a high standard.

You should be able to work with minimum supervision whilst continually exceeding customer expectations.

Interested candidates should send their CV with letter of application to recruitment@bowkermotorgroup.com

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