Small Mercedes

The latest electric transport from Mercedes. I’m really not sure about this – a Mercedes scooter anyone? Lots of car makers are pushing out the boat with electric models, but Mercedes are going one step further than most. Full story here

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Experienced Service Advisor Relocating – North West

Experienced Service Advisor Relocating – North West

We’ve been contacted by an experienced Service Advisor relocating to the North West looking for a role. She has several years main dealer experience in service and parts and is experienced with Kerridge Rev 8. The relocation is for family reasons and she will be able to move very quickly (she’ll live with family initially) once she has a confirmed job offer in the Preston/Blackpool […]

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Experienced Service Professional – Dunstable

Experienced Service Professional – Dunstable

Experienced Car Service Professional – Dunstable We’ve been approached by an experienced car service professional looking for a new role within commuting distance of Dunstable. He has over 20 years experience in Main Dealerships with a very stable career. He is extremely sales focused but with a balanced approach to ensuring customer satisfaction. He’s looking for a role as either a Senior Service Advisor, Reception […]

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Used Car Sales Executive

Used Car Sales Executive

Our client, a prestige main dealer group, is seeking an experienced Used Car Sales Executive to join their team in West London.  This is an exciting opportunity to sell prestige used vehicles and associated products within a highly motivated and supportive sales environment. There is an excellent basic salary with this role, high realistic OTE and a great working environment. The Role To achieve personal […]

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Technician Available Huddersfield

Technician Available Huddersfield

Technician Available Huddersfield Newly registered this morning – technician in Huddersfield looking for a new role in Huddersfield. Leeds or Bradford. He has worked in both main dealerships and independents and has extensive manufacturer training. If you’re recruiting a technician in the areas mentioned and would like to see his CV, please email nl@arc-uk.net or call Nick Legge on 07739 176 311.

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New Vacancies

Some of our New Vacancies: Oldham Car Sales Executive Excellent basic and ote Rochdale Panel Beater Competitive Salary plus Bonus, and benefits ILKESTON Sales Executive – Motor Trade OTE £40K UNCAPPED Burton on Trent Used Car Sales Executive Competitive Salary plus Bonus, and benefits  These are just a few of the roles we’re working on – check out the vacancy page for details on all […]

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Experienced Sales Exec Available – Nottingham/Derby

Experienced Sales Exec Available – Nottingham/Derby

Experienced Sales Exec Available – Nottingham/Derby due to relocation. We have been approached by an experienced sales exec who is relocating to the Nottingham Derby area and is seeking a new role. He is looking for an employer where he can progress into a management role and is keen to undergo the training that he appreciates he needs. If you’re interested in seeing his CV, […]

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Sytner VW

Sytner VW

Sytner VW reduces representation in the North West. Sytner is selling 4 of it’s Volkswagen dealerships in the North West to Johnsons and closing 1 other site. This represents a third of the brand in the group. The dealerships sold to Johnsons Cars are at Liverpool, Warrington, Stafford and Stoke-On-Trent. Sytner will be shutting the Volkswagen dealership in Halifax at the end of this month, […]

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Service Advisor Available – Grimsby

Service Advisor Available – Grimsby

Service Advisor Available – Grimsby An experienced Service Advisor in Grimsby has registered with us today. She has a stable career and is used to working in a fast paced environment where there is a focus on upsell via VHC, and on Service Plans. If you would like to see her CV, please email nl@arc-uk.net with details on the role you are looking to fill, […]

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Aftersales Manager – Peterborough Area

Aftersales Manager – Peterborough Area

A very experienced Aftersales Manager based near Peterborough has approached us who is available for short term contract work. He has in-depth knowledge of current Vauxhall and Ford audit processes, with an emphasis on warranty processes, claims and audit. He also has extensive knowledge of video Vehicle Health Checks and maximising revenues in this area. If you’re concerned about this area of your business, or […]

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Experienced Kerridge Project Manager

Experienced Kerridge Project Manager

We have been approached by an experienced Kerridge Project Manager looking for a new role. They’re available for short contract assignments, or for a permanent role in the South West of England. Experienced with Rev 7, 8 and Drive they have worked for both small and large dealer groups on single site implementation, multi-site roll outs and staff/management training programmes. Email nl@arc-uk.net or call Nick […]

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Kerridge Experienced Administrator in Lincoln

Kerridge Experienced Administrator in Lincoln

We have had a Kerridge experienced administrator in Lincoln register. With over 10 years experience in a commercial vehicle sales environment (all for one employer) she is looking for a new role that is close to Lincoln, where she can utilise her experience. Any dealers that are interested in seeing her CV, please email nl@arc-uk.net for details.

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When did you last update your CV?

When did you last update your CV?

When did you last update your CV with us? If you can’t remember, it’s probably about time you did! If you have a copy of your CV on your phone you can update it now, or you can ask us to email you a reminder so that you can do it later. Just click here. If you need some help with your CV, just let […]

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New Head of Business

New Head of Business

A new Head of Business has been appointed at Chesterfield Land Rover. Gordon Lamb Chesterfield Land Rover has appointed John Steele, formerly head of business at the Sytner Group in Harrogate and Leeds, as its new head of business at their recently refurbished site. The site operates under the Gordon Lamb name, long associated with South Yorkshire, but has been owned by Vertu since 2016. […]

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New Commercial Vehicle Director for Vertu

New Commercial Vehicle Director for Vertu

Vertu Motors has appointed the former managing director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in the UK, Simon Elliott, as its new commercial vehicle director. Vertu issued a statement that his initial emphasis will be on the Vans Direct business that they acquired in January 2019 and on the Group’s Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle operations. Full story on AM Online

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New Apprentices

It’s good to see that Arnold Clark are taking on 150 new apprentices. I was only speaking to a dealer yesterday about the dire shortage of skilled technicians in particular. There is also the challenge of retaining apprentices once their training has been completed. The reluctance of the employer to increase wages post apprenticeship is to some degree understandable, but this provides a ready pool […]

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General Sales Manager Vacancy

General Sales Manager Vacancy

Experienced General Sales Manager – Major Car Franchise – DUDLEY Our client, a multi-franchised Dealer Group is looking for it’s next General Sales Manager to lead the successful sales department of their dealership in DUDLEY. The preferred candidate will already have experience in a similar role as they will be expected to hit the ground running in a fast-paced, professional environment. You will actively manage […]

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Aftersales Manager – South Wales

Aftersales Manager – South Wales

Aftersales Manager – Major Car Franchise – Cardiff We have received an instruction from our Client a multi-franchised Dealer Group that is looking to recruit a successful and motivated After- Sales Manager to work in their Major Brand dealership in the Capital of Wales. This is a big job and requires candidates who can manage both volume and the added demands of Major Car Brand […]

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Head of Business Vacancy Bristol

Head of Business Vacancy Bristol

Our client, a multi-franchised Dealer Group, is looking for a Head of Business to run one of their dealerships in Bristol. Indicated salary range is a £60K basic with an OTE of £85K You must have, proven knowledge of how to run a successful Main Dealership as a General Manager or Dealer Principal, sound commercial awareness of the Motor Industry, excellent communication skills, natural entrepreneurial flair […]

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You’ve got to love technology!

You’ve got to love technology!

Egg Vending machine anyone?https://youtu.be/3E2NsNoM2Kw

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The Holy Grail of Brexit…

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Rees Mogg on Brexit…

It’s way too common for him 🙂

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Ford Apprenticeships increasing at Trust Ford

Ford Apprenticeships increasing at Trust Ford

Trust Ford has increased it’s apprentice intake for 2019 to a total of 91 – 13 more than last year – with positions available throughout England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. This is not just for technicians, but includes parts advisors, bodyshop techs, accounts executives and sales administrators, with on the job training over 18 months to three years, enabling apprentices to earn NVQ-level qualifications.

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The best HR joke in the world?

There aren’t that many HR jokes around, but this one not only takes the biscuit, but raises a number of issues about attracting candidates! An HR manager was knocked down (tragically) by a bus and was killed. Her soul arrived at the Pearly Gates, where St.Peter welcomed her. More…

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This weeks featured pooch

This weeks featured pooch

Every week we’re changing the featured image in our header, and this week it’s Freddie’s turn to be the face of ARC. If you’d like your dog to have 5 minutes of fame, email us a picture (2mb max size) and, if we all like it, we’ll feature your pet!

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Custom Nugget???

What were they thinking? It sounds like some teenage euphemism! Nice looking piece of kit though. https://www.topgear.com/car-news/weird/fords-rival-vw-california-called-custom-nugget

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Pictures of your dog?

Pictures of your dog?

We’ve updated our website and, amongst other things, we’re all dog lovers at ARC – hence the dog pictures! If you’d like us to feature your pooch, you can email us a picture to nl@arc-uk.net with “Pooch” as the subject line. If we like the picture, it’ll be on the website along with the others already on there and rotated during the day. Your dog […]

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Local Business Development Manager

Local Business Development Manager

Must be VAG accredited or working towards the accreditation Our client, a Mutli Vehicle Franchised Main Dealer group, is looking for a motivated Local Business Development Manager to this role is for a Major Brand in the BROMSGROVE area. The role will be based at the dealership, cover the surrounding area, and be active for mainly passenger cars. I am particularly seeking a well-presented and […]

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Car Sales – high basic salary

Car Sales – high basic salary

Amazing Opportunity for a New and Used Car Sales Executive. Our client, a professional Motor Vehicle Retailer is offering a class leading package for a New and Used Car Sales Executive to join their successful team in the Burton area. You need to be currently working in a Motor Industry for at least 3 years in a retail role. https://www.arc-uk.net/vacancies/Vacanciesview.php?ID=13029

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New COO at Hendy Group

Former Thurlow Nunn managing director Simon Bottomley has joined Hendy Group as its new chief operating officer. Until the end of October Bottomley was group managing director at Thurlow Nunn, the £218 million turnover dealer group with 12 Vauxhall dealerships and an agricultural supplies division across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. Bottomley also served on the Vauxhall retailer board. Hendy Group, also a family-run […]

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