We are Motorpoint, the UK’s leading omnichannel car retailor of nearly new cars. We have ambitious plans to make car buying as easy as possible in whatever way our customers want. Online? We deliver. In store? We deliver. At home? We deliver (we literally do).
You will be joining Motorpoint during a very exciting time, as we continue to expand across the UK. This means you will have the opportunity to positively impact, build and influence the growth of the company.
We believe that by creating a fantastic place to work for our colleagues, we will create the best possible experience for our customers and that will fuel the growth of our amazing business and in turn, the careers and opportunities for our colleagues.
So if you want to work with an amazing group of people who are fun, friendly, get things done and bring our values to life – PROUD, HAPPY, HONEST, SUPPORTIVE – by working TOGETHER, then Motorpoint is the place to be!
If you were to join us as a Vehicle Preparation Assistant, here is what you want to know.
Salary: £11 per hour + bonus
Shift pattern: 5 over 7, including weekends as we are a 7 day retail business
Hours: 42.5 hrs per week
Contract type: Permanent
* Due to the nature of the role we will require you to have held a driving licence for more than a year*
About the role
If you have a passion for cars, love managing a detailed and service led process and enjoy working as part of a fast paced and energetic team, you may have found your ideal job!
Our preparation department is a key department on every site, our fantastic Vehicle Preparation Assistants support the business by providing a hands-on operational service managing cars as they arrive on site. Working closely with colleagues and customers, you will manage your work via an app that creates a computer-based list to work from and facilitate the collection of vehicles in a timely and efficient manner. You will complete basic mechanical maintenance as and when required & complete pre-display and pre-collection valets.
What will my day to day look like?
Checking in cars in all weathers, managing our in-house IT systems
You will be checking vehicles for damage, specification and service history and completing inspection data for vehicle loading
Preparing vehicles to the Motorpoint Standard ready for sale
Preparing vehicles for customer collection ensuring quality comes first
Ensuring the sales pitch is maintained
High attention to detail required to detect and rectify any preparation or cleanliness issues outside of our standard
Support the team with excellent car images ready for sale and display
Maintain good relationships by working together with third party suppliers and subcontractors
What we’d like you to have:
Due to the nature of the role, you will need a full UK driving licence
Be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
Ability to work to tight deadlines
This is a fast-paced role so the ability to stay calm and maintain excellent attention to detail as well as the desire to produce high quality work is really important
Above everything else, you’ll live the Motorpoint values of Proud, Honest, Supportive, Happy and Together
What’s in it for you?
Paid time off every month to do something that makes you happy
28 days holiday plus days off for your birthday, getting married or moving house
Additional holidays for length of service
Long service awards
Staff discount of cars and finance options
Discounts & cashback at hundreds of high street retailers & restaurants through our “My M.O.T” platform
Smart Tech in partnership with Currys
Cycle to work
Enhanced Parental Leave
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Vocational and personal development training courses
Making car buying easy takes all kinds of people. Yes, our Online and Showroom Sales teams kick off the process, but who’s keeping the engine running behind the scenes? For starters, there’s our Vehicle Preparation and Workshop teams, getting cars ready for sale. Then, there are Buyers, hunting out the best vehicles around. Software and Product teams create an amazing digital experience while Aftersales help customers post-purchase. Finally, there’s Head Office and Business Support keeping everything running smoothly.
Car buying made easy
At Motorpoint, buying a car is simple. We only do nearly new cars and nobody beats us on price. That’s a promise.
We only sell nearly new, and our cars are all under warranty – so peace of mind comes as standard. And with a range of makes and models to choose from, you’re sure to find one within your budget.
Whatever you need, we’re here to help. With finance options that put you in the driving seat and award-winning customer care before and after you buy, we’ll make sure you drive away happy.