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We employ hundreds of staff at our sites throughout the South East and we are committed to exceeding customer expectations, investing in equipping our staff with the specialist skills required to perform to the highest standards that we believe are integral in achieving our goals. We believe in equality, commitment, ownership, integrity and passion for the business. Our dealerships are always looking to take on keen individuals who enjoy working in the motor trade and have a passion for the industry.

If you believe in these values and feel that a career in the motor trade is right for you, we can offer:

  • Comprehensive induction programmes for all roles
  • Personal development plans which are reviewed and updated regularly and linked to the well-established annual appraisal system
  • Continuous improvement through on-going training by mentoring, internal and external management and personal development and regular manufacturer training
  • Promotion prospects from within teams, dealerships and across the group.

If you are still in neutral gear and deciding on your future career or a change in career, Caffyns has a long established record of training opportunities to experience the motor industry first hand both through work placements and apprenticeships in motor vehicle repair and maintenance, parts, customer service, administration and IT. We enjoy excellent training partnerships with manufacturer academies, and local colleges alike.

Head of Business - Ref: W41-30

To ensure the efficient and profitable operation of the Branch by establishing and agreeing objectives with the Regional Director and Main Board which cover the sales, service, and parts department’s operating policies and standards to achieve both high levels of customer satisfaction and profitability. To control resources at a level commensurate with profit requirements and enhanced customer relations. To ensure that all new and used car sales targets are achieved. To build and maintain excellent working relationships with manufacturers. To build a skilled and effective management team. To maximise the service departmental profitability through the sale of labour and associated products to franchise and non-franchise customers. To develop and maintain an efficient Parts operation that ensures that all stock is managed efficiently. To ensure all departments provide excellent customer satisfaction. ASSESSMENTS WILL BE CARRIED OUT ON THE 8th and 9th JULY 2021.

Worthng Audi

  • Working hours: 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 30/06/2021
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Experienced Service Advisor - Ref: A21-140

To deal with customers at the front counter and over the telephone, recording their requirements as required in a professional & polite manner. Obtaining relevant information from the customer & transferring this information to a repair order for technicians to operate from. Maintaining customer satisfaction & communication at all times. Utilising labour hours available. Selling additional work & services available.

Ashford

  • Working hours: 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday; 8.00am – 1.00pm Saturdays on a rota basis (1 in 3)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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Vehicle Technician - Ref: EV56-88

To carry out routine servicing and warranty work, diagnosis of vehicle problems and the general maintenance of vehicles as required, without supervision.

Eastbourne Volvo

  • Working hours: 8.30 to 5.30 Monday to Friday 8.30 to 12.30 Saturday on a rota basis
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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Service Advisor - Ref: VE14-123

To deal with customers at the front counter and over the telephone, recording their requirements as required in a professional & polite manner. Obtaining relevant information from the customer & transferring this information to a repair order for technicians to operate from. Maintaining customer satisfaction & communication at all times. Utilising labour hours available. Selling additional work & services available. Under current Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Regulations for Selling Insurance, it is a requirement of this role for candidates to either provide certified proof of 'competency', or for those candidates without the relevant certification to receive training on commencement and pass the associated 'competency' assessment.

Eastbourne Volkswagen

  • Working hours: 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm Saturday (on a rota)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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Sales Executive - Ref: 44-22-002

To sell vehicles and finance in a professional way to the required targets, and to build professional relationships with potential and current customers.

Ashford Lotus/MG

  • Working hours: 8.30am – 6.00pm Monday to Saturday (with a day off in lieu) 10.00am – 4.00pm Sundays (on a rota basis)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2021
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Vehicle Technician - Ref: AS36-61

To carry out routine servicing and warranty work, diagnosis of vehicle problems and the general maintenance of vehicles as required, without supervision.

Ashford Skoda

  • Working hours: 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday, and 8.30am to 12.30pm Saturday (on a 1 in 4 rota)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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Vehicle Technician - Ref: VE14-122

To carry out routine servicing and warranty work, diagnosis of vehicle problems and the general maintenance of vehicles as required, without supervision.

Eastbourne Volkswagen

  • Working hours: 8.30am-5.30pm Monday-Friday, 8.30am-12.30pm Saturdays (Rota 1 in 2)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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Sales Executive - Ref: A21-139

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: To sell vehicles and finance in a professional way to the required targets, and to build professional relationships with potential and current customers. Under current Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Regulations for Selling Insurance, it is a requirement of this role for candidates to either provide certified proof of 'competency', or for those candidates without the relevant certification to receive training on commencement and pass the associated 'competency' assessment.

Ashford Vauxhall

  • Working hours: 8.30am to 7.00pm Monday 8.30am to 6.00pm Tuesday to Friday (3 days) 8.30am to 5.00pm Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm Sunday (on a 1 in 2 rota)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2021
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Sales Controller - Ref: TW23-114

Due to a recent internal promotion, we are seeking to recruit a Sales Controller for the Sales department which represent the SEAT and SKODA brands in Tunbridge Wells. This exciting role predominantly is to support the sales team in the sale of new and used vehicles ensuring we deliver an outstanding Customer experience. In addition, the candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to offer appropriate finance packages to all our Customers in line with FSA regulations. The candidate must have good oral and written communication skills and be able to present information clearly and concisely as a team leader. Customer focused, computer literate and historic manufacturer training are essential for this busy role whilst being committed to Caffyns aims and objectives.

Tunbridge Wells Skoda/SEAT

  • Working hours: 8:30 am to 6:00pm Monday to Saturday (5 days) Occasional Sundays may be required with time off in lieu)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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SMART Repair Operative - Ref: VE14-124

To repair, prepare, mask, repaint to an acceptable standard, motor vehicle bodies damaged by accident, and alloy wheel repair.

Eastbourne Volkswagen

  • Working hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2021
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IT Support Field Engineer - Ref: HO01-52

Caffyns plc require an IT Field Support Engineer to join its busy support team. The successful candidate will need to travel, allowing them to provide onsite technical support to dealerships across Kent and Sussex. Caffyns current infrastructure is based around an MPLS network with a Cisco LAN & VMware virtual servers running on the Cisco UCS platform. Our end users work on Windows 10 PCs & Laptops, iPads and iPhones. We run and support many bespoke systems which are provided to us by our various manufacturers.

Eastbourne Head Office

  • Working hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday (Additional hours as required by the business needs)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2021
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Vehicle Technician - Ref: W41-129

To carry out routine servicing and warranty work, diagnosis of vehicle problems and the general maintenance of vehicles as required, without supervision.

Worthing Audi

  • Working hours: 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (Subject to change with the needs of business e.g. shift patterns) 8.30am to 1.00pm Saturday (on a rota basis)
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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Apprentice Vehicle Technician - Ref: TW23-118

Do you have GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science and interested in a position to carry out practical and theory work in a professional manner to complete and pass the Apprenticeship to the required level of the apprenticeship programme. If you wish to apply for more than one apprenticeship please apply for each vacancy individually.

Tunbridge Wells SEAT/Skoda

  • Working hours: As agreed with the branch. Usually between 8.00am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday
  • Salary: Dependent on age and in line with current wage legislation
  • Driver Licence Required: False
  • Closing Date: 27/06/2021
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Tyre Technician - Ref: DY10-143

To proactively identify tyre opportunities and then price for Service advisors to sell to customer. To repair tyres when possible. To carry wheel alignment duties including 4 wheel alignment.

Brighton Audi

  • Working hours: 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday
  • Salary: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
  • Driver Licence Required: True
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2021
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Rewards And Benefits At Caffyns

At Caffyns we believe that our team members need to be rewarded for delivering an exceptional service to our customers. As a member of the Caffyns team you will have a competitive salary and benefits package. This includes:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted private health care scheme
  • A minimum of 22 days holiday pro rata
  • Child care vouchers
  • Very competitive bonus packages for many roles
  • Range of discount on services

Rewards And Benefits At Caffyns

Develop Your Career At Caffyns

At Caffyns we understand the importance of allowing our staff to develop. That is why we provide our staff with a number of core courses designed to further enhance their performance and provide our customers with an even greater experience.

Our courses are held at Caffyns Head office or at a branch where we also provide e-learning courses and workshops to allow our staff to gain valuable experience before taking it to the dealership floor. We work in conjunction with our manufacturing partners to provide all of our staff with the technical skills that will let them to develop within their chosen role and allow them to build a career here at Caffyns.

At Caffyns, we also feature a well-developed appraisal system, which allows staff to discuss and address their training needs, putting them in the driving seat in their development.

Our apprenticeship roles range from technicians, to administration and IT, and cater for all requirements to ensure that all of our apprentices have the opportunity to excel in their chosen role.

Develop Your Career At Caffyns

The History Of Caffyns Established For 150 Years

Caffyns have established itself as one of the most trusted brands and one of the longest running dealerships in the country. Founded over 150 years ago, Caffyns moved into the motor industry in 1903 and have been selling new and used cars ever since. Caffyns are currently operating from 14 dealerships across Sussex, and Kent, serving thousands of customers each year.

Now a PLC company, Caffyns have not lost sight of their founders’ values of personal, friendly service and customer care offered by their long term commitment to both the car and the customer.

With 7 franchises and an extensive range of new cars, used cars and services to offer, Caffyns will continue to offer great deals to customers and be one of the leading car dealerships in the South East of England.

The History Of Caffyns Established For 150 Years

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We employ approximately 450 staff at our sites throughout the South East, and we are committed to exceeding customer expectations

investing in equipping our staff with the specialist skills required to perform to the highest standards which we believe is integral in achieving our goals.

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