Buyer (Automotive), Field Based / Home based
Extras: Car Allowance/Car
Hours: Monday – Friday with occasional weekends to suit our buying calendar
CarShop is the home of good cars and good carma!
Working in our brilliant buying and acquisitions team you are the professional face of business ensuring that we get the right vehicles for our business needs and requirements. You need to know your cars! Not just that, you need to know what they are worth and whether they will sell.
Buying from online auction platforms
Attend physical auctions as required.
Interpreting auction data to allow you to make the correct buying decision
Research and price potential purchases.
Comprehensively inspection of the cars prior to purchasing, either
You will also use internal systems to accurately input all details on the purchased vehicles and work within the team ensuring high level communication in meetings and the wider business.
We’ll also offer training and development, as well as great career opportunities in our fast-growing business. Our target is to be double the size we are today in the next three years.
We are looking for:
Previous experience in a vehicle buying role is essential
The ability to appraise a used vehicle accurately
Good communication and organisational skills
Ability to work under pressure
PC skills and a good level of numeracy are essential.
Along with a competitive salary and a brilliant environment, our fantastic benefits package includes:
31 days annual leave (inclusive of 8 bank holidays) rising with service
Structured career progression path
Discounts on CarShop products
Wide-ranging corporate discount scheme and colleague reward program
And much more!!
Who are CarShop?
At CarShop we are all about spreading good Carma! By working as one joyous carma spreading team, we make a hugely positive difference to the lives of our customers, colleagues and communities.
All our people grab the wheel! We are the designated drivers of our brand’s journey. We help our business and ourselves grow by finding ways of building good carma into our everyday lives.
CarShop was established in 1999 and are now part of the prestigious Sytner Group with 11 large stores, 1 Express store and some very ambitious growth plans, we can’t wait to welcome you to the family. With a 4.8 out of 5.0 rating on Glassdoor and 96% of our people saying they would recommend us to a friend, it is time to join us and start spreading good CARMA.
Our recruitment process is all about good carma.
All applications to CarShop are carefully evaluated and considered, if you are suitable we will contact you to advise on the next steps. We ensure all of our processes are fair, transparent and consistent across all our stores.
We provide equality of opportunity for all candidates and employees and we ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and you are treated fairly and with dignity and respect.
You may also have experience of: Buyer, Junior Buyer, Senior Buyer, Assistant Buyer, Buying Manager, Strategic Buyer, Automotive Buyer, Car Buyer, Vehicle Buyer, Auction Buyer, Purchaser, Purchasing Assistant, Procurement, Procurement Manager, Procurement Advisor, Procurement Manager, Procurement Buyer, Buying Analyst, Category Buyer, Strategic Buyer, etc.
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