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If you enjoy working in a busy and technical environment and are excited about the prospect of joining a long established company within the automotive aftermarket industry, then Ivor Searle would be pleased to hear from you. Ivor Searle is the UK's leading provider of remanufactured engines, reman turbos, cylinder heads and gearboxes. We offer competitive pay packages, as well as free on site parking.

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Automotive Powertrain Advisor

A vacancy has arisen within our busy sales team for an Automotive Powertrain Advisor who ideally comes from an automotive parts supply/service environment.
 
Key responsibilities will be to:
  • Answer incoming telephone & email enquires promptly & professionally;
  • Accurately Identify the correct major unit for the customers vehicle using various parts lookup systems & catalogues;
  • Quote relevant cost & availability of major units;
  • Create & process sales orders using Sage 200.
 
Ideally the successful candidate will:
 
  • Possess previous Automotive parts supply experience;
  • Have excellent communication & customer service skills;
  • Have experience of using Microsoft Office & Sage 200, although not essential as full in-house training will be provided;
  • Possess a positive proactive attitude & display an ability to identify solutions to problems.
 
Hours of work will be Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) from 08:00 to 17:00 with a 20-minute morning break & a 30-minute lunch break (42.5 hour working week).
 
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Engine Machining Technicians

Varied and challenging vacancies have arisen within our expanding engine machining services workshop team for two positive and keen individuals with a passion for engines and the restoration of all engine components.
 
The machining services team work on a large variety of engine types from motorcycle engines; cars and commercial vehicles to large agricultural; rivercraft and also many forms of motor sports including V8’s; professional; amateur; and classic racing series’.
 
Both positions involve a varied range of duties, some of which include:
  • pressure testing of cylinder heads for cracks and porosity;
  • full cylinder head re-working including disassembly and assembly;
  • cutting of valves and seats;
  • skimming of critical faces;
  • re-grinding and balancing of crankshafts;
  • cylinder block re-boring and re-sleeving;
  • resizing and bushing of connecting rods.
 
Training will be provided, so whether…
  • you have machining experience or not - but you are interested and enthusiastic about being fully trained to machine and restore engine components to precision tolerances;
  • or if you have had previous experience in any form of hands on mechanical or machining operations or amateur DIY mechanics;
  • or if you are a professional mechanic in the garage trade but thinking about a change in direction within the motor industry…
 
…then come and join a team of positive and experienced staff who are waiting to train the right successful candidates.
 
Working hours are 07:30 to 16:00 Monday to Friday (40 hour working week) with the opportunity once trained for non-compulsory overtime at competitive rates.
 
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Powertrain Aftersales Advisor

A vacancy has arisen within our busy market leading warranty team for a Powertrain Aftersales Advisor who ideally comes from an automotive warranty / service environment.

Key responsibilities will be to:
  • Take control of and process warranty claims from start to finish;
  • Provide outstanding customer service;
  • Provide information and advice to customers and suppliers;
  • Create warranty reports and supply replacement products.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Good technical knowledge of engines, gearboxes and turbos;
  • Extremely high attention to detail;
  • Previous automotive industry experience;
  • A positive proactive attitude and display an ability to identify solutions to problems.

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) from 08:00 to 17:30 with a 20 minute morning break and a 30 minute lunch break (45 hour working week)

 
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Gearbox Remanufacturing Technician

An additional technician is required to strip; inspect; reassemble and pick components for gearboxes whilst working to build plans and schedules.

We are looking for someone who is practically minded with a desire to learn - no previous experience is required and full in-house training will be provided. The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude and display the ability to identify solutions to problems.

Production Hours:  Monday to Thursday 07:30 to 16:30 with 20 minutes paid morning break, half hour unpaid lunch and Friday 07:30 to 13:30 with 20 minutes paid morning break  (40 hour working week)
 
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Engine Remanufacturing Technician

Due to an increase in sales, vacancies are opening in several production departments for an engine re-manufacturing technician. Duties will range from stripping, inspecting, cleaning, reassembling and picking components for petrol and diesel engines.
 
We are looking for someone who is practically minded with a desire to learn - no previous experience is required and full in-house training will be provided. The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude and display the ability to identify solutions to problems.


Production Hours:  Monday to Thursday 07:30 to 16:30 with 20 minutes paid morning break, half hour unpaid lunch and Friday 07:30 to 13:30 with 20 minutes paid morning break  (40 hour working week)
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Crank Grinder / Machinist

We require a crank grinder/machinist to join our team in the crank department.
 
Ideally the successful candidate will have:
  • previous experience of precision engineering or a basic knowledge of machining (in-house training will be provided);
  • Be competent in measuring in both metric and imperial using a micrometer;
  • Be keen to learn and work well within a team environment;
  • Possess a positive attitude and display the ability to identify solutions to problems.
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Engine Assembler

A vacancy has arisen for another team member to join our engine assembly department to assemble a range of both petrol and diesel remanufactured engines.  The successful candidate will be assembling 1, 2 or 4 engines simultaneously to specification.

We are seeking individuals with a keen interest/knowledge of engines either through experience in the motor trade, agricultural plant, general plant, motor sport, etc. or someone who is practically minded with a desire to learn - no previous experience is required and full in-house training will be provided. The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude and display the ability to identify solutions to problems.
 
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