Work With Nathaniel Cars

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At Nathaniel Cars, we’ve been helping customers buy, sell and maintain their cars in South Wales and further afield for over 38 years. Our philosophy is we believe that hard work, enthusiasm, plus respect for our customer’s offers a winning formula.

Nathaniel’s are the main dealer for Mitsubishi & MG in Bridgend and MG, Fiat, Abarth, Jeep, Fiat Professional and Alfa Romeo in Cardiff and stock over 200 pre-owned cars, of all makes and models. However, not only do we sell cars, we also have a servicing department, a parts department, a tyre bay and a team of smart repair specialists.

Having come through lockdown in good health and reasonable business performance we are expanding. MG is continuing to prove fantastic, especially the electric cars. Fiat Van / Fiat cars, Jeep, Alfa Romeo and Abarth are now growing with us day by day, not forgetting our used car sales. Our workshops and parts departments are also very busy supporting this, so much so we are just completing a new 12 workshop and parts department. We need quality people!

If you are interested in any of our vacancies please email karen@nathanielcars.co.uk your CV and a cover letter explaining why you think you are the right person for the job.

Current Vacancies

VEHICLE TECHNICIAN WITH MANUFACTURER EXPERIENCE
CARDIFF

We are currently looking for an experienced Technician with Manufacturers Experience to join our busy Workshop team, in Cardiff. Are you trained to City and Guilds Motor Repair/BTEC/NVQ or equivalent qualification and are looking for a new challenge? Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for someone that has previous experience working within a main car dealership or independent garage to join a busy workshop.

As a Vehicle Technician you’ll be responsible for:-
The diagnosis, repair and service of the full range of vehicles
Maintaining knowledge of Manufacturer’s latest bulletins
Completing vehicle health checks (VHCs) on all vehicles
Completing all necessary paperwork in-line with brand and company standards

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and enjoys working well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

You will be focused on continues development, learning and adapting and be passionate about the motor industry.

You will have great awareness of Health and Safety requirements

You will have completed an Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Repair, BTEC, City & Guilds qualification or equivalent.

Full Driving Licence is required for this role.

Salary: – Starting from £24,000 (Depending on Experience)
Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday and every other Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm
Holiday: 22 days Plus Bank Holidays

VEHICLE TECHNICIAN WITH MANUFACTURER EXPERIENCE
BRIDGEND

We are currently looking for an experienced Technician with Manufacturers Experience to join our busy Workshop team, in Bridgend. Are you trained to City and Guilds Motor Repair/BTEC/NVQ or equivalent qualification and are looking for a new challenge? Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for someone that has previous experience working within a main car dealership or independent garage to join a busy workshop.

As a Vehicle Technician you’ll be responsible for:-
The diagnosis, repair and service of the full range of vehicles
Maintaining knowledge of Manufacturer’s latest bulletins
Completing vehicle health checks (VHCs) on all vehicles
Completing all necessary paperwork in-line with brand and company standards

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and enjoys working well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

You will be focused on continues development, learning and adapting and be passionate about the motor industry.

You will have great awareness of Health and Safety requirements

You will have completed an Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Repair, BTEC, City & Guilds qualification or equivalent.

Full Driving Licence is required for this role.

Salary: – £21,000 – £23,000 & Bonus & Overtime
Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday and every other Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm
Holiday: 22 days Plus Bank Holidays

USED CAR SALES EXECUTIVE
BRIDGEND

We are now looking to recruit a Used Car Sales Executive

The successful applicant will work within our highly successful team, to deliver even greater results through personal motivation, processes and above all a “Can-do-attitude”.

We are seeking someone who would like to work in our close-knit and long-established sales team. If you have excellent face to face customer service skills, are ambitious, determined to grow your career with an expanding retailer and have strong communication and negotiation skills with the passion to succeed then we want to hear from you. You must be of smart appearance, customer service focussed and be highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure, to targets and quality standards.

Driving Licence Required

Hours: Full Time including weekends on rota basis.
Salary: Competitive salary with bonuses. OTE 60K plus & company car.
Holiday: 22 days plus Bank Holidays

LEADS GENERATION ADVISOR
BRIDGEND

We are looking for someone to join our Leads team in our Sales Department, the focus of this position will be to generate sales leads through proactive outbound and inbound activity (Live-Chat, emails & telephone calls), also including fact-finding, identifying key decision-makers and sales opportunities.

To succeed in this role, you must have a desire to produce results, a commitment to excellence and be able to build credible relationships and establish trust and rapport.

We require someone who has excellent customer service & communication skills, has a positive and helpful attitude with the drive, energy, and commitment to seek every sales opportunity, has an engaging telephone manner, and has a basic knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel).

Experience in sales and or Lead generation is advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided but a good work ethic and a strong desire to succeed is needed.

Hours of Work – A work rota of 5 days one week & 6 days the next and requires you to work 2 weekends out of 3.
If you are hardworking, energetic, enthusiastic, passionate, and ready for a great career opportunity, send a copy of your CV today, we look forward to hearing from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: OTE £20,000.00-£35,000.00 per year
Benefits: On-site parking
Experience: Sales: 1 year (preferred)

WARRANTY CLERK / ADMINISTRATOR
BRIDGEND

Due to our continuing success and business growth we are currently seeking a Warranty Clerk/Administrator.

The position-

  • Raise all claims to the manufacturer, primarily for Fiat, Abarth, Jeep and Alpha Romeo claims, and raise any prior work authorities with the manufacturers.
  • Coding and timing of repairs to the manufacturer’s specification.
  • Ensuring corrections are carried out and resubmitting anomalies.
  • To submit claims within the specified time limits.
  • Raising and processing warranty invoices.
  • Ensuring and maintaining a filing system to aid audit procedures.
  • Carry out administration tasks for the service manager, as and when required.
  • Holiday Cover as and when required.

 

The successful candidate will have-

  • Previous warranty experience in the motor industry, a similar position within this environment is essential. Experience with the FCA motor group would be an advantage.
  • Excellent time management skills, prioritising your daily workload to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Meticulous and thorough, with detail for accuracy.
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships.
  • Positive attitude, and excellent communication skills.


Hours:
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm

Salary: 20-22K per annum
Holidays: 21 Days plus bank holidays

APPRENTICE VEHICLE TECHNICIAN
BRIDGEND

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our skilled team as an Apprentice Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

Vacancy description:
A Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles.
Servicing carrying out checks
Maintenance replacing / repairing engine parts
Diagnostics using the latest diagnostic equipment

As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.

You will be able to:
Demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team.
Learn and understand the importance of Health and safety within the workplace
Learn the fundamental technologies, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, etc.
Develop the skills to construct or modify apparatus and instruments from verbal instructions and drawings.
Learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair.

A certain amount of administration is also required to maintain the vehicles repair and service records.

Personal Qualities:
Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles.
Full Driving Licence Required

Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday and every other Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm
Salary: Age Dependant
Holidays: 22 days Plus Bank Holidays

CLASS 4 & 7 MOT TESTER
BRIDGEND

We are currently looking for an experienced Class 4 & 7 MOT Tester to join our busy Workshop team, based in Bridgend. Are you trained to City and Guilds Motor Repair/BTEC/NVQ or equivalent qualification and are looking for a new challenge? Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for someone that has previous experience working within a main car dealership or independent garage to join a busy workshop.

As an MOT Tester, you will be responsible for ensuring that all vehicles are tested in accordance with Ministry standards and that the company is meeting its obligations as an approved MOT centre. In addition to carrying out MOT testing, the role may also involve, rectifying faults and failures, general servicing, and vehicle maintenance.

Key skills:
• Level 2 – 3 (NVQ or City and Guilds or IMI Qualification) in Vehicle Repair
• Valid MOT Licence
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Multi-skilled
• Working to agreed timescales.

Full Driving Licence is required for this role. 

Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday and every other Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm
Salary: Starting from £21,000 with bonus opportunities.
Holidays: 22 days Plus Bank Holidays

DELIVERY DRIVER
BRIDGEND

We are looking for a Fulltime Delivery Driver, who will report directly to our Logistic Manager.

We are after someone who will always look to maintain good customer relations by being helpful and report any problems that may arise. They will be responsible for driving all our vehicles which vary from vans to cars. We are looking for someone to do deliveries in a careful and courteous manner with due regard to the Road Traffic Act and Company Procedures. It is all hands-on deck to ensure expectations are met.

Delivery Driver – your responsibilities:

  • A professional, customer focused attitude
  • Attention to detail with the ability to respond to any requests from branch operations within the specified time.
  • Target driven individual with a strong work ethic
  • High levels of focus, energy, and drive
  • To always represent Nathaniel Cars in a professional manner
  • Ability to thrive in a high pressure and fast-paced environment.

A passion for driving and a valid UK driving licence with no more than 6 points is essential. 

Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Salary: National Living Wage
Holidays: 22 days per year

SERVICE VALETER
BRIDGEND

We are looking for a Valater to join our friendly team. Responsible for cleaning our vehicles to high standards, which may include new car full valets, used car full valets, service washing and forecourt maintenance. We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate drive, commitment, and enthusiasm along with willingness to contribute to your team.

• Are you customer focused?
• Do you have great attention to detail?
• Do you have the attitude to make it happen by driving the standard in customer care?

Full driving license required

Hours: Full-Time, Monday to Friday 8 to 5.30 and every other Saturday 8 to 12.30
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Holidays: 22 days Holiday

TRAINEE SALES EXECUTIVE
BRIDGEND

We are currently seeking a Trainee Sales Executive

The right individual will be rewarded with a competitive salary and will get the opportunity to earn bonuses once fully trained.

We are looking for someone who would like to work with a close-knit and long-established sales team, where you will be trained to sell new and used cars.

Our Trainee Sales Executives are key to our business growth and building our talent pool of future Sales Executives. We are looking for someone who has excellent face to face customer service skills, can build rapport quickly and has excellent negotiation skills with the passion to succeed. You must be of smart appearance, customer service focused and be highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure.

Driving Licence Required.

Hours: Full Time hours which include weekends on rota basis.
Salary: £18,000 per annum

WORKSHOP CONTROLLER
BRIDGEND

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Workshop Controller to join us. Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the staff and facilities of the Workshop efficiently, a mechanical background is essential. You will motivate technicians to ensure targets are being met as well as ensuring a high level of productivity and quality of service is being delivered. You will also be responsible for tracking the progress of vehicles through the Workshop, liaising with Service Reception and dealing with customers if required, thereby maintaining customer satisfaction. So, if you think you can make a difference and motivate other team members to achieve their business goals, then this could be the role for you.

• Are you a team player?
• Are you able to motivate and support your team?
• Are you customer focused and can drive the standard in customer care?
Together with our generous rewards and structured approach to training and development, we offer real job security and every opportunity to progress. So, if you are committed and are looking for a career, please apply!

Full Driving Licence Required.

Hours: 8am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday and every other Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm
Salary: £21,000 – £23,000 & Bonus (OTE £27,000 – £30,000)
Holiday: 22 days plus Bank Holidays