Careers at Brown Brothers

Brown Brothers is a well-established, successful business. All this has been made possible by a highly skilled, motivated Team of people. The whole ethos of the Company revolves around the Training and Development of its people, without whom it cannot exist. The only limitation to a Team Member’s success is their own ability. If you see your future with a professional automotive retailer and can meet our high standards, tell us and we will try to match your skills with our future needs.

Job summary Brown Brothers Peebles is seeking a bright, enthusiastic individual to take up a position as a full-time Apprentice Technician based in our Renault/ Dacia franchise in Peebles. At Brown Brothers, we believe in growing and developing our own talent and as a Brown Brothers Apprentice, you will receive full in-house training and relevant manufacturer training to enable you to become the best that you can be. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Technician, probably a school leaver to join our team. As an Apprentice Technician, your training will consist of both in-house and manufacturer training working towards a Qualification, which will be the basis for a rewarding career as a Vehicle Technician. Brown Brothers strives to develop all our employees to achieve their very best. The ideal Apprentice Technician will have the following skills and experiences: Be passionate about maintenance and innovative technology Enjoy problem solving and getting hands on in their work, believing there is always a better way! Engage with and enjoy the theoretical side of the job, which will have a maths and science base Excellent interpersonal/communication skills Self-motivated Team Player Attention to detail Organised IT Literate.

Total hours per week 40

Working hours Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00, every second Saturday 08:00 to 12:00.

Hourly rate NMW

Skills needed As an Apprentice with Brown Brothers Motor Group, you will need to: Be driven by your own initiative & an excellent communicator with the ability to maintain positive relationships. Have a keen interest in the Industry and be able to follow instructions Be enthusiastic, committed, and confident with an analytical and methodical way of thinking Be highly motivated with an eye for detail. Computer literate with the ability to confidently use Microsoft Office, Excel and Word as well as email packages. Able to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and strong organisation skills. Be a strong communicator. Have a polite and warm telephone manner. Good numeracy skills. Be adaptable to varying tasks. Have a desire and willingness to learn. Punctual Driving Licence (Preferred, but not essential).

How to apply Email Robert Brown

Additional employability support offered by the employer Apprentices face a demanding schedule of skills development, which can include learning on the job, online seminars, classroom learning, regular progress reviews and more besides. Appointed mentors help apprentices with other aspects of their development, keeping them on an even keel. Mentors are there to specifically pass on their skills and guide their mentees in navigating the world of work. Through the scheme, apprentices benefit from the counsel of more experienced professionals. The successful candidate will be assigned a workplace mentor(s), whom will assist the apprentice(s) develop their approach to work, including building rapport, teamwork, integrity and remaining positive and professional. The mentor will also provide information on company procedures, systems of operation and best practice ways of working. The mentor will be the individuals point of contact should they have any queries or issues whilst working at Brown Brothers. If you have the desire to learn and the drive to become a member of our team then we want to hear from you. In return, you will receive strong development support to advance your career with us.

Due to an increase in business we are currently recruiting for two service advisors to join our busy workshop teams.

The successful applicants must be enthusiastic and customer-focused.

Requirements: -

*A passion for great customer service and confidence to resolve any issues that may arise.

*Experience within an office environment and IT skills are preferred.

*Experience within the motor trade environment is preferred but not essential.

*Strong Communication Skills.

*Strong Organisational skills.

*Ability to prioritise your workload.

*Ability to work as part of a busy team.

A full UK driving licence is preferred but not essential.

How to apply Please contact our Group Aftersales Manager Douglas at -

Job summary We currently have an opportunity to join our amazing team of vehicle detailers in Peebles

You must have a keen eye for detail, a full driving licence and the ability to work as part of a busy team.

How to apply For further info or to apply please contact our Valeting Manager Andrew Campbell at:

Brown Brothers in Peebles are looking for a vehicle technician to join our busy Renault/Dacia aftersales team.

Our emphasis is on quality of workmanship and an extremely high level of customer satisfaction.

Minimum Level 3 City & Guilds or equivalent. Full UK driving Licence essential.

Qualifications and experience, whilst valuable, are not the most important assets as both will be made available from Brown Brothers and the Manufacturers.

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience.

How to apply Please contact Douglas Hamilton on or 01721 722000