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Careers at Border Cars

A career at Border Cars is more than just a day job. It’s an opportunity to join a multi franchise Motor Dealer Group based in Dumfries, Stranraer, Ayr, Carlisle and Workington.

For most of us success is not achieved alone and Border Cars understands that it is important to attract and keep good people in the business. There are a wide variety of roles at Border Cars from Sales Executives, Business Managers, Service & Parts Advisors, Accounts , Customer Care, Marketing, Valeters and Drivers.

If you are interested in an exciting career in the motor industry and would like to become part of a developing Motor Trade Group please send a copy of your CV to

Vacancies at Border Cars Carlisle

Vehicle Technician


Based in a busy workshop environment you will be required to undertake work on various vehicles as well as completing standard servicing and fault analysis. You must be capable of following the repair process from fault analysis to completion. You may be required to undertake PDI work as well as road testing vehicles. You will possess a relevant formal qualification as a minimum requirement for this role. This opportunity is ideal for an individual who is looking to progress their career within a franchised environment and has the desire and ability to work to and achieve targets and objectives.

Duties include:

·        To maintain a high level of technical knowledge and ensure you are compliant with manufacturer training requirements. 

·        To consistently maintain high levels of overall efficiency (hours sold vs. hours attended).

·        To uphold company and manufacturer quality standards and ensure all work undertaken meets customer expectations in relation to repairs carried out and to ensure repeat repairs are minimised. 

·        To ensure 100% compliance with the Vehicle Health Check process and ensure that repair order write ups are clear and concise.

·        To maintain your work area, tools and equipment to a high standard and ensure you understand and comply with all health and safety regulations and that customer vehicles are appropriately protected while in our care.


All Applicants

A full UK driving licence is essential.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest and most forward thinking employers in the area. Salary will depend on experience but we will pay well for high quality staff.

Please forward your CV with a covering letter and a note of your current salary and the position you wish to apply for to or mail to

Stuart Terry, Aftersales Manager Border Cars (Carlisle) Ltd, Kingstown Industrial Estate, Carlisle, CA3 0HA.


Parts Advisor

We are looking to recruit an experienced parts advisor to join our busy parts department.  The ideal candidate should be of smart appearance, computer literate, have an outgoing personality with a pleasant telephone manner and be able to work on their own initiative and as a key member of a hard working team.  A driving license and previous parts experience are essential.

As part of your job you will be required to provide an accurate and professional parts sales and identification service and be focused on targets and margins.  Duties include:


·        Assisting customers in selecting and purchasing parts.

·        Placing orders for parts.

·        Accessing appropriate systems to ascertain type and specification of parts.

·        Providing pricing and product information to customers.

·        Issuing parts to the service department.

·        Ordering out-of-stock parts requested by customers.

·        Assisting in stock takes.

·        Meeting department production and profit goals.

·        Maintaining Customer Satisfaction scores at industry standards.


What You Can Expect...

We will look after you with an industry competitive salary.  If you are interested in joining Border Cars Carlisle please apply to Or post to Stuart Terry, Border Cars (Carlisle) Ltd, Kingstown Broadway, Kingstown, Carlisle, CA3 0HA


Experienced Sales Executive

Border Cars Ayr is growing and we need to recruit more staff to complement our existing team. We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to join our Sales Team.

To be considered for the position you must have proven sales experience. It is not essential that this experience is within the motor trade as full training will be provided and the successful candidate will work closely with other members of staff. The ideal candidate will possess the following:

A willingness and hunger to learn

An insatiable appetite to succeed and produce consistent results

The ability to construct and maintain strong customer relationships

A full UK driving licence preferable with no convictions

Excellent communicative skills

An extraordinary eye for detail

Excellent presentation skills

Computer literacy


Of smart appearance


A Competitive salary will be determined by experience and calculated based on basic wage plus commission. Email to or post to Calum Watson, General Manager, Border Cars (Ayr) Ltd, Heathfield Road, Ayr, KA8 9HE


Car Paint Sprayer

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Paint Sprayer to join our dealership. Efficiency is essential and all work must be completed to the required standard first time, every time. You must be a team player who can produce a high quality of workmanship to meet the targets set for the bodyshop as a whole. You must be confident working with all types of vehicles and body types. You will be expected to work under your own initiative and will contribute fully with daily tasks as required within a bodyshop environment.  

You will prepare vehicles to be sprayed, mix paint to ensure a perfect match and spray vehicles, checking on completion ensuring there are no defects. You must have experience in water based paints.

What You Can Expect...

If you are successful you can look forward to a competitive salary.  If you are interested in joining Border Cars please send a CV to:  or write to Hugh Dickson, Border Cars (Stranraer) Ltd, Blackparks Industrial Estate, Stranraer, DG9 7BZ









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