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Here at Abacus we think of nothing else but Vehicles! With the following depots/departments under our remit we pride ourselves on our knowledge and staff:

  • Abacus Motorhomes - Andover
  • Abacus Vehicle Hire - Andover and Ferndown
  • Abacus Commercial Vehicle Workshops  - Andover and Ferndown

If you think a career at Abacus is right for you, but we do not have a suitable opportunity below, we are always happy to hear from people with talent and commitment and would be pleased to receive a speculative CV.

Please email your CV to us using the button below, indicating which department and location is of interest.

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Are you searching for an opportunity to be a part of a team? Do you find it important to pay close attention to detail while still being able to meet production goals? If you’re the type of person who enjoys a lively team environment, who thrives on hard work and can follow procedures then you have found the right position as a Vehicle Valeter.

What do we need from you?

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent face to face communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team and on your own
  • Ability to work under pressure in a sometimes fast paced environment
  • Ability to learn and retain new skills and information
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Aged over 23 with a full UK car (manual) driving license and the ability to drive HGV vehicles around the yard
  • A willingness to work a 6-day shift including weekends and public holidays

What do we want you to do?

  • Be clean and tidy in your appearance and daily work
  • Maintain high standards of work
  • Be familiar with safety standards and the operation of all vehicle types
  • Drive and operate the vehicles in a safe and conscientious manner
  • Be a team player with an outstanding attention for detail

Your main duties will include:

  • Cleaning vehicles internally and externally to the required standard
  • Checking and adjusting fluid levels
  • Checking and repairing minor defects such as bulbs, windscreen wipers, etc.
  • Checking and reporting major defects such as tyres, damage etc.
  • Working closely and effectively with other departments and individuals

Your secondary duties will include:

  • Delivery and collection of rental vehicles from customer’s premises
  • Accurately checking the vehicles at handover/takeover for any damage or defects
  • Accurately completing the handover/takeover documentation
  • Demonstrating the use of the vehicles

What can you expect from us?

  • Full training where required
  • Excellent rates of pay - negotiable dependent on experience
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work
  • Uniform
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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Are you searching for an opportunity to be a part of a team? Do you find it important to pay close attention to detail while still being able to meet production goals? If you’re the type of person who enjoys a lively team environment, who thrives on hard work and can follow procedures then you have found the right position as a Motorhome Valeter.

 

What do we need from you?

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to work within a team and on your own
  • Ability to work under pressure in a sometimes fast paced environment
  • Ability to learn and retain new skills and information
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Aged over 23 with a full UK car (manual) driving license and the ability to drive HGV size vehicles around the yard
  • A willingness to work a 6-day shift including weekends and public holidays on a rotational basis

 

What do we want you to do?

  • Be clean and tidy in your appearance and daily work
  • Maintain high standards of work
  • Be familiar with safety standards and the operation of all vehicle types
  • Drive and operate the vehicles in a safe and conscientious manner
  • Be a team player with an outstanding attention for detail

 

Your main duties will include:

  • Cleaning motorhomes externally to the required standard for hire or sale
  • Checking and adjusting fluid levels
  • Checking and repairing minor defects such as bulbs, windscreen wipers, etc.
  • Checking and reporting major defects such as tyres, damage etc.
  • Working closely and effectively with other departments and individuals

 

What can you expect from us?

  • Full training
  • Excellent rates of pay - negotiable dependent on experience
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work
  • Uniform
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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We are currently recruiting a part time Motorhome Cleaner who can be flexible in their working hours to help clean our large fleet of Motorhomes throughout the busy season (March to October approximately) at our depot in Andover.

 

Your main duties will be to prepare Motorhomes for hire.

This will include:

  • Cleaning Motorhomes internally to the required standard
  • Checking, replenishing and reporting missing inventory
  • Checking and reporting any defects

 

At all times you will be expected to:

  • Be clean and tidy in your appearance and daily work
  • Maintain high standards of work
  • Be familiar with safety standards and the operation of all equipment
  • Be a team player with an outstanding attention for detail

 

This is a physically demanding job in a multitask environment, suited to someone who doesn’t mind working on their own and getting stuck in.  This may also involve some customer facing duties at times.

 

Your working hours will be on a flexible basis (between 08.30 and 17.30) and Saturday working will be a requirement.

 

Start pay is negotiable dependent on experience but will be on an hourly basis around the National Minimum Wage. Holidays start at 21 days per year (pro-rata) plus 8 days’ bank holidays. Full uniform will be provided.

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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Abacus Motorhomes are a part of Horton Commercials Ltd – A very progressive company that is committed to delivering quality products and a quality service.

We have a vacancy for a Motorhome Rental Agent at our new purpose-built industry leading premises in Andover.

Abacus offer market leading Motorhome Hire with a wide range of vehicles to suit a wide variety of customers from leisure, sporting and corporate.

What do we want from you?

  • You will be a people’s person and an excellent communicator.
  • You will need to hold a full UK driving licence.
  • You will be of smart appearance.
  • You will be computer literate, polite, diligent, and accurate in your work.
  • You will need to be able to work as part of a team.
  • You will be dealing with the public and corporate clients via phone, online and face to face.
  • You will be required to demonstrate a motorhome to a customer prior to the commencement of the hire - full training will be given to the right candidate.

What can you expect from us?

  • Full training.
  • Excellent rates of pay – minimum of £22,500.00 but negotiable dependent on experience.
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service.
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work.
  • Uniform.
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of the booming UK leisure industry and you would be working for a company that offers great opportunities going forward.

The role would involve weekend rotas and willingness to do extra hours during the busy periods. Normal working hours 08.30 – 17.30 plus Rota weekends (Sat).

An interest in the leisure industry would be an advantage and/or customer service but full training will be given.

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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Abacus Motorhomes are looking for an experienced New and Used Motorhome Sales Executive to join our team at our new Motorhome showroom and facilities in Andover which will be opening in May 2021.

What do we want from you?

  • You will be self-motivated and with a proven sales record.
  • You will have excellent product knowledge and the drive to provide industry leading customer Service with the ability to adapt to our customers individual requirements.
  • You will be diligent and have accurate administration skills and be motivated to succeed. 
  • You will be well practised in all aspects of Motorhome sales including finance, reporting, follow ups, appraisals and use of in-house systems.
  • You will be a team player with a friendly manner who can function calmly under pressure and who is willing to teach junior sales staff as required.

What can you expect from us?

  • Very competitive package + benefits
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service.
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work.
  • Uniform.
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges.

Rotational/flexible working will be required in this full-time job.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the salesperson that wants a bit more responsibility and the chance to rise to their true potential.

This role is available due to continued expansion and investment in a new site in Andover which offers great potential due to the location, the local road network, and the support of a trustworthy and driven company.

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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Abacus Motorhomes are an expanding Motorhome Sales and Rental company based in Andover Hants. We are opening new industry leading facilities in May 2021 and require additional staff to help meet the expectations of the business and its customers regarding exceptional levels of service and product knowledge.

What do we want from you?

  • You will ideally already be fully conversant with servicing, repairing, and fitting of ancillary equipment to leisure vehicles. 
  • You will ideally have the relevant skill sets for Electrical and Gas installation and repairs. 
  • You will be clean and tidy in your approach to all work. 
  • You will have the ability to work under pressure with rotational Saturday work. 
  • You will adhere to AWS and NCC standards and ideally hold the relevant certificates, but training and course certification will/can be provided. 
  • You will have a clean driving licence, preferably up to Cat C.

What can you expect from us?

  • Excellent rates of pay – starting at £27,500 pa but negotiable dependent on experience.
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service.
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work.
  • Uniform.
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges.

If you have a mechanical background and a passion for leisure vehicles, we will welcome your application.

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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Abacus Motorhomes are an expanding Motorhome Sales and Rental company based in Andover Hants. We are opening new industry leading facilities in May 2021 and require additional staff to help meet the expectations of the business and its customers regarding exceptional levels of service and product knowledge.

What do we want from you?

  • You will have a proven history in a similar position or be someone who aspires to move up in their career to fulfil this rewarding role. 
  • You will adhere to AWS and NCC standards. 
  • You will have excellent product knowledge and be fully conversant with all the legal requirements of the industry and the ability to run a profitable department. 
  • You will have great customer skills and be driven to deliver the very best in customer service whilst building a strong team around you. 
  • You will be a good team player and will be required to liaise closely with all other departments whilst leading your own department with full responsibility of your team. 
  • You will be organised and forward thinking with the ability to promote and drive your department to be the best in the industry. 
  • You will be friendly with good communication skills and fully computer literate and be someone who leads by example. 
  • You will have a clean driving licence, preferably up to Cat C.

What can you expect from us?

  • Excellent rates of pay – starting at £35,000 pa but negotiable dependent on experience.
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service.
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work.
  • Uniform.
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges.

If you have a mechanical background with an active interest in the leisure industry we would also welcome in your application. 

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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Our team at Abacus Andover are currently looking for an experienced HGV Mechanic to maintain our Level of commitment to safety and customer service.

In this role the successful candidate will perform LCV and HGV repair and maintenance work in accordance with factory and industry standards. Run diagnostics on vehicles and work closely with other team members to reach company goals.

This is a fabulous opportunity for a knowledgeable, hardworking HGV Mechanic to apply his or her skills in a company that offers a competitive salary and benefits.

What do we want from you?

  • 5 years’ experience as a HGV mechanic.
  • Cat C driving license.
  • Excellent reading and writing skills.
  • HGV mechanic certification an asset.

What do we want you to do?

  • Perform minor and major repairs on LCV and HGV vehicles.
  • Conduct regular preventative maintenance on Trucks and Vans including inspections.
  • Perform regular diagnostic tests.
  • Maintain accurate records of each repair performed on vehicles.

What can you expect from us?

  • Excellent rates of pay – starting at £33,000 pa but negotiable dependent on experience.
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service.
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work.
  • Uniform.
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges.

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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Vehicle Rental Sales Agent

EXPERIENCE IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY WILL BE AN ADVANTAGE

All applicants will be sifted via your CV. Please ensure your CV is up to date and relevant.

The Vehicle Rental Sales Agent is the brand ambassador for Abacus, aiming to provide the fastest, easiest, and most valued experience for our customers. You should be a natural problem solver with initiative and ambition, whilst displaying a friendly, outgoing and calm manner, who enjoys a lively team environment whilst working well with others. You should be hungry for sales and passionate for vehicles, with a willingness to learn and maintain new skills.

What do we need from you?

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Friendly, outgoing, professional demeanour with a flair for sales
  • Excellent phone manner
  • Excellent face to face communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team and on your own
  • Ability to work under pressure in a sometimes fast paced environment
  • Ability to learn and retain new skills and information
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Computer literacy which includes skills in Microsoft Office
  • A willingness to work behind and away from the desk
  • Aged over 23 with a full UK manual driving license and the ability to drive HGV vehicles around the yard
  • A willingness to work a rota shift including weekends and public holidays

What do we want you to do?

Your main duties will include:

  • Dealing with customer enquiries face to face, over the phone and by email
  • Advising customers of the best vehicle to meet their needs
  • Calculating quotations for the customer
  • Converting enquiries in to rental sales
  • Using internal systems to open and close rental agreements
  • Processing and recording customer payments and ID checks
  • Fleet management
  • Handover and demonstration of the vehicle
  • Receipt and damage checks of the vehicle
  • Assisting with deliveries and collections of vehicles when required
  • Assisting with valeting of vehicles when required
  • Working closely and effectively with other departments and individuals

What can you expect from us?

  • Excellent rates of pay - starting at £22,500 pa, negotiable dependent on experience
  • 21 days’ holiday, increasing to 24 days after 3 full years of service
  • 8 days’ bank holidays – time in lieu given if you must work
  • Uniform
  • Reduced vehicle rental charges
  • Personal Professional Learning and Development through the BVRLA

To apply, please email your CV, using the button below.

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