Top 5 Cardiff Jobs - Perfect Placement

Home to the annual World Rally Championship at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, and other motorsport events including the British Speedway Grand Prix, this could be the logical next step in your automotive career!

Did you know that Cardiff was first granted city status in 1905 by King Edward VII, and was only decided to be the capital of Wales in 1955? A young capital with a long and complex past, Cardiff contains the largest concentration of castles of any city in the world, with four within the city boundaries (and a few more not-technically-castles which are certainly impressive too)!

Hop on the Aquabus water taxi which runs hourly between the city centre and Cardiff bay, enjoying the brisk sea air, plus with over 10% of the city celebrated as extensive parkland you can make this city your greener pasture. Pursue your dream automotive career through one of the motor trade job opportunities in Cardiff available through Perfect Placement.

Consider motor trade vacancies in Cardiff, home to the Welsh base for national broadcasters – with iconic television series’ produced right in the heart of the city including Doctor Who, Merlin, Casualty, and Sherlock! Perhaps try your hand at the annual photo-marathon, with twelve hours to take twelve unedited images according to an announced theme and you could have your photos displayed in an exhibition!

Whether you’re looking for an automotive administration role or one of the available HGV jobs in Cardiff, there will be a motor trade vacancy to suit you. After all, this is the city hosting the Centre of Automotive Industry Research department at Cardiff University, a source of theoretical insight and analysis in sustainability in the motor trade. Their publications and research boosts vehicle innovation in a city which truly values the automotive trade.

Looking after the automotive recruitment needs of Cardiff is our Recruitment Executive, Joshua Friend, who highly recommends applying for these motor trade vacancies…

Job Title: Service Advisor

Job Reference: J84569

Salary: Up to £18,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Nationally recognised group

• Great for candidates interested in motorcycles

• Great chance to join a growing franchise

Job Title: Customer Service Technical Advisor

Job Reference: J84428

Salary: Up to £25,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Fantastic staff benefits including life assurance and gym memberships

• Nationally recognised company

• Great role for customer focussed technicians looking to get off the tools

Job Title: HGV Technician

Job Reference: J84258

Salary: Up to £25,097 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Opportunity to opt into a financially rewarding 24 hour call out scheme

• Company funded tool allowance

• Open at looking at candidates without formal qualifications

Job Title: Vehicle Technician

Job Reference: J84655

Salary: Up to £29,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Prestige brand

• Flexible shift pattern

• Chance to progress in a large dealership group

Job Title: Vehicle Technician

Job Reference: J79347

Salary: Up to £32,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Family run independent main dealer

• Fantastic earning prospects with an uncapped bonus scheme

• Expansion plans with state of the art facilities

The diverse automotive trade industry in Cardiff offers a range of exciting roles and we have many HGV jobs, marketing manager roles, body shop vacancies, and MOT tester jobs available today in Cardiff. We invite you to visit our job search page to discover the next steps to your automotive career!

The above is only a handful of the motor trade opportunities available through Perfect Placement. If you’re looking for a different role in Cardiff please get in touch with Joshua Friend on 01772 910 317 or through email at!

If you are looking for a motor trade vacancy in another area of the country, please don’t hesitate to contact our team of highly specialist motor trade recruitment consultants. Visit our Contact Us page for our details or simply give our team a call on 01603 701077.


This blog was first published in November 2018 for Perfect Placement, an automotive recruitment company based in Norwich.

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