Money is often the primary motivation for more than 1.1 million cars being scrapped each year in the U.K. But did you know that scrapping a car has environmental benefits?
Scrapping a Car Can Help the Environment
Here are some of the ways scrapping — instead of abandoning — your car can make a difference.
Automotive 360 Operator
We are currently recruiting for a professional Automotive 360 Operator to join our team based at our head office in Shedfield, Southampton, using Leibherr LH30 (with grab) & 914s (with powerhand attachment).
Automotive Workshop Manager
We are currently recruiting for a professional Automotive Workshop Manager to join an experienced team based at our head office in Shedfield, Southampton.
Silverlake Auto Parts is one of the UK’s leading vehicle recycling and scrap yards and we are specialists in vehicle recycling, vehicle dismantling and salvage repairables. We are currently breaking over 1500 vehicles for Parts, we have overÂ 300 Salvage vehicles for sale and over 1000 vehicles on Auction at any one time.
If you’ve ever taken your vehicle maintenance into your hands, you’ll likely need to know how to choose the right tyres for your vehicle.
This can be intimidating to some people, but don’t let that stop you! The first thing to keep in mind when you are looking for the right tyres for your vehicle is to find the right tyre size.
This involves a few key steps. Keep this in mind as you go about making your tyre purchase, and you’ll be sure to find the perfect set of wheels for your vehicle.
Making the Most Out Of Your Old Car With Auto Salvage
Is your car vehicle getting closer to its end of life?
If so, you should consider salvaging your automobile as an environmentally-friendly way to earn some money!
From 2007 to 2014, there were over 1.1 million end-of-life vehicles per year in the United Kingdom.
You’ve had your car for several years and it’s run for thousands of miles. But now, it’s reached the end of the line and it’s time to scrap it.
If you’re hoping that scrapping your car, or even just selling some of its old parts, will help you make a little extra cash, you’re not alone. In fact, about 1 million cars head to the scrapyard every year.
There are several car repair projects that you can do yourself to save money! We’re sharing the 10 easiest right here.
It’s no secret that cars are expensive. Not only does it cost you a hefty amount to buy one (whether you buy it outright or put down a down payment and follow up with monthly payments), but car repair gets expensive as well.
Beginner’s Guide to Buying Safe Used Auto Parts
Replacing car parts can be expensive, but not if you buy used auto parts. Check out our beginner’s guide to buying safe used auto parts here.
Did you know that, in a single year, over 25 million tons of used auto parts are recycled – making cars the number one most recycled product in the world?
Automotive Parts Advisor
We are currently recruiting for a professional Automotive Parts Advisor to join a busy call centre team based at our head office in Shedfield, Southampton.
Silverlake Auto Parts is one of the UK’s leading vehicle recycling and scrap yards and we are specialists in vehicle recycling, vehicle dismantling and salvage repairables. We are currently breaking over 1500 vehicles for Parts, we have over 300 Salvage vehicles for sale and over 1000 vehicles on Auction at any one time.
At Silverlake we can offer our customers two main options to save them money on car parts:
Option 1 is our Self Service Upickit scheme. This is where our customers can visit our main site, choose from over 400 vehicles, and take the parts off themselves – for a fraction of the main dealer prices.
Option 2 is our Full Service centre where customers can search through our large online stock of breaking vehicles and choose the parts they need. At which point they can call one of our highly trained telesales staff who will arrange for the part to be taken off the vehicle for them. They can collect the part from either of our sites at Botley or Southampton or if they live further afield they are invited to use our next working day delivery option (T&C’s apply)
The main roles of the parts sales advisor would be to:
- Answer inbound customer enquiries from phone calls, email or online media sources
- Process orders and take payments
- Support our counter sales teams
- Quote on 3rd party online parts search engines
What We Look For In Applicants:
- A track record from within the motor trade
- Willingness to learn and drive to push the business forward
- A passion for delivering great customer service
- Strong verbal & written communication skills
- Computer literate, with a keen eye for detail
- Positive attitude, and good work ethic
- Self control & good listening skills
What we offer:
- £20,000 Per Year Starting rate (£35,000 OTE)
- Pension Scheme
- Staff Discount
Applicants must be of 18 years old and above, and authorised to work in the UK.
CV’s are to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .