01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Vehicle Buyer

Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for an experienced Vehicle Buyer to ensure our growing range of stocked vehicles are replenished with the best standard of vehicle. This role will involve working under our Group Buyer and alongside the buying team, to help purchase around 600 vehicles a month with the view to increase this to 1000 in the next 12 months.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a real passion for cars to join a well-established company.  The successful candidate will have experience in a similar position in the motor trade. Due to Hippo’s our success we are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff. For the chance to work for a successful family-run business with an enviable reputation please see details below.

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Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Purchasing stock via various sources
  • Managing Auctions
  • Ensuring all vehicles purchased are of a high standard
  • Carrying out regular price checks to ensure Hippo are marketing leaders and providing our customers with the best possible deal.
  • Communicate with sales staff and help them source vehicles for customers with specific requirements

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • High attention to detail
  • Previous experience in the motor trade
  • An interest in and knowledge of cars
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good English writing skills, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Flexibility in hours when required for over time during busy periods
  • Self Driven and the ability to work on own your initiative with minimal supervision
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Access to Perk Box – cinema, gym discounts, mental health support, insurance and many more
  • Great staff rates on car finance
  • Friendly and supportive work colleagues and management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years and £100 meal voucher
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 800 vehicles to our customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high-end luxury cars. We specialise in offering tailor-made finance options to suit customer needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo, we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.