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Join our Diverse and Dynamic Team at Simon Lucas Mitsubishi

The automotive industry has always been an exciting space, embracing the latest innovations in technology, engineering and design. Simon Lucas Mitsubishi has openings for a variety of roles at our dealership on Auckland’s North Shore. Our company’s reputation is built on our passion for everything we do, from sales to servicing, with a tight-knit team with a shared appreciation for each other and the incredible industry we are part of.

We believe in fostering a positive work culture for our team with understanding, compassion and respect being pillars of our internal operations. Simon Lucas Mitsubishi takes the time to listen to our team members, recognising that to be your best in work you have to be happy out of work as well. We offer ongoing training and personal development to create a work environment you’re proud to be part of.  Simon Lucas, our Managing Director has passionately built our organisation around these values – an organisation and team he is very proud of.

We are passionate about providing opportunities for promotion from within the company.  So  if you are a person who wants to realise your potential, wants a career path not just a job, can take initiative, has great attention to detail and strives for excellence, have a really close look at these opportunities. You don’t need to be passionate about the industry, but you do need to be passionate about contributing your great skills and personality to our great team.  See our range of openings available to apply to join our diverse, award-winning team.

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Here are 7 of our staff who have advanced their career at Simon Lucas Mitsubishi

Campbell Reynolds

SALES OPERATIONS MANAGER - Starting as an ambitious sales consultant in 2016 I have been provided the opportunity to expand my skill set and for a period I worked as a floating manager, pricing trade-ins, working in finance, buying and selling cars. Recently I’ve been promoted to Sales Operations Manager! The sales department has some great characters and it feels like family, there’s a good reason nobody leaves.

Colin Porter

AFTERSALES MANAGER - For over 20 years I’ve worked for Mitsubishi Motors. For the last 11 years it’s been with Simon at Simon Lucas Mitsubishi and every day I enjoy coming to work. From humble beginnings as an apprentice mechanic I worked hard and thrived on learning everything I possibly could about Mitsubishi’s. Once qualified I worked my way into the workshop foreman role and then onto a workshop leadership role guiding, training and upskilling other junior technicians through their apprenticeships. My first role at SLM was working in an office administration role booking people in and processing warranty claims. As I was exposed to more and more I jumped at the opportunities of progressing my career. I worked really hard and moved from this to service advising then after a few years began my journey into service management. This was something that really challenged me as for the first time being good at your job was no longer about how good you are at something, it was about how great you can make others. Encouraging people to push themselves, rewarding hard work and giving people their own opportunities is what makes me happy. This is what drives me back to do it all again after a good Christmas break. I now have the role as the Aftersales Manager which completes the full journey from the bottom to the top. It’s been a really rewarding journey, one that I would challenge anybody to aim for. A part of this role involves recruitment and I’m always looking for the same passion, drive and desire to learn in all of our appointments. We have a great place to work and love finding like-minded people join our great team.

Don Polgahage

APPRENTICE TECHNICIAN - I joined Simon Lucas as a Service Groomer in May 2019. Worked hard as a Service Groomer for few months and I was offered an apprenticeship to become a Service Technician. That was one of my dreams and I was really happy that my hard work was greatly recognised. I have nearly finished my apprenticeship and aiming to complete before end of 2021. I am forever thankful to Simon Lucas Mitsubishi for giving me the opportunity to build a career and support that I have received from my dear colleagues for completing my apprenticeship. It’s a fun filled and caring workplace with open arms to create opportunities for hard working people to advance their career. I am really glad to be a part of such wonderful team. 

Jamie Richmond

JUNIOR TECHNICIAN - My journey at Simon Lucas Mitsubishi started in 2001 when I started there as a car groomer, I was in that role for 11 years until 2012. I was away for about 2.5 years after deciding to try something different, I approached Simon Lucas early 2015 and was employed as a workshop assistant and have been in that role since.

After a lot of encouragement I purchased my first tool kit and started learning new things working with and assisting the senior technicians, during the 6 years I’ve been in this role I’ve learnt a lot of new skills and now owning a much larger tool kit and working on my own hoist I’m able to work on vehicles unassisted with work ranging from fitting accessories on new vehicles to full servicing, wheel alignments and tyre fitting and so much more. My journey with Simon Lucas Mitsubishi has been a long and rewarding one….17 years and counting.

Jono Brentnall

BUSINESS MANAGER - Being employed by Simon Lucas Motors doesn’t equate to just having a job. It means having a career, an opportunity for professional development and above all an opportunity for personal development. I can speak to this sentiment personally - I started working in the Service Department as a Junior Service Advisor. Over the past five years have been given multiple opportunities of growth, eventually working my way up to become Business Manager. Our organisation nurtures a tight-knit family atmosphere – everyone knows each other well, and not a single day goes by without having a good laugh!

Mikayla Kilgour

BUSINESS ASSISTANT - I started out at Simon Lucas Mitsubishi as a yard girl, booking in panel work and fitting number plates, helping run cars around. I found this job through a family friend who had spoken greatly about the workplace and said I’d fit right in. I enjoyed this role as it was fast paced and always something to do. I expressed that I was eager to learn and ready to grow, they took this into account when there was an opening role with the finance department doing admin. They asked if I would be interested in the role, and I jumped at the opportunity. And now three years in, I am doing the vehicle co-ordinating, finance admin and becoming a sales cadet.

Scott Briden

VEHICLE PREPARATION SUPERVISOR - I started at Simon Lucas Mitsubishi in 2017. Since then I have gained knowledge and grown my skill set immensely in this friendly team environment. After a period away from the company on OE I was excited to return. With my hard work being recognised at an early stage was promoted to supervisor of my department. This sums up the company ethos here which hires well, recognises talent, and provides ample opportunities to anyone willing to take their career to the next stage.

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Current Career Opportunities

Our business is growing and we have this opportunity available right now for an energetic person with parts experience! If you would like to join the successful team at Simon Lucas North Shore in Wairau Valley, keep reading and you will find out what this role is about and what skillset you will need to bring with you.

 

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We're looking for someone with initiative, strong attention to detail, excellent listening and communication skills, and who also has the right attitude to complement our existing friendly staff and team environment.

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We're looking for someone with strong communication and listening skills, who gains genuine enjoyment from interacting with a wide variety of people. A positive attitude, sense of humour and the ability to fit in with and complement our existing staff and team environment are important, as we like our workplace to be both high performing and enjoyable.

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