With their €35m capital expenditure expansion plan well underway, the Group hosted an open evening as part of their recruitment drive for 40 apprentices and technicians.
With six new facilities due to open over the next number of months, including, Joe Duffy BMW, Joe Duffy MINI, Joe Duffy Volkswagen North, Porsche, Audi Approved Plus Drogheda and Audi Limerick, there has never been a more exciting time to join Ireland's largest motor retail Group. When completed, these new facilities will provide an exceptional environment for our customers and employees.
Welcoming people at the event and updating attendees on the Group’s plans, Gavin Hydes, Group CEO said:
“It is a really exciting time to join the industry and our Group, especially as we continue to grow our footprint. This is a dynamic, exciting, fast-moving industry with fantastic career advancement opportunities. We are hoping to attract candidates with our industry-leading benefits package. This coupled with our state of the art facilities and comprehensive training & development programme, is a great opportunity for those looking for a rewarding career in the industry. With 12 dealerships, 15 brands and a team of 435, there is plenty of opportunities to progress and develop within the Group. In addition to manufacturer training, the Joe Duffy Training Academy also offers an extensive range of in-house training delivered by world-class motor industry experts. We also provide uniforms, a generous tool allowance an industry leading bonus scheme and substantial ote opportunities.”
Darren Lyons, Service Controller at Volkswagen North Road, also spoke about his development and career progression with the Group.With workshop capacity due to increase by 50% across the Group, we are welcoming enthusiastic and ambitious people to join our aftersales teams. These new facilities will be state of the art facilities with all the latest tooling and equipment.