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Love working with cars? SYNETIQ begins nationwide recruitment drive

SYNETIQ is offering great new opportunities, particularly for vehicle dismantlers. It has launched a nationwide recruitment drive, creating new job opportunities across its Doncaster, Gloucester and Winsford sites – as it continues to expand operations to meet increasing demand.


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SYNETIQ is the UK’s leading integrated salvage, dismantling and vehicle recycling company. Named as one of Yorkshire Business Insider’s 50 Most Exciting Companies in 2020, the business is scaling up to meet increasing demand from its customers.

The company is searching for vehicle dismantlers, as it expands its 500-strong team of colleagues. Those with experience of working with cars and tools, either as a hobby or through the mechanical or vehicle repair industry, are perfectly suited to the job.

Natalie Buckley, Head of HR at SYNETIQ, said: 

“We’re proud to be expanding and investing in our team, at a time when many businesses are facing uncertainty. Our new colleagues will be a valuable part of our journey, and I encourage anyone who’d like to hear more to get in touch with us.”

On the job training is provided by an SYNETIQs experienced team, and will also enjoy discounts on vehicles and parts, plus other perks including a cycle-to-work scheme. The business also runs an apprenticeship scheme and is keen to hear from school leavers, as it develops the next generation of the vehicle salvage and recycling industry.

SYNETIQ processes over 50,000 salvage and end-of-life vehicles each year, supplying vehicle parts to a wide range of customers – including insurance companies, bodyshops and the public.

In May 2021, it announced ‘Our Road to Tomorrow’ – SYNETIQs mission to be the most trusted and sustainable business in its sector – which began with a study into the CO2 savings and environmental benefits generated by its vehicle parts operations.


SYNETIQ is the largest integrated salvage, dismantling and vehicle recycling company, formed to become the most innovative and trusted business in the industry.

A fast-paced, progressive business, SYNETIQ leads the way in raising industry standards and continually innovates ways of working, to deliver great value, ensure complete compliance and a fantastic experience. All of this is underpinned with the wealth of experience held by our Directors, who have over 150 years between them.

SYNETIQ is proud to have major household names in its portfolio, including insurers, accident management companies, fleets, police forces, logistics companies, vehicle repair Bodyshop’s, and remanufacturers.

With cutting edge data and software solutions, multiple sites, a specialist vehicle recovery fleet and over 480 dedicated UK-based employees, customers and clients trust SYNETIQ to create bespoke solutions to deliver the maximum financial returns for their business. Its primary goal is to understand needs and preferences, delivering the best solution, right first time.


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Owain Griffiths

Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.

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e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] is the UK’s only salvage and automotive recycling network with nationwide, environmentally compliant sites delivering performance resilience and service reliability to the insurance and fleet markets.  The network’s online salvage auction drives strong salvage resale values and faster sales.  e2e’s salvage clients have access to the network’s stocks of over 5 million quality graded, warranty assured reclaimed parts. 

The power of the network model means e2e has the ability to influence industry standards and is committed to continually raising the bar whilst redefining the role and perceived value of the salvage operator.  Network members adhere to robust service level agreements, against which they are audited, in order to ensure performance consistency and a market leading customer experience.  

The salvage and recycling operating environment is evolving rapidly, and e2e is anticipating, listening and responding to changing market needs.  Regulatory compliance, ESG, reclaimed parts, customer experience, EVs, new vehicle technologies, data and reputation risk are just some of many considerations linked to the procurement of salvage services.  e2e will drive further added value to clients and members through the adoption and application of emerging technologies, continuing to differentiate its proposition and position salvage services as a professional partnership. 

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