About Us

Ashford Orbital Ltd is part of the privately owned and family run company The JCB Group.  Our site houses a Kia showroom, a Mazda showroom and a used van and commercial vehicle showroom 'Euro Commercial Trade Centre'.  We also have extensive workshop facilities and are authorised repairers for Mitsubishi.  Our staff have many years combined experience and are continually striving to improve their knowledge through both manufacturer and our training programmes. We are always looking to the future to ensure the continued growth and prosperity of Ashford Orbital Limited and the welfare of those who work with us, yet valuing and remaining proud of the contributions of our past. We live in challenging times and there is continuous evolution in our industry today. As part of our loyal, skilled and dedicated team of staff, our colleagues play an important part in ensuring our continued success through providing a premium service to our customers

Working Here

- One of mid Kent’s largest automotive dealers, we know that our people are the driving force behind our success, so we strive to create a working environment in which everyone feels happy, motivated and valued.

- We actively encourage equality of opportunity and promote respect for diversity and inclusivity in our relationship with our employees, customers and suppliers. Ashford Orbital recognises that everyone is an individual with their own ideas, requirements and goals and this enables us to build strong relationships by treating everyone with integrity and respect.

- Business areas:
Kia, Mazda, Euro Commercial Trade Centre and Mitsubishi Aftersales.
Depts: Sales, Aftersales, Parts, Accounts


Why work at Ashford Orbital

- Family environment/culture and part of an independent, family-owned and run dealer group - The JCB Group.  The JCB Group has an excellent reputation in the local and national automotive industry and is committed to developing and supporting its workforce. 

- You will be working with some of the worlds leading manufacturer brands with state of the art automotive engineering design and alternative fuel technology

Who we’re looking for

- Can do-ers , self starters, people who are motivated to achieve

- Individuals who thrive working as part of a team but are also people who bring new ways of working to help make our processes more effective and efficient to maintain our high standards of customer service

- People with ambition and drive who aim to work hard to reach their goals

- People who are willing to learn and develop

What we offer

  • Manufacturer based training schemes
  • Ongoing Technical training and development
  • In house support and development
  • Career development
  • Benefits package details:
  • health support package
  • holiday
  • competitive salary
  • pension scheme
  • annual eye test vouchers
  • commission/bonus schemes



For the latest list of vacancies at Ashford Orbital and throughout the JCB Group, please click on this link to find out more.

Speculative Applications:-

Ashford Orbital is always interested to receive any applications on a speculative basis for any future vacancies so if you would like us to consider your application, please send your CV to ray.kemp@ashfordorbital.co.uk 


Apprenticeships - sales/aftersales

We offer a range of apprenticeship schemes, linked to our manufacturer training academy. For more information please contact ray.kemp@ashfordorbital.co.uk or see this link.


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