Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Design and Install Garage Equipment
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    • Unit 1 Technology Close, Green Park, Newport, Newport, Brough, HU15 1JT

About JD Garage Equipment

JD Garage Equipment (JDGE) are an independent British company based in Newport, East Yorkshire, providing the garage-equipment world with a fresh, dynamic approach to workshop design and service.

The company has designed some of the most prestigious workshops in recent years for the UK’s leading dealer groups.

JDGE was founded in 2003 by John Everard and his son James, then just 16. James and brother Nicolas acquired the business from their father and have continued to invest in its growth.

Today, the firm employs more than 70 and turnover has increased from £2.3m in 2013 to a projected £15m by March 2018.

The company specialises in workshop design and installation, garage equipment, workshop service, engineering, maintenance, vehicle lifts, wheel alignment, roller-brake testers, air compressors and more.

The firm has a reputation for incredible service and value, with a website full of highly-satisfied testimonials and case studies. Customers include Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, Renault, Lamborghini and Porsche.

What is it like to work for JD Garage Equipment

The office is fairly small and leaders are in amongst the team every single day. They also spend time on-site with field-based engineers. One senior manager is always at work at 6am on Monday morning to see the engineers off for their week away.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company takes personal development seriously - as a result employees have the chance to take advantage of external coaching and mentoring, financial support for work-related qualifications, paid time off for study and additional support for non-work-related training.
My Company
My Company
Engineers wear JDGE-branded hoodies on-site that are such good quality that the office staff request them also. Free Nespresso coffee is a big hit and birthdays are recognised with a hamper of Yorkshire goodies.

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  • Male : Female:

    81% / 19%

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