ONE of the latest additions to a Bolton logistics parks has been overwhelmed after it announced it was creating more than 40 new jobs.

Solus Accident Repair, part of an expanding chain, will begin trading at Multiply Logistics North in April.

And ahead of their launch bosses say there was an 'unprecedented response' to their recruitment campaign.

Interviews are currently taking place for the 42 posts, which range from customer consultants to qualified workshop technicians.

Sam Ranger, the company's talent and acquisition manager, said: "Each member of our team knows the value to each customer of their vehicle.

"Whether that be a means to earn a living, a way to take their children to school, a lifeline to independence or it is simply their pride and joy.

"With that knowledge comes a passion to do the right thing and get that customer back to their normal in the best way possible.

"Our colleagues are rewarded each day by the way they can make a difference to our customers lives. It is not just a job to them, what they do and how they do it impacts so many.

"We have looked for individuals who are willing to break the mould of tradition by thinking differently and putting people first.

"That may be to think of a quicker and more efficient way to do things or simply to go the extra mile for our customers.

"Bolton is a brand-new site that is ready to be shaped by its people. We’ve been overwhelmed with the response to our recruitment campaign and look forward to seeing what the excellent talent of the people of Bolton and surrounding areas can achieve."

The company signed a 10-year lease on a 25,000 square foot premises at Multiply, th join venture between Harworth and the Lancashire County Pension Fund.

Repairs are carried out by Solus on behalf of insurance brands including Aviva, General Accident and Quote Me Happy.