Senior Garage Manager

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  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

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  • Salary:

    £44000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Harry Woodcock

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  • Contact phone:

    01792 344594

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Senior Garage Manager required in Cardiff. 

- Starting salary up to £40-45,000 per annum plus performance related bonus earned.
- Either 37.5 or 42.5 hour week Monday to Friday subject personal requirement. 
- Chance to work with the UK’s largest commercial vehicle fleet management business managing and maintaining 80,000 vehicles across 55 garages. 

Our client, a leading commercial vehicle fleet maintenance/management business established nationwide, are currently looking to recruit a Senior Garage Manager to oversee their Cardiff garage.  

    Reporting to the Regional Manager and responsible for 13 members of staff comprising 10 Vehicle Technicians, 2 Service Reception/Controllers, and an Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the garage with a view to achieve and exceed targets set whilst ensuring the highest level of  service to our client's customers.

    Further accountabilities for the Senior Garage Manager include:

    - Setting the standards for compliance, behaviours and work ethics that place the customer at the heart of everything the garage.
    - Identifying and seeking new business and retaining current business for our client. 
    - Providing strong leadership that helps achieve the required performance standards and successful outcomes.
    - Ensuring that customers’ vehicles are serviced, maintained and repaired to agreed standards and to planned schedules.
    - Maintaining appropriate relationships with the local service/repair and local accident repair contractors.
    - Delivering people performance management in accordance with our client's policies and procedures with a view to improve short, medium and long term performance.
    - Continually analysing costs and drive new cost saving initiatives across the garage.

    In order to be eligible the Senior Garage Manager will need to live within a reasonable commuting distance of Cardiff and have a UK driving licence with minimal points. Recent or current experience in managing to medium to large automotive workshop/garage/service centre would be essential for our client and any prior experience within a similar fleet maintenance/management company would be highly beneficial but is non-essential. Our client predominantly works with cars and light commercial vehicles however occasional handles heavy commercial vehicles so any experience with commercial vehicles would also be highly beneficial.

    For your hard work as a Senior Garage Manager our client is offering

    - Starting salary up to £40-45,000 per annum pending experience and hours worked.
    - Performance related bonus scheme of up to 10% of your annual salary. 
    - 22 days annual leave plus the 8 bank holidays.
    - Access to in-house training/development provided. 
    - Workplace pension scheme. 
    - Additional benefits including employee discounts, store discounts, and company wellness programmes.
    - Chance to work with the UK’s largest commercial vehicle fleet management business managing and maintaining 80,000 vehicles across 55 garages.
    - Either 37.5 or 42.5 hour week Monday to Friday subject personal requirement (discussed further upon application).

    If this Senior Garage Manager Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Mechanic Jobs and Automotive Jobs in Cardiff, please contact Harry Woodcock at Perfect Placement.

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