Workshop Controller

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  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

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  • Salary:

    £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Josh Buck

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  • Contact phone:

    01452 687722

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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Vehicle Workshop Controller required in Gloucester.

- Expected earnings of £32,000+ per annum.
- 8.00am-5:30pm Mon to Fri and 1 in 4 Sat 8:00am-12:30pm.
- Fantastic career prospects with a long-standing local dealer group.
Our client, a large long-established franchise approved car dealership based in the Gloucester region, are currently looking to recruit a Vehicle Workshop Controller to join their busy Service Department.

Reporting to the Service Manager and accountable for a team of seven Vehicle Technicians, your responsibilities will include:

- Day to day control of the workshop team.
- Liaise with Service Manager and team to ensure best process.
- Ensure customer requirements are fully understood and communicated in an effective manner to other members of the Service Department.
- Monitor individual and workshop efficiencies to ensure key performance indicators are met.
- To calculate and manage the effective use of the workshop.
- Plan the distribution of work among the team utilising available skills mix.
- Identify individual training and development needs.
- Manage liaison between workshop and service reception on customer vehicle progress.
- Manage workshop standards in accordance with HSO requirements.
- Ensure understanding and adherence to the requirements of brand service requirements and customer satisfaction indicators.

In order to be eligible, the Workshop Controller will ideally live in the Gloucester region or live within a reasonable commuting distance to Gloucester and will need to have a proven track record in running a successful automotive workshop for the past three years, ideally within a franchise approved car dealership. Overall you will have excellent communication skills, good interpersonal skills and team orientation, be results orientated, have problem solving and decision making skills, put a focus on quality and reliability, and be IT literate. You will also need to have a UK driving license with minimal points.

For your hard work as a Vehicle Workshop Controller our client is offering:

- Basic salary and performance related bonus scheme providing an expected earnings of £32,000+ per annum.
- Full in-house and manufacturer-approved training provided.
- Workplace pension scheme. 
- 22 days annual holiday allowance plus 8 bank holidays.
- Fantastic career prospects with a long-standing local dealer group.
- Working hours from 8:00am-5:30pm Monday to Friday and 1 in 4 Saturdays 8:00am-12:30pm.

If this Vehicle Workshop Controller Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Mechanic Jobs and Automotive Jobs in Gloucester, please contact Josh Buck at Perfect Placement.

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