Senior Technician / Workshop Controller

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

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  • Contact phone:

    01483 375944

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Workshop Controller / Senior Technician
Basic Salary  Up to £32,000 + OTE £35,000
Main Dealer
Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:30, 1 in 3 Saturdays 08:00 – 12:00
Southampton, Hampshire

Our Client, a Main Car Dealer is currently looking to hire a Workshop Controller to join their team in a busy automotive environment in the Southampton Area.

Our client has a great reputation within the local area. They have a large a successful service operation and our looking to expand their team to keep up with demand.  

The Servicing centre is fully equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment, all Technicians are factory trained to locate and rectify any faults, in order to comply with the Brand’s high standards of maintenance. 

Due to an impending retirement this role is designed to assist Technicians to comprehensively learn the brand, and then to move into a workshop control position to provide an easy succession within the workshop.

What’s in it for The Senior Technician/Workshop controller?

- A Competitive Basic Salary – Basic Salary up to £32,000
- Competitive Bonus Structure – OTE £34,000
- A supportive Management Structure
- Full Systems & Process Training
- Company Pension
- Future Development Opportunities with Group.

Duties of a Productive Workshop Controller with our Client

- Calculate and manage the effective use of workshop resources for the business.
- Monitor individual and workshop efficiencies to ensure key performance indicators are met.
- Plan the distribution of work amongst 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 brand standards requirements.
- Ensure understanding and adherence to the requirements of manufacturer service requirements and customer satisfaction indicators.
- Maintain and develop own skills and technical knowledge.
- Maintain safe working practices and abide by the working rules and standards of the business.

What our Client expects of their Productive Workshop Controller

- Full UK Driving Licence.
- Qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
- Have a good attitude to work at all times.
- Strong organisational Skills
- Ideally experience within the automotive sector
- Strong customer service skills
If this Service Advisor interests, you and you would like to know more about it Service Administrator, Parts Advisor, Senior Service Advisor, HGV Technician, LCV Technician, Van Mechanic, Commercial Vehicle Mechanic, Master Technician, Car Mechanic, or other Automotive Jobs in Southampton, Lee-On-Solent, Gosport, Chichester, Petersfield, Waterlooville, Havant, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton.  Winchester, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Alton, Farnham, Aldershot, New Alersford, Romsey, Andover, West End, Hedge End, and Hampshire please contact Martin Bane at Perfect Placement.

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