Workshop Controller

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Car Dealership

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  • Salary:

    £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Becca Hams

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  • Contact phone:

    01772 910317

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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Workshop Controller required for our client's Prestige Main Dealer in Lancaster, Lancashire. 

- £33,000 OTE 
- 45 hours per week, working Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday mornings as required
- Great perks and career progression available

Our client are recruiting for a self-motivated professional to join our client's expanding Prestige Dealership within the Service Department.

Our client are looking for people who share our passion for their brands, all of our employees play a vital part in putting the customer first, delivering a great customer experience.

Our client offer excellent opportunities to undertake further training and progress your career. It would be an advantage to have Group Franchise training and knowledge of Kerridge.

A full clean driving licence is required as the role will involve the test driving of vehicles.

The successful Workshop Controller would be responsible for the workshop efficiencies and training, development and motivation of the service team, along with distribution of work.

Liaising with the sales department you will be responsible for ensuring all sales vehicles are prepared for delivery in line with company guidelines and sales targets. The role will involve speaking to customers and having good strong product knowledge and customer relation skills, some mechanical work will be involved.

You will work in a friendly and dynamic environment, receiving a full induction and ongoing support. We recognise that happy and satisfied employees give excellent customer service.

Duties of the Workshop Controller to include but are not limited to:

- To ensure efficient workshop use of materials, equipment and labour resources.
- To ensure service and repairs are carried out to the highest quality standards, achieving total customer satisfaction.
- To actively retain all available business by consulting and co-operating with reception staff, and service manager.
- To work effectively within the dealership team to ensure industry-leading standards of customer care and satisfaction at all times.
- Organise the workshop by controlling job start and finishing times and to be aware of the status of each job at all times
- Ensure the Workshop tools and equipment are in good working order
- Responsible for the security of the building
- Ensure all job cards are completed correctly and be ultimately responsible for shop floor discipline
- To liaise with all Technicians and the Manager in respect of any quality / training issues

What you get in return:

- Salary is Dependent on Experience + Bonus & Overtime
- 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Work Place Pension, after 3 months
- Friendly atmosphere
- Professional development
- Uniform provided
- Car Benefit Scheme, after 6 months

If this Workshop Controller Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Lancaster please contact Becca Hams at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.
Perfect Placement are the UK's Leading Motor Trade Recruitment Consultancy, and Automotive Jobs are our speciality. If you are looking to improve your Auto Industry Career, get in touch with our Team today. We have a wide range of Jobs from Vehicle Technician to Parts Advisors to Dealer Principals.