Workshop Controller

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

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  • Salary:

    £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Becca Hams

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  • Contact phone:

    01772 910317

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Workshop Controller required for our client's Prestige Main Dealer workshop at their South Lakes site in Cumbria. 

- £30,000 - £34,000 basic salary DOE / £38,000 OTE
- 40 hours a week with Saturday mornings on a rota
- Privately owned family-run Prestige dealership - great opportunity!!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Workshop Controller to join the busy team in South Lakes, Cumbria.

The successful Workshop Controller will ideally be a qualified Vehicle Technician looking to progress their career, or already be an experienced Workshop Controller looking for a change!

You will need to be a self-motivated and organised individual, be able to work well under pressure and have good IT and people management skills.

Reporting to the Service Manager, this is an extremely varied Workshop Controller role and therefore our client are looking for someone with a flexible attitude to their workload.

Your duties as a Workshop Controller will include, but aren't limited to the following: 
- Improving customer satisfaction figures for first time fix
- Quality checking a minimum of 10% of all work carried out within the Workshop to meet manufacturer standards
- Carrying out MOT Tests
- New and used car preparation when required
- Stand in and cover for holiday in workshop control
- Motivate and drive the team to ensure productivity levels are achieved
- Having a positive impact on the overall success of the workshop ensuring targets are met
- Ensuring the workshop areas are kept clean and tidy as all times
- Liaising with customers and various departments within the dealership

The ideal Workshop Controller will be resilient, have a strong character and excellent leadership skills.

If this Workshop Controller Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in South Lakes, Cumbria please contact Becca Hams at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

At Perfect Placement, we specialise in Motor Trade Jobs, so if you are looking to improve your Automotive Career please get in touch with us today. We are the leading UK Motor Trade Recruiters with over 1,400 Automotive Vacancies across the whole of the UK!!