Workshop Controller

  • Location

    Crewe, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aaron Hunter

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Workshop Controller required in Crewe!

  • Up to £29,300 basic salary with a realistic OTE of £33,000

  • 40 hours per week + Saturday mornings as and when (paid 1.5)

  • Fantastic long-term career prospects and a prestigious environment to work in!


Our client, a Prestige franchise approved car dealership in the Crewe area, is currently looking to hire a Workshop Controller to join their Service Department!

Reporting to the Service Manager and accountable for a very experienced and efficient department, your responsibilities as a Workshop Controller will include:


  • Control of the workshop team.

  • Liaise with Service Manager and team to ensure best process.

  • To 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 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 HSO requirements.

  • Ensure understanding and adherence to the requirements of brand service requirements and customer satisfaction indicators.

In order to be eligible for this Workshop Controller position, you will ideally live in the Crewe region or live within a reasonable commuting distance to Crewe, and will need to have a proven track record in running a successful franchise approved automotive workshop for the past three years. 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 licence with minimal points.

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


  • Up to £29,300 basic salary pending experience and current earnings.

  • Uncapped performance related bonus scheme creating an annual on-target-earnings of £33,000 +

  • Full in-house and manufacturer-approved training provided.

  • Workplace pension scheme.

  • Various perks with the Dealer Group

  • Fantastic long-term career prospects with a long-standing dealer group.

  • Working hours are 40 hours Mon - Fri + Saturdays as and when (paid at 1.5 x when worked)

If this Workshop Controller Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Crewe please contact Aaron Hunter at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Motor Trade Jobs, so if your Automotive Career is not heading in the direction you wish it to be, be sure to get in touch! We have over 1,400 live vacancies, ranging from HGV Technician Jobs through to Car Sales Executive Jobs.