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Workshop Controller

  • Location

    Lancashire, England

  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Claire Last

  • Contact email:

    claire@perfectplacement.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    92309

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2017-03-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Workshop Controller required in Southport

  • Basic £24,000 per annum
  • An achievable OTE of £32,000

Are you passionate about cars and driving your career forward with an established and successful multi franchise dealership?

As a Workshop Controller for our clients dealership, you are the pivotal person who inspires the department to deliver in a set timeframe and to a high standard. You are responsible for leading a highly skilled technician team, ensuring work completed is on time and to a premium standard. Through effective resource allocation, efficient work scheduling, ensuring all workshop tools are in working order, and that equipment, stock and consumables are well handled you will be critical to the success of the business.

Workshop Controller Duties, may include:

* Efficiently running the workshop and maintaining high levels of productivity via scheduling and managing work and resources.

* Ensuring the workshop machinery and tools are maintained, thus maintaining a professional workshop environment at all times.

* Install a 'right first time mentality with all your direct reports, identifying any training, development or mentoring needs as they arise.

* Maintain accurate job cards, completing processes in a timely manner, ensuring team members are also compliant.

* Providing technical support when required, during training or MOT testing.

* Ensure team compliance with processes to ensure recording and invoicing accuracy.

* Maintain good housekeeping and security in the workshop, leading by example.

* Liaise with the Service department to ensure customers are kept informed and resolve any complaints that may arise.

* Valid UK Driving License.

Ideally the Workshop Contoller will demonstrate:-

* Prior knowledge of the automotive industry ideally in a main franchise dealership

* A Mechanical background who has mentored or trained other Technicians. Ideally with one years' experience in a similar role.

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

Our team of Automotive Recruitment Consultants all share a passion for finding our jobseekers the best jobs in the Automotive Industry. So if you are looking to improve your career and want to hear about more Motor Trade Jobs in your local area, please get in touch with us today.