Workshop Supervisor

  • Location

    Oban, Argyll & Bute

  • Sector:

    Commercial Dealership, Service Department

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  • Salary:

    Up to £31000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan Evans

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Shift Supervisor required in Oban
Basic Salary of up to £29,600 with OTE of £31,000
Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Good rate of pay and benefits

An exciting Shift Supervisor job of real importance and responsibility for a leading fleet maintenance workshop in Oban.

Our client is a large and successful fleet maintenance company who operate a network of service centres and depots across the UK. We are currently looking for an experienced supervisor / workshop controller to help manage the quality of work and productivity of the team of technicians in their Oban centre who can be hands on with technical work if required.

The workshop will service a broad range of vehicles from cars to LCVs and HGVs and deals with a high volume of vehicles and business coming through the doors. The successful candidate must therefore be able to demonstrate a strong background in a similar role, an ability to manage and motivate staff as well as a sound technical knowledge. The role will require the successful applicant to carry out some light mechanical and technical work and fitting to assist in the workshop.

Further to that your primary duties will be to;
Effective stock control processes and ensuring accurate and timely completion of work orders and associated vehicle documentation to meet both business and legal requirements.
Undertaking a full range of technician duties as and when required.
First line leadership including the delivery of Weekly Team Meetings, shift huddles, involvement in the remedial approach to conduct issues and ensuring a Technicians' well-being following return from sick absence.
A professionally qualified motor vehicle technician, you will have previous experience of leading a team of vehicle technicians. Having worked with a diverse range of vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes you will have excellent knowledge of Health & Safety procedures as well as the ability to clearly communicate technical issues to team members.

Candidates must be qualified to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and ideally hold a HGV class 1 or 2 license.

A proven track record of running a workshop on a day-to-day basis, including ensuring that all workshop plant, equipment and safety guards are maintained is essential.

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Automotive Careers, so if this role has interested you please get in touch with Nathan today.