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4 months ago
Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd
Salary: Market related
Location: Sittingbourne
Job type: Permanent
Contact: .
Category: Workshop Controller Jobs

HGV Workshop Controller required in Sittingbourne

Salary: Competitive
Hours: This position is a full-time appointment

We currently have a vacancy for an HGV Workshop Controller to join our busy team at our Sittingbourne depot. As our Workshop Controller, you will Reporting to the Workshop Manager to support the services offered to our customers while meeting the standards of the brand.

Your duties will include:

  • Maintain a constant, even flow of work from reception to workshop
  • Provide technical support for both customers and workshop
  • Ensure all work is authorised by the relevant external or internal customers
  • Authorise and monitor overtime, holidays and sickness for all workshop staff
  • Monitor job cards and service documentation to ensure all information is correct from both technicians and reception and meets the required company and Mercedes-Benz standards
  • Implement and enforce all aspects of Health and Safety within the workshop
  • Carry out quality control audits and implement necessary changes
  • Control and monitor workshop equipment, tool replacement and consumable costs of the workshop
  • Assist in training and development programmes for workshop staff
  • Achieve 100% MOT pass rate, ensuring all necessary pre-checks are performed (brake roller tests, steam cleans, Tachograph calibrations) and final quality control checks are done
  • Support Service 24hr in providing breakdown cover, monitoring of technicians’ progress and updating Compass as required
  • Process and sign off all job packs
  • Carry out any other duties as instructed by the Workshop Manager


  • Previous experience as a senior technician
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Strong technical background
  • Full understanding of Standard Text Times and Warranty procedures
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • At least one year’s supervisory experience in Service

Please remember to quote the reference number when applying – PRS21221

If you are interested in this vacancy or any other similar roles within the automotive sector  please contact Lee Dargan at Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd now!

Unfortunately we are unable to contact every application that we receive, if you do not receive a response please assume that you have been unsuccessful with this particular application, however if you have automotive experience we will keep your details on file and contact you should a vacancy arise that matches your skills and experience.

We are a leading recruiter within the automotive sector providing coverage across the UK, if you are looking to further your career within the motor trade please get in touch with us. 

We have many motor trade positions available ranging from Car Sales and Vehicle Technician jobs through to General Manager.

Follow us on Twitter to see our latest vacancies! @progressrecruit @progressjobs 

Automotive | Motor Trade | Jobs | Service & Aftersales | Commercial | HGV | Sittingbourne| Kent |

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