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Workshop Controller


The Solution Automotive
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + £28k basic, £36k OTE
Location: Blackpool
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Karen Jones
Category: Workshop
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Workshop Controller - Blackpool

We are currently seeking an experienced Workshop Controller to join our clients prestigious dealership in Blackpool.

This is an excellent opportunity for an organised, quick-thinking person with previous motor industry experience, looking to develop their career and move into a management role.

With a fantastic basic of £28,000 on offer and a £36,000 OTE, there is no time for hesitation! APPLY TODAY!

Job description

You'll work with the Service Manager to deliver a high level of productivity and an excellent standard of first-time repair, while making sure you always maintain a clean, safe and professional workshop.

The ability to keep to deadlines and react quickly to technical challenges is important, and you should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

Day-to-day duties will include;

  • Managing and coaching a team of vehicle technicians and apprentices, making sure targets and business objectives are met.
  • Making sure all servicing work is carried out correctly, competently and on time, with customer satisfaction in mind.
  • Ensuring that all your working practices comply with company, DVSA, health and safety and manufacturer policy.
  • Working with colleagues and other departments to ensure a seamless service for customers.
  • Scheduling work to meet customer needs, taking into account workshop targets, the complexity of each job and the availability of parts.
  • Providing estimates for servicing and repairs and setting timescales.
  • Assisting technicians with technical challenges and finding the right outcome.
  • Accurately recording technician time and writing technical reports and recommendations.

Requirements

  • Relevant experience in the automotive industry, including previous workshop control
  • High levels of organisation and accuracy.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with customers and colleagues across other departments, both face-to-face and via email.
  • The ability to lead by example and motivate your team to achieve their targets and deliver a high standard of work.
  • Ability to create more work opportunities and sales in an honest and compliant manner.

Like what you see? Then what are you waiting for... APPLY NOW!

Please be aware that due to a high number of applications, unfortunately we can not contact everyone therefore only successful applicants will be contacted.

Before applying please ensure your CV is up to date, and has all relevant contact details including your address and contact telephone number.

Who are you applying to?

The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.

Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager.

Workshop Controller - Blackpool

We are currently seeking an experienced Workshop Controller to join our clients prestigious dealership in Blackpool.

This is an excellent opportunity for an organised, quick-thinking person with previous motor industry experience, looking to develop their career and move into a management role.

With a fantastic basic of £28,000 on offer and a £36,000 OTE, there is no time for hesitation! APPLY TODAY!

Job description

You'll work with the Service Manager to deliver a high level of productivity and an excellent standard of first-time repair, while making sure you always maintain a clean, safe and professional workshop.

The ability to keep to deadlines and react quickly to technical challenges is important, and you should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

Day-to-day duties will include;

  • Managing and coaching a team of vehicle technicians and apprentices, making sure targets and business objectives are met.
  • Making sure all servicing work is carried out correctly, competently and on time, with customer satisfaction in mind.
  • Ensuring that all your working practices comply with company, DVSA, health and safety and manufacturer policy.
  • Working with colleagues and other departments to ensure a seamless service for customers.
  • Scheduling work to meet customer needs, taking into account workshop targets, the complexity of each job and the availability of parts.
  • Providing estimates for servicing and repairs and setting timescales.
  • Assisting technicians with technical challenges and finding the right outcome.
  • Accurately recording technician time and writing technical reports and recommendations.

Requirements

  • Relevant experience in the automotive industry, including previous workshop control
  • High levels of organisation and accuracy.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with customers and colleagues across other departments, both face-to-face and via email.
  • The ability to lead by example and motivate your team to achieve their targets and deliver a high standard of work.
  • Ability to create more work opportunities and sales in an honest and compliant manner.

Like what you see? Then what are you waiting for... APPLY NOW!

Please be aware that due to a high number of applications, unfortunately we can not contact everyone therefore only successful applicants will be contacted.

Before applying please ensure your CV is up to date, and has all relevant contact details including your address and contact telephone number.

Who are you applying to?

The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.

Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager.

Apply

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