Role – Bodyshop Controller
Salary – Basic £35,000 OTE £38,000
Hours of work - 08.00 to 17.30- Monday to Friday
Location – Horsham, West Sussex
I am currently looking to recruit a Bodyshop Controller to join an established Automotive Repair Centre in Horsham. The successful Bodyshop Controller will be responsible for looking after all operations of this Repair Centre.
Experienced Bodyshop Controller, West Sussex area
** Monday to Friday ONLY **
Bodyshop controller specifications;
• Have experience as a Bodyshop Controller within an Accident Repair Centre
• Have a strong knowledge of the workings of an Automotive Bodyshop
• Leadership Qualities and Supervisory Skills
• An up-to-date technical knowledge and skills
• Strong Communication skills with the ability to understand customer expectations
Responsibilities of this Bodyshop Controller role are
• Ensuring that all vehicles entering the site for repair receive the highest level of attention
• Ensuring as a Bodyshop Controller you motivate the team to take pride in their work and ensure a first-time fix
• Maintaining effective relationships with colleagues, insurers and manufacturers
• Taking responsibility for P&L of the Bodyshop.
Please apply to this Bodyshop Controller position in Horsham with an up to date CV.
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Other roles in the area include – bodyshop controller, workshop controller, accident repair, accident repair manager, bodyshop manager
Bodyshop controllers have to make sure that the department is running efficiently. They have to see if the customers are being provided delightful and quality services and the team is making an effort to meet the annual sales goals. They also handle the finances of the department and check if the expenses are controlled.
For applying to bodyshop controller jobs, you need to have experience in developing and managing advanced bodyshop workshops. Most employers ask for more than two years of experience. You need to have the confidence and ambition to take up the role. If you have worked in a management position, it will give your application an added advantage.
The average per annum income for bodyshop supervisor jobs differs depending on the factors like the employer, working hours, experience and job responsibilities. Most employers offer competitive salaries for this position along with benefits like contributory pension schemes, loyalty and long service awards, paid leaves, employee assistance programmes and more.
If you have a passion to work in bodyshop and long to pursue your career in a managerial position, this job will be a good choice and you feel satisfied and happy opting for it. The role involves running the operations of the department and ensuring customers are delivered service excellence, if that interests you, the job is worth it.
The job openings for bodyshop controllers are plenty at the moment. The employment opportunities for the role are likely to get better in the years to come. If you want to build your career in the bodyshop department, it will turn out to be a promising one. Explore the recently advertised job posts in the UK’s automotive industry on InAutomotive!
Bodyshop controllers contribute to the effective running of the department. They ensure that the customers are offered satisfactory services. They have to check the quality assurance and fix the loopholes that are impeding the delivery of a consistently delightfFul experience to customers. They are required to monitor the sales targets and work towards accomplishing them by assisting and motivating the staff. Developing and implementing a production plan for achieving the sales goals is also in the bodyshop controller job description. The bodyshop supervisors have to control and manage the department expenses by monitoring the accounts and calculating the final costs for invoices.
The day-to-day responsibilities of bodyshop controllers include managing the productive work force and instigating quality assurance. They have to assign the work to technicians and give them timelines for completion. They are required to devise strategies and plans for meeting the sales targets. They provide cost and time estimation to customers and ensure that the costing and timeline don’t exceed the mentioned limits. They have to make certain that all the work is done according to safety and health rules and regulations. They monitor the daily tasks and create records to arrange the material and labour accordingly. They also have to coordinate with the invoicing department.
The position requires effective communication skills. You have to be good with numbers to do the costing and other tasks that involve mathematics. Attention to detail is important for this role as without being attentive you will not be able to supervise and monitor the work meticulously. People and customer service skills are also needed, dealing with the technical and other teams and customers requires understanding human behaviour and interacting with different kinds of people. Problem-solving and critical thinking will help you perform the duties efficiently. Leadership qualities, especially decision-making and sagacity will come in handy for this position. Apply to your desired bodyshop position in the Automotive industry through InAutomotive.
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