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Workshop Controller

Workshop Controller

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    £26k - 35k per year

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    Laura Gill

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    about 1 year ago

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Workshop Controller required for our dealership client based in Guildford

Basic Salary £26,000pa - £30,000pa plus BONUS & OTE £35,000pa

  • ·Are you a experienced Technician who has some experience in workshop control looking for that next step up? Can you demonstrate how you will drive your team forward?
  • ·Or are you already an established Workshop Controller looking for a new challenge?

Our client is seeking a Workshop Controller who understands the demands of a workshop and the ability to meet the high standards that this position brings. You will possess the skills to be organised and the ability to engage and motivate Vehicle Technicians.

You will liaise daily with the Service Department and be on hand to answer any queries from other departments. The role will involve ensuring all incoming work is planned as well as managing the time and resource of your team. Workshop Controllers assign technicians to tasks ensuring productivity is maximised and that deadlines are adhered to. You are responsible for performance management, coaching and development of the team. Quality checking, ordering of parts, audits and compliance with all health and safety regulations.

The Workshop Controller must have strong technical knowledge, be computer literate and be able to work efficiently under pressure ensuring customers cars are completed within agreed time scales. The right candidate for this role will be a motivational team player as well as leader, a time conscious individual and an over achiever. The Workshop Controller must be able to approach all matters in a professional and diplomatic manner.

Working Hours Monday - Friday 8am – 6pm. Saturdays (1 in 4) 8am - 5pm

Skills & Qualifications of a Workshop Controller

·Must have evidential proof that you are able to run a productive workshop
·Experience of managing a team of Vehicle Technicians or Mechanics in a dealership is advantageous
·Must be able to demonstrate leadership and identify problems within the workshop and understand how to fix them
·Must have a CAN-DO attitude with the ability to prioritise / organise work to ensure the workshop runs smoothly
·Strong communication is ESSENTIAL - you are the central person who service, parts and technicians will report too and therefore must be able to give quick solutions to any issues

To apply, please call or send your CV quoting Workshop Controller 18733 to Laura Gill
Tel: 0333 222 5978 (Mobile Friendly) Mob: 07775 874 670

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