Reference: ZR_391_JOB

Bodyshop Workshop Controller

Newcastle Upon Tyne

£28k – £34k OTE

Purely Automotive Recruitment offers an exciting opportunity for a Bodyshop Workshop Controller to join our client and their team based in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bodyshop candidate to join a large family-owned dealer group operating a number of prestige brands across Lancashire, Cumbria, Yorkshire & Tyne and Wear. This position will allow the right candidate the opportunity to make an incredible difference and apply their expertise and skill.

About the Workshop Controller role:

  • To inspect damaged vehicles and assess the full extent of the damage sustained, assess the cost of repair and time scales
  • Organise the Bodyshop by controlling the status of each job, conducting daily progress meetings with Bodyshop team members, and reporting unexpected delays to the Bodyshop Manager
  • Make sure all the Bodyshop tools and equipment are in good working order, control waste materials and utilities whilst having overall responsibility for the security of the building and the equipment
  • Ensure all job cards are completed correctly and be ultimately responsible for workshop floor procedures
  • To liaise with all Bodyshop Technicians and the Manager in respect of any quality issues

Key to your success is your ability to produce work that complies with the Manufacturer standards both technically and for quality. Above all, this will help to deliver exceptional customer standards.

Requirements

About you:

  • Ideally you are qualified to NVQ level 3/City & Guilds or ATA qualified with a solid Bodyshop background. You could be a vehicle repairer who is now looking to come off the workshop floor, a Workshop Manager or Quality Controller within a Car Dealership, Body Repairer or Crash Repair Centre.
  • Whether the job at hand is routine or more complex, you will know just how to solve it.
  • You come from a fast-paced background – you know how to work in a standard job time structure with a focus on producing compliant, high-quality work.
  • You can do more than one thing at once – you can be sure you will never be looking for something to do, so being able to prioritise and plan your work is key.
  • You will have a full UK/EU Driving Licence
  • You get involved in every part of our business – you take pride being part of the team and keen to help colleagues with a hands-on, can-do approach to getting things done.
  • You take pride in providing a great customer experience each day – you understand what is important to your customers and suppliers.

Benefits:

Our client provides manufacturer training to help you make the next big step in your career whilst providing a fantastic working environment. They will also recognise and reward your hard work, achievements, and loyalty.

A competitive salary and bonus package awaits the right candidate for this fantastic opportunity. The company also offers a workplace pension scheme.

Apply now for this position by following the link on this page or for a confidential discussion then please contact Jason Shenton at Purely Automotive Recruitment.

Purely Automotive Recruitment Ltd is a dedicated automotive industry talent service provider operating across the UK & Ireland.

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