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Workshop Controller

  • Job added:   11 April 2013
  • Salary :   Competitive
  • Location :   Wolverhampton
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   CvWow
  • Contact :   Kiran Kaur
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  • Telephone :   0871 7007877
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Are you frustrated at being unable to realise your full potential in your current role?
Do you want to be part of the UK’s largest and most successful Automotive Retailer?
Are you a successful Workshop Controller, Service Technician, Service Advisor or Aftersales Advisor looking to take the next step in your career?

Our client is the UK's Leading Automotive Retailer in the UK, and sells a broad range of new and used motor cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.  Our client represents over 15 prestige brands including Aston Martin, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lotus, MINI, Harley-Davidson and Triumph, and is the UK's leading luxury motor car retailer with 110 dealership locations across the UK.

Due to continued business requirements they are now recruiting a Workshop Controller for their Jaguar Dealership in Wolverhampton.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the key responsibility of the role is as follows:

· To manage the process of optimising workshop resources to meet agreed departmental budgets
· To calculate and manage the effective use of workshop resources for the Dealership
· To monitor individual and workshop efficiencies to ensure key performance indicators (KPI’s) are met.
· Plan the distribution of work amongst the team utilising available skills mix.
· Identify training and development needs through out the team.
· Manage all liaison and communication between the service reception and the workshop on customer vehicle progress.
· Resolve customer issues in line with the franchise standards and customer expectations

The Ideal Candidate will:

· Have pervious experience working in a similar role within a franchise dealership.  (Transferable skills from other industries will be considered if a proven track record of success can be demonstrated.)

Candidate Key Competencies:

· Excellent communication skills, both with customers and other departments within the business
· Strong experience in high standards of customer service
· Good analytical skills including a minimum standard of GCSE grade ‘C’ or above in both Maths and English
· Minimum IT skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel 
· Must be reasonably IT literate.
· Commercial Awareness and sales skills 
· Maintains a good level of knowledge of the motor industry, the produces and the services  
· The ability to confidently make knowledgeable recommendations to customers

In return they offer an industry-leading package.

If this looks like the ideal role for you, and your skill sets match the criteria above then please apply below.  

Job Title: Workshop Controller
Location: Wolverhampton
Salary £ Competitive

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