My client is in the process of expanding their business and are now seeking an experienced Automotive Bodyshop Manager to lead the team and support the business in their manufacture and approved bodyshop, acheiving its long and short-trtm goals, maximising output and profit without compromising quality.
Using 50,000 sqft bodyshop you will be responsible for managing 60+ members of staff to achieve goals in performance and quality standards whilst creating high team morale and leading by example. The ability to maintain staff wellbeing, recognise opportunities for development, and facilitating your team’s growth are all essential aspects of this role.
A core function of this role is to ensure that all customers and their vehicles receive an extraordinary customer claim repair journey. You will be responsible for overseeing the continuation of the company’s standards for speed, quality and industry leading costs; championing new benchmarks for contemporary vehicle repair standards and customer experience.
Skills and knowledge:
It is anticipated that the skills and knowledge to be demonstrated and deployed include, but are not limited to;
Advanced technical knowledge of Auto body repair processes.
Complete understanding of applying and managing a quality process.
Manage the Customer Experience with the highest quality and for it to be “right first time”
Problem solving, decision making and people management skills.
Manage the average repair cost “Repair over Replace”
Knowledge of industry management systems.
A passion for change management
Ability to coach, motivate and retain staff and to lead through example.
What the company offer
Full training and development for induction to the role; if you have the core skills listed above we will teach you all you need to know about the company’s processes and ambitions
Competitive Salary + Bonus scheme
24 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Paid birthday off
A modern clean and pleasant working environment with free parking and state of the art equipment; including 5 ovens and full ADAS diagnostic equipment.
Company pension after qualifying period
Fantastic long-term career prospects within a forward thinking and innovative company
Location: Bognor Regis
Salary: £70k per year + Including Bonus
Contact: Sue Carson
Telephone: 01243 830012