Workshop Manager

Zoek Pin Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England

£40000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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Job Title: Workshop Manager - Automotive
Location: Near Haywards Heath - own transport essential
Salary: circa £40000, dependant on skills and experience

Hours: Monday - Friday

Start Date: As soon as possible
Benefits: 28 days holiday (inc. Bank Holidays), Pension, Parking

Our Client is a family run business with many years' experience of adapting motor vehicles for drivers and passengers with disabilities, who pride themselves on offering excellent service and support to all of their customers and suppliers.

Due to continued growth and success, they are looking to recruit a Workshop Manager to their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day safe and efficient running of the workshop. You will be managing a small team of engineers and a workshop controller - as such, strong people management experience is a must.

We are looking for someone who can positively engage the team, has good organisational skills, the ability to prioritise tasks effectively, to make decisions and get things done without supervision. Problem solving approach to challenges is key to the success of this role, you will be a real leader; someone who can drive results. Customer service skills are essential as there is an element of customer facing interaction, ensuring the company is providing excellent service throughout the business

In this varied and interesting role, you will be responsible for:

Allocating work to the engineers based on skillset and location
Day to day running of the workshop
Ensuring processes and procedures are adhered to and improved
Ensuring staff training is relevant and up to date
Working closely with the management team to identify areas in need of change and action accordingly
Implementing a strong work ethic and promoting customer excellence
Supervising the Workshop Controller
Ensuring engineer's weekly diary are scheduled in the most effective way based on individual's skills and the job location
Overseeing all goods deliveries
Ensuring optimum stock management
Managing and reviewing consumables purchasing

To be successful in this role you must be/have:

Experienced scheduler
Strong people manager with experience in leading, coaching, mentoring and developing a team
Hands on experience, working with tools and fabrication
Calm under pressure with an approachable demeanor
Process improver
Problem solver
Planning and organisation
Honesty and integrity - leading by example
Confidence in undertaking modifications/adaptations to motor vehiclesTravail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Agency. Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If you do not hear within 7 days you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion

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