Overview

Bodyshop Manager

Bodyshop Manager

£40,000 – £50,000 + Bonus and Car Allowance

Northampton

Permanent position, 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday, excellent basic salary, additional bonus and attractive benefits package. Please contact Rochelle on (phone number removed) for more information

Bodyshop Manager – Clear Automotive is a specialist Automotive recruitment agency, working with Accident repair and automotive organisations across the UK, to fulfil their staffing requirements.

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Bodyshop Manager /General manager who possesses the experience and knowledge of working in the accident repair market, to join a growing repair group, overseeing the daily operations of the site.

Our client is an expert within the accident repair market and due to exponential growth, they are looking to recruit an experienced Automotive Bodyshop manager, who is experienced in managing an efficient, BSI approved site. A strong bodyshop / accident repair background is essential

The Role: Bodyshop Manager

Your role will be varied and all-encompassing with the below duties. For a full job specification please contact Clear Automotive.

You will be responsible for a medium sized repair centre, with around 20 staff members, made up of technicians and non productive staff suchnas VDA's, parts and drivers
Your key responsibilities will include entire site management, which includes Health and Safety, Performance Management, Financials and Customer Service and setting targets
Ideally familiar with the Autoflow BMS and Audatex estimating system
Leading by example and promoting a positive work ethic
You will be responsible for recruitment and delivering against key performance indicators with the help your senior management team.
Ensuring Key to Key and CSI targets are met or exceeded
You will provide strong leadership to direct reports and all site employees, to drive performance and achieve or exceed all financial and operational targets.
As a Bodyshop Manager you will Manage the on-site team of experts – Paint Sprayers, Panel Beaters, MET Technicians, Estimator and all administrative staff
Understand the business needs, the accounts, reports and KPI's
Effectively manage site resources and costs in order to optimise capability and profitability
Allocate work according to skill levels to optimise workshop efficiency and labour sales.
Monitor individual productive performance to minimise non-productive time.
Establish, maintain and promote good working relations with key personnel
Hold daily production meetings to ensure work completion targets with team leaders, parts and reception staff.
Actively and efficiently manage work provider and supplier relationships
Dealing with any customer issues

What we are looking for: Bodyshop Manager

A vast knowledge and experience of the repair process and claims process
A natural leader and someone who possesses excellent people management skills
A high level of business acumen
Results driven
Previous experience of site management within the Accident repair industry
The ability to plan and use resources to enhance the performance of all sites
A passionate and determined work ethic

If you would like to discuss the General Bodyshop manager position in more detail, then please call Rochelle at Clear Automotive on (phone number removed) for a confidential chat.

Clear Automotive Recruitment Solutions is a leading Automotive recruitment specialist covering all areas of the UK.

We are also looking for candidates with the following skill sets: Panel Beater, Panel Technician, Bodyshop MET, Bodyshop Mechanic, Vehicle Painter, Vehicle Paint Sprayer, Vehicle Prepper, Paint Prepper, Bodyshop Technicians, Accident repair, Vehicle body repair, coach builder, VDA, Vehicle Damage Assessor, Bodyshop Estimator, Production Manager, Vehicle Technician, Workshop Controller, Bodyshop Controller, SMART Repairer and Bodyshop Manager, Regional and General Manager, Service Advisor, Service Manager, Parts Advisor, Parts Manager and more

31 Days, Health and dental care, pen