Bodyshop Manager

Exeter, UK
13 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a customer centric, motivated and commercially astute Vehicle Bodyshop Manager looking for a new challenge? Would you like the opportunity to work for the South West's largest automotive dealership group?

Their Exeter Body Shop (SMBR), is a multi-brand approved accident repair centre specialising in car body repairs and re-painting. They are currently looking to recruit a Vehicle Bodyshop Manager to oversee the daily delivery of a 5 star customer service and to motivate the team to deliver the highest quality standard of work.

What can they offer you?

In return for your hard work as their Bodyshop Manager, you will be offered an excellent salary and a range of benefits including:
  • Workplace pension (salary exchange option)
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend rewards
  • Life insurance
  • Discounted sales, MOT, products, parts & servicing
  • Bonus scheme
  • Salary package negotiable upon experience and Manufacturer training

What will I be responsible for?

The successful Bodyshop Manager will ensure that all vehicles entering the site for mechanical, body or painting services receive the highest level of attention and that all repairs are carried out on a first time fix basis. Overall budget control will be of the utmost importance as will staff training, promoting a unified team, achieving KPI's and maintaining effective relationships with colleagues around the Group, Insurers and Manufacturers.

The ideal Bodyshop Manager will...
  • Have a Body Shop/Automotive qualification
  • Preferably have a minimum of 1 years' experience as a Body Shop Manager
  • Be a personable individual who can influence and negotiate
  • Have a desire for every job to be carried out in a timely and organised manner
  • Be a problem solver with above average planning and time management skills
  • Apply the right attitude towards customers vehicles, colleagues and peers
  • Go that extra mile to provide great customer care and service
  • Be vigilant at all times in their application of every task
  • Consider site financial viability a priority

Who are they?

Our client are one of the 25 largest dealer groups in Britain and the largest in the South West, with 38 franchise dealerships providing customers throughout Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset with high-quality new and used cars and vans generating a turnover in excess of £600 million and representing a range of franchises including BMW & MINI, Volvo, VW, Peugeot, Skoda along with Land Rover, Audi, Porsche, Maserati, Ferrari, TPS, Body Shop/Smart Repair and Select Used Vehicles.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a family run business and if you feel you have the skillset, and aptitude to be their Bodyshop Manager, please click 'apply'.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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