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Bodyshop Controller

  • Location:

    Ballyclare, County Antrim

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £26000 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Startdate:

    June 20210

Job Description

Brook Street (UK) Limited is delighted to be recruiting a Bodyshop Controller for our County Antrim client.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

* Assessing accident damage to vehicles and creating estimates for repair
* Maintain and regularly update workshop/job planner e.g. to show progress against hours allocated to jobs, labour hours availability etc
* Liaison with the company Rentals/Used Sales Department, insurance assessors and retail customers regarding timescales for vehicle preparation, repair and delivery
* Photograph all jobs (before and after)
* Goods Inward and stock control duties
* Record/Upload all customer paint specifications, colour codes and images.
* Update and file all workshop equipment maintenance records
* Completion of regular Health and Safety checks
* Issue all PPE required and maintain records
* Control and inspection of specialist tools
* Liaising with other internal departments to aid flow of information to and from the Bodyshop
* Provide cover for Bodyshop administrator for periods of annual leave and sickness
* Ad hoc duties as requested by manager

Skills & Experience
* Previous experience of working within the Bodyshop / accident repair industry is essential
* Previous experience/ knowledge of workshop loading / planning and forecasting
* Previous experience of producing estimates for vehicle damage repair is highly desirable
* Good level of computer literacy with previous use of Microsoft Office applications
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written) at all levels, both internally and externally, in a professional manner (must be confident with telephone communication)
* Being accountable
* Full and clean driving licence

The successful candidate will:
* Be self-motivated, proactive and have the ability to work on own initiative
* Have the ability to prioritise effectively, be highly organised and have a thorough work ethic, producing a high level of accuracy in work output
* Ensure that all written and verbal communication is of a standard that reflects the Volvo Trucks image and guidelines
* Be willing to accept change and have the ability and flexibility to adapt accordingly as business needs require
* Be able to prioritise a busy workload

Rate of pay will be dependent on experience. Circa £24-26K
Other benefits include 30 days` paid holiday, a generous pension scheme, a health cash plan and access to childcare voucher and cycle to work schemes.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a very successful and well-established business.

Please apply via the link


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