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Workshop Controller Full Time

at HMP Group London in London (Published at 31-05-2021)

Workshop Controller (nights)

Our client a UK leading vehicle specialist with Technical Centres located throughout the UK

The role will cover Monday to Thursday - 18:00 - 0630 48 hours per week

Here?s the role:

Running a team within our refurb department, the role will oversee the team ensuring that the team is running to maximum efficiency. Your duties will include:

  • Supervise a team of Team Leaders and Technicians
  • Motivate and focus a team to achieve objectives whilst maintaining quality
  • Maintain a tidy and professional working environment with an emphasis on health and safety.
  • Establish staff training needs; communicate training requests.
  • Preparing reports for supervisors and management.
  • Conducting staff reviews and appraisals
  • Ensure that all parts functions are actioned correctly and efficiently
  • load the refurbishment workshop with vehicles in priority order and Coordinate the Vehicles in Hangar Area.
  • Evaluate the necessary route for vehicles into refurbishment and distribute work to the correct skill set.
  • Liaise with the logistics department to control vehicle movements into refurbishment areas.
  • Ensure all Workshop Feeder areas are kept well stocked at all times.
  • Monitoring health checks on a daily basis striving to keep numbers low.
  • Ensure cars are tabbed/located in correct areas.
  • Ensure holding areas are up to date and upgrades are followed up.
  • Maintaining a tidy and professional working environment, with a special emphasis on health and safety and ISO

About you:

Choosing the right person is important to us as we continue to grow our family of now over 700 employees. To ensure we choose the right candidate for the role, we are looking for someone:

  • With a minimum of 2 years leader or management experience
  • A good and thorough understanding of vehicle refurbishment repair process (Advantageous)
  • Who can work well within a team and on their own initiative
  • With a keen eye for detail, quality and who takes pride in their work
  • With a flexible attitude to working hours and overtime

Here?s what we require:

A solid understanding and experience of the motor industry at a good level.

Some knowledge of the latest vehicle inspection and refurbishment best practices.

A methodical, process driven individual.

Ability to both supervise and motivate a team.

Ability to work on your own initiative.

A flexible attitude to working hours.

Strong communication skills with a mature and professional approach.

Good computer skills with attention to detail when entering data.

Here?s why you?ll love it :

Competitive salary.

Ongoing career development, training and coaching ? because if you don?t grow, we don?t grow.

Full discount platform

Access to EAP and online wellbeing.

£500 Employee Referral Bonus!

Health Cash Plan

Birthday paid day off

Volunteering paid day off

FREE Calm app

Cycle to work scheme

employee discount scheme

Please apply for more information and a immediate interview

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Performance bonus


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Wellness programmes


  • 12 hour shift


  • Driving License (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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