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Date Added: Tue 24/01/2023

Workshop Controller

Basildon, SS16, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £42000/annum

Workshop Controller


£42,000 per annum plus a site bonus of between £250 to £350 per month

Hours: Monday to Friday Day Shift on a rota of 7am to 4pm, 8am to 5pm and 9am to 6pm. Saturdays on a rota basis 8am to 12pm

This is a permanent role reporting to the Production Manager

About our client:

Our client has been established since 1985 and are a household name brand. They have companies in many industries such as Motor, Home, Rescue and Commercial Business

They feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making their business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.

Our client care about what they do and aim to provide a phenomenal level of service for their customers. They know that their customer's vehicles make getting from A to B that much easier, whether it's to do the weekly shop, the school run or to get things delivered, it's all important.

Our clients company values:

* Do the right thing - Build sustainable outcomes not processes. Think commercially and choose the right path for our customers, our people, and wider stakeholders.

* Aim higher - Be ambitious to achieve even better results. Have confidence, innovate, and try new things. Embrace change to deliver for each other, our customers, and our shareholders.

* Take ownership - Own our success by getting things done. Take the initiative and be accountable. Be curious and own your development and performance.

* Say it like it is - Challenge drives progress. Your input matters so have the courage to say what you think and the patience to listen to others. Keep it simple and customer focussed.

* Work together - Nobody has all the answers. Collaborate and draw upon the diverse skills across our business. Trust each other and focus on customer outcomes to beat our competitors.

* Bring all of yourself to work - Diversity delivers better outcomes. Be the real you and celebrate difference. Respect others, have fun and make this a great place to be.


They recognise they wouldn't be where they are today without their colleagues, that's why they offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:

* Monthly site bonus of £250-£350

* 9% employer contributed pension

* 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and breakdown cover

* Additional optional Health and Dental insurance

* EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.

* Generous holidays

* Buy as you earn share scheme

* Employee discounts and cashback

* Plus many more

What you'll be doing

* The management and co-ordination of productive staff to ensure effective repairs to meet the volume, sales, cost and customer/quality targets.

* Ensuring all Procedural and BS10125 regulations are adhered

* You will manage meeting and improving on customer satisfaction targets

* You will achieve and maintain and embed all "best practice" and "lean activities" as instructed by business strategy.

* You will achieve budget sales and cost targets weekly, monthly and annually

* You will ensure all health and safety policy and procedures are followed with all staff utilising safe working practises and monitor the correct use and storage of PPE.

* You will plan departmental and site productivity by holiday planning, workshop loading, scheduling, and performance management of the productive staff.

* You will apply Standard Operating Procedure following policy standards

* You will ensure regular 1 to 1's and quarterly reviews are undertaken promptly and ratings are correctly applied.

What you'll need:

* We would like you to have had previous experience in a similar role with the following skills:

* Experience of high-volume accident repair management and scheduling

* Experience of BS10125 regulations

* Experience of Thatcham repair methods

Aligra have been established since 2007 and have since implemented supply partnerships with a number of the UK's leading logistics companies. Whilst we work across all industries, we specialise in recruitment and talent management for the Automotive & Engineering, Driving & Industrial, Hospitality and Professional & Executive sectors
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