Bodyshop Manager

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The Role

As a Bodyshop Manager, your job is to ensure the effective support of the department in providing quality services to its customers and to achieving the department’s annual sales targets and controlling expenses including daily operational control of the Bodyshop site and all staff therein.

This is a very busy role therefore we require the candidate to have a flexible attitude to working hours to fulfil the department’s needs, with a “hands on” approach where needed. The position will require an energetic approach and may be physically demanding at times.

Key Responsibilities & Accountability

  • Supervision of productive work force.
  • Instigate Quality Assurance.
  • Distribution of work to technicians and schedule allocation of work.
  • Provide Technical assistance.
  • Develop and implement a production plan to achieve department sales targets.
  • Provide repair cost Estimates and accurate work timings to customers.
  • Supervise and monitor the invoicing department to prepare final costings for invoicing.
  • Supervise and monitor the Aged Debts of all sites.
  • Ensure Statutory requirements are fulfilled by operators (health and safety, COSHH etc.)
  • Monitor and record all work in progress, providing accurate accounts of material stocks and labour stocks.
  • Ensure the security of designated buildings and welfare of department staff.
  • Administer the departments reporting of accounts, productivity and efficiency levels.
  • To provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees.
  • Ensure that the workshop facilities and equipment are correctly maintained and monitored and supplies of workshop materials are fully stocked.
  • Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity through the workshop.
  • To carry out any other tasks that are required in the department.
  • To ensure knowledge of all systems and processes for the department are maintained.
  • To train other members of staff that may need assistance within the department.


What we’d like to see from you:

  • Experience of developing Bodyshop workshops or fabrication facilities ideally with high end design thresholds.
  • 2+ years experience in supervision.
  • 2+ years experience in Body repair accounting.
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety and Environment Regulations.
  • Ability to coach and monitor employees on a one-on-one basis.
  • Working knowledge of Management accounts reporting and analysis.
  • Proven track record of workshop loading and allocation of job orders and achieving daily production targets.

Hours of Work

Full Time (45 hours per week Monday – Friday)


£30,000 per annum



Company Benefits

  • Vospers holiday accrual scheme – starts at 30 days (including bank holidays) per annum pro rata and increases with length of service
  • A day off for your birthday
  • Half-day paid leave on Christmas Eve
  • Paid sick & compassionate leave
  • Paid jury service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Vospers Exclusive motoring discounts
  • Staff discounts scheme including discounted gym membership, shopping, eating out and much more
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Loyalty and long service awards
  • Staff & Customer referral scheme

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