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Workshop Controller

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Salary: £30k – £40k

WORKSHOP CONTROLLER – ACCRINGTON

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 with up to £2,400 bonus on top.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Workshop Controller to join the UK’s leading Accident and Collision Repair specialist in our increasingly busy site in Accrington

Our Bodyshop is fast paced and exciting with lots of opportunity to make an incredible difference and apply your expertise and skill. In the job of Workshop Controller you will be undertaking the following duties: 

  • To inspect damaged vehicles and assess the full extent of the damage sustained, assess the cost of repair and time scales 
  • Organise the Bodyshop by controlling the status of each job, conducting daily progress meetings with Bodyshop team members and reporting unexpected delays to the General Manager 
  • Make sure all the Bodyshop tools and equipment are in good working order, control waste materials and utilities whilst having overall responsibility for the security of the building and the equipment 
  • Ensure all job cards are completed corrected correctly and be ultimately responsible for shop floor procedures 
  • To liaise with all Bodyshop Technicians and the Manager in respect of any quality issues  

Another very important aspect of the job is teamwork as you will be working with other colleagues in the Bodyshop as well as across other functional areas.  There is a family feel and buzz where everyone helps each other to achieve the goals of the site and to ensure our customers are consistently delighted with the service we provide. It’s an amazing team! 

Key to your success is your ability to produce work that complies with the highest technical and quality standards and, above all, helps us deliver on our service commitment to customers. 

About you 

  • Ideally you are qualified to NVQ level 3/City & Guilds or ATA qualified with a solid Bodyshop background – as a Bodyshop Controller, Workshop Manager or Quality Controller within a Car Dealership, Body Repairer or Crash Repair Centre, whether the job at hand is routine or more complex, you will know just how to solve it. 
  • You come from a fast-paced background – you know how to work in a standard job time structure with a focus on producing compliant, high-quality work.
  • You can do more than one thing at once – you can be sure you will never be looking for something to do, so being able to prioritise and plan your work is key.
  • You will have a full UK/EU Driving Licence
  • You get involved in every part of our business – you take pride being part of the FMG Repair Services team and are keen to help colleagues with a hands-on, can-do approach to getting things done.
  • You take pride in providing a great customer experience each day – you understand what is important to your customers and suppliers. 

 As a Workshop Controller, we offer: 

  • A competitive starting salary with an amazing bonus scheme. 
  • Additional employee benefits (including employee assistance, life assurance, pension, colleague assistance programme, retailer discounts and IMI (ATA) accreditation support through our very own academy etc.) 
  • A clear career development pathway and our commitment to supporting your professional development through in-house and industry-recognised training. 
  • The opportunity to work with and service world-renowned automotive brands including Ford, Mercedes and Vauxhall. 

 

Why choose FMG RS?

Of course, we offer a fantastic basic salary, but there’s much more to being a (insert job title) at FMG RS than just that. Some of our most popular benefits include (but aren’t limited to) …

•    fantastic bonus schemes
•    free life assurance
•    well-being services (incl. Health Cash Plan, Dental Plan & Travel Insurance)
•    discounted, flexible Gym memberships
•    exclusive employee vehicle-leasing schemes 
•    pension & save-as-you-earn share scheme 
•    Our Benefits App offering unlimited access to a huge range of retailer discounts and cashback deals (incl. Tesco, Asda, Currys, B&Q & Wickes to name just a few)

We’re going places …

•    We’re a key part of one of the UK’s largest Automotive plc’s, Redde Northgate – few other businesses can offer you the volume, variety and long-term security as us;
•    We invest in you – We believe everyone should have the opportunity to better themselves and look to progress, not just within FMG RS but the wider Redde Northgate Group;
•    We’re growing – it’s an exciting time for the industry and we’re committed to being at the cutting edge, investing in everything from our EV capabilities, our workshops to our Training Centres;

Join the FMG RS family

With the best people in the industry within our Group, we really believe that no one else can do what we do as well as us.  So what are you waiting for?  

Apply Today!

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