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Workshop Controller

  • Salary: £36500 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Ruislip, Middlesex
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 24/04/2017
  • Job reference: J365263A

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Workshop Controller

FTSE 100 Global Organisation - £36,500 (LGV and HGV workshop) + excellent benefits package

A prestigious global FTSE 100 support services organisation are looking to take on a Workshop Controller.

We are now actively recruiting for a Workshop Controller. Primarily a workshop floor management role with focus on resource management, technical utilisation workshop productivity, VOR reduction and health and safety policies and compliance.

The main responsibilities of this role are as follows -

  • To ensure that all vehicles are maintained and serviced in accordance with pre planned schedules.
  • To ensure that vehicle ancillary equipment is maintained and tested / calibrated in line with the Customers Maintenance Policy.
  • To liaise with technicians to ensure operational requirements are identified and achieved.
  • To ensure vehicle and job packs are completed accurately and filed appropriately within the correct location.
  • To ensure that all work completed on company locations by fleet suppliers is carried out in line with the Company's Health & Safety Policy.
  • In conjunction with the workshop manager, drive productivity, efficiency and utilisation through the workforce.
  • Provision of technical expertise to the workshop in order to identify efficiency and cost saving opportunities.
  • Deputise for the workshop manager in their absence.
  • Management and consistent application of established people practices including performance management, absence management, people management, disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Provision of coaching and support to the team via Personal Development Reviews (PDR) for all staff under your control.
  • Planning and management of resources to ensure high technical service delivery levels are consistently achieved.
  • Planning and management of resources to ensure high technical service delivery levels are consistently achieved.

The successful candidate will display the following skills and experience -

  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of HGVs
  • Held a supervisory role for minimum of 12 months in a LGV workshop environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate an historic background and knowledge of working in an LGV manufacturer or dealer in related business.
  • Proven track record in the management and motivation of teams to deliver competitive advantage to the business
  • Identifying and driving successful maintenance control changes
  • Ability to deliver technical support to a group of colleagues within a busy environment

If you feel that you can demonstrate the necessary workshop supervisory experience or feel you are ready to take a step up within your career I would love to hear from you.

Please apply on line or send your CV to Aaron Wallace on

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