• Job ref: 051/00090
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Hull
  • Recruiting office: Hull
  • Date posted: 20 April 2021

Job details

  • Permanent
  • Hull
  • Job Ref: 051/00090

Body Shop Manager/ VDA Estimator

£35,000 p/a                                                                                                                                       

We are looking for a skilled Body Shop Manager/VDA to run a small team in Hull.

The candidate must be fully qualified in Audatex and have previous hands-on experience of running a body shop. The role comes with an excellent package and future opportunities

The Company:

The business is a prestigious vehicle accident repair centre based in Hull, offering an array of high-quality vehicle repair services with a team of highly experienced staff, who deliver a high-quality repair service, with customer care as the main focus.

The Role:

As a Body Shop Manager/VDA, you will be responsible for controlling the daily running of a busy Bodyshop. Leading a small workshop team, parts. This is a dual role which will be varied for example:

. Manage all day-to-day body shop operations

. Provide all customers and insurers with accurate estimates based on their costings.

. Control all KPIS for all work providers and insurance approvals to a high standard

. Head all daily production meetings and produce a daily completion list.

. Allocate all daily jobs fairly and correctly to body shop technicians based on their individual skills.

. Control staff performance and quality of final repair.

. Support and assist front reception on all aspects of operations.

. Communicate with all customers and resolve any complaints that may arise and resolve satisfactorily.

. Maintaining agreed key to key and cycle times.

. Working with technicians to ensure a safe method of repair is achieved.

. Control parts purchases and all consumables.

. Create and analyse all monthly figures to discuss with the Managing Director.

. Liaise with all staff and customers on the daily progress of all vehicles.

. Sharing best practices with all staff, controlling the business to hit monthly targets.

. Ensure all Health and Safety procedures are in place and always maintained

Perks and Benefits:

Company car (if required)

Performance related bonus scheme

Company pension scheme

20 days holiday plus bank holidays

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to

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