Body Shop Manager/ VDA Estimator
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 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.
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 email@example.com