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Bodyshop Supervisor / VDA – GrimsbyOur client, an excellent employer with a great reputation, is looking to recruit an experienced Bodyshop Supervisor/VDAFamily owned business with long serving management team who worked together for over 10 yearsKey Accountabilities:Supervise the bodyshop team and report to Bodyshop Manager* Have a good understanding of modern repair techniques on a variety of vehicle makes and models.* Be capable of inspecting and assessing damaged vehicles.* Prepare accurate estimates and safe repair methods using computerised estimating systems such as Audatex and Thatcham Escribe data.* Be conversant with Bodyshop management systems.* Negotiate with customers and engineers to agree repair costings and any additional supplementary work required.* Keep customers updated during the repair process.* Produce workshop job schedules whilst liaising regularly with workshop staff to update the repair process.* Liaise with parts supplier to ensure correct parts are ordered and delivered.* Excellent communication skills as the majority of authorisations are negotiated remotely.* High level of personal and professional integrity.The successful candidate should possess the following:* Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role* Hold a valid ATA VDA qualification* Organised mind* Computer skills* Strong customer facing skills* Strong communication skills* Enthusiastic and self-motivated attitudeIndustry leading benefits packageThis includes competitive basic salaries, plus;* 22 days holiday that increase with length of service along with statutory Bank Holidays* Eligibility to join one of our car, tech and bike to work schemes on successful completion of probationary period* For some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus payments* Additional half day off for birthday* Christmas and birthday gifts* Enrolment into Company pension scheme* Great discounts across a range of departmentsWorking hours/days:40 hours per weekWorking shift pattern between 6am and 8pm (8.5-hour day)Monday to FridayOccasional Saturdays paid additionalSalary:£30k basic£35k OTE Uncapped and guys all earning MUCH morePlease make sure your CV is up to date with relevant contact details including addressWho are you applying to?The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you’ll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager
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