May 5, 2023
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Job Type
£50000 per annum


Bodyshop Manager

Job Title: Bodyshop Manager
Location: Shrewsbury
Hours:  8AM – 5:30PM
Money: £50,000

At Kemp Recruitment, we currently have an opportunity for an experienced Bodyshop Manager who possesses the experience and knowledge of working in the accident repair market, to join a growing business, overseeing the daily operations of the site.

Our client has multiple sites and is a growing business, with a great reputation across the UK. They are now expanding, opening a new body shop to further widen their reach. We are recruiting for an experienced Automotive Bodyshop manager, who is competent in managing an efficient, BSI approved site. A strong bodyshop / accident repair background is essential.

The Role: Bodyshop Manager
• As a Bodyshop Manager you will Manage the on-site team of experts - Paint Sprayers, Panel Beaters, MET Technicians, Estimator and all administrative staff
• Your key responsibilities will include entire site management, which includes Health and Safety, Performance Management, Financials and Customer Service and setting targets
• Leading by example and promoting a positive work ethic
• You will be responsible for delivering against KPIs with the help your senior management team.
• Ensuring Key to Key and CSI targets are exceeded
• You will provide strong leadership to direct reports and all site employees, to drive performance and achieve or exceed all financial and operational targets.
• Understand the business needs, the accounts, reports and KPI's
• Effectively manage site resources and costs in order to optimise capability and profitability
• Monitor individual productive performance to minimise non-productive time.
• Establish, maintain and promote good working relations with key personnel
• Hold daily/weekly production meetings to ensure work completion targets with team leaders, parts and reception staff.
• Actively and efficiently manage work provider and supplier relationships
• Dealing with any customer issues

What we are looking for: Bodyshop Manager
• A vast knowledge and experience of the repair process and claims process
• A natural leader and someone who possesses excellent people management skills
• A high level of business acumen
• Results driven
• Previous experience of site management within the Accident repair industry
• The ability to plan and use resources to enhance the performance of all sites
• A passionate and determined work ethic

If you would like to discuss the Bodyshop manager position in more detail, then please call Tom at Kemp recruitment on 0330 440 2323 for a confidential chat.

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