Automotive Accident Repair Centre Manager

Bolton, Greater Manchester
13 Oct 2017
12 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Job Level
Accident Repair Centre Manager

Salary up to £32k per annum + bonus + pension + more

Permanent Position

Job Description:

This exciting role is working with one of the largest fleet companies in the North West.

As an experienced CV Manager you will be required to liaise with customers, insurance companies and work colleagues to help ensure all CV & LGV Accident, panel & paint repairs carried out efficiently and correctly to our high standards. You will be responsible for the smooth running of all aspects of the depot. You will be responsible for the supervision of all staff including; estimator, panel beaters, paint sprayers, on site admin. The business requires a high standard of quality work and customer care must be first class. Attention to detail and excellent organisation skills are essential qualities for this key role.

The role will involve the following:

* Negotiating contracts with suppliers
* Monitoring efficiency of work and processes to ensure quality repairs
* Supporting team members when required
* Recruiting personnel to ensure the Bodyshop is adequately staffed
* Directing team members in handling day to day operations

As a Bodyshop manager you will need to demonstrate:

* Strong management and leadership skills
* Good communication and organisational skills
* The ability to work under pressure
* Problem solving skills
* The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
* Estimating / VDA / Audatex experience is not essential however is desirable
* Commercial awareness and costing skills
* Computer skills
* Ideally hold a full clean driving licence.
* Mon to Fri 8am to 6pm, some Saturdays will be required as the business dictates

Desired Skills and Experience:

You will either have experience working on PSV/HGV vehicles and/or the qualifications to do so. Not essential but ideally you will have a PSV or Class 1 driving license as well as experience working on a variety of commercial vehicles.

Proactive Technical Recruitment:

We are a specialist engineering & technical agency working within the HGV & Bus industry. We work alongside national and multinational companies within this industry, as well as councils and commercial vehicle rental companies. We recruit for roles across the board so if you are a HGV, PSV or commercial vehicle industry professional please get in touch. We recruit for technicians, operatives, controllers, admin staff and management. If this isn't the role for you, but you would like to hear what we have available or have a chat about your future job, please get in touch at the email below.

Application Process:

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please contact Calvyn Desir on 0161 672 6830 or submit your CV to

I will endeavour to contact all applicants however, if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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