Bodyshop Assistant Manager

Benefits with the role
  • OTE £45,000
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Regular Pay Reviews
  • Life Assurance
  • Servicing, Parts and Accessories Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Referral Scheme
  • Learning and Development
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • Volunteering Opportunities

Our Bodyshop in Swindon is looking to appoint an Assistant Bodyshop Manager.

This varied role will provide an enjoyable and challenging position leading a team of highly skilled and enthusiastic Bodyshop productives. The role also oversees the valet team and must ensure to meet the demands of new and used vehicle preparation by leading a first class vehicle Prep team.

The successful candidate will be given on the job training so this is an excellent opportunity for a Bodyshop professional to take the next step in their career. We would also welcome applications from experienced Managers who are looking to move to a new business with a welcoming team.

Our expert teams are fully qualified and trained to deal with everything from minor body repairs to full body rebuilds, using the latest technology and genuine parts and paint.

Our Assistant Bodyshop Manager will oversee the Bodyshop in conjunction with our Bodyshop Manager.

Dick Lovett Bodyshop Swindon is a purpose built Bodyshop catering for some of the most prestigious cars in the world receiving manufacturer approvals from BMW, Ferrari and Porsche, so this is an excellect opportunity to grow with us.

For this role you will need to possess the below skills:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Estimating experience
  • Great negotiating Skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, previous experience using Bodyshop Management systems would be advantageous but not essential
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Ensuring that customer satisfaction is maintained at all times
  • Experience of working in a Bodyshop or with Aftersales processes, currently be in a customer facing or managerial role and will possess modern leadership skills.

This role would suit someone who is currently within a Service or Bodyshop position and looking to progress to the next level in their career.

Knowledge of warranty procedures and excellent negotiation skills when dealing with insurance engineers would also be advantageous.

Working at Swindon Bodyshop
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In 2013, our Bodyshop moved to a new purpose-built location in Swindon. The location in Athena Avenue can be accessed from Junction 16 or 15 of the M4 motorway and is commutable from Wroughton, Devizes, and Royal Wootton Bassett. Dick Lovett Swindon are an official Porsche Bodyshop Repairer and work on all brands we represent including Ferrari, BMW, and MINI.

Providing Bodyshop services from full accident repairs to minor bumps, our team is reliable and trustworthy. Our skilled Paint Technicians specialise in paintwork scuffs to full body resprays, all with the customer at the forefront of their mind. We repair and paint vehicles across the South West of England and also have a dedicated Tyre and Wheel repair centre in Swindon.

Working in the Bodyshop team
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Being a part of our Bodyshop Team offers an exciting opportunity for those who are passionate about delivering a personalised experience to customers in need of vehicle repairs and restoration.

As a valued member of our Team, your expertise and attention to detail will play a crucial role in ensuring our customers receive excellent service and leave with their vehicles looking as good as new.

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Bodyshop Assistant Manager

Department Bodyshop
Closing Date 8th March 2024
Contract Permanent
Salary £36k to £40k per year
Location Swindon Bodyshop
Careers | Chris Valentine | Bodyshop
I have a fantastic team around me, the knowledge, skill, drive and love for being here makes my working days so much better!

Chris Valentine

Bodyshop Manager