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Bodyshop Supervisor

Job Title: Bodyshop Supervisor
Location: Northamptonshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Salary: £30,000

Job Title: Bodyshop Supervisor

Salary: £30,000 + Excellent Overtime Rates

Location: Northamptonshire

Contract: Permanent position (4 on – 4 off shift pattern)

My client is a major player in the automotive logistics and transport industry who are seeking out a Bodyshop Supervisor who is proactive, knowledgeable and enthusiastic in everything they do.

Key responsibilities:

Work within the Finished Vehicle Logistics site (FVL) which is a large body shop environment
Day to day supervision of the workshop team ensuring cooperation and compliance within workplace.
Plan resource of department through peak periods.
Optimize lead times of vehicles requiring rectification, ensuring most cost-effective repair methods are used at all times.
Distribute and communicate information clearly and precisely within daily MTQ meeting.
Assess and plan training requirements and develop action plans for all team members
All manual and electronic filling are kept up to date and in line with 5’s standards.
Ensure safe repair methods and processes are available and adhered to.
Support maximization of the Bodyshop productivity and efficiency targets.
Quality check vehicles in progress ensuring quality standards are met.
Advise and action any breakdown/repairs and communicate accordingly.
To review and improve processes to develop efficiencies, ensuring any problems are followed through to root cause.
To ensure requirements are continually met maintaining a high level of quality.
Ensure work areas remain tidy with a strong focus on safe operating practices.
Regularly communicate information to all team members to improve awareness of performance and expectations.

Automotive bodyshop/workshop background
Must be happy to work 12-hour shifts (06:00 – 18:00) on a 4 on, 4 off basis
A solid communicator who can liaise with the Centre manager, Operations and Technical Management as well as vehicle preppers, painters, body beaters and vehicle finishers.
Owning an ATA (Automotive Technician Accreditation) would be desirable but not essential for the role

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