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Automotive Damage Controller

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Date Posted:
12 June 2018
£8.50 to £8.75 Per Hour
Transport & Logistics
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Job Description

The Role

As a Damage Controller, you will play a key role in ensuring all damage on stock vehicles is identified, photographed and booked in at the appropriate body shop and all repairs are carried out to our clients standard.

This is a hands on role and you should therefore have previous experience in a similar inspection/quality control role.

This important role is key for managing damage costs, therefore a keen eye for detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities is a must, along with excellent communication skills.

If you have a passion for cars, enjoy working outdoors and love working as part of a fast paced and energetic team you may have found your ideal job!
•Damage appraisal of vehicles identified with damage on check in using the Damage assessment app.
•Checking vehicles against the our clients standard for quality purposes.
•Raising purchase orders via internal system repairs.
•Taking photographic evidence and sending information of damage to Head Office using the App.
•Maximising recharge to vehicle suppliers by working in a timely and effective manner.
•Quality checking of repairs once completed and processing supplier invoices for authorisation.
•Movement of vehicles on site.
•Any other duties required to assist the Yard/Prep Manager when required.
•Managing relationship/service with external contractors such as bodyshop, trim repairer, PDR technicians etc.

The Person
•Full, clean driving license and able to drive/park.
•Experience in working in a similar environment involving quality control, logistics and/or stock control.
•Well organised, with a logical and thorough approach to workload.
•Excellent attention to detail and desire to achieve high quality results in a timely manner.
•Good observation skills, with the ability to spot errors and items that do not meet quality standards.
•Able to remain calm and clear thinking when under time and deadline pressures.
•Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic personality.
•A great team-player whose communication style encourages and motivates others.
•Clear communicator, able to understand instruction with precision and check understanding, excellent listener.
•A good general level of fitness will be required as a large amount of walking will be involved and must be prepared to work in all weathers.

Applicants must have previous experience within the motortrade

This is a temporary with a view to permanent position your initially salary will be £8.50 per hour rising to £8.75 per hour after a satisfactory trial period.

Our client also offers health care, life assurance and a competitive bonus plan paid quarterly should targets be met up to £250.00 per quarter.

Hours of work 42.5 per week working 5  out of 7 days to be agreed which may also include the occasional weekend.