Workshop Manager

Location Camborne
Discipline: Management & Executive , Motor Trade
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £18.00 - £20.00 per hour dependent on experience
Contact name: Mike Burnett

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​Are you a Workshop Manager / Controller looking for you next role in Cornwall? An opportunity for a commercial PCV or Large Vehicle Fitter with supervisory or management experience to join a long established Cornish coach operator to oversee a busy and proactive workshop and to maintain all company vehicles to a very high standard.

This is a permanent full time role working a 40 hour week paying £18.00 - £20.00 per hour dependent on experience, plus some on call duties. The ideal candidate must work well as a hands on member of a team when required as well as leading and supporting its members. Previous experience in a leading role and large vehicle or PCV vehicle technician experience are essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading by example maintain and execute a high standard of vehicle maintenance.

  • Maintain service records and oversee vehicle defect reporting system.

  • Sourcing parts and spares and keeping necessary records.

  • Planning work and maintenance for the workshop and staff.

  • Work closely with service desk to provide information regarding repair work needed.

  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment.

  • Championing and adhering to Health and Safety policies

Key Skills

  • PCV license desirable but not essential.

  • Minimum of 5 years diagnostics mechanic experience.

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.

  • Lead a team effectively and ensure industry leading customer service.

  • Strong communication skills to communicate effectively with colleagues in all departments.

  • Flexible ‘can do’ attitude.

  • Full UK Driving Licence


  • Competitive starting salary.

  • Company pension scheme.

  • Increased Holiday Entitlement with Length of Service, Recruitment Incentive Awards, Long Service Awards.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join a small family business. Think this is the perfect opportunity for you? Get in touch to apply today.

Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.