Closing Date 06/05/2021
Working Hours Full time
Location SK4 2BE
Salary Up to 40,000 OTE £51,000

LSH Auto UK are seeking a Bodyshop & Preparation Centre Manager for Mercedes Benz of Stockport

Are you an experienced Workshop Controller or Manager who has a proven track record of mapping process but also improving speed to market?

Can you implement processes to enhance the efficiency of departments whilst managing a large team?

If so, this role could be right for you

Bodyshop & Preparation Centre Manager responsibilities:

  • Effective management and leadership at Stockport’s Bodyshop and Used Car Preparation Centre.
  • Identifying opportunities for reducing waste/inefficiency or improving quality
  • Full budget responsibility for both the Bodyshop and Used Car Preparation Centre.
  • Meet and exceed all KPIs such as: Productivity, Efficiency, Utilisation and Work in Progress (WIP)
  • Ensure all manufacturing and insurance audits are achieved for both the Bodyshop and Used Car Preparation.
  • Look to streamline used car preparation and efficiency to improve used cars logistics
  • Create or maximise processes to ensure ‘fixed first visit’ is achieved.
  • Maximising the use of all available resources to ensure the department is run in the most effective manner
  • Delivering a positive customer experience
  • Anticipate and identify customer/business needs. Ensure compliance and look to exceed the customer and business needs at all times.
  • Working with customers to the highest ethical and professional standards to build long-term profitable relationships
  • Demonstrating exceptional product knowledge and communicate this appropriately with team members
  • Finding opportunities to manage, coach and develop colleagues

The key skills that will be needed for this role include:

  • Leadership/management skills
  • Process driven
  • The ability to coach and develop others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Self motivated
  • Resilient

What we have to offer you:

Up to £40,000 basic OTE £51,000 plus various performance add-ons

Staff Car Scheme

Competitive Pension Scheme, Perk box Membership, Eye care Vouchers, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme

This is a great role for a manager who is process driven, can map out a process and build an efficient team

The Company

LSH Auto is proud to be part of a respected and world-renowned premium car dealership that dates back over 45 years. LSH International operates over 143 Mercedes-Benz dealerships in markets across the globe in diverse countries such as China, Australia, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia and most recently in Germany and the United Kingdom.

Our UK dealerships of high-end automobiles operates under our corporate business LSH Auto UK Limited and is made up of immaculate dealerships located across Birmingham and Manchester. Dealership sites include Birmingham Central, Erdington, Macclesfield, Solihull, Stockport, Manchester Central, Tamworth and Whitefield.

Based in two of the largest cities in the UK, LSH Auto is easily commutable offering a great line-up of new and approved used Mercedes-Benz and smart car models.

Our state-of-the-art Stockport site, purpose built, three storey facility launched in August 2019 and has become LSH Auto UK’s Mercedes-Benz hub for the North West, attracting an unprecedented number of new customers and sales leads in its first year.

Mercedes-Benz of Stockport has two buildings at the flagship site. From its 13,492sqm showroom - the Autohaus; a retail space for new and used cars. The site is also home to an aftersales facility and a 17,166sqm purpose-built high-tech Body, Paint and Repair Centre, which operates as LSH Auto UK’s regional Used Car Preparation Facility and Parts Distribution Centre.

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