Job Details

Commercial Vehicle Maintenance Controller

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Job Type
Full time
Lancashire, Lancashire, England
£25000-£30000 per annum

Job description

Our client is the largest privately owned operation of its type, the UK's leading supplier of specialist traffic management and support vehicles.

A family owned and run business, they have a healthy appetite for intelligent, innovative growth, a willingness for continued investment and a solid foundation based on their entrepreneurial heritage.

On their behalf, The Solution Automotive is proud to be seeking a Commercial Maintenance Controller.

  • £25,000 - £30,000 salary DOE
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • 25 days per annum holidays plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme

The role in essence is managing a fleet of 300+ commercial vehicles, including ones going onto and ones going off the fleet! The work is varied and we seek someone from a commercial after sales background with character to liaise with clients and suppliers across all levels from setting up SLAs to ongoing repair and logistical negotiation. The ideal candidate will have a very can do attitude and be able to work to tight deadlines calmly with a positive mindset.

Main Duties:

  • Ensuring warranty periods are maximised or policy claims applied for
  • Negotiating with third party repair agents to ensure fair charges
  • Sourcing the most competitive and cost efficient parts and suppliers
  • Highlighting product issues to manufacturers ensuring safety and that any costs incurred are reimbursed by the manufacturer
  • Informing large cost repairs to senior management promptly and recommending and arranging remedial action
  • Negotiate and agree terms and SLA'S
  • Checking through supplier pro-formas/estimates/quotes and issuing order numbers accordingly or placing into query if necessary.
  • Raising damage chargeables and obtaining a corresponding purchase order number both whilst the vehicle is on hire then once off hired, this will include providing the customer with damage packs.

Genuinely a superb opportunity to work for a company with a great reputation, working environment and low staff turnover.

Please ensure your CV is up to date, and has all relevant contact details including address.

Who are you applying to?

The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.

Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager.

Job SkillS:
Warranty, Estimator, Insurance, Manufacturer, Commercial

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