Job Details:

Salary: Competitive Position: full_time Location: City of Bristol
Posted: Tue Nov 22 2022 15:30:17 GMT+0000 Job Type: permanent

Job Description:

BMW Bristol is looking to appoint an organised, enthusiastic, Workshop Manager to lead our team of Technicians, in one of the busiest workshops in the BMW Network.

The main job function consists of:
• Demonstrating excellent leadership and communication skills
• Mentoring and developing our team of Technicians to ensure they are meeting all aspects of the BMW certification programme and their own personal development.
• Responsibility for the quality of Technician output, ensuring we are maximising productivities, efficiencies and profitability.
• Carry out monthly performance reviews providing feedback and support.
• Managing and delegating the workload ensuring efficient running of the workshop.
• Providing clear lines of communication between workshop and service advisors to ensure our customers’ expectations are prioritised.
• Ensuring all aspects of Health and Safety are maintained in the Workshop.
• Ensuring our workshop facilities and standards are maintained.

The individual should be proactive, process driven and committed to meet the high quality of work expected from our customers and brand, whilst managing a busy professional team. The successful candidate will have the ability to quickly prioritise and make decisions employing their excellent communication skills, in both verbal and written communication.


  • A generous holiday allowance (25 days holiday plus 8 days Bank Holiday)
  • Bonus
  • Employee Car Ownership Scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare (after qualifying period)
  • You will also receive excellent training and development from BMW and our Group staff

Essential Skills:

The ideal candidate will need to have a proven track record in running an efficient workshop environment as a Workshop Manager. Whilst this is preferred it is not essential, as we would also consider applications from experienced technicians who have demonstrated strong supervisory skills in their previous role and are looking to make the next step in their career.

We need someone with the ability to work in a high-pressured environment who has fantastic leadership skills that can drive a team of circa 30 technicians / apprentices forward to success. You should strive for operational excellence and have a strategic mind-set, whilst ensuring that the customer always comes first.

The quality of work delivered is of paramount importance and you will be responsible for ensuring that there is a first-time fix for every repair. The role also involves working with the latest technology from BMW for both electrification and connected services.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting role, please apply today.

About Company:

Dick Lovett has grown to become one the South West's leading automotive retailers, representing a number of the motoring industry's biggest and most prestigious manufacturers. Come and grow with us.

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