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Workshop Controller (Refuse Vehicles)

Workshop Controller (Refuse Vehicles)

£40,000- £45,000 +Bonuses + Birthday day off + Family Planning + Generous Pension


Are you a Workshop Controller Looking to progress into a managerial position, with an automotive qualification looking for a Mon-Fri, days-based role within a thriving servicer of refuse vehicles that offers an excellent work-life balance, a generous bonus package, and the opportunity to work autonomously?

On offer is the opportunity to work within a large commercial transport service provider going through an exciting period of growth. The company is responsible for the maintenance, service, and repair of refuse vehicles + more on behalf of some major blue-chip clients.

Within this evenly split Technical hands-on and Managerial position, you will oversee all workshop functions. You will oversee the management of hands-on vehicle repairs and servicing to ensure they are carried out cost-effectively, both internally and subcontracted. You will be fully responsible for overseeing the maintenance in line with manufacturers’ recommendations, legislation, and contractual obligations. You will also be responsible for the management of multi-skilled technicians within the North Devon workshop and Somerset West and Taunton satellite workshop.

This role will suit a Workshop Controller with a background in the Automotive / HGV industry looking for a role within a company known for the market-leading pay generous bonus structure, and employee career progression.


* Maintaining efficiency throughout the Workshop
* Carry out repair and service work when needed and oversee all repairs.
* Mixture of technical hands-on work and management
* Monday to Friday, Days Based 8AM-5:30 PM – 1 hour paid lunch


* Workshop Technician looking to upskill into a manager position
* Experience working with refuse vehicles
* looking for an even split of technical hands-on work and management
* Commutable to Runnymede


Keywords: Workshop, Controller, Technician, Workshop Controller, Manager, Team Leader, HGV, Mechanic, RCV, Runnymede,

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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