Overview

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Do you want to accelerate your career, move your personal development up a gear and join the number one automotive business to work for in the UK?

Do you want to work with an amazing group of people, who are fun, friendly, get stuff done and who bring our values to life – PROUD, HAPPY, HONEST, SUPPORTIVE – by working TOGETHER?

Motorpoint is the place to be and we are on a mission!

Already the UK’s leading retailer of nearly new cars, Motorpoint has ambitious plans to make car buying as easy as possible in whatever way our customers want. Online? We deliver. In store? We deliver. At home? We deliver (we literally do).

We believe that by creating the best possible place to work for our colleagues, we will create the best possible experience for our customers and that will fuel the growth of our amazing business and the careers and opportunities for our colleagues.

If you were to join us as a Preparation Supervisor, here is what you need to know.

Salary: £13.60 per hour (dependent on qualifications) plus bonus

Location: Swansea

Hours: 42.5 per week, 5 days over 7 rota,  including the weekends.

If you have a passion for cars, love managing a detailed and service-led process and enjoy working as part of a fast-paced and energetic team you may have found your ideal job!

Our workshops are a key department on every site and we are looking for a Preparation Supervisor to supervise the workshop and yard team reporting directly into the Preparation Manager.  As a Preparation Supervisor here at Motorpoint, you will help us to shake off all those outdated car industry clichés and help us drive into the fast lane towards becoming the most desired car retailer.

Let us tell you a little bit about what you will be doing

  • Supporting the yard operations and team to prepare vehicles for site display and customer collection
  • Coaching, leading and developing the Yard and Workshop team.
  • To ensure low level of issues such as price boards, preparation issues are identified during the Buyer’s pitch visit
  • Ensuring work is allocated to individuals and productivity is maintained whilst maintaining quality
  • Maintain good administrative procedures and filing of relevant documents
  • Working closely with sub contractors on site and maintaining a good relationship
  • Assisting your line manager in their duties related to workshop management
  • Liaise with sales team members and assist where necessary
  • Carry out all duties in line with the company’s health and safety policies and procedures, and the safe to work instructions
  • Assist the team to carry out PDI inspections and repair vehicles as part of the workshop team
  • Due to the nature of the role you will need a full, clean driving licence
  •  Above everything else, you’ll live the Motorpoint values of Proud, Honest, Supportive and Happy, You’ll also be ready for some serious fun!

So how do you get the role?

We are looking for someone who has a proven track record in a similar role, in particular workshop control, quality control and managing logistics along with people management and leadership experience. This role will require you to be well organised, have a methodical approach to workload with the ability to manage several processes and tasks at the same time. You’d be required to be IT literate with working knowledge of Outlook and Excel.

What is in it for you?

  • Paid time off every month to do something that makes you happy
  • 28 days holiday plus days off for your birthday, getting married or moving house
  • Additional holidays for length of service
  • Long service awards
  • Staff discount on cars and finance options
  • Discounts & cash back at hundreds of high street retailers & restaurants through our “My M.O.T” platform
  • Smart Tech in partnership with Currys
  • Cycle to work
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Vocational and personal development training courses
  • Quarterly team socials
  • Team feasts
  • Scratch card rewards
  • Sharesave scheme (SAYE)
  • Plus much more!

    We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and would ask you to get in touch if you are concerned about any barriers you feel you may be facing in your application process with us, so we can ensure they are removed

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