Bodyshop Supervisor

  • Date Posted:April 18th 2024
  • Job Reference:BODYSHOPSUPER
  • TypePermanent
  • LocationLoughborough
  • Salary & Package£18 - £20ph

Our well established client, based in Loughborough, is currently looking to recruit a Bodyshop Supervisor to join them on a full time, permanent basis

Shifts: Monday to Thursday 0800hrs to 1630hrs, Friday 08.00hrs to 15.30hrs

Salary: Up to £20 per hour (Approximately £40,560 per year based on 39 hr week)

As they prepare to bid farewell to a valued team member due to retirement, they are seeking a dedicated individual to fill this pivotal role.

This is more than just a job – it’s a chance to become a vital bridge between their workshop floor and management team, shaping the future of vehicle repair and maintenance.

Who Are You?

You’re a seasoned professional, with significant experience in the motor vehicle repair industry, particularly in commercial vehicles.

Your expertise extends to understanding VOSA PSV/HGV License Laws and Regulations, ensuring compliance and excellence in every repair.

You thrive in collaboration, working closely with the Body Shop Manager, participating in meetings and planning sessions, and covering for them when necessary.

Your ability to read and understand drawings is unparalleled, allowing you to navigate technical challenges with ease.

This role presents a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their skills and make a tangible impact within our organization.


What they Offer

  • Professional growth and development: Unlock your potential through various training and development opportunities.
  • Pension scheme: Matched up to 5% of your salary, including death in service cover.
  • Medical cover: Comprehensive coverage provided by Health Shield.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Take advantage of our wellness, mindfulness, and counselling services to support your overall well-being.
  • Generous holiday allowance: Start with 25 days and watch it grow to 30 days with length of service, plus bank holidays.
  • Discounts on various purchases: Enjoy savings on shopping vouchers, cinema tickets, holidays, and travel.
  • Fitness perks: Access MyGymDiscounts and MyActiveDiscounts.
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies: We value work-life balance and offer enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity leave with 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay, as well as 5-week paternity leave.


  • Supervise a team of technicians, ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Semi Productive 30%/40% which can vary week to week
  • Work closely with the Body Shop Manager, participating in meetings and planning sessions.
  • Cover for the Body Shop Manager when necessary, ensuring seamless operations.
  • Provide timely updates on repair progress and manage job issues in real time.
  • Ensure compliance with Volvo time recording procedures and Health and Safety policies.
  • Act as a crucial link between our workshop environment and the demands of our office operations.


  • City and Guilds, NVQ 3, or equivalent in Commercial Motor Vehicle repair.
  • Exceptional team management and motivational skills.
  • Effective communication at all levels, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in diagnostic and technical assistance, guiding our technicians to swift fault diagnosis.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to modify approaches for positive outcomes.
  • Ability to delegate tasks effectively and operate computer systems with ease.

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