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Westover Jaguar Land Rover Careers

Following a £7.5 million investment building the UK’s largest Jaguar Land Rover aftersales facility, and work nearing completion on our new, state of the art, dual-arch showroom in Christchurch, there has never been a better time to join Westover Jaguar Land Rover.

With both the Sales and Aftersales facilities expanding we have a number of exciting opportunities for those who share our enthusiasm and passion for both incredible brands.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions - please keep scrolling for full details:

  • Service Manager (minimum 5 years experience)
  • Technician
  • Valeters
  • Workshop Cleaner

If you are ambitious, self-motivated and want to develop your career with a forward thinking company that can offer an industry leading working environment then please submit a copy of your CV and covering letter.

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Experienced Service Manager

Following a £7.5 million investment building the UK’s largest Jaguar Land Rover aftersales facility, and work nearing completion on our new, state of the art, dual-arch showroom in Christchurch, there has never been a better time to join Westover Jaguar Land Rover.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced and dynamic Service Manager to join our management team in Christchurch.

If you are ambitious, self-motivated and want to develop your career with a forward thinking company that can offer an industry-leading working environment then please submit a copy of your CV and covering letter.

The Role

As an important member of the Jaguar Land Rover senior team, you will be required to run a profitable and efficient department ensuring a ‘customer first’ approach is maintained at all times whilst using your knowledge and tenacity to meet performance targets set by the Group and the manufacturer.

Our Service Managers lead, motivate and drive our teams of Service Advisors and Technicians and are hands on in the day to day running of the department. Alongside a customer-focused attitude, you will be commercially minded, passionate about the automotive industry and be motivated to exceed targets.

You will need to possess:

  • At least five years experience and a proven track record of running a successful service department in a main dealer environment
  • The ability to lead by example, manage and inspire the team to consistently exceed customer satisfaction and profitability objectives
  • Experience of developing and monitoring budgets
  • Strong communication and organisational skills with a high level of self motivation
  • Up to date knowledge of vehicle and consumer legislation as well as FCA regulations

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop service department plans and budgets to achieve quarterly and annual targets
  • Maintain financial and operational controls within the department
  • Understand and report on key KPIs in a timely and accurate manner
  • Support and motivate a team of Service Advisors by providing clear direction for the department to maximise profitability
  • Manage a workshop to ensure workshop efficiency and productivity rates are maintained
  • Ensure warranty procedures are followed correctly and monies are recovered promptly
  • Respond swiftly to any customer complaints and ensure timely resolutions
  • Establish and monitor the team’s training requirements to ensure the required level of expertise is achieved at all times
  • Work alongside the Group Head of Service to develop a strategy to maintain the long term profitability of the department

Benefits of working for the Westover Group:

As well as a competitive salary and an uncapped bonus centred on quality and financial performance (OTE c.£60k), we also offer other great benefits including:

  • 22 days annual leave, rising to 24 days (after 5 years) and 26 days (after 10 years) of continuous service;
  • Opportunity to join the company pension scheme;
  • Life Assurance; and
  • Discounts on new vehicle, used vehicle, service and parts purchases.

A full relocation package will be considered for the right candidate.

If you think you possess the necessary skills and have the passion to join our quest towards for complete customer satisfaction, please send us your CV with a short letter of introduction.

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Technician

Following a £7.5 million investment building the UK’s largest JLR Aftersales facility, there has never been a better time to join Westover Jaguar Land Rover.

Due to expansion, we are currently recruiting for one Technician to join our established and experienced workshop team in Christchurch.

The Role

As a Technician you will need to achieve the highest standards in customer service through delivery of an exceptional technical performance. You will be working on both customer and Westover owned vehicles and will deliver an always right first time service.

You will be able to work to efficiency and productivity targets, run diagnostics, resolve faults, suggest and make improvements and support the broader workshop team.

Our ambition is to ensure you exceed your potential, excel in your delivery and meet your career aspirations so our policy is one of continuous training. We want all Technicians to achieve Master Technician level so a commitment to ongoing and regular training is an absolute prerequisite.

To be a success in this role, you will possess

  • The knowledge to use modern diagnostic equipment
  • The capability of working to the highest quality standards
  • Great team player and communication skills
  • Maintain high standards of house-keeping
  • Prior experience of working to efficiency targets
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Main dealer experience preferable but not essential
  • Experience in the Brand would be an advantage
  • VOSA approved MOT tester also an advantage but not essential
  • Time served or hold NVQ qualifications to Level 3

Benefits of working for the Westover Group

Technicians will receive a competitive salary, a rewarding monthly efficiency bonus and great benefits including:

  • 22 days annual leave, rising to 24(after 5 years) and 26 (after 10 years) continuous service;
  • Opportunity to join the company pension scheme;
  • Life Assurance;
  • Discounts on new vehicle, used vehicle, service and parts purchases.

Working hours

4 day shift pattern working 7.00am to 6.00pm

If you are ambitious and want to develop your career with a forward thinking company that can offer an industry-leading working environment then please send us a copy of your CV and covering letter.

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Valeters

Westover Group are looking for experienced Valeters to join their busy team at Jaguar Land Rover Christchurch.

To be a success in this role you will

  • Ideally have knowledge of H&S COSHH
  • Have the desire to ensure that every vehicle is completed to the highest standards, exceeding our objectives
  • Enjoy working in a team and supporting colleagues wherever possible
  • Have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Have a full Drivers Licence

Responsibilities

You will be able to demonstrate a high level of professional experience in all aspects of vehicle valeting, including the use of Supagard, equipment and chemicals. Your responsibilities will include preparing vehicles in readiness for sale and for the showroom. Preparation, washing, vacuuming and moving of Vehicles is essential.

Benefits

As a Valeter you will receive a competitive salary and great benefits including:

  • 22 days holiday, rising to 24 days after 5 years' / 26 days after 10 years' continuous service
  • Opportunity to join the company pension scheme;
  • Life Assurance; and
  • Discounts on vehicle purchase, parts and servicing.

Working hours

Typically your hours will be 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, and may incorporate Saturday mornings on a rota.

If you think you possess the necessary skills and have the passion to join our quest for complete customer satisfaction, please send us your CV with a short letter of introduction.

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Workshop Cleaner

Westover Jaguar Land Rover is looking for a Workshop Cleaner to join their team in Christchurch.

The Role

As a Workshop Cleaner you will be responsible for ensuring the site and workshop are clean, tidy and presentable at all times.

To be a success in this role you will

  • Enjoy working in a team and supporting colleagues wherever possible
  • Have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Ideally have knowledge of H&S COSHH
  • Have a full Drivers Licence

Responsibilities

  • Keep the whole site, including the customer car park, forecourt, workshop and valeting bay, tidy and litter free, ensuring manufacturer and group standards are maintained at all times
  • Keep the workshop clean and dispose of all rubbish and waste materials so each Technician has clear access to their bay
  • Ensure all workshop stock and equipment is tidied away and stored in accordance with the site’s Heath and Safety policy
  • Assist in the control and disposal of cardboard and other waste materials on site
  • During busy periods you will also be required to support the valeting team and Cleaner/Drivers on site

Benefits

As a Workshop Cleaner you will receive a competitive salary and great benefits including:

  • 22 days annual leave, rising to 24 after 5 years’ and 26 after 10 years’ continuous service;
  • Opportunity to join the company pension scheme;
  • Life Assurance; and
  • Discounts on new vehicle, used vehicle, service and parts purchases.

Working hours

Typically your hours will be 8.00am to 6.00pm, incorporating a weekend rota.

If you think you possess the necessary skills and have the passion to join our quest for complete customer satisfaction, please send us your CV with a short letter of introduction.

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