Workshop Controller

Date: 16 May 2024

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Company: inchcape

Workshop Controller

Salary £35,985.60pa basic plus OTE Circa £43k

Jaguar Land Rover Derby



Work on great cars, with great people.

Enjoy support that’s second to none as a Workshop Controller at Inchcape UK.


The Workshop Controller is responsible for ensuring service and repairs are carried out effectively and accurately to achieve the highest possible standards for technical quality. The Workshop Controller is also responsible for ensuring maximum productivity in the workshop. They liaise between Service and the Technicians to ensure that all required work is actioned effectively and efficiently, keeping the customers expectations top of mind. Driven by exceeding targets and motivating the team to succeed would be a natural skill that our Workshop Controller possesses.


Best of all, you’ll be part of a fun, friendly team that will support you every day.


What we can offer you

  • 33 days’ annual leave, including bank holidays, rising with length of service. Holiday buying scheme also available
  • Retail discounts that save you money every day
  • Gym discounts, cash healthcare plans, and a cycle-to-work scheme
  • Car discounts for new and used purchases and servicing
  • Flexible pension scheme and Sharesave scheme to grow your savings
  • Family-friendly policies that help you spend more time with the people that matter
  • wellbeing programme to support you and your family
  • An internal colleague recognition system to celebrate achievements
  • community volunteering day



What you’ll do day to day

• Monitor Progress of repairs and service and communicate to service advisor of any delays 

• Check capacity in the workshop based on any additional work requirements 

• Ensure that quality checks are carried out as per Inchcape and brand guidelines
• Monitor and give feedback on Technicians quality and efficiency
• Allocate work to qualified technicians


Helpful skills and qualifications

Don’t worry about ticking off every single skill here − if you care about delivering great experiences as much as we do, we want to hear from you.

  • Technical Knowledge and qualifications relating to vehicle maintenance 
  • Previous experience of supervising or managing Technicians 
  • Computer Literate, Kerridge experience is desirable
  • Completed Required Training Courses
  • The capability of working to the highest quality standards and to efficiency targets
  • Great team player and communication skills


Who we are

Inchcape is a global automotive group that sells, services, and repairs the world’s best-known car brands, from Audi, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Lexus to BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mercedes-Benz. Our mission is to create outstanding and trusted experiences for our customers, our partners, and our people. That’s why we believe that Inchcape is for everyone − including you.


At Inchcape we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, and believe that Inchcape is for Everyone. So if you’re excited about this role and you share our values to deliver great experiences through fresh thinking and working better together, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right person for this or other roles. Please get in touch!