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Workshop Foreman / Senior Technician required in Kildare Town

Reference:279/2017 Location:Kildare
Category:Workshop Employment Type:

Fitzpatricks Garage Group, established in 1951, operates a number of car dealerships covering Counties Kildare, Laois, Carlow and Offaly and holding franchises for Hyundai, Opel, Honda and Mercedes Benz and are authorised repairers for Toyota and Lexus.

They are currently recruiting a Workshop Foreman / Senior Technician for their Service Department based in Kildare Town.

Responsibilities will include;

Supervision  and in-house training of  our team of technicians 
Dealing with customers, management, staff in a courteous and professional manner
Working with management, parts department  and technicians to ensure that the workshop operates in an efficient and productive manner
Working with our franchise partners to ensure that systems, procedures are maintained and standards complied with
Job status monitoring and communication with Service Advisors etc to ensure smooth workflow  achieving excellent customer service
Ensure all Company tools and workshop equipment  are properly maintained 
Keeping updated with  technical product information
Road testing, and quality control checks as required
Ensure that staff adhere to all Company policies, procedures and safety standards
 
The successful candidate will have;
Minimum of  5 years post apprenticeship experience ideally working with one of our franchises
Experience in all aspects of vehicle servicing, engine overhaul, diagnostics and electronics
Be highly motivated and able to work on their own initiative
Ability to clearly communicate, motivate, and supervise our team of technicians
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong Computer Skills including MS Office and experience of ADP/Kerridge would be an advantage
Demonstrate a strong interest and knowledge of the motor industry
Full, clean driving licence
 
Attractive terms will be offered to the successful candidate. For the successful applicant we are offering a secure, permanent position in a company, committed to growth and continuous development.
 
If you are interested in this position and believe you can make a significant contribution to our business please apply below by forwarding your CV to s.lyons@fitzpatricksgarages.ie