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Employment

We are looking for a Service Centre Manager/Mechanic to lead our Sorell Service Centre team.

Cooper Automotive is a Tasmanian owned family business that has been servicing the community for over 24 years.  We are now seeking expressions of interest for the role of Service Centre Manager. If you are a self-motivated, friendly and professional person this position is ideal for you. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for all the day to day running of our Sorell service and tyre centre.

The management position is a combination of office work and workshop time including oversight of all mechanical repair depending on what is required throughout the day including:

  • Taking customer bookings, quoting on repairs and tyres, managing staff output, controlling daily work flow, quality control for all work;
  • Preparation of customer invoices and repair documentation;
  • Mechanical diagnostics and repairs as required;
  • Managing front office, talking to customers, answering phones and dealing with internal and external enquiries;
  • General workshop duties and support to other areas of the business where there is capacity and as required.

Training on how to manage a Cooper Automotive Service Centre will be provided as well as ongoing industry training opportunities.

Ideally, to succeed in this role you will have:

  • 3+ years’ demonstrated experience in a similar role;
  • A Certificate 3 in Light Vehicle Repairs;
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills;
  • The ability to quickly pick up and adapt to new software systems;
  • Current unrestricted manual drivers’ licence;
  • A passion for customer service.

A VERY attractive salary package is on offer to the right candidate which will be made up of a base salary, superannuation and profit share bonus scheme.

So, if you are a self-motivated motor mechanic or an experienced manager in the automotive industry with great communication skills and proven track record of exceptional customer service, you should apply NOW!

Find out more – Position Description – Service Centre Manager

APPLY NOW via Seek to our General Manager, Glen Mackenzie and include your resume.

Ben – Service Centre Manager Hobart

“I keep coming back to Cooper Automotive, so I obviously like it. They’ve looked after me and sponsored me so I could stay in the country rather than go back to the UK (I tried but didn’t like it!) it’s a good place to work and great to have a trade to rely on.”

James – Service Centre Manager Lindisfarne

“I kind of fell into the work here in grade 10, but have no regrets. I work with great people and have been through two apprenticeships as a light vehicle mechanic and auto electrician. If you work hard the opportunities will come. “

Tim – Assistant Manager/Mechanic Hobart

“I’ve been here for 5 years and came here straight from grade 11. I’ve done my mechanical apprenticeship and I am now training as an auto electrician as well as learning more about the management side. They have provided all the training and they really look after all their staff.”

John – Mechanic Mornington

“This is my second time around at Cooper Automotive and I’ve now been here for 9 years. I’ve worked everywhere but came back as I know the people and like the work. It’s a good atmosphere and even with the wide variety of cars we get we have the right procedures in place so that we know what’s on for the day. It helps if you’re motivated and tech-savvy nowadays and of course, interested in cars!”