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Bodyshop Manager | Automotive Aftersales Services UAE | Dubai

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Date: 10-May-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 34420 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Al-Futtaim Automotive’s customer centric approach, international standards and value-adding business philosophy enables us to be the automotive company of choice across all of the territories in which we operate. An innovative leader in the automotive industry, Al-Futtaim Automotive Group has a widespread and well-developed distribution network currently operating in 11 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Al-Futtaim Automotive Group is proud to represent some of the world’s most popular and desirable automotive brands.


About the Job:

We are looking for an experienced Bodyshop Manager who already has a background in successful bodyshop management and is looking to lead and develop people to be the best they can be, encouraging a culture where people innovate and are passionate about what they do.

Reporting to the Regional Bodyshop Manager, you will be responsible for delivering impressive sales and profit results from leading the operation of a fast-paced paint & body centre, achieving optimal performance by driving and maintaining the focus of an efficient, highly trained and productive team. You will manage the expected growth and the activities of Bodyshop on a daily basis for a smooth, efficient and profitable operations.

Among your key responsibilities as are as follows:

  • Ensure top quality work job by matching principals’ repair standards. Enhancing Customer Satisfaction and diminish return jobs.
  • Ensure staff and workshop discipline for efficiency, quality and professionalism of job.
  • Ensure consistent growth in business volumes to achieve company budget objectives of increasing turnover, profit, gross margins etc.
  • Ensure high level of productivity to increase profits and quick turnover of job.
  • Establish clear communication with customer and staff to enhance job completion, quality and develop customer confidence.
  • Ensure satisfactory financial performance, namely turnover, gross margin and expense control to achieve company’s budgetary objectives.
  • Ensure on time debt collection. Ensure the establishment, documentation, implementation, standardization and sustenance of processes for the effectiveness of QMS in order to emphasize in achieving Customer Satisfaction, Product Quality & Process improvement.


About You:

To be successful for the role of Bodyshop Manager, you must have the following:

  • Degree in Automobile or Mechanical Engineering or any technical related field.
  • 5-7 years in a reputed workshop out of which 3 years in managerial level
  • Customer centric approach and operationally proactive by nature will be highly needed for this role to ensure daily departmental tasks, routines and resources are available to deliver high quality services.
  • You must have strong communication skills, be a confident decision maker, have excellent leadership skills and be able to influence others.
  • You will be an engaging leader with a skill for developing talent, a drive for result.



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