Vehicle Inspection Team Leader - Milton Keynes

Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: Guaranteed Minimum Earnings -  £27,319.29 -  up to £5,000 bonus + benefits.

Role Summary

A veteran friendly company is seeking an ambitious ex-military person to join their Inspection Team as a team leader. This is a great opportunity for a former Service man or woman with well developed training and leadership skills. As an Inspection Team Leader, you will use your skills and expertise to lead a team of vehicle inspectors, on dealer/customer vehicles at designated sites. You will be working without direct supervision – so the successful applicant will need to be independent, driven and able to lead by example, coaching new members of staff and being a focal point for the dealers within your region. 

The role will be well suited to ex-military VMs with proven leadership training or experience, or those with either inspection experience or a mechanical knowledge, for example having been trained as an armourer or having successfully passed a Driver and Maintenance course. If you a petrolhead but lack formal mechanical qualifications, a good knowledge of modern vehicles and their systems is a significant advantage. The ability to lead teams from the front and deliver results to a consistently high standard is key to success in this role.

The Company

Our client is a nationwide breakdown cover provider for its 15 million members.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be required to start new dealers and build a relationship with the garage, auditing of the garages and of the inspectors, along with tool checks to ensure compliance.

  • You will be required to cover your teams leave to ensure continuity of service level agreements.

  • Providing advice and assistance within your own area of competence and directing customers to other specialist departments.

  • Promoting the organisation and its services by projecting an efficient and professional image at all times.

  • Accurate records must be kept of all tasks, inspections and audits.

  • Report findings clearly and accurately; ensuring the customer fully understands the issues identified.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all staff maintain all tools and equipment to a high standard and remain compliant with both the organisation’s and site specific health and safety instructions.

Key Requirements

  • NVQ 3 level qualification in motor vehicle systems, or equivalent

  • A good understanding of electronic equipment and the ability to keep up to date with changes in motor industry related technology

  • A good standard of literacy and numeracy

  • Driving licence

  • A basic working understanding of Excel & Word

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent timekeeping

  • Willingness to travel to client sites

  • Good customer service skills

  • Good coaching and leadership skills

  • The ability and willingness to work out doors in all weathers when required


These include free breakdown membership, discounted Merlin Annual Passes for the top UK attractions, Apple repair services, money off selected car manufacturers, package holidays and discounts across hundreds of well-known restaurants.