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Administrator - Workshop

Location:Penrith

Ref#:134582

Salary:£20,500

Benefits:23 days holiday, 1 day off for birthday, 8 bank holidays, Company Pension, Life Assurance, Discounts from retailers, Optional Health Care

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WORKSHOP ADMINISTRATOR – PENRITH – Salary £20500+ Annual Bonus up to £800


We are expanding and opening a FABULOUS NEW PURPOSE-BUILT BRANCH in Penrith


Your typical working day: 

As the Workshop Administrator you hold a crucial role in the modern

workshop at Penrith as you are providing the support and

communication link between the team and the customers ensuring the

smooth running of the workshop. You will provide general

administrative support which includes reception duties, planning and 

managing the technician’s workload, ordering parts, ensuring vehicle

job cards are completed and liaising with customers ensuring their 

expectations are met and exceeded. You will also oversee booking our

vehicles in for planned maintenance. 



Our ideal Workshop Administrator is someone who can:

  • Make this role their own
  • Provide exceptional customer service both face to face and over the phone 
  • Demonstrate a strong administration background and a keen eye for detail
  • Work methodically, prioritise, multi-task and manage own workload
  • Show confidence with various IT packages including Excel, Word & outlook 
  • Maintain professional and positive working relationships
  • Work in a fast-paced environment

Benefits of joining Northgate Vehicle Hire Include:

·         Full time, permanent position Mon – Fri 08.00 – 17.30 & Sat 08.00 – 12.00 on a rota  


  • 23 days holiday, 8 Bank Holidays, additional day off for your birthday
  • Pension scheme (We contribute 5% of your salary)
  • Life Assurance
  • High Street Discounts
  • Free on-site staff parking
  • Regular reviews, training and 121’s to help develop and build your skills

Why would you want to work with us?

The Northgate journey began in 1981. Fast forward over 30 years on to a now having a network of 58 UK branches with almost 3,000 employees. Our mission is to be the leading provider of light commercial vehicle solutions for our customers which means as a Northgate team member you will be working in a friendly, collaborative and fast-moving environment where we work together to deliver great things.


Due to the nature of our business you will be required to hold a full UK Driving Licence.


Northgate is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer


If you like the sound of what you have read and feel we are the business for you I look forward to hearing from you soon!