Job description

Kearys Motor Group is one of Ireland’s largest motor groups, with 12 dealerships across Cork, Limerick, Dublin.

Kearys represents BMW, MINI, Motorrad, Hyundai, Nissan, Renault and Dacia in Cork, together with Kearys Carstore Dublin, Cork and Limerick.

With award-winning sales staff, dedicated financial advisors, a superb aftersales department and a first-class business development centre, we are passionate about providing exemplary customer care. Working as a team we strive to achieve exceptional standards in this area, placing a strong emphasis on staff training, together with considerable facility development, which remains on-going.

Job Description:

Kearys Motor Group is rapidly expanding and looking for top calibre candidates to join its winning team. We are currently seeking to recruit a Workshop Foreman to join our dynamic, growing team based in Kearys Renault, Kinsale Road, Cork.

Looking to move your career into next gear? Apply today to be a part of our success story.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that Technicians are conversant with Service and Workshop bulletins, rules and safety matters and maintain discipline.
  • To supervise the workshop and its staff to achieve an agreed level of quality, efficiency and profitability.
  • To ensure that Clean Service Kits and vehicle protection aids are used at all times.
  • To instruct Technicians concerning repair procedures and contact Manufacturer Technical Department if necessary.
  • To be responsible for Technician apprentice training and supervision.
  • To inform Service Advisors of additional work required and instructs Technicians as necessary.
  • To approve work order and ensure times allotted are not exceeded and that additional work is recorded accurately.
  • To test drive vehicles after completion of work, to monitor quality control.
  • To ensure that time control operates as prescribed by management.
  • To be responsible for general order in the Workshop and ensure that tools, special tools, equipment and Workshop literature are complete and up to date.
  • To be responsible for accurate Warranty work and to ensure that parts exchanged are returned for claim.
  • Advise Service Advisors and Technicians whether work is retail/warranty/internal/sales and ensure Technicians retain Parts when required.
  • To arrange Emergency Service coverage as specified by Service Manager.

Key Requirements:

  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Full, clean driving licence.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Work well as part of a team, and on own initiative.
  • Display a professional, courteous manner at all times.
  • Be efficient, with good organisational skills and attention to detail.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness program

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cork, County Cork: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • relevant: 3 years (required)

Ref: workshopforeman-ballyphehane

Working Hours Full-Time
Location Cork
Salary Competitive
Closing Date 31/12/2022
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