A collision centre manager/assistant manager is responsible for the achievement of the organization’s financial and professional objectives. The manager directs the work activities of body shop employees, including their observance of deadlines and productivity levels, as well as the maintenance of quality standards.
Achieving a reasonable operating profit for the department, maintaining customer satisfaction standards, while containing expenses are other key functions of the role of manager.
In addition, a manager provides leadership to all collision centre personnel and management to those filling primary sales, customer service, production and administrative positions.
Essential duties listed of an auto body shop manager are planning and monitoring the work of body repairs staff, implementing procedures, taking corrective measures, training staff, providing technical advice, verifying documentation, and purchasing parts and supplies needed for repairs.
An assistant manager helps the manager in most areas of responsibility.
Forecast: Total jobs over 5 years
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Education, Training & Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent required; post-secondary education is an asset
- Valid Driver’s License
- Experience with shop management
- Experience with the repair process
- Experience with estimator software (eg: Mitchell)
- Training is a combination of mostly on-the-job followed by in class and online
- 5 years experience is a common requirement
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