Manager Collision Repair

Calgary CMD Carstar Group-Collision Repair - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Calgary CMD Group-Collision Repair
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Calgary, AB

Looking for a new challenge and a rewarding adventure? Are you in an assistant role and looking to move up?

We need a leader who is as capable of sweeping the floor as they are of appraising damages to a vehicle. Someone who takes ownership and excels at providing opportunities for their staff to grow and shine. You have experience in fostering a culture of accountability and quality customer service. Your excitement in growing the business is infectious and you are invested in mentoring your staff at all levels, through example and teaching.

The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the business from associates to the product used in the work processes inclusively. Knowledge of Lean Processes and 5S, considered an asset.

Specific Accountability List: (not all inclusive):

Accounting and Key performance Indicators-our people know their numbers and where they come from, your previous experience brings an understanding of: cycle time, severity, gross margin, WIP, sales and accounts receivable.

You know more than their definitions, you know how one impacts the other.

Soft skills;from your body of work you have training and experience in communicating effectively to all levels, you give and receive information in plain language, and demonstrate above average written communication skills.

The goal is to maintain a positive workplace by working in a cooperative manner.Feedback is positive, constructive and given with the notion of continuous improvement. Our tagline, "Every Job we do well makes us the collision repairer of choice," extends internally as well as those who trust us with their vehicles.

Repair Knowledge;through your career you have seen and participated in the repair process to the extent that you are able to note the damages on a vehicle with your appraiser skills, as well as determine the quality of repair that the production staff presents upon completion

Computer;the understanding of excel, word, outlook, essential Microsoft office product use, familiar with the software used in the collision industry, Mitchell products, Repair Center is an asset.

Responsibilities
Exceed all customers' expectations through all phases of the process
Ensure company operating procedures are followed

Staff Development
Meet or exceed Key Performance Indicators

Qualifications
World class customer service skills
2-5+ years of collision repair experience in a similar capacity
Exceptional problem solving skills
Proficiency with estimating systems and insurance direct repair (DRP) guidelines
Ability to lead and motivate your staff to reach common goals
Strong business acumen
Full understanding of proper repair procedures and OE guidelines / standards
I-CAR Certification are a bonus

Competitive Advantage:
Stable employment with a growing company in the automotive collision repair industry
Winning culture and excellent work environment
Comprehensive benefits
Senior leadership with integrity who's eager to help
Great earning potential
Forward thinking company who is up to date with equipment and technology

We are a high performance company, looking for a high performance Shop Manager. If you're hard working and quality minded, this is a great opportunity for you.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Collision Repair: 3 years (Required)
  • Supervisory: 3 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 5 Drivers (Preferred)

Language:

  • Fluent English (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time