Stew Hansen Hyundai-Body Shop Manager

Ken Garff Clive , IA 50325

Posted 2 months ago

Considering a career with Ken Garff Automotive Group means you are in for a great ride (excuse the car metaphor)! We're not your standard dealership or group of dealerships and we are pretty darn proud of that. We are out to do things differently and want to consistently change, grow, and progress. For that reason, our employees are proud of where they work!

Stew Hansen Hyundai a Ken Garff Automotive Dealership, is currently looking for a talented Body Shop ( Manager that aligns with our core values and acts with respect, intelligence, greatness, honesty and teamwork.

As a group, we aim to become the most esteemed automotive group by treating people R.I.G.H.T and creating lifetime customers!

Here's why you'll want to work here:

  • Competitive compensation with growth opportunities

  • Great people with a great culture

  • Paid Time Off and 401k

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-term disability, AD&D and Life Insurance

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee purchase and service program

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Forecasts goals and objectives for the body shop and meet or exceed them

  • Ensures harmony and teamwork with all other departments

  • Promotes a positive attitude and create a cohesive team to take the business forward.

  • Prepares and administer an annual operating budget for the body shop

  • Attends manager meetings as needed

  • Understands, and keeps abreast of and comply with federal, state and local regulations that affect body shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA right-to-know, etc.

  • Hires, trains, motivates, counsel, and monitor the performance of all body shop staff

  • Direct and schedule the activities of all body shop employees while providing expectations and feedback

  • Ensures accurate estimating, costing and invoicing in the department

  • Provides technical assistance as needed

  • Ensures premises and equipment and other assets are controlled and used effectively

  • Conducts meetings with body shop employees to discuss/communicate activities and issues

  • Establishes and maintain good working relationships with several insurance adjusters

  • Establishes and maintain good working relationships with customers to encourage repeat and referral business

  • Completes quality checks on all completed on jobs

  • Handles all customer complaints, in accordance with the Ken Garff Values

  • Keeps abreast of new equipment and tools available and recommend purchases

  • Ensures that the work areas and customer waiting area are kept clean

  • Assists Fixed Operations Director as needed (other duties may be assigned)

Here's what you'll need:

  • 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Ability to read and comprehend job-related instructions and information whether electronic or paper-based

  • Deals creatively and logically with any problems that arise, while expressing empathy for customers and their problems

  • Problem Solving ability to root cause problems and present solutions

  • Interpersonal Skills the ability to interact well with employees and customers at all levels, socially poised

  • Proficient in the use of Reynolds & Reynolds, Estimating Software, and Microsoft Office

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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