• Collision Center Foreman - Mike Smith Collision Center

    Job Locations US-TX-Beaumont
    Job ID
    2018-5955
    Category
    Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Mike Smith Honda is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.  We are looking to add a qualified COLLISION CENTER SHOP FOREMAN to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.

     

    In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

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    • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance
    • 401(k) plan with company match
    • Paid Time-Off
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
    • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities

    Responsibilities

    • Hire, train, develop and motivate the collision center staff and monitor their performance.
    • Forecast goals and objectives for the department and ensure they are met.
    • Ensure that common courtesy is shown to all customers by every collision center employee to promote customer satisfaction.
    • Maintain daily sales and production records as required by dealership management.
    • Develop and monitor budgets for the collision department and keep dealership management informed of variances.
    • Ensure that the collision department meets all financial goals.
    • Establish and maintain strong relationships with insurance adjusters at several insurance companies.
    • Establish and maintain good working relationships with customers to encourage repeat and referral business.
    • Handle customer complaints tactfully, promptly, and with concern for the customer.
    • Must be at or above regional CSI scores.
    • Ensure proper repair techniques are being used.
    • Ensure that all necessary shop equipment is in proper and safe working condition.
    • Understand and comply with federal, state and local regulations that affect collision center operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA right-to-know, etc.
    • Other duties may be assigned by management.
    • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Company’s Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and vendors.

    Qualifications

    • Two or more year’s management experience in automotive collision repair.
    • Currently has established good working relationships with insurance companies in the local market area.
    • ADP Dealer Services Experience a plus.
    • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
    • A desire to work in a commission, performance-based, environment.
    • Great attitude with high-energy personality.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Professional appearance and work ethic.
    • Ability to work well in a process driven environment.
    • Outstanding communication skills in both verbal and written.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Valid driver license in the state that you will work and a good driving record.

     

    *All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment.*

    Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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