Body Shop Manager Resume Samples

Body Shop Manager role is a managerial post, wherein the manager oversees the work performed in the body shop; A Well-made Body Shop Manager resume lists out job duties such as handling schedules, overseeing body shop mechanic’s work, supervising the daily body shop work operations, overseeing the personnel training, inspecting finished work at body shop, ensuring quality and time related issues, checking paintwork and exterior vehicle surface, taking corrective measures and purchasing parts and tools that are needed for repairs. To take up the role as a Body Shop Manager, candidates are expected to have an extensive practical skill and knowledge of mechanical study and be well versed in safety practices; they should also possess strong leadership and communicative skills. Eligible candidates applying for the post of body shop manager mention a degree in the field of automotive or its equivalent.

Body Shop Manager Resume

Headline : Experienced Body Shop Manager bringing 5+ years of experience working within the collision repair industry, specializing in parts management. Excels in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with an appreciation for the various challenges both in the shop and office. Customer and team safety stay at top of mind while maintaining high-quality customer service, cost savings and diplomatic relationship building with partners and key stakeholders.

Skills : Cost Management, Documentation, Estimating, Inventory, Ordering

Description :

  • Managing all aspects of daily operations, production, front office, and vendor/customer/employee relations.
  • Daily activities included, but were not limited to, supporting a team of 17 employees with their daily duties while maintaining employee engagement, quality, safety, cost efficiency and customer service standards.
  • Providing coaching and new hire training when necessary, managing the disposal of hazardous waste materials.
  • Adhering to the bay area air quality and EPA standards, parts management (ordering, returning, organizing, receiving, stocking, inventory, parts reconciliation, documentation, and cost management).
  • Estimating and managing work orders, maintaining and developing relationships with vendors and partners.
  • Running various errands to ensure logical and high impact activities were being organized allowing us to meet deadlines and expectations.
  • Maintaining the employee morale and increasing production through employee appreciation and performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Body Shop Manager II Resume

Summary : Body Shop Manager II with 18 plus years of experience is seeking to gain a position that takes better advantage of the leadership skills that I have developed as well as offering a challenging work environment that I can grow in. The ideal position would allow me to sharpen and expand on my current knowledge base, as well as offer the opportunity to provide support in a larger scope, impacting a larger portion of an organizations mission.

Skills : Software And Operating Systems, AR Systems (Remedy), IDA Data Base System, Internet Explorer, MS Excel, MS Office Multiple Versions, MS Word, TCP/IP Troubleshooting, Multiple MS Windows OS

Description :

  • Managing the day to day operations of the high volume auto body repair facility.
  • Assessing and estimating all vehicles in the shop while maintaining/building relationships with most major insurance carriers.
  • Responsible for all purchasing – materials, parts, etc. as well as creating/generating reports to manage effectively.
  • Focussing on quality control of all vehicles while maintaining 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinating/facilitating all DRP/TLC program procedures and processes and assured 100% compliance.
  • Presently maintaining 100% customer satisfaction with all insurance companies and maintain a tier 1 rating with Allstate.
  • Reviewing and negotiating all vehicle estimates with third –party and freelance appraisers.
  • Troubleshooting the vehicle electronic systems and resolving to utilize the computer technology.
  • Writing estimates for walk-ins and developing the good customer relationships for up-selling.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Business Administration

Body Shop Manager Resume

Headline : Body Shop Manager with 6 plus years of experience is seeking to join a company that offers me a stable and positive atmosphere and inspires me to enhance and innovate the work culture for the betterment of all parties concerned.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Sales Management, Customer Relations, Inventory Management, Team Building

Description :

  • Leading a strong technical team to operate in an effective manner while maintaining high standards of quality and workmanship.
  • Monitoring several key indicators, including daily production statistics and regional benchmarks in order to achieve productivity projections and meet our customer's expectations.
  • Developing estimates by costing parts, supplies, and labor, calculating customers payment, including deductibles.
  • Preparing Work Orders (WO) by describing repair and replacement services required, obtaining approval signatures, entering WO into work management system.
  • Enhancing the body shop reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Ensuring that all injuries are immediately documented and called into the human resources department.
  • Ensuring that work areas are kept clean and safe and that employees operate under safe working conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Body Shop Manager Resume

Objective : Body Shop Manager with 4 years of experience with an objective is to obtain a rewarding position as a Body Shop Manager or Estimator who will provide excellent managerial services to meet the standards of this company and our customers.

Skills : Sales, Troubleshooting, Billing, Job Cost Estimation, Material/parts Procurement And Inventory Control. Proficient Many Estimating Programs Which Includes; Audatex, ADP, CCC, Mitchell And Collision Masters

Description :

  • Communicated with customers regarding vehicle issues and potential repairs.
  • Developed and maintained strong and clear communication and rapport with insurance companies.
  • Operated and managed the body shop, ordered all materials and parts needed to repair vehicles.
  • Marketed the repair services, managed all accounts, made sure all vehicles were repaired back to factory standards.
  • Managed all shop operations as well as managing three collision repair technicians, two Paint Technicians, three Paint Prep Technicians, and one Assistant Manager.
  • Assessed, estimated, ordered parts for, and repaired the cosmetic and drove train damages to heavy trucks, vans, personal trailers, motorcycles, buses, military equipment, and passenger cars and trucks.
  • Established relationships with automotive industry vendors for subcontracting glass repair, upholstery repair, and vinyl decal installation.
  • Monitored and maintained paint supplies, tools, and materials for day to day shop operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates

Body Shop Manager Resume

Summary : Body Shop Manager is seeking to obtain a position which allows me to utilize my past 10+ years of management experience to increase productivity and streamline operations.

Skills : Invoicing, Accounts Payable, 50 WPM, Copy Machine, Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook

Description :

  • Facilitated repair cost negotiations between insurance companies and body shop.
  • Ensured completed repair orders were properly documented and closed out.
  • Aided in the proper and full collection of payments from insurance companies and other responsibilities.
  • Reviewed all repair work to ensure that vehicle was repaired per estimate.
  • Ensured that customers were satisfied with the quality of repairs done to their vehicle.
  • Responsible for reducing expenses and streamlining operations while maintaining the same quality level.
  • Ensured a safe and clean working environment for all employees and customers.
  • Initiated and implemented a new process development to minimize staff downtime and improve the overall quality of work.
  • Coordinated and negotiated with distributors.
  • Managed the POS of all shop parts and contamination control products.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School

Body Shop Manager IV Resume

Summary : Body Shop Manager IV with 26 years of experience is seeking to be part of an organization where my knowledge and leadership skill sets can be leveraged to provide value and allow for further growth opportunity.

Skills : Bilingual Spanish-English, Interpersonal Communication, And Interaction, Computer And Internet Proficiency, Multitasker, Networking, Budgeting, Forecasting, Leadership, Mentoring, Inventory Control, B2B Sales, Outside Sales, Contract Negotiation

Description :

  • Oversaw and maintained the highest quality workmanship over two body techs (and one helper) and two painters.
  • Contacted the insurance companies for the customer to go overestimate and additional damage found during the teardown of the vehicle.
  • Performed managerial duties which include making sure technician have jobs and estimate to perform repairs on wrecked vehicles.
  • Performed payroll for employees to include 3 body technicians, a painter, and office employees.
  • Administered all estimates of potential and incoming jobs, along with working with multiple insurance companies and regulations.
  • Maintained all business aspects including employee pay, body shop supplies, inventory, including weekly and monthly reports.
  • Maintained proactive lines of communication with suppliers and insurance companies.
  • Managed incoming jobs from beginning to completion including insurance authorizations, part orders, and customer contact, tracking job at all times to ensure timely completion and be able to handle multi-line phones.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BBA

Body Shop Manager Resume

Headline : Accomplished and energetic Body Shop Manager with 6 years of experience and with a solid history of achievement in auto collision repair. Punctual, organized and skilled in all areas of the working body shop. Many years of managing and making the body shop profitable.

Skills : Customer Service, Clerical Coordination, Time Management, Negotiation, Active Learning, Monitoring, Complex Problem Solving, Judgement And Decision Making, Instructing Learning Strategies, Management Of Personal Resources, Administration And Management, Sales And Marketing, Management Of Material Resources, Quality Control Analysis

Description :

  • Prepared auto body estimates [using CCC one pathways estimating software], billing system [using Reynolds Reynolds program], ordered all parts to include OEM, aftermarket recycled assemblies.
  • Scheduled customers. Coordinated and worked with all insurance companies and rental car services.
  • Identified and explained the hidden damage in insurance and customer relations.
  • Oversaw the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Oversaw all repairs to improve efficiency, cycle time. Ensured that facility met environmental, health, quality standards and was in compliance with state regulations.
  • Prepared and reviewed the operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Monitored the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure, well maintained and profitable.
  • Planned and administered control budgets for contracts, equipment, and supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School

Body Shop Manager Resume

Objective : Body Shop Manager with 2 plus years of experience is seeking an opportunity that will utilize my skills and experience and offer career development.

Skills : Computer Information Systems, Advanced Computer Information Systems, Office Administration, Word Processing, Windows 98, 2000, XP, ME, 7, 8 WordPerfect 6.1, Microsoft Office 2000, Touch Method Of Desktop, Calculator, Microsoft Vista, ADP, SAP, CCC ONE

Description :

  • Opened the repair orders once received from insurance company and customer.
  • Worked with insurance adjusters and assisted customers with filing insurance claims and maintained contact with customers and insurance agencies.
  • Provided customers with accurate cost estimates and addressed customer complaints in a professional manner.
  • Inspected vehicles after work were performed prior to customer pickup and ensured that all vehicles were properly cleaned after work was completed.
  • Ensured that manufacturing specifications were followed to keep warranties valid and reviewed part repairs and maintained shop records of replacement parts ordered.
  • Wrote estimates, scheduled appointments, billing, scheduled rentals, tore down vehicles, worked with direct repair insurance companies as well as nondirect repairs insurance companies.
  • Worked with independent appraisers and fleet companies.
  • Followed company procedures to maintain a work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
College

Body Shop Manager Resume

Summary : Versatile Body Shop Manager with 10 plus years of experience is seeking a responsible position in an environment, which will utilize my skills, experience, education, and knowledge.

Skills : ASE, ASE Certification, ASE CERTIFIED, Estimating, Estimating Software

Description :

  • Developed a new process for employee evaluation which resulted in marked performance improvements.
  • Communicated effectively with customers on future problems and repairs that might need to be addressed.
  • Removed dents, filled in cracks and painted the car exteriors to restore appearance and condition.
  • Managed the front counter, including answering the phone and opening and closing the shop.
  • Responsible for estimating and implementing repair plans for each vehicle.
  • Responsible for coordinating and evaluating parts and collision center needs.
  • Oversaw cohesive dealings with each department of the dealership and external stakeholders.
  • Concentrated a high commitment to quality control and building strong customer relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School

Body Shop Manager Resume

Headline : Body Shop Manager with 6 years of experience possess comprehensive knowledge of owning, operating, and managing the business. An expert at analyzing and understanding areas of performance, growth, and sales. Experienced in coordinating car shows and fundraising events.

Skills : Microsoft Ofice, CCC One, AudaTex, Hazmat, Accounts Receivable, Customer Service, Management, Training, Team Building, Time Management, Sales, Recruiting, Inventory Management, Scheduling, Leadership, Organizational Development, Marketing, Relationship Management, Estimating, Outside Sales, Interviewing, Coaching, Employee Training, Workforce Planning

Description :

  • Responsible for estimating and implementing repair plans for each vehicle.
  • Responsible for coordinating and evaluating parts and collision center needs.
  • Handling the day to day activities from running morning release meetings and coordinating production as necessary and writing estimates as needed.
  • Ensuring that DRPs are handled in a timely and tactful manner.
  • Coordinating and ensuring an even workflow among sales, services, and parts departments.
  • Working closely with service and parts directors to ensure that all departments are running smoothly and maintain their level of profitability.
  • Handling all technician concerns and assure that all departments are operating in a safe environment. 
  • Recommending or initiating the personnel actions, such as hires, promotions, transfers, discharges, or disciplinary measures.
  • Computing the estimates and actual costs of factors such as materials, labor, and parts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
College