AutoNation, Inc. Collision Production Manager in Tempe, Arizona
AutoNation Collision Center Tempe Position Overview: The Collision Production Manager is responsible for writing body shop damage estimates, negotiating with insurance adjusters, completing billing and other shop related activities in the absence of the Body Shop Manager. Who Would I Interact With? This position interacts daily with Customers, Service Advisors, Technicians, Parts Associates, Collision Managers, Collision Managers, and other store Associates, just to name a few. What are the day-to-day responsibilities? Break down estimates into labor and parts before job is started so technicians are aware of time allowances Follow up with Parts Department to ensure availability of ordered parts Revise and approve time allowances of each job Assist with quality check of completed jobs Prepare final billing for completed repair orders Assist Body Shop Manager with the daily activities of the center including: communications with technicians, painters, insurance company representatives, parts wholesalers, other departments with-in the dealership and customers Estimate writing, repair selling, job scheduling, completion date notification, repair order billing, filing, answering phones, supplement authorization and follow-up, weekly payroll and Quality Control maintenance Maintain organization of body shop tools and proper equipment function Ensure adequate materials and paint supplies are available for production Follow federal, state and local regulations governing the disposal of hazardous wastes What are the requirements for this job? High School diploma or equivalent ASE certification (preferred) I-Car certification (preferred) Three years of experience in a dealership position (preferred) Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information General knowledge of vehicle mechanical operations Sales experience (preferred) Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience providing quality customer service Valid in-state driver’s license and have and maintain an acceptable, safe driving record AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Company Overview As America’s largest and most recognized automotive retailer, AutoNation is transforming the automotive industry through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions. We are committed to hiring driven, diverse Associates and supporting them in growing their career within AutoNation. We offer paid training, competitive pay & benefits and a culture that believes in investing in our Associates’ professional futures. With over 315 locations from coast to coast, AutoNation has an opportunity for you. We’ve sold over 13 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. Our success is driven by our commitment to delivering a peerless Customer experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. We believe deeply in giving back, and every car we sell helps to raise cancer research and treatment awareness with a Pink Plate. We have proudly raised over $25 million dollars to drive out cancer, create awareness, and support critical research. Benefits Click here to learn more about our Benefits. Join us as we pave the way to moving our company, our communities and our industry forward. Apply today at a location near you or wherever you dream the road will take you. AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.