Oakland Berkeley Auto Body

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Production Manager

Posted 08-21-2015

Overview

  • Supervise all production activities in a 20,000 ft2 automobile collision repair facility

Job Description

  • Responsible for hiring and supervision of all metal collision repair, paint, and detailing teams.
  • Must hold customer satisfaction and quality to the highest standard while maintaining respectable cycle times
  • Work closely with service advisors to ensure complete disassembly of vehicles to ensure accurate estimates and prior to start of repairs
  • Support service advisor team to document supplemental estimates
  • Manage daily production release meetings
  • Control and schedule production flow to optimize productivity and quality
  • Hold monthly meetings with production and service advisor team

Requirements

  • 5 years collision repair production management experience in a DRP shop
  • I-CAR certification highly desirable
  • Committed to continuing safety and technical education

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Support Tech

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Description

  • Detailing cars for delivery including buffing, polishing, washing, and interior/exterior plastic and tire cleaning
  • Assist estimators with R&I inspections
  • Maintain clean driveway and front office exterior
  • Support facilities maintenance as needed
  • Pickup and deliver cars as required
  • Pickup and deliver
  • Attend continuing education classes to attain required I-CAR certification and advance general skills
  • Inspect incoming vehicles and enter data into CCC database

Requirements

  • Proficient in final buffing and polishing of freshly painted vehicles
  • Care and attention to detail. Pride in workmanship. Every car delivered must meet the highest quality standards.
  • Basic computer skills to enter and save vehicle information
  • Basic hand tools skills to R&R bumpers, hoods, fenders, and similar bolt-on components

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Service Adviser Manager

Posted 08-21-2015

Overview

  • Supervise a team of estimators in a premier 20,000 ft2 automobile collision repair facility located in Berkeley

Job Description

  • Owns the customer experience. Provides a superior customer experience
  • Responsible for hiring and supervision of all estimators
  • Must hold customer satisfaction and quality to the highest standard while maintaining respectable cycle times
  • Work closely with production manager and DRP manager to ensure that all estimates are accurate and competitive
  • Ensures that all customer and job data is promptly and accurately entered into CCC computer system (with paper backup files).
  • Collaborates with production manager to order parts, perform R&I operations, to ensure estimate is accurate and job will flow seamlessly through the production when it is delivered by the customer

Requirements

  • 5 years collision repair estimating experience in a DRP collision repair shop with at least 2 years in a management role
  • Expert in use of CCC
  • I-CAR certification highly desirable
  • Committed to continuing safety and technical education

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Office Manager

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Overview

  • Manage the front office of an automobile collision repair facility.

Job Description

  • Customer service
  • Initiate customer contact for DRP assignments and schedule vehicle inspections
  • Prepare paperwork packages for vehicle drop-off
  • Answer phone and communicate delivery status to customers
  • Prepare final paperwork and collect customer payment on vehicle delivery
  • Post Deposits
  • Deliver cash deposits to bank
  • Electronically deposit scanned checks
  • Process payroll
  • Transcribe employee timecards to spreadsheet
  • Disburse payroll checks
  • Process Invoices
  • Post invoices
  • Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and received parts invoices
  • Facilities/Supplies
  • Schedule office custodial maintenance
  • Inventory and purchase office supplies

Requirements

  • Superb people person. Must truly enjoy meeting and interacting with the diverse and sophisticated Berkeley community
  • Extraordinary ability to manage and track progress of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint) required
  • Experience with CCCONE or Mitchell software highly desirable
  • Experience with accounting packages such as Quickbooks or Peachtree desirable but not required

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Master Auto Body Tech

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Description

  • Inspect damaged vehicle and plan repair process
  • Repair or replace damaged sheet metal and structural components as required
  • Expertly file, grind and sand repaired surfaces using either power and hand tools
  • Setup and apply a computer-controlled frame-machine for single and multi-point pulls
  • Perform highest quality repairs while ensuring KPIs such as cycle time and labor hours/day are met
  • Effectively mentor and direct the work of an apprentice

Requirements

  • Welding certification required (both MIG and inverter resistance spot weld
  • I-CAR certification highly desirable
  • Trained in the application of manufacturer’s products such as sealants, fillers and plastic-repair compounds
  • Committed to continuing safety and technical education
  • 5 years on-the-job experience (or equivalent)

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DRP Business Development Manager

Posted 08-21-2015

Overview

  • Key point of contact for DRP insurance programs for premier collision repair facility in Berkeley. Responsible for managing current DRP accounts and developing new business.

Job Description

  • Communicate to management team all DRP requirements and collaborate with team to develop plans to meet and exceed the requirements
  • Ensure compliance to all DRP requirements while maintaining highest standard of quality
  • Capture and track all KPIs and CSI information pertinent to DRP accounts and review goals internally
  • Analyze job cost of DRP accounts and participate in rate negotiation

Requirements

  • 5 years experience managing DRP accounts for a collision repair facility or MSO
  • Excellent manager and negotiator
  • Expert-level experience with CCCONE (or equivalent) collision repair software suites required
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

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Master Auto Paint Technician

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Description

  • Perform highest quality paint preparation and application while ensuring KPIs such as cycle time and labor hours/day are met
  • Inspect repaired vehicle and plan paint process
  • Coordinate with approved paint supply vendors to recommend and purchase paint tools and products
  • Refinish surfaces prior to painting using hand and power tools
  • Mask surface in preparation for application of paint. Perform simple R&I as required to facilitate masking
  • Mix and prepare paints per OEM color specifications and OEM blending formulas
  • Match vehicles original paint using Spies Hecker color matching equipment or equivalent
  • Operate paint booth and supervise maintenance
  • Effectively mentor and direct the work of an apprentice

Requirements

  • I-CAR certification in waterborne solvents highly desirable
  • Committed to continuing safety and technical education
  • 5 years on-the-job experience (or equivalent)

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Apprentice Metal Technician

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Description

  • Assist Master Metal Technician with inspection, disassemble, and reassembly tasks
  • Repair vehicles by filing, grinding and sanding repaired surfaces using either power and hand tools
  • Pre-inspect parts and refinish LKQ parts as required
  • Attend continuing education classes to attain required I-CAR certification and advance general skills

Requirements

  • I-CAR certification or equivalent in body repair and welding desirable
  • Knowledge of repair techniques and principles acquired either through on-the-job experience or formal training

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