Shop Foreman in Murrieta, CA at Hendrick Automotive Group

Date Posted: 8/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Location: 41430 Auto Mall Parkway, Murrieta, California 92562


Summary: The Shop Foreman is responsible for supervising the service and repair of vehicles brought to the dealership.  The Shop Foreman is responsible for assisting with operations, profitability, employee supervision, and customer satisfaction in the service department.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has direct supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Assists with answering technical questions about vehicle problems, warranties, services, and repairs.
  • Reviews service orders.
  • Assists in diagnosing vehicle problems.
  • Orders parts and tools as necessary.
  • Reviews administration of warranty claims.
  • Trains and supervises service department employees.
  • Provides input to upper management and Human Resources to make service department hiring and discipline decisions.
  • Sets schedules and assigns tasks to service department employees.
  • Maintains good working relationship with factory(s).
  • Attends required manager meetings.
  • Maintains effective employee relations.
  • Maintains CSI at or above Company standards
  • Maintains an organized, clean and safe work area
  • Participates in required training
  • Records all hours worked accurately in company timekeeping system     
  • Follows Safeguards rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrates the Company’s Core Values
  • Complies with Company policies and procedures
  • Observes all Federal, State, Local and Company safety rules and regulations in the performance of duties.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with medical conditions to perform the essential functions.

Desired Education:

o   GED

o   High School Diploma

   Associate Degree

o   Bachelor Degree

o   Master Degree

o   Doctorate Degree

Field of Study/Work Experience:

o   Accounting

   Automotive

o   Business

o   Human Resources

o   Information Technology

Desired Work Experience:

o   up to 3 years

   3-5 years

o   5+ years

Education/Experience:

Prior automotive service/technical experience or commensurate training. Management or supervisory experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Thorough knowledge of automotive parts and systems. Ability to diagnose and remedy vehicle problems.          

Certificates and Licenses:

   Valid Driver’s License

o   Automobile Salesperson License

Computer Skills:

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products.  Ability and knowledge of the Dealership Management System and web based applications utilized for operations.

Communication Skills:

Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and company

personnel.

Attendance Expectations:

The position requires regular and predictable attendance.  Scheduled shifts may include evening hours, weekends, and holidays.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Environment Demands:

Duties are performed primarily in the service department, but will also be required to work throughout the dealership. May be exposed to loud noise, vibration, exhaust fumes, and other service and repair conditions.  Work includes frequent movement in and out of cars, working in various physical positions, and the safe operation of power tools and test equipment. 

Verbal and Writing Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and other employees.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions. 

Core Values:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Core Values:

Servant Leadership

Servant Leaders consciously put the needs of others before their own, because to serve people is to value them.

Teamwork through Trust & Respect

Diversity is strength, and when we trust and respect one another we can work as a team to achieve at a high level.

Integrity

Being honest and transparent with people, in an effort to do the right thing within the letter and spirit of the law, drives every action we take and every decision we make.

Commitment to Customer Enthusiasm

Every day we recommit ourselves to the customer experience, and we are empowered to exceed the expectations of our customers.

Passion for Winning

Hendrick’s tradition of winning is based on the idea of striving to be the best, not the biggest, and is therefore defined by how we treat our people.

Accountability at All Levels

Taking ownership of our actions and our decisions allows us to grow as individuals, and support each other as a team.

Commitment to Continuous Improvement

Every day we soften our hearts as well as our egos, in order to seek out and improve upon areas of opportunity within ourselves and our team.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by this employee.  The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties and responsibilities upon the request of a supervisor.  This job description is subject to revision at the discretion of the company.

Hendrick Automotive Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information regarding the EEOC, please visit https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf.

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