Profession Garage supervisor

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    Garage supervisor

Garage supervisors plan, organise, direct, co-ordinate and participate in the day-to-day running of garages and specialist vehicle maintenance and repair establishments.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Tasks garage supervisor

  • Confer with customers to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems and to discuss work to be performed.
  • Estimate costs and time required for repair or maintenance of the vehicle.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate the day-to-day running of the garage, e.g. by writing work orders and by arranging for garage staff to perform necessary maintenance and repair work on vehicles.
  • Repair, maintain and service vehicles and their mechanical and electronic components.
  • Ensure that necessary spare parts, materials and equipment are available or obtainable at short notice.
  • Check the activities in the garage, inspect completed work for compliance with safety and other statutory regulations, and make sure defects are repaired or adjusted.
  • Maintain records of repair and service work, and make reports to detect recurrent faults.
  • Make sure the vehicle is returned to the owner in a clean and decent state.
  • Provide information for staff about latest developments, technical specifications of new cars, garage merchandise, etc.

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