Profession 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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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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