Automotive Shop Manager

Automotive Shop Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Automotive Shop Manager to join our team.


  • Plan and adjust the workloads of technicians to match their skills and abilities;
  • Monitor & track the stock levels and maintain above minimum stock levels of all stocked items & supplies at all times;
  • Supervise the activities of automotive service technicians to ensure efficient job performance and timely repairs;
  • Oversee the procurement of vehicle parts, automotive equipment and various other items required in service department;
  • Review customers repair orders and inspect the quality of a technician repairs before the release of vehicles;
  • Ensure adequate maintenance of tools, equipment and other materials in the workshop;
  • Negotiate, interact and manage relationships with parts vendors;
  • Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and technician allocation for day to day operations;
  • Prioritize work & manage time effectively to meet demands and customer needs while handling a diversity of tasks simultaneously;
  • Monitor & manage shop workflow to ensure timely delivery of vehicles to customer as per the promised times;
  • Oversee the disposal of wastes such as used engine oil, soot to ensure adherence to health and safety laws.


  • Ability to find solutions to problems and make decisions;
  • High school or higher level of education;
  • Ability to manage customers/staff in a professional manner and to inspire their confidence and trust;
  • Strong automotive background with minimum 5 years of experience in automotive shop management;
  • Ability to multitask, adapt and cope with challenging situations;
  • Ability to plan, organize and follow up on the team’s activities;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.