Shop Manager
Yach's Body & Custom
Wausau, WI US
Posted ago
Yach's Body & Custom

Yach's Body and Custom is seeking a Shop Manager or Operations Manager to grow their talented team. This person will lead the organization's production, estimating and parts teams to high performance and profitability by providing care, clarity, and accountability ensuring a healthy culture through Yach’s vision, mission and core values. The ideal person will be experienced in Collision or Automotive industry, able to solve problems, work on continuous improvement and passionate about the development of others and service to customers.

  • Attract, motivate and retain talented team members
  • Manages performance of technicians, estimators and parts team members ensuring compliance to internal policies and procedures along with insurance and manufacturer procedures
  • Ensures high performance of team members through utilizing company management and estimating systems
  • Direct and lead the production team to ensure that operational metrics and financial objectives are achieved
  • Oversee the direction of production through managing the repair process of all vehicles in the shop and formulate the daily production plan including the movement of vehicles between departments
  • Responsible for ensuring that all repairs are completed the first time through meeting quality control standards
  • Assign and schedule vehicles based on team member skills and abilities to maximize performance and quality
  • Ensure OSHA and EPA regulations, technicians are properly using safety equipment and tools, and MSDS sheets are readily available for each product used in facility
  • Handle problems that arise, solving them with solid judgement
  • Look for ways to continuous improve performance and quality
  • Lead by example in customer interaction and delivery
  • Plan and lead effective meetings
  • Associate Degree or higher education
  • 10+ years of experience in the Automotive industry- Collision Industry preferred
  • 5+ years experience in leadership/management
  • Lean or Six Sigma trained
  • Proven track record in managing high performing teams
  • Embrace and model servant leadership
$50,000 - $75,000 yearly
About Yach's Body & Custom

Since 1955, Yach's Body and Custom has serviced Wausau and the surrounding areas and has been committed to providing customers with the small-town experience while remaining competitive and cutting-edge within the industry. Yach’s is the perfect combination of old school collision repair craftsmanship, small town charm and the most modern technology, each working in harmony to restore your vehicle to its pre-accident condition, ensuring that you and your family and friends are safe and secure when we put you back on the road again.

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