As a manager, the production manager is expected to be a leader, mentor and trainer and oversee quality control. It seems that there is little in the shop production area that isn’t affected by the production manager.
To keep up with vehicle technology and perform safe and proper repairs, you will need to utilize all of the OEM tools available today. These tools are informational tools such as body repair manuals, parts diagrams and electrical wiring diagrams.
Next to payroll, parts is a major recurring expense for a repair shop. Managing that expense is the key to keeping a shop profitable. The day you order the part versus when you use the part is a factor in profitability.
A bookkeeper is a vital part of running a successful repair shop, and I absolutely don’t recommend trying to operate without one. But I’d wager that 95 percent of the shop owners I know and have worked with struggle to hire, train, manage and hold their bookkeepers accountable.
To assist our customers in elevating the performance of their repair facility, asTech™ now offers full service, end to end repair solutions that include remote diagnostic scanning and in-shop mobile electronic repair services.
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