Shop Manager Job Description

A shop manager is a manager who is responsible for overseeing a company's shops.

Shop managers supervise technicians and technicians' activities, and make decisions that impact the overall success of the shop.

Often a shop manager is also responsible for hiring and firing technicians, recommending compensation packages, and setting and enforcing disciplinary policies and procedures.

Shop managers are also in charge of overseeing a technicians' work product.

They get performance reports on their technicians and they decide when to discipline them.

A shop manager's primary responsibilities are to ensure technicians work as efficiently as possible, get the customers' cars back safely, and satisfy customers.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Shop Manager to lead and oversee the operations of our shop. The ideal candidate will have experience managing a team of employees, as well as experience in the retail industry. They will be responsible for ensuring that our shop runs smoothly and efficiently, and that our customers have a positive shopping experience.

Shop Manager Duties:

  • Maintain budget and schedule for the shop
  • Oversee staff and employees in the shop to maintain quality and efficiency
  • Oversee day to day operations of the shop
  • Perform regular shop inspections
  • Sign off on work orders for the shop
  • Recommend improvements to increase efficiency
  • Research and locate new equipment and tooling
  • Other duties as assigned

Shop Manager Responsibilities:

  • Locate, hire, and train independent contractors, including electricians, plumbers, and laborers
  • Properly order, track, and ship materials to job sites, and manage vendor relationships
  • Create and update SOWs and preconstruction documents, and monitor contract obligations
  • Maintain and update project schedules
  • Oversee cleanup and restoration activities

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering or construction management
  • 3+ years of experience in the management and operation of a construction or manufacturing operations

"We at Company Name believe that diversity is key. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to building a team that is diverse and inclusive. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities."

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