Accomplished auto body master technician with a solid work history of management positions. A motivated leader with strong organizational skills that can prioritize tasks. Areas of expertise include auto body collision repair and refinishing. Well versed in both Mitchell UltraMate and CCC One Pathways estimating programs. With more than 30 years of experience in fast paced, high volume environments, my history has evolved me into who I am today. Service oriented team player, with efficient time management skills. Able to handle tasks quickly and accurately. Outstanding customer service and communication skills with a positive attitude.
I-Car, Chief Frame, Car-O-Liner Frame, Axalta Production Management certificate, Axalta advanced estimating, Axalta refinish repair planning for estimating 1 and 2, Masters nuts and bolts of estimating, Masters cycle time and production management, Sherwin Williams refinishing, PPG refinishing and ASE master technician.
Production ManagerJan 2014 to Current Carmat Collision Center － Santa Cruz, CA
Managing 44+ employees to achieve proper cycle times
Create, maintain and enter information into databases
Supervise preppers, painters and provide training and orientation to new staff
Auto body managerOct 2012 to Nov 2013 North Bay Ford Dealership － Santa Cruz, CA
Oversaw daily tasks and SOP's
Implemented and acquired DRP's for 2 major insurance companies
Owner/OperatorJan 2008 to Oct 2012 Allstar Auto Body － Santa Cruz, CA
Successfully owned and operated an auto body shop before deciding to sell company
Mobile TechJan 2002 to Mar 2004 Dent Pro － Santa Cruz, CA
Performed mobile paintless dent repair for retail and automotive dealership customers
Apr 1999 to Jan 2002 Keener Auto Body － Santa Cruz, CA
Performed major collision repair and assisted other technicians.