Shop Manager Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Studious mechanic offering 10+ years of extensive experience in farming/agriculture related repair and commercial semi-tractor operation. Top-tier skills in diagnostics and communication. Analytical problem solver and critical thinker with remarkable decision-making and focusing abilities.

  • Inventory Control
  • Forklift Operation
  • Customer Service
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Troubleshooting
Columbia Basin College Pasco, WA Expected in Associate of Arts : Automotive Science - GPA :
Work History
First Student - Shop Manager
Monmouth Junction, NJ, 02/2017 - 03/2021
  • Oversaw employee performance, corrected problems and increased efficiency to maintain productivity targets.
  • Oversaw maintenance and repair of shop equipment.
  • Verified safe and proper operation of wide range of power tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Used hand and power tools, equipment and instruments accurately.
  • Managed materials inside shop and at job locations.
  • Dismantled machines and equipment to gain access to problem areas.
  • Maintained preventive program to keep equipment operating, minimizing down time and increasing productivity.
  • Observed and tested operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions using voltmeters or other testing devices.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on engines, transmissions, tires and other vehicle systems.
  • Used specialty equipment, standard tools, and gauges to complete assessments and repairs.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed problems with brakes, steering and transmissions.
  • Completed checklist of fluid levels, air filter, tire pressure and more as part of service orders.
  • Troubleshot systems, traced problems and diagnosed root causes.
  • Installed new systems and components in vehicles.
  • Inspected all vehicle systems to assess function and uncover defects.
  • Ordered parts necessary for vehicle repairs and new installations.
  • Disassembled and repaired diesel engines in trucks, John Deere equipment, and farm pickups.
  • Replaced parts such as belts, hoses and motors on different systems.
  • Documented findings and all actions taken.
Self-Employed - Brubaker Motor Carrier, LLC - Owner / Operator
City, STATE, 10/2016 - 02/2017
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Inspected vehicle and equipment before and after every trip to monitor routine wear and identify larger maintenance issues.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment when necessary.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
  • Completed daily inspections, basic maintenance and common repair actions to keep equipment operating at full capacity.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing and weighing products.
  • Loaded and unloaded products at warehouses and customer locations using hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Executed safety practices and inventory loading without customer complaints, accidents or lost-time.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
Gines Farms Inc - Mechanic Shop Foreman
City, STATE, 07/2012 - 10/2016
  • All day-to-day mechanic operations of farm heavy equipment, harvesters, tractors, semi-tractors, fork lifts, ATVs, Pickups, and more.
  • Ordering and inventory management of shop supplies.
  • Completed diversified electrical work on equipment such as servicing and installing batteries and terminals, repairing and adjusting lights and repairing generators and starters.
  • Full and partial engine and transmission rebuilds.
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Communicated with coworkers and owners to report challenges. Maintained pleasant working relationships with vendors, sales associates, and parts department employees that developed into a solid network for the company.
  • Operated heavy equipment, including large farm tractors, with strong focus on safety.
  • Attached special implements to tractors such as plows, discs and sprayers for different daily needs.
  • Developed adequate foreign language skills necessary to identify and understand problems related to farm equipment.

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School Attended
  • Columbia Basin College
Job Titles Held:
  • Shop Manager
  • Owner / Operator
  • Mechanic Shop Foreman
  • Associate of Arts