Collision Production Coordinator

AutoNation Collision Center Galleria - Autonation - Houston, TX

Collision Center

Position Overview

The Collision Repair Production Coordinator is responsible for writing body shop damage estimates, negotiating with insurance adjusters, completing billing and other shop related activities in the absence of the Body Shop Manager.

Who Would I Interact With?
This position interacts daily with Customers, Collision Associates, Parts Manager, Sales Managers, Parts Associates, Cashiers, Sales Associates and Managers, just to name a few.

What are the day-to-day responsibilities?
Break down estimates into labor and parts before job is started so technicians are aware of time allowances
Follow up with Parts Department to ensure availability of ordered parts
Revise and approve time allowances of each job
Assist with quality check of completed jobs
Prepare final billing for completed repair orders.
Assist Body Shop Manager with the daily activities of the center including: communications with technicians, painters, insurance company representatives, parts wholesalers, other departments with-in the dealership and customers
Estimate writing, repair selling, job scheduling, completion date notification, repair order billing, filing, answering phones, supplement authorization and follow-up, weekly payroll and quality control maintenance
Assume the responsibilities of manager, should the manager be unable to perform their duties
Follow federal, state and local regulations governing the disposal of hazardous wastes
What are the requirements for this job?
High School diploma or equivalent
Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
Two years of experience in a dealership position (preferred)
General knowledge of vehicle mechanical operations
ICAR Certification (preferred)
ASE certification (preferred)
Sales experience (preferred)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Must have a valid drivers license
Ability to operate an automobile
AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.