Body Shop Manager

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Lenco Industries
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Phone:413-443-7359
Fax:413-443-2419
Website: lencoarmor.com

Company Description:
Lenco is proud to serve as the nation’s leading designer and builder of tactical armored vehicles for Police, Fire, EMS, Military and Government agencies worldwide. Lenco is a well-respected, family-owned & operated business in our third generation and has been quietly growing in the Berkshires since 1981. With over 110 employees and three Pittsfield manufacturing facilities totaling over 160,000 SF, our staff enjoys clean, bright, organized workspaces; top notch equipment and company safety protocols that prioritize our employees’ health, safety and well-being. Our company culture reflects a cooperative team spirit and feeling of accomplishment producing world class response & rescue vehicles that are highly regarded and internationally recognized as protecting and saving countless lives. Our business is growing, and we seek hard-working & dedicated people who value the pay, benefits, work environment and job satisfaction our company offers. Please visit www.LencoArmor.com to learn more.

Body Shop Manager
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Full Time
Automotive/Body Technician
High School or Equivalent
Required
5+
Required

JOB SUMMARY: The Body Shop Manager is responsible for the efficient management of all aspects of the Paint Department while maintaining a high level of quality.  This includes developing the daily schedule for each phase of paint.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Review Production schedule and develop daily schedules to meet & exceed required dates
  • Train and develop Paint staff to ensure cross-functionality skillsets
  • Facilitates and/or conducts technical training and sends employees to appropriate training schools as needed
  • Limit and reduce rework while maintaining a high quality
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly review of hours
  • Monitor maintenance of Paint booths and equipment
  • Complete all documentation, including inspection sheets
  • Identify and implement process improvements to reduce cost, waste, and production time.
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Record all hours worked accurately
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are used safely and accurately
  • Identify abnormalities and repairs required as a result of internal actions and advise the Production Manager accordingly
  • Undertake relevant training and development as required

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures, and policies
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
  • Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies
  • Other duties as assigned

INTERACTION WITH:

  • Stock room as well as numerous levels of internal staff within a variety of departments

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of Five (5) years experience in the Body Shop & Automotive Coating Industry

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to maintain focus
  • Meet deadlines
  • Reading abilities required (including labels)
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Follow safety and materials policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail

 EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Pneumatic grinding tools
  • Dual Action Grinder
  • Masking machine
  • Putty gun
  • Crane (for painting parts)
  • Full face and half face Respirator
  • Pallet jack
  • Creeper
  • Ladder

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to pass physical exam
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Fitness Exam
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.
  • Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects
  • Must be able to climb into, onto, and under vehicle
  • Must be able to make repeated trips up and down a ladder
  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting, and kneeling
  • Vision a minimum of 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
  • Good hearing

 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs.  Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Working safely is a precondition of employment.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Heated and well-ventilated factory with bright lighting and epoxied floors.
  • Work shirts provided.
  • Team Environment with periodic luncheons and celebratory functions.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.