Firestone Complete Auto Care

MVS/Service Manager - Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX
Firestone Complete Auto Care is in the Bridgestone Retail Operations business, and Bridgestone Amer

Job Description

MVS/Service Manager

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023

Company Overview

Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) is part of Bridgestone Americas and employs over 22,000 teammates in North America. BSRO operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores, including Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus and Wheel Works locations. With locations across North America and more than $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.

Whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name, you are a valued teammate, and part of our larger mission to “Serve Society with Superior Quality.” We start by offering each teammate more than just competitive pay. We provide formal training, performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, competitive healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build towards your future.

We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole self to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you’re made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

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Position Summary

Manage all vehicle services, equipment, vehicle service teammates, and service instruction to increase capacity utilization through efficient/effective processing of tire and service demand.


The responsibilities and duties of this role include, but are not limited to:

Manages Overall Automobile Service Operations (~30% of the time)

  • Manages all automotive service functions by overseeing continuous flow production through the proper implementation of the Integrated Store Operating System.
  • Manages parts inventory and outside purchases, including assisting in maintaining stock inventory levels to minimize outside purchases.
  • Manages the return of unused parts to vendors, including following up on credits, invoicing, etc.
  • Reviews shop area, equipment and teammates for compliance with company safety procedure.
  • Is familiar with basic OSHA laws.
  • Responsible for control of store assets in service department area – ensures all equipment is in safe operating condition and that service area is clean and hazard free.
  • Is responsible for shop safety including, but not limited to, use of and maintenance of safety equipment, i.e. glasses, eye wash stations, first aid kits, etc.
  • Oversees Customer Service Delivery System (CSDS) and Quality Assurance Program in the Service Department.
  • As needed, helps to unload merchandise shipments, changes and balances tires in the service department, constructs store displays, and performs other physical duties that are necessary to meet customer relationship requirements.
  • Enforces wheel torqueing by all personnel.
  • Ensures that proper vehicle inspections are being conducted.
  • Conducts intermittent reviews of Service Teammate inspection & service quality with a goal of eliminating documentation errors and missed add on sales opportunities.
  • Service Managers are the last line of defense for inspection quality and are expected to catch any missed estimating opportunities.

Manages People (~30% of the time)

  • Directly and indirectly selects service department teammates.
  • Interviews prospective vehicle service teammates, determining qualifications for open positions and assists Store Manager on final employment decisions.
  • Supervises the work of technicians and service personnel, planning and scheduling their duties, assigning special work duties, following up on completion of assignments.
  • Ensures that the service department is staffed at the optimum level of number and quality of teammates.
  • Creates a highly motivated team environment/climate.
  • Is responsible for service teammate area organization and professionalism to provide both a positive teammate and customer experience. This includes teammate changing areas, stock room, restroom and break areas.
  • Develops technicians at every level. Specifically grows lower-level technicians by putting them with the right person to shadow, teaching processes/procedures, and ensuring safety so they can develop into a higher-level technician.
  • Develops, instructs, and educates teammates in product, position, and selling areas which are appropriate through on-the-job training and BSRO Education or external educational programs, like ASE.
  • Maintains ultimate performance standards and holds vehicle service teammates accountable through performance appraisals.

Customer Service and Sales Activities (~30% of the time)

  • Directly handles customers in areas of sales, service, complaints, adjustments, etc., including greeting and handling customers to conclusion in store and over telephone.
  • Handles customer complaints and tire adjustments.
  • Develops customer loyalty and retention through relationship selling.
  • Grows profit through service or tire recommendations as needed by the customer, including alignments, flushes, scheduled maintenance services, etc.
  • Keeps current on special event promotions for suggestive selling.
  • Meets or exceeds customer’s service expectations.
  • Assists with the BOSS in more complex repair estimates.
  • Solicits and promotes customer use of CFNA Credit Card as frequently as possible.

Miscellaneous Functions (~10% of the time)

  • Opens and/or closes the store as required and directed, which includes cash control and asset protection.
  • Attends all store, area, and special meetings as required by store or area management.
  • Practices courtesy, honesty, and good judgment with all customers and store teammates.
  • As needed, helps to unload merchandise shipments, changes and balances tires in the service department, constructs store displays, and performs other physical duties that are necessary to meet customer relationship requirements.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by store or area manager.

  • Cold work environment in the winter with cold cement floors.
  • Hot work environment in the summer.
  • Need for continual implementation/maintaining of all Loss Prevention and environmental policies with knowledge, skill and good judgment.

Firestone Complete Auto Care At A Glance

Firestone Complete Auto Care is in the Bridgestone Retail Operations business, and Bridgestone Americas family. With over 1,600 stores and 50+ new stores scheduled in 2021, we’ve been providing quality care since 1926 and are the largest provider of automotive services and tires in the world. Along with the best service and product solutions for auto care needs, we have initiatives that improve your community and the environment. Our Purpose is to be the most trusted provider of automotive care in every neighborhood we serve. Having the right teammates makes that possible. Apply today to learn more about why Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build your career!
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