GEM-CAR announced that Rick Schiedel has joined the GEM-CAR Team. Rick brings a wealth of knowledge and operational experience to his position as Sales Representative and Coach in Western Ontario.
Schiedel has been involved in the automotive industry in one form or another throughout his 25 year professional career. Upon completing high school, he took a job as a mechanics apprentice where he spent several years working on the bench in the Kitchener-Waterloo area at various garages and dealerships. He later took a position with a GFI Control Systems, a manufacturer of an automotive natural gas and propane conversion system. While there, Schiedel did work in research and development along with calibration and performance diagnostic work on various automotive applications.
In 2004, Schiedel started his career in sales with Mitchell 1.
Schiedel has become familiar with many different ways business owners approach their businesses and is always looking for the best way help improve shop profitability and efficiency through shop management systems.