The autoWORKS Team
Gunther Schmitz is a qualified mechanical engineer who started his degree at Stellenbosch University and graduated in Germany. He has spent thirteen years working in the German motor industry, most significantly as the head of the Product and Service Quality Unit at DEKRA Consulting, a subsidiary of the German-based technology, safety and environmental firm DEKRA AG. In this role, he spent seven years consulting major manufacturers such as BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Nissan and Kia. His primary areas of focus were testing and improving the quality of their repairs, car services and systems.
"Because you need to trust who's repairing your car"
autoWORKS was the only finalist from the Retail Motor Industry in the Cape Talk / Nedbank small business award.
Christie started his career working at Le Roux's Motor Clinic in the same building as autoWorks Brackenfell. He worked there for 12 years and was promoted to workshop foreman before leaving the company to start his own business . He has more than 20 years experience in the motor industry and has managed different workshops all around the Western Cape.
Christie recently joined our team in Brackenfell as Branch Manager. He has lived in Brackenfell his whole life and he has a people-first attitude when it comes to customer service and satisfaction.