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.
Jan joined the autoWORKS team as a Foreman at our Salt river branch in 2020. He qualified in 1999 as a diesel mechanic.
Jan started his career at Ford and has been with them for 19 years. He has exceptional knowledge of Ford repairs. Jan is passionate about vehicles and has excellent customer service experience. He is currently working as a branch manager at our Brackenfell branch.