Meet The German Service Shop Team

Staff Profile

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Bradley Ray

Director


When did you start at German Service Shop?

I started the business after having a goal and a dream of owning and operating my own prestige vehicle repair workshop. The German Service Shop has been operating and growing rapidly since October 2013.

What is your previous mechanical experience?

I am factory trained by BMW, Team McMillan BMW – Auckland NZ.

I worked for the last 10 years as a factory trained technician and then in a service advisor role at Mercedes Benz Melbourne.

What do you like best about working at German Service Shop?

I love working in an environment that is happy, along with friends and family.

I enjoy learning something new every day as a new business owner, and interacting with our customers, not only from Melbourne but all over Australia.

Any Hobbies?

Motor bikes, Rally Cars, Rugby League – Go the N.Z Warriors!!!

Name something on your Bucket List?

Meet Valentino Rossi

Ride and drive Nurburgring in a car or on motorbike

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Michael

Workshop Manager


When did you start at German Service Shop?

I started here with Brad in October 2013

What is your previous mechanical experience?

I have 15-16 years of various Mechanical Experience. I’ve worked at HSV Holden, however a majority of my experience has been with Mercedes Benz Melbourne, in particular with AMG Vehicles, but also passenger and commercial vehicles.

What do you like best about working at German Service Shop?

It’s a nice atmosphere to work in, really up beat and our team are a great support to each other.

Any Hobbies?

Motor bikes, and motor bike riding. I don’t mind cooking either!

Name something on your Bucket List?

I would love to trek the Tibetan mountains!


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Nicole

Office Manager


When did you start at German Service Shop?

I started here in February 2014

What is have you done prior to working at German Service Shop?

I previously worked in the Automotive Industry selling new vehicles, fleet and retail. I held the number one Fleet sales position for Nissan Australia, southern region for a number of months. When I left there I built and operated a successful car wash with two other business partners. I now look after my two daughters, and work part time at the German Service Shop.On the days that I’m not here I spend working on my own property development projects .

What do you like best about working at German Service Shop?

I enjoy the variety of customers we see and the jobs we do. I am constantly learning in the environment and there’s always something to laugh about.

Any Hobbies?

I love renovating houses and interior decorating, I also enjoy getting out for a run.

Name something on your Bucket List?

Travel around Australia and go on a hot air balloon ride!

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Sven

Workshop Technician


When did you start at German Service Shop?

I started here in April 2015

What is your previous mechanical experience?

I first started my technical training in 2005 in the British Army as an Armoured Vehicle mechanic. In 2009 I left the Army and started an apprenticeship with BMW in England. After 3 years in England I immigrated to Australia and worked at BMW Sydney for 3 years.

What do you like best about working at German Service Shop?

I like the close knit family environment and the great customer rapport we have here.

Any Hobbies?

I enjoy cooking, weightlifting and Rugby League. My wife is due for our first baby in January!!

Name something on your Bucket List?

I’d love to go on an African Safari Tour and drive and F1 car.



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Harry

General Hand


When did you start at German Service Shop?

I started in January 2017.

What is your previous mechanical experience?

Before I Started at German Service Shop I worked at a local Hand Car Wash, as well as studying at Barkly International College, Certificate III in Light Vehicle Automotive. I study currently on a Saturday.

What do you like best about working at German Service Shop?

I am learning so many things, like better teamwork and communication with customers. One thing about our team is that everyone is very helpful. I want to thank Brad for giving me this exciting opportunity.

Any Hobbies?

I love playing cricket, watching movies and gossip with my friends!

Name something on your Bucket List?

There are a few things!! I would like to become a mechanical engineer; Buy a big house; improve myself to give my best to the German Service Shop, and I would love to become a permanent resident in Australia. .

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Jack

Workshop Apprentice


When did you start at German Service Shop?

I started on 11th January 2016.

What is your previous mechanical experience?

I am an apprentice at German Service Shop, and studying at Kangan Tafe Automotive School at Docklands. Prior to this I was a student.

What do you like best about working at German Service Shop?

I like working together as part of a team and everyone is friendly and helpful. It’s a nice place to work.

Any Hobbies?

In my free time, I like to play sport to keep my body fit. My favourite sports are Badminton, Soccer, Swimming, and Table Tennis

Name something on your Bucket List?

There are a few things I want to do or have in the future: Go to Laos to visit my family; Buy a house; Finish my school; Buy a car.


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