Paintless Dent Removal Technician (2Nd Shift)

Carvana Concord , CA 94519

Posted 4 weeks ago

About Carvana

At Carvana, we sell cars but we aren't car salesmen. Our promise is simple: we won't sell a car to a customer that we wouldn't sell to our own Mom. Period. To make sure our cars are in first-rate condition, we've built multiple vehicle Reconditioning Centers around the country, where our cars are inspected, perfected, and photographed before reaching the Carvana website. Using our Carvana Certified 150-point inspection process, we're able to verify that every vehicle meets our rigorous mechanical and cosmetic standards.

We strive to provide only the highest quality vehicles to our customers in our mission to deliver a no-hassle, better car buying experience. We are actively looking for passionate and talented individuals who can help us deliver on that promise.

Think you've got what it takes to join our team? Keep reading below to see what we're looking for!

About the team and position

As a Paintless Dent Removal Technician you will have the opportunity to work at one of our Inspection Centers while being responsible for extensive interior repair & cosmetic work on vehicles during the reconditioning process. The qualifying candidate must love helping people and possess the drive to achieve superior customer satisfaction. They must be goal-oriented, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, with the ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization.

What you'll be doing

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Complete full body priming on a vehicle and final sand.

  • Use water-base paint to paint and gloss the vehicle inside our paint booths.

  • Extensive body repair including metal pulling, roof repair, stud welding, rocker panels, and multiple panels repair.

  • Perform paintless dent repair services on vehicles as needed.

  • Concisely and collaboratively communicate with the Cosmetic team if additional work on a vehicle is needed.

  • Follow proper operating rules, procedures, and standardized work initiatives as assigned.

  • Work on a variety of vehicle tasks for extended periods of time.

  • Partner and provide clear communication with other team members and departments involved in the vehicle reconditioning process

  • Maintain a clean and productive work environment by keeping tools and supplies organized throughout the Cosmetic department.

  • Report any safety issues or accidents to management immediately.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Working hours are Monday - Thursday 3:30pm to 2:30am.

Hours of operation are subject to change based on business needs. You may also be required to work overtime to support those business needs and will be given as much advance notice as possible.

What you should have

This position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of paint and body experience. The ideal candidate will have a high-level understanding of cosmetic vehicle repair while having an interest in continuing their career as an auto body technician. Requirements include:

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of paint and body experience or collision repair education

  • A valid Driver's License.

  • A positive, can-do attitude with a desire to work in a team setting.

  • Ability to physically operate vehicle equipment and tools.

  • A quality-first mentality that takes pride in upholding Carvana's vehicle quality standards.

  • Strong, consistent attention to detail.

  • Moderate understanding of vehicle mechanical repair.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to read, understand, and follow procedures and guidelines.

  • Ability to review, analyze, identify problems, and make decisions.

  • An ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing production environment while sometimes being exposed to excessive weather conditions (heat/cold).

  • Strong communication skills to engage with all departments at the Inspection Center.

It would be great if you also had

  • iCAR certifications

  • Experience working in the Autobody Industry or in a Lean Manufacturing environment

  • Experience painting and glossing vehicles

  • Experience working for a fast-paced hyper-growth company

The Paintless Dent Removal Technician will report to the Line Lead, Cosmetic, and will be an hourly full-time position. No travel is required.

What we'll offer in return

  • Competitive hourly wages (NO FLAT RATE)

  • On the job training

  • 100% company-paid healthcare premiums for employees

  • Excellent schedules that allow for work/life balance

  • 401k with company match

  • ASE and Tool Reimbursement Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment

  • Vehicle Discount

  • A company culture of growth, with a start-up atmosphere, allowing for varied and rapid career development

  • A leadership team that listens and is geared toward teammate engagement

Other requirements

To be able to do your job at Carvana, there are some basic requirements we want to share with you.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • This job position is designated as a safety-sensitive position

  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds independently; majority of lifting from knee to shoulder heights; other lifting required from various levels

  • Must be able to carry and transport up to 60 pounds up to 20 feet

  • Requires standing for extended periods of time with frequent stretching, reaching, walking, stooping, pushing, and/or pulling in an environment that may be cold, hot, noisy, and wet and may have fumes or odors due to vehicle maintenance

  • Requires excellent visual acuity and manual dexterity

  • Requires use of safety equipment that may include but not limited to face shield or goggles, non-slip shoes, gloves, mask, and other protective garments and equipment

  • Requires frequent driving and computer data entry

  • Must adhere to regular and predictable attendance

Of course, we'll make any reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs.

Legal stuff

Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Carvana is an equal employment opportunity employer. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Carvana also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

#CB

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Production Manager 2Nd Shift

Carvana

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 9/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-12-26T00:00 ABOUT CARVANA... Recently ranked #5 in Forbes Magazine's list of America's Most Promising Companies, Carvana offers the excitement, culture and opportunity of a start-up along with the capitalization and infrastructure of an established business. We sell cars, but we're not salespeople. At Carvana, we've made it our mission to transform how cars are bought and sold. We saw a huge problem with how much it can suck to buy a car the traditional way so we committed to tackling one of the largest, yet-to-be-disrupted markets in the world - the $1T per year U.S. car market (yes, that's $Trillion with a "T"). We provide a seamless car buying experience for consumers. Carvana features a searchable online showroom of fully-inspected, certified cars, high-resolution 360° photographs of every vehicle's' interior and exterior, real-time financing and warranty packages, and rapid delivery or pick-up options. We deliver cars to the buyer's driveway in as little as 24 hours or offer pick-up from one of our state-of-the-art car vending machines (yes, you read that right) all with a 7-day money back guarantee. With no dealerships or commissioned sales people, we also save thousands of dollars per car, which we pass on to our customers. For more information on Carvana, take a look at our company introduction video. WORKING AT CARVANA YOU WILL NOTICE THAT... We are a team of bright people, willing to roll up our sleeves, take on new assignments, and juggle many things at once. You'll need to be great at communicating, even better at executing, and bring the know-how and leadership to get the job done. The pace is pretty quick around here so you'll need to be prepared to keep up. In return for your hard work, you'll have an opportunity to work at one of the fastest-growing, industry-changing technology companies around. You will see your impact on the business and help build a world-class team. JOB DESCRIPTION Creating an extraordinary customer experience is at the heart of Carvana. Our goal is to place the customer in control of the car buying experience and infuse honesty and transparency back into the car buying process. The Reconditioning Manager oversees all aspects of the vehicle reconditioning process and directs at least five leads and up to 70 front line associates in a lean manufacturing environment. The Manager maintains a culture of continuous improvement and high associate engagement while meeting quality, production, and cost objectives. RESPONSIBILITIES * People Management (40%) * Ensure staffing levels are maintained and that there is adequate backup for each position * Ensure progression path training and certification process is consistently executed * Promote teamwork through all levels of associates * Participate in the selection and hiring process * Train and mentor leads * Provide competency based feedback to leads and associates * Standard Operating Procedures (20%) * Establish and recommend updates to the standard operating procedures of the area * Ensure operating standards such as standardized work, operating rules, 5S, and visual management tools are consistently executed * Production Management (20%) * Ensure adequate production capacity levels for each line and assist with production planning * Identify problems either through reporting or direct interaction on the shop floor * Take action to determine the most appropriate solution to the problem * Ensure compliance with all health and safety and loss prevention guidelines * Leadership (10%) * Provide vision and guidance to the reconditioning team in meeting performance metrics * Positively reinforce and engage the team regarding quality, production and cost objectives * Live the Carvana values * Continuous Improvement (10%) * Participate in and lead continuous improvement efforts * Train and mentor associates on problem solving, lead problem solving events REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Requirements: * Minimum of 5 years of management experience either in automotive or a lean manufacturing environment * Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles * Proven track record of leading and developing associates * Proven ability to obtain project deliverables and company metrics * Valid in-state driver's license * Understanding of the Toyota Production System problem solving model is a plus Skills: * Excellent oral and written communications skills * Ability to work with and through teams to achieve results * Strong analysis and decision making ability * Proficient computer skills PHYSICAL DEMANDS * Work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions * Use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials * May be requested to work overtime and weekends for special programs and events. * Frequent standing and sitting with varying periods of each * Lift up to 40 pounds frequently * Walk up to three miles each day WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN RETURN * Medical, dental and vision benefits * 401K with company match * Regular PTO * Company culture of promotions from within and varied, rapid career development LEGAL STUFF Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check and drug screening. Carvana is a tobacco-free workplace. Carvana is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. #CB Carvana Concord CA

Paintless Dent Removal Technician (2Nd Shift)

Carvana