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Auto Body Prep Technician II - $4,500 New Hire Bonus

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Grove City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Location: 3905 Jackson Pike, Grove City, OH, USADivision: ManheimJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 224559At Cox, were forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and were looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.This position offers a One-time payment to be used to purchase or upgrade tools. Paid on 1st paycheck following 30 days of employmentJob Description:This position prepares properly repaired and primed automotive body panels for refinish coat application, assuring all sand scratches and visible imperfections are removed or repaired prior to the application of refinishing topcoats. This position is responsible for ensuring an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) quality appearance on repaired and refinished panels after paint application by utilizing finishing abrasives, buffing equipment, and compounds to refine panel finish texture, and vehicle disassembly and reassembly for repair, as well as replacing any parts required to return body damaged vehicles to pre-damage condition. Adherence to processes defined in Manheims Body Shop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) is required. Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspect all repaired and primed panels for proper and complete body repairs and primer application as defined in the SOP. Review any incomplete, missed damage, or improper repairs with management before proceeding.Mask/protect any adjacent panels (non refinish) from scratches or damage before final sanding.Prepare properly repaired and primed panels (including "blend" panels) for final finish application using abrasives, power tools, and hand tools, as directed in the SOP.Avoid over-sanding (cutting through the finish) or under-sanding (leaving sand scratches that will be visible in the final finish) and refinish panels.Clean and remove all dust and other particles from repair/refinish panels completely prior to moving completed vehicles to the next step.Restore refinish panel(s) to OEM quality utilizing provided rotary buffer, correct buffing technique, compounds, and polishes defined in SOP
  • Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Actively participate in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor, i.e., assist supervisor in training and orienting new employees, perform housekeeping duties, etc.Qualifications:
    High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. 1 year of body shop and/or prepping experience preferred.Valid HAPS Paint Training Certification preferred at time of hire.Valid drivers license and good driving record required.Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmission.Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear.Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb.Basic computer skills preferred.Ability to lift 1-15 pounds (i.e., light hand tools, etc).Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.Manual dexterity, repetitive motion tasks.Ability to Work well with others in a team environment to complete tasks/goals given in time frames given. Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:Frequent exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals. Moderate noise level
    Who We AreAbout Cox AutomotiveTheres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto. About Cox We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, .Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship. Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Cox Automotive, Columbus , Auto Body Prep Technician II - $4,500 New Hire Bonus, Engineering , Grove City, Ohio

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