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Auto Body Repair Technician III - $1,000 Sign On Bonus

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Darlington
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

*Primary Location: *207 Race Track Rd, Darlington, SC, USA
* Division: *Manheim
* Job Level: *Individual Contributor
* Travel: *No
* Schedule: *Full-time
* Shift: *Day Job
* Requisition Number: *216442
Eligible for a $1,000 Sign On Bonus after completion of 90 days with Manheim. Days for payout will be different based on the agreed selection from Client group and within the guidelines provided. This position is responsible for repairing all types of body damage including sheet metal, all types of exterior plastic and composite panel repair, vehicle disassembly and reassembly for repair, as well as replacing any parts required to return body damaged vehicles to pre-damage condition and prepare repaired panels/parts for refinish application. 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. This position is responsible for formulating and applying properly mixed and dispensed automotive refinish materials to vehicle surfaces and sub-assemblies, using spray-painting equipment, power tools and other related equipment. Adherence to processes defined in Manheims Body Shop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) is required. Position will also be asked to Paint/Refinish all types of vehicles.

Job Responsibilities:
* Verify vehicle and repairs to be performed using repair order or tracking label prior to beginning repairs.
* Repair all damaged body panels as directed by management.
* Apply refinish coatings, using only approved, provided HVLP spray equipment set at recommended pressure.
* Follow repair procedures as defined in Manheims Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
* Replace damaged panels or other body components as directed.
* Properly handle, apply, and dispose of any surface coatings as directed in Manheims SOP and defined in federal, state or local regulations.
* Finish all repairs as required to meet Manheims customer expectations for quality.
* Inspect refinished body panels for proper color match and acceptable finish texture, bringing any quality issues to managements attention immediately.
* Prepare surface for buffing utilizing proper finish sanding products and technique (see SOP).
* Restore refinish panel(s) to OEM quality utilizing provided rotary buffer, correct buffing technique, compounds and polishes defined in SOP
* Inspect remaining (not repaired/refinished) vehicle surfaces for overspray and remove as needed.
* Remove and clean all compound or polish residue from buffed panels completely and inspect for acceptable finish quality.
* 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 management. May be required to work overtime as business needs dictate.
Qualifications: - High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
* 1 year of customer service experience preferred.
* 5 years of collision and/or mechanical estimating experience preferred.
* Paint Training Certification that meets HAPS 6H requirements preferred.
* Valid Respirator Fit Test Certificate preferred
* Valid drivers license required.
* Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmission.
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
* Effective verbal communication and customer service skills.
* Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
* Exhibit strong leadership skills.
* Basic computer skills preferred.
* Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds (e.g., tools, equipment, etc.).
* Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
* Manual dexterity, repetitive motion tasks.
* Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear.
* Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb
* Ability to Work well with others in a team environment to complete tasks/goals given in time frames given.

Who We Are
* About Cox Automotive*
Theres 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, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
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, Fayetteville , Auto Body Repair Technician III - $1,000 Sign On Bonus, Engineering , Darlington, North Carolina

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