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Automotive Detail Specialist

Bill Colwell Ford, Inc.
Job Description
As a Detail Specialist you will be responsible for making a vehicle look neat and clean both inside and out by using a variety of cleaning products and equipment. As a professional it is crucial that you have an eye for cleanliness and inspection. You will be expected to operate in accordance with all company policies and processes. It is critical that all your work is performed in a professional manner with the highest level of customer satisfaction. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are a must for this position.

Job Duties:
  • Cleans and refurbishes new and used automobiles, performing any combination of following duties: Washes vehicle exterior to clean cars, using cleaning solution, water, cloths, and brushes.
  • Applies wax to auto body, and wipes or buffs surfaces to protect surfaces and preserve shine, using cloth or buffing machine.
  • Vacuums interiors of vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris, using vacuum cleaner.
  • Cleans upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices.
  • Applies revitalizers and preservatives to vinyl or leather surfaces, and treats fabrics with spot and stain resistant chemicals to preserve and protect interior components.
  • Cleans engine and engine compartment with steam cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents to remove grease and grime.
  • Applies special purpose cleaners to remove foreign materials which do not respond to normal cleaning procedures, utilizing experience and following recommendations of product manufacturer.
  • Paints engine components and related parts, using spray gun or aerosol can and masking material.
  • Applies paint to chipped body surfaces of vehicle, using container of touchup paint.
  • Generate pride and commitment within the Service Department that creates a team atmosphere within the dealership.
  • Organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze and process information
  • Strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction
  • Ability to work independently and effectively work with a team
  • Solid communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required. 
  • Must pass background check.
  • Minimum of high school degree or equivalent
  • Family owned and operated
  • Full-time
  • 5 day work week
  • Health insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid time-off
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Competitive pay, with the opportunity to grow
  • Preferred new and used car purchase discounts
  • Preferred employee discounts for parts and service
  • State-of-the-art, brand new facility with 25 bays
  • Clean and professional work environment
  • Separate lunch area with kitchen
About Us:
Bill Colwell Ford is a Ford dealership located in Hudson, only 9 miles from Waterloo and Cedar Falls. We are family owned and operated and have been serving the Cedar Valley since 1984! From our dedicated staff to our family values that woven into our core business structure, we believe in making our customer satisfaction second to none. These values are evident in the fact that we were the only dealership in the state of Iowa named a Top 150 Workplace by the Des Moines Register in 2016, voted the Best of the Best in the Cedar Valley, and have received the prestigious Ford President’s Award for customer satisfaction three times! This customer-centric environment coupled with a family oriented culture make for a fun and exceptional work atmosphere.  If you think you have the skills, experience, and values it takes to join the Bill Colwell Ford family, we encourage you to apply.
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