Heintz Toyota of Mankato has become the highest volume new vehicle franchise and the best import franchise in the market over the past year and our fixed operations department has been reaching record highs. We are currently looking for an Automotive Detailer to join our successful team.
Automotive detailers are responsible for cleaning and refurbishing new and used vehicles. The ideal candidate will have dealership detailing experience and previous experience using a buffer and carpet extractor.
Cleans and refurbishes new and used automobiles. Conforms to dealership and/or manufacturer specifications and time allowances.
Washes vehicle exterior, cleans interior and exterior windows, and wipes down doorjambs.
Applies wax to auto body, and wipes or buffs surface.
Vacuums interior of vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris.
Cleans upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using appropriate cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices.
Applies revitalizers and preservation agents to interior vinyl or leather surfaces and treats fabrics with spot- and stain-resistant chemicals.
Cleans engine and engine compartment with steam-cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents.
Applies special-purpose cleaners to remove foreign materials which normal cleaning procedures do not remove, utilizing experience and judgment and following product manufacturer's recommendations.
Inspects vehicles for noticeable defects, such as dents, scratches, torn upholstery, and poor mechanical operation.
Restores appearance of engine area, rugs and upholstery, and painted surfaces. Uses touch-up paint, dyes, and other appropriate materials.
Uses proper eye, hand, and body protection when using products that require protection.
Fills vehicle with fuel.
Applies dressing on tires and tire wells.
Replaces missing or defective small parts.
Maintains showroom and stock vehicles in clean and presentable condition at all times.
Ensures proper stickers are displayed in the vehicle's window.
Removes all window stickers on sold vehicles.
Keeps work area neat and clean.
Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.
Reports any safety issues immediately to management.
Basic automotive knowledge required.
Past experience detailing with knowledge of what the process entails preferred.
Experience using a buffer and carpet extractor preferred.
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required in order to perform essential job functions.