Automotive Body Shop Painter

Description

Job Scope

Formulate and apply mixed and dispensed automotive refinish materials to vehicle surfaces and sub-assemblies in accordance with applicable standards and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspect condition of panels to be painted for any defects in repair, prepping or masking; refer any issues discovered to supervisor
  • Inspect refinish products to be used for proper formulation to meet color match and finish texture standards
  • Mix refinished products (primer, base and clear) in amounts required to cover designated area
  • Ensure area to be used for application is properly vented
  • Apply refinish coating using approved and properly set High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
  • Clean and maintain all paint formulation and spray application equipment and maintain paint and storage areas
  • Ensure adequate supply of refinish products to meet production requirements
  • Follow all applicable safety and health procedures
  • Perform other job related duties as directed by supervisor

Change & Innovation

  • Frequently considers what is the best way to do things and looks for ways to streamline and/or improve work processes
  • Draws from a variety of sources and experiences to identify alternative solutions
  • Adapts in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty Embraces changes affecting one’s area

Customer Focus

  • Focuses on customer needs and preferences in delivering work product
  • Delivers impactful, timely solutions that are meaningful to the customer
  • Follows up with customers to ensure problems are solved
  • Shares information and explains procedures in a way that is easy for others to understand
  • Adapts personal style and approach to quickly establish rapport
  • Maintains professional demeanor in all customer situations

Collaboration

  • Demonstrates “we versus me” thinking
  • Willingly provides assistance and support to others
  • Works cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Addresses and resolves conflict directly and constructively
  • Builds a relationship network within and across departments

Drives Results

  • Plans appropriately for daily work and projects
  • Delivers consistently strong performance that co-workers can rely upon
  • Ensures manager and others are advised of problems or obstacles in sufficient time for action to be taken
  • Recognizes when to escalate a problem to the next level and when to handle it individually
  • Negotiates/re-negotiates priorities and competing demands for one’s time
  • Maintains a proper pace

Effective Communication

  • Provides clear and thorough information to others (e.g., verbal, written, email, presentations, meetings)
  • Listens actively and carefully to others opinions and ideas
  • Shares viewpoints openly and directly with others
  • Shares timely information with relevant parties

Develops Self and Others

  • Seeks opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills
  • Shares own experience and expertise with others Accepts feedback openly, without becoming defensive
  • Learns from experiences, including successes, setbacks, and/or resistance

Qualifications

Education & Specialized Knowledge

  • Education & High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Annual respirator fit test documentation
  • Knowledge of HAPS Paint Training Certification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to drive vehicles with standard or automatic transmission.
  • ASE certificate automotive paint preparation and application preferred
  • Experience 5 years automotive painting experience preferred

Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-CO-Aurora-17500 E 32nd Ave

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing


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