Job Openings

Parts Specialist - Body Shop Coordinator

Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo, a family-owned full service auto dealership, has an immediate opening for a Parts Department Body Shop Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with our Body Shop team to source, order, and price all parts needed for the individual body repair jobs
  • Track and coordinate on time, as needed deliveries of the parts with the body shop
  • Track the appropriate billing of the ordered parts
  • Coordinate and handle returns of mis shipped or excess parts
  • Some shipping recieving and delivery duties required

Requirements:

The ideal canidate will have:

  • Experience in automotive parts wholesale or retail, Dealership experience not necessary
  • Ability to organize and track multiple requests concurrently in a fast paced environment
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, email)
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet needs in a set timeframe
  • Ability to learn dealship management software
  • A drivers license with a clean verifiable driving record
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Benefits:

  • Base pay plus commission structure
  • Paid training
  • Paid vacation after first year of employment
  • Available health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • 401k with annual match

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay
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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN

Job description

SIGNING BONUS!!!!

Crippen Automotive, family owned and servicing greater Lansing for over 40 years, with Buick, GMC, Mazda, and Volvo. We have an opening for a technician in our service department, it could be the perfect place for you. If you have a great attitude, a set of skills and an excellent work ethic, we want to talk to you.

Here's what we offer.

  • Signing Bonus up to $5,000
  • Large volume of work. Skilled technicians range 40-60 hour weeks on average.
  • Paid Training. Crippen values training for all of our franchises
  • Benefits available. Top rated Medical/Dental for you AND your family.
  • Employer matched 401k.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Great team-like atmosphere in a growing dealership that supports Fixed Operations.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma
  • State Certifications or ASE
  • Experience as an auto technician
  • Good with computer systems
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and information
  • Learns quickly
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Ensures that customer's cars are kept clean
  • Maintain stall in an orderly and clean manner
  • Able to pass a drug screening
  • Willingness to work on all makes and models

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $35.00 /hour flat rate

Experience:

  • Automotive Technician: 2 years (Preferred)

License:

  • Drivers License (Required)
  • Mechanics License (Required)

Work Remotely

  • No
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SALES CONSULTANT - AUTOMOTIVE

Job Description

Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo, a family owned automotive dealership, is looking for a self-motivated and ambitious Sales Consultant to assist our customers with their purchase of new or pre-owned vehicles. Experience is a plus, but not necessary. We will teach you how to thrive in our low-pressure sales environment, where our customer's needs come first.

This is an opportunity for you to have a career, not just another job.

Responsibilities and Duties:

-Showing our clients a level of professionalism and customer care that exceeds their expectations

-Building rapport with clients that results in a lifetime relationship

-Learn about and become an expert on your products and relay your knowledge to our clients through a professional product presentation.

-Answering customer's questions and conveying vital information honestly and clearly to overcome the clients concerns and objections

-Consistent follow up with clients; both before and after the sale

-Consulting with management and senior staff to create a plan for your success and following thru.

-Consistently maintaining a positive attitude

-Operating with honesty and integrity

Qualifications and Skills:

-A professional and well-kept appearance and manner

-A minimum of 1 to 2 continuous years of customer service experience.

-Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

-Basic computer skills (email, internet, word processing) with the ability to learn how to accurately maintain computerized records and database information.

-Ability to follow detailed verbal instructions

-Valid driver's license with a clean history

-Experience in the automotive industry or retail sales is helpful but not required. We will train you.

Benefits:

This is a full-time, permanent position that offers:

-Training pay

-Competitive full commission pay structure and a performance bonus program, as well as additional manufacturer, paid performance incentives. With the option for a salary pay program

-Medical benefits

-Paid vacation

-401 K with match options

-A relaxed friendly work environment

Job Type: Commission

Salary: $40,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year

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SERVICE ADVISOR

Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo has an immediate opening for a service advisor. Crippen is a rapid, fast paced service department. Servicing all makes and models and primary to four franchises, we are always busy.

Responsibilities:

Greet customers and listen to thier vehicle service concerns

Write up vehicle repair orders, relaying customer concerns and pertinent information

Answer incoming phone calls

Make phone calls to give estimates and secure service appointments

Consult with clients and sell required and recommended service work

Keep thorough documentation of work performed as well as declined work

Build lasting relationships with our customer

Communicate effectively and accurately with our service technicians

Prepare and properly document service loaners

Maintain good documentation for warranty work and record keeping

Maintain a clean work area

Qualifications

Basic computer and phone skills

Positive, friendly attitude

Customer focused with exceptional customer service skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Professional well kept appearance

Valid driver's license with clean record

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision

Life Insurance

Aflac

401k with matching program

Paid Vacation (after a year of employment)

Competitive Pay

Paid Training:

  • Yes

Management:

  • Store Manager

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $800.00 - $1,300.00 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Day range:

  • Monday to Friday

Shift:

  • 10 hour shift
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Porter / Lot Attendant

Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo, a family-owned automotive dealership and service center, currently has multiple openings for porter positions. Positions as a porter in our sales department, service/body shop department, and vehicle prep/detail department are available.

Responsibilities

Sales Department Porters

  • Maintain the appearance and presentation of the inventory vehicles as well as the facilities
  • Assist our sales managers in the operation of their department
  • Inspecting and checking in fresh inventory shipped from the manufacturers, and stocking them into the inventory
  • Assist sales staff with the preparation of sold vehicles for final delivery to the customer
  • Take quality photos of fresh inventory and post to the internet with accurate descriptions
  • Coordinate with service, body shop, detailers, and other reconditioning vendors to ensure timely movement of pre-owned vehicles through the reconditioning process
  • Ferry vehicles to and from the dealship and customers or vendors
  • Variety of as-needed duties as they arise

Service/Body Porters

  • Receiving customer vehicles into our service lane, directing customers to the appropriate staff, and moving their vehicles to the appropriate area
  • Ferrying customer vehicles to and from the dealership and customer homes, business, or vendor
  • Assisting in maintaining the cleanlienss of our service shops, service lane, body shop, and associated facilities
  • Maintaining the appearance of our loaner vehicles
  • Various as needed duties as they arise

Prep/Detail Porters

  • Cleaning and prepping vehicles for final delivery to the buyer
  • Inspecting and checking in fresh inventory shipped from the manufacturers
  • Preparing fresh pre-owned inventory and new inventory for lot presentation
  • Maintenance and cleaning of workspace
  • Light maintenace of property and facilities
  • Various as needed duties as they arise

Qualifications

Ideal canidates will be:

  • Timely
  • Self-motivated
  • Organized
  • Able to follow detailed instructions and complete tasks without direct oversight
  • Able to know the requirements and process assosciated with thier position and act on them without supervisor intervention
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks by importance and complete them within the allocated time
  • Able to self regulate their time

Requirements:

Canidates will require:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Drivers license with reasonably clean driving record
  • Able to pass a background check

Benefits:

  • Foot in the door position, Crippen hires from within, a position with a Crippen opens other opportunities to enter skill positions.
  • Paid vacation after one year employment
  • Available health, dental, vision, life insurances
  • 401k with match

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability
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LUBE TECHNICIAN

Job Summary

Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo has an immediate opening for a lube technician.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Changing oil and filter, rotating tires on client vehicles

-Mounting and Balancing tires.

-Inspecting customer vehicles for mechanical issues in compliance with a multipoint inspection process

-Communicating with service advisors so they may effectively aid their clients

Qualifications and Skills

-Their own tools-

-Mechanical propensity and knowledge

-Attention to detail and ability to follow directions

-An attitude toward teamwork and a desire to exceed expectations when completing a job

Benefits

Signing Bonus

This is a fulltime permanent position including:

-Paid vacation

-401K

-Available health and dental insurance

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Collision Repair Technician

Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo, a family-owned and operated automotive dealership is currently seeking a top-level body repair technician to join our team. Great benefits, updated equipment, ongoing training, and a signing bonus for the right individual.

Ideal candidates will be:

  • Timely
  • Motivated
  • State of Michigan collision repair and unitized structural repair certified
  • I-CAR certification a plus
  • Possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record

Benefits:

  • Weekly pay periods
  • Available health coverage
  • Available dental and vision
  • Available 401k with match
  • Paid vacation after the first year

Please apply online with a resume or in person at the dealership during normal business hours.

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10-hour shift
  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Mich. Collision RepUnitized Structural Rep. Certification (Preferred)
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Contact

Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo

8300 W. Saginaw
Directions Lansing, MI 48917

  • Sales: (517) 627-8411
  • Service: (517) 627-8411
  • Parts: (517) 627-8411

Hours

  • Monday 8:30am - 8:30pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 8:30am - 6pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 8:30pm
  • Friday 8:30am - 6pm
  • Saturday 9am - 4pm
  • Sunday Closed
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Dealership Hours

  • Monday 8:30am - 8:30pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 8:30am - 6pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 8:30pm
  • Friday 8:30am - 6pm
  • Saturday 9am - 4pm
  • Sunday Closed

Parts Dept. Hours

  • Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Service Dept. Hours

  • Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed