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Body Prep Technician II

Matteson, IL 60443
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*Primary Location: *20401 Cox Ave, Matteson, IL, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202100417
This position assists automobile body painters by preparing surfaces of vehicles for repainting and by polishing repainted vehicles.

Job Responsibilities:

* Wash vehicles to remove dirt, oil, grease and debris from painted surfaces.

* Locate and remove imperfections on panels prior to painting. Treat scratched and chipped areas with plastic or liquid filler.

* Inspect panels to be painted as well as adjacent panels for body repair defects and other damage and notify manager if necessary.

* Securely apply paper and masking tape to protect unpainted surfaces, such as bumpers, windows, chrome trim, and other parts while surrounding areas are spray-painted.

* Smooth unmasked surfaces with sandpaper removing gloss from previous coats of paint. Sand rough spots.

* Paint surfaces not readily accessible, such as wheels and underside of fenders, using brush and spray gun. Remove and replace chrome moldings and trim, as necessary.

* After vehicle is painted, remove masking tape, clean vehicle and clean off over-spray with razor blade, solvent, etc. Move vehicle to designated area for buffing.

* Perform other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor, i.e., assist supervisor in training and orienting new employees, perform housekeeping duties, etc.

* May be required to work overtime (more than 40 hours per week) as business needs dictate.



High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


1 + years of body shop and/or prepping experience preferred.


Valid Drivers License and good driving record required. Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmission.


(Degrees, Certifications, Languages):

Physical Demands:

Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear. Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb. Ability to lift 1-15 pounds (light hand tools, etc.) Manual dexterity, repetitive motion tasks. Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Frequent exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals. Moderate noise level.


Manheim is the worlds leading provider of used vehicle services and marketplaces for the millions of cars that change hands every year. A subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc. with 32,000 employees in 145**locations worldwide, Manheim offers an array of products and services that impact every stage of a used vehicles life cycle, including live and online auctions, financing, inspections, title management, transport, auto body repair and dent repair.Manheim is the leader in remarketing technology, using its online tools to connect buyers and sellers around the globe to the worlds most comprehensive physical and virtual wholesale marketplace for used cars. Manheim is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free workplace. Please use the Cox Career Network at[http://www.coxenterprises.com/coxcareer/]()to submit your resume.

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.
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.
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.
Posted: 2021-02-04 Expires: 2021-03-29
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