Automotive Washer East Lansing MI

From Automotive Retailing Today... Job Definition It is the responsibility of the washer to clean and prepare new, used and serviced vehicles. Automotive washers keep vehicles clean and inform the detailer foreman of defects the vehicle may have.

Motorcars Of Lansing Inc
(517) 882-8030
6505 S Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing, MI

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Ed's Car Sales
(517) 482-0470
800 N Larch St
Lansing, MI

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Main Street Auto Sales
(517) 625-8584
201 S Main
Perry, MI

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Clio Ford Inc
(810) 686-5900
4325 W Vienna Road
Clio, MI
Services
Truck Auto Body,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Erics Auto Repair
(231) 592-1456
11421 Beech ave
Big Rapids, MI
Services
Auto Inspection,Emissions Testing,Auto Dealers

Rpm Auto Sales
(517) 882-2961
5436 S Cedar St
Lansing, MI

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Paradise Motors Sales
(517) 627-3900
8212 W Saginaw Hwy
Lansing, MI

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Countryside Motors & Leasing
(517) 589-5000
4760 Churchill Rd
Leslie, MI

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Flannery Auto Mall
(989) 269-9781
1225 Sand Beach Road
Bad Axe, MI
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Wolverine Ford Truck Sales Inc
(313) 849-0800
3550 Wyoming
Dearborn, MI
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

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Automotive Washer

From Automotive Retailing Today...

Job Definition

It is the responsibility of the washer to clean and prepare new, used and serviced vehicles. Automotive washers keep vehicles clean and inform the detailer foreman of defects the vehicle may have.

As with all positions within dealerships, automotive washers are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards.

Job Duties

The duties of an automotive washer include:

  • Washing and waxing the exterior of the vehicle, including adding a treatment to the tires.
  • Vacuuming and cleaning the upholstery and other surfaces on the interior.
  • Inspecting vehicles for noticeable defects and informing the detailer foreman of these issues.
  • Notifying detailer foreman of missing or defective small parts.

Job Requirements

A washer should have basic knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance. Washers should have good judgment and the ability to use hand and power tools and other machinery safely.

Good cleaning skills and the ability to follow instructions are important. Some cleaning products may be quite toxic, so washers should have a good understanding about how to use these correctly and safely. Being well-organized and able to manage time, as well as having an eye for detail, is advantageous.

A valid driver's license and a good driving record is a requirement for this position.

People working within the automotive retail industry often have to work extended hours, evenings and weekends to achieve their goals.

Education Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for this position. There is on-the-job training.

Career Path

Automotive washers can train with the detailer foreman to become a detailer.

Salary Range

The average annual earnings of automotive washers are approximately $20,000 to $30,000. Earnings vary depending on experience, and the dealer's geographic location and size.

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Benefits

Benefits vary by employer, but most dealerships offer on site training, health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefit options. Talk with the specific dealer human resource manager about benefit packages.

Physical Demands

Working in the automotive industry can be physically demanding. Certain positions require employees to spend most of their workday on their feet and to carry heavy and awkwardly sized items. A reasonable level of physical fitness and flexibility is beneficial.

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