Automotive Buffer - 2nd Shift

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Aurora, CO

Aurora, CO
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Description This position is responsible for ensuring an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) quality appearance on repaired and refinished panels after paint application by utilizing finishing abrasives, buffing equipment and compounds to refine panel finish texture. Adherence to processes defined in Manheim s Body Shop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) is required.

Inspect refinished body panels for proper color match and acceptable finish texture, bringing any quality issues to management s attention immediately.
Prepare surface for buffing utilizing proper finish sanding products and technique (see
Restore refinish panel(s) to OEM quality utilizing provided rotary buffer, correct buffing technique, compounds and polishes defined in SOP.
Inspect remaining (not repaired/refinished) vehicle surfaces for overspray and remove as needed.
Remove and clean all compound or polish residue from buffed panels completely and inspect for acceptable finish quality.
Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Actively participate in support of allsafety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
2 5 years of buffing experience or experience working in a body shop/repair preferred. Valid respirator Fit Test required.
Paint Training Certification as defined in HAPS 6H regulation required.
Valid driver s license and safe driving record required.
Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmission. Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk andhear.
Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb. Ability to lift 1-15 pounds.
Manual dexterity, repetitive motion tasks.
Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Evening Job-

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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