Penske Automotive

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Penske Automotive Hourly Detailer - East Madison Toyota in Madison, Wisconsin


The Hourly Detailer supports the Sales and Service Department operations with clean and finely detailed vehicles. Conform to dealership and/or manufacturer specifications and time allowances.

Essential Functions

  • Washes vehicle exterior, cleans interior and exterior windows, and wipes down doorjambs

  • Applies wax to auto body, and wipes or buffs surface

  • Vacuums interior of vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris

  • Cleans upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices

  • Applies revitalizers and preservation agents to interior vinyl or leather surfaces and treats fabrics with spot- and stain-resistant chemicals

  • Cleans engine and engine compartment with steam-cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents

  • Applies special-purpose cleaners to remove foreign materials which normal cleaning procedures do not remove, utilizing experience and judgment and following product manufacturer's recommendations

  • Inspects vehicles for noticeable defects, such as dents, scratches, torn upholstery, and poor mechanical operation. Communicates all defects to manager

  • Restores appearance of engine area, rugs and upholstery, and painted surfaces. Uses touch-up paint, dyes, and other appropriate materials.

  • Fills vehicle with fuel

  • Keeps shop area neat and clean and able to account for all dealership-owned tools and equipment at all times

  • Understands, keeps up-to-date, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that affect service operations such as; safety rules and procedures, hazardous waste disposal, OSHA right-to-know, etc.

  • Wears appropriate PPE, i.e. uses proper protection when using products that require protection

  • Applies dressing on tires and tire wells

  • Replaces missing or defective small parts

  • Other duties as assigned

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

EEO Statement

The Company is committed to hiring a diverse and qualified workforce. We will not consider any characteristic or category protected by state or federal law in hiring or employment decisions, including but not limited to race, national origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, status as a parent, or genetic information.

Req Number: 10595

Type: Full-time

Dealership: East Madison Toyota

Location Address: 3501 Lancaster Drive