Principle Auto Make Ready Detailer in Corpus Christi, Texas

Make Ready Detailer

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  • 30-Mar-2018 to 29-May-2018 (CST)

  • BMW of Corpus Christi

  • Corpus Christi, TX, USA

  • Full Time

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Summary: The Make Ready Detailer is a representative for the dealership and must represent the dealership in a professional, friendly manner at all times.

The Ideal Candidate:

Ideal candidate will provide exceptional customer service and teamwork with fellow associates, conduct business ethically, and treat each customer and fellow employees with respect. Candidates should have a positive attitude, attention to detail, and pride themselves in the product they deliver.

Our Guiding Principles:

  • Our business starts with great people

  • Our goal is to provide unparalleled service to our customers, associates and vendors

  • Personal and organizational integrity guide our decisions and actions

  • Defining excellence is what we do

  • We have as much enthusiasm for our work as we do in our life

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Including but not limited to:

  • Using a variety of cleaning products

  • Using a variety of cleaning equipment

  • Maintain detailing equipment to ensure proper performance

  • Performs service wash after vehicle repairs have been completed

  • Cleaning and detailing engine compartments when needed

  • Maintains a clean and organized work area

  • Follow verbal and written work instructions

  • Efficiently work and keep company minimum standards

  • Vacuum entire vehicles to remove dirt and debris

  • Clay, wax, and polish vehicles when complete details are needed

  • Collaborates with other departments to ensure required detail work on vehicles are completed on time

Sales Department Duties:

  • Place cars in front of showroom for display each day

  • Inspect vehicles in showroom for cleanliness; this includes interior as well as exterior (door panels, trim panels, wheels, spots)

  • Confirm each showroom vehicle has the correct Monroney on display with the stand under one of the front wheels

Make Ready for Delivery:

  • Wash, detail and wipe down new and pre-owned vehicles carefully for delivery

  • Inspect each vehicle after detail in outside lighting to ensure vehicle is ready for delivery

Make Ready New Inventory:

  • Wash and inspect all new car inventory and report any issues noticed on vehicles to manager

  • Fill out make ready sheets and make a key tag for each key

  • Bring books and loose accessories to New Car Manager office

  • Create folder with cover sheet and place in cabinet in New Car Manager office

Pre-owned Inventory Preparation:

  • Removal and destruction of registration sticker and license plates, install new license plate frames as required

  • Complete attached form for each unit

  • Bring vehicle to New Car Manager for final inspection before it is put on the line

Inventory Maintenance:

  • Maintain log sheet noting dates when the lot vehicles are cleaned

  • Make sure selling lot looks good at all times and that vehicles are parked together lined up properly

  • Maintain cars on both new and pre-owned lot so that they are clean inside and out, ensuring they are ready to sell on a daily basis

  • All pre-owned cars must have window sticker and Buyers Guide on dash visible to customers

  • All new cars must have Monroney on dash visible to customers

  • Make sure all new cars have a full tank of gas

  • Maintain a half tank in pre-owned vehicles: fill the car to half tank on the same day that the car is put into inventory by the Sales Manager

  • Rotate inventory at least once per week, making sure tire pressure monitors are not displaying low pressure and report any issues such as check engine light, oil warning light,etc.

  • At a minimum, each unit for sale must be washed once per week

  • Wash and dry vacuum inside

  • Complete wipe down of dash, door panels and cup holders

  • Clean inside and outside windows with cleaner/wipes

  • Wash wheels and tires thoroughly

The above-listed job duties for this job description are not all-inclusive


  • High school diploma.

  • Must have excellent public speaking skills.

  • Must havegoodcomputer skills in Word, Excel,and Power Point.

  • Must have valid drivers' license and must be able to pass MVR.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the followingskills:

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information.

  • Excellentoral communication skills.

  • General mechanical knowledge.

  • Clean driving record.

  • Professional personal appearance.

  • Ability to work comfortably with the public.

  • Ability to communicate customer's interests needs and requests to management and sales personnel.

How This Role Impacts--And Provides Value To Others

Your external customers are our customers and stakeholders. Your internal customers will be the Service Director, PA team, and our vendors. Youwill provide value to both via being a reliable, trusted, grounded, high integrity, caring human being. Theywill know you have their back and bring them safety, belonging, mattering because your work is timely and of consistentlyhigh quality.