Canepa is the industry leader in buying, selling and restoring the highest quality automobiles including, but not limited to: BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Porsche, and Shelby. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. We are located in beautiful Scotts Valley, CA. operating out of a new, and state of the art facility.

Employment

The Canepa Motorsports shop provides complete ground up mechanical and cosmetic restoration and track support. We attend 4 to 6 premiere vintage races each season. The focus is 1950's to 1990's era racing cars:

  • Can-Am
  • Trans-Am
  • IMSA and FIA
  • GT to Group C prototypes
  • Historic Formula One
Employment

The Restoration and Custom shops produce concours level projects for both individual customers and corporations. These projects include all levels of repair & service, and range from complete restorations to mechanical and performance upgrades.

  • Collectable Sports Cars
  • Hot Rods
  • Concept Cars
  • Customs Corporate Show Cars
  • Personalized exotics

LIST OF CURRENT JOB OFFERINGS

Shop Foreman

Shop Foreman

Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking an individual for Shop Foreman. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • • Provide excellent customer interaction and service
  • • Ensuring and maintaining customer satisfaction
  • • Quality assurance of work performed/delivered
  • • Ensure a safe and productive operation through proper implementations and administration of company policies and procedures
  • • Assigns work orders; ensuring work is distributed efficiently for the highest shop and technician productivity and standard of repair
  • • Forecast goals and objectives for the department and devise and implement a business plan to meet them
  • • Direct and implement a mutually profitable business environment with all other departments
  • • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of each project
  • • Effectively communicates all relevant project information throughout organization
  • • Documents all phases of each project (written and photo)
  • • Minimizes exposure and risk on all aspects of each project

Qualifications:

  • • 10 years minimum of related automotive service experience
  • • Strong Management Experience
  • • Motivated and fast paced personality with serious Work Ethic
  • • Excellent computer skills required (Windows, Explorer, Outlook)
  • • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • • Excellent phone manners, the ability to multi task and make good decisions
  • • Must have ability to manage a staff of 10+ employees

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Competitive Wages
  • • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • • Paid Vacation
  • • 401K

Compensation: Please submit a salary requirement when applying.

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Fabrication/Machinist Foreman

Fabrication/Machinist Foreman

Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking an experienced professional to manage our fabrication department and machine shop. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • • Design, fabrication, machine work, problem solving for restoration and racing vehicles
  • • Create estimates for fabrication jobs and order materials to complete the job
  • • Determine materials and processes that were used to produce the original parts
  • • Design and fabricate special tools to fit unique jobs
  • • Machine the more complicated parts involving threads, tapers or tolerance
  • • Machine parts requiring jig bores or precise bolt patterns
  • • Document and file drawings for parts being produced

Qualifications:

  • • Automotive experience in high performance and racing cars
  • • The qualified candidate will have fabrication and machine shop experience
  • • Strong attention to detail and organization skill
  • • Motivated and fast paced personality with serious work ethic
  • • Strong management experience
  • • Computer skills preferred

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Competitive Wages
  • • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • • Paid Vacation
  • • 401K

Compensation: DOE

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Restoration Body/Paint Manager

Restoration Body/Paint Manager

Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking an Restoration Body/Paint Manager. The ideal candidate would have managed a high level restoration shop and or owned their own shop and has a thorough understanding of maintaining the highest level of quality work. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • • Provide excellent customer interaction and service.
  • • Ensuring and maintaining customer satisfaction.
  • • Quality assurance of work performed/deliverable.
  • • Ensure a safe and productive operation through proper implementations and administration of company policies and procedures.
  • • Assigns work orders; ensuring work is distributed efficiently for the highest shop and technician productivity and standard of repair.
  • • Forecast goals and objectives for the department and devise and implement a business plan to meet them.
  • • Direct and implement a mutually profitable business environment with all other departments.
  • • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of each project.
  • • Is capable of performing all duties of the restoration body and paint shop.
  • • Effectively communicates all relevant project information throughout organization.
  • • Documents all phases of each project (written and photo).
  • Qualifications:

    • • The qualified candidate will have 10 years minimum of related automotive body restoration, paint, and detail experience. 
    • • Experienced in all phases of Body Restoration and Paint
    • • Extensive background in Concourse level, vehicle restoration and preparation.
    • • Highly experienced in metal and fiberglass body repair and preparation.
    • • Familiar with PPG products.
    • • Strong paint finish restoration and vehicle detailing skills.
    • • Strong Management Experience. 
    • • Motivated and fast paced personality with serious Work Ethic. 
    • • Excellent computer skills required (Windows, Explorer, Outlook). 
    • • Excellent organizational and project management skills. 
    • • The qualified candidate will have excellent phone manners, the ability to multi task and make good decisions. 
    • • The qualified candidate must have ability to manage a staff of 10+ employees.

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • • Competitive Wages
    • • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • • Paid Vacation
    • • 401K

    Compensation: DOE

    Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941

    Auto Salesperson

    Auto Salesperson

    Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

    Canepa is seeking an auto salesperson. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and must have background in the automotive industry. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

    Qualifications:

    • • COLLECTOR AND EXOTIC CAR EXPERIENCE A MUST
    • • Must be computer literate
    • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word and Outlook)
    • • Dealer Accelerate skills are helpful
    • • Skills in Salesforce programs and Quickbase and other web based applications

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • • Competitive Wages
    • • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • • Paid Vacation
    • • 401K

    Compensation: DOE

    Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941

    Sales Acquisitionist

    Sales Acquisitionist

    Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

    Canepa is seeking an individual for collector vehicle acquisitions. This individual will be responsible for sourcing, researching, and evaluating vehicles that Canepa can purchase for resale. Candidate will interface directly with the President and present vehicle information for final decision making. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

    Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • • Proven ability to procure collector quality vehicles
    • • Be able to determine current market values of vehicles
    • • Able to ascertain cosmetic and some mechanical flaws
    • • Research vehicle history and ownership
    • • Understand the various factors within vehicle models that will add or detract from value

    Qualifications:

    • • COLLECTOR AND EXOTIC CAR EXPERIENCE A MUST
    • • Must be computer literate
    • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word and Outlook)
    • • Dealer Accelerate skills are helpful
    • • Skills in Salesforce programs and Quickbase and other web based applications

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • • Competitive Wages
    • • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • • Paid Vacation
    • • 401K

    Compensation: DOE

    Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941

    Automotive Technician

    Automotive Technician

    Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

    Canepa is seeking an experienced auto technician. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry.We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

    Qualifications:

    • • Must be a journeyman level automotive technician
    • • Must have strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
    • • Must have strong understanding of fuel injection systems and control
    • • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills in hydraulic systems, electrical systems, drive train and suspension systems
    • • Ability to perform alignments using a computer aided alignment rack
    • • Experience with wiring, soldering, and circuit modification.
    • • Experience with basic internal engine repair and setup
    • • Available to work full time, and willing to work overtime when necessary
    • • Must have basis internet and computer skills

    Not required but a “plus”:

    • • Experience with shock building
    • • Ability to perform alignments using a computer aided alignment rack
    • • Ability to mount and balance tires with road force balancer
    • • Air and water cooled Porsche experience
    • • European auto repair experience
    • • Early domestic and “muscle” car experience
    • • Experience with transaxle repair
    • OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

      • • Competitive Wages
      • • Medical, Dental and Vision
      • • Paid Vacation
      • • 401K

      Compensation: DOE

      Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

      Please submit your resume here

      FAX: 831-430-9941

    Motorsport Apprentice Mechanic/Shop Helper

    Motorsports Apprentice Mechanic/Shop Helper

    Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries and are a leading provider of motorsports goods and services. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

    Canepa is seeking a Motorsport Apprentice Mechanic/Shop Helper. This individual must be quality minded, hard working, punctual and dependable. The candidate will be highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team. The Motorsport Apprentice Mechanic/Shop Helper will work with the Motorsports department on a full time basis (45 hours per week).

    Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • • Help with the movement of vehicles around the shop
    • • Help the mechanics complete their tasks
    • • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the Motorsports department
    • • Inventory, photograph and package parts for shipment/storage
    • • Maintain race vehicle transporter equipment, tools, supplies, inventories, etc.
    • • Prepare and load race vehicle transporters before events. Unload upon return

    Qualifications:

    • • Basic automotive repair and maintenance skills are required
    • • Clean driving record with ZERO points
    • • Ability to work on an individual basis with limited direction
    • • Ability to work well with the public
    • • Previous motorsports experience an advantage

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • • Competitive Wages
    • • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • • Paid Vacation
    • • 401K

    Compensation: DOE

    Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941

    Restoration Technician

    Auto Body Technician

    Canepa is the industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

    Canepa is seeking an Restoration Technician who is interested in taking his/her career to the next level. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of workmanship in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

    Qualifications:

    • • Must have a minimum of 4 years as an automotive technician
    • • Must have own tools
    • • Familiar with all levels of mechanical assembly and finish work
    • • Strong bodywork skills recommended
    • • Available to work full time, take direction, and willing to work overtime as necessary
    • • Must have basis computer and internet skills

    Duties include:

    • • Disassembly, rebuilding and reassembly of complete automobiles

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • • Competitive Wages
    • • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • • Paid Vacation
    • • 401K

    Compensation: DOE

    Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941

    Auto Detailer

    Experienced Auto Detailer

    We are looking for an experienced auto detailer to fill a full time position.

    Canepa is a leading producer of high quality custom automobiles and products. Our state of the art facility is located in beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

    • • Must have a minimum of 2 years working in the automotive detailing industry.
    • • Must have extensive knowledge in all interior and exterior detailing techniques.
    • • Must have experience with detailing products and materials.
    • • Must be fully qualified in buffing and polishing painted surfaces.
    • • Must be fluent in English and must have average English reading and writing comprehension skills.
    • • Must be punctual, dependable, and be willing to work overtime with short notice.

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • • Competitive Wages
    • • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • • Paid Vacation
    • • 401K

    Compensation: DOE

    Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941

    Automotive Parts Inventory Specialist

    Automotive Parts Inventory Specialist

    Canepa is seeking an Automotive Parts Inventory Specialist for our parts and service department. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well with a team.

    Canepa is a leading producer of high quality custom automobiles and products. Our state of the art facility is located in beautiful Scotts Valley.

    Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • • Identifying, photographing, and packaging parts
    • • Labeling of parts
    • • Inventory of parts
    • • Inventory maintained on a daily basis
    • • Following up with purchases, customers, and sales
    • • Preparing customer and vendor shipping packages
    • • Generating prices for parts – prior to listing on the online store
    • • Achieving maximum efficiency and superior customer service
    • • Maintaining professional attitude, conduct and appearance
    • • Operating the delivery vehicle when needed in a safe and cautious fashion

    Qualifications:

    • • Ability to operate forklift
    • • Must have automotive parts experience
    • • Excellent communication skills
    • • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • • Computer skills (Quickbooks, Excel and internet research)
    • • Ability to work on individual basis with limited direction
    • • Warehouse experience a plus
    • • Valid drivers license

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • • Competitive Wages
    • • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • • Paid Vacation
    • • 401K

    Compensation: DOE

    Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941


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