Canepa

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
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

Auto Salesperson

Auto Salesperson

Canepa is an 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.

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 skills in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Dealer Accelerate skills are helpful
  • Skills in Sales Force programs and Quickbase and other web based applications

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

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Detailer/Polisher

Detailer/Polisher

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

We’re looking for a skilled and experienced auto detailer.

Qualifications:

  • Must have extensive knowledge in all interior and exterior detailing techniques including, but not limited to: detailing products and materials, buffing, color-sanding, and polishing painted surfaces
  • Must be fluent in English and must have average English reading and writing comprehension and skills
  • Must be punctual, dependable, and willing to work overtime with short notice
  • Must be detail oriented and possess the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure environment
  • Must have good time management
  • Good critical thinking and problem solving skills are essential

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Working in a large professional facility
  • Opportunity to fast track experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

Compensation: Please submit a salary requirement with resume.

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

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Sales Admin

Sales Admin

We are seeking a Sales Admin to provide full-time administrative assistance to the Sales Department of an automotive design and customization company. The Sales Admin will be in charge of maintaining records of all sales, trade, and consignment transactions and inventory. The Sales Admin must have strong time management skills and an aptitude to keep multiple urgent accounts on track each on different and shifting timelines.

Qualifying Experience:

  • Experience and knowledge of DMV processes and procedures regarding titling, registration, and sale/transfer of vehicles is a MUST.
  • Dealership and/or Title Clerk experience is strongly desired.
  • Working knowledge of government regulations regarding emissions testing, VIN verification, and all aspects regarding the transfer of vehicles.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Outlook, and especially Excel.
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work on an individual basis with limited direction.
  • Proven experience in handling multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously with changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance.
  • Dependable, with a high level of work ethic and commitment to excellence.
  • Proven assisting record.
  • Extremely detail-oriented.
  • Excellent judgment and discretion when handling matters of confidentiality.
  • Ability to interact well with all levels of staff and customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily administrative and secretarial support to Sales Department
  • Ability to maintain excellent customer relationships
  • Contract execution
  • DMV licensing
  • Title follow-up
  • Arranging of transportation of vehicles; import and export
  • Ability to maintain organization of files
  • Available to work full time, and willing to work overtime when necessary
  • Ability to work occasional Saturdays is required
  • Additional responsibilities, projects and tasks as assigned

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

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Service Shop Helper

Service Shop Helper

Canepa is an 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 an entry level Service Shop Helper. This individual must be quality minded, hard working, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry.

The entry level Service Shop Helper will work in the Service Department on a full time basis and will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the Service Department.
  • Inventory, photograph, and package parts for shipment/storage.
  • Assist technicians with their work.

Hours:

  • 9AM – 6PM, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications:

  • Clean driving record with ZERO points on your driving record.
  • Ability to work on an individual basis with limited direction.
  • Ability to work well with the public.
  • Basic automotive, parts department, and computer skills are a plus, but are not required.

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

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Porsche Technicians 356 to 959

Porsche Technicians 356 to 959

Canepa is an 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.

Great opportunity for experienced Porsche Technicians. 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. Porsche cars include, 356, 911, 959, etc

Qualifications:

  • Must be a journeyman level Porsche technician with experience on Porsche 356 through 993
  • Must have strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Must have a strong understanding of fuel injection systems and controls
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills in hydraulic systems, electrical systems, drivetrain and suspension systems
  • Electrical experience
  • Experience with basis internal engine repair and setup
  • Experience with transaxle repair
  • Available to work full time, and willing to work overtime when necessary
  • Must have basic computer and internet skills

Not required but a “plus”:

  • Ability to perform alignments using a computer aided alignment rack.
  • Ability to mount and balance tires with road force balancer.
  • European auto repair experience.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Working in a large professional facility
  • Opportunity to fast track experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

Compensation: Please submit a salary requirement with resume.

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

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Body-Paint Restoration Manager

Body-Paint Restoration Manager

Canepa is an 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 a Body-Paint Restoration 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

Fabrication/Machinist

Fabrication/Machinist

Canepa is an 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 for 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.

Job Duties Include:

  • 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 tolerances
  • Machine parts requiring jig bores or precise bolt patterns
  • Document and file drawings for parts being produced

Skills Desired:

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

Job Type: Full-time

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

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Auto Body Technician

Auto Body Technician

Canepa is an 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 looking for an Auto Body Technician. 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 automotive experience
  • Must have minimum of 4 years of auto body experience
  • Preferred knowledge of restoration style of bodywork
  • Strong bodywork skills recommended
  • Available to work full time, and willing to work overtime when necessary
  • Must have basic computer and internet skills

Not required but a plus:

  • Early domestic and muscle car experience

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

Compensation: DOE

Job Type: Full-time

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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