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

Marketing Coordinator

Marketing Coordinator

Canepa is looking for an experienced Marketing Coordinator to join our team

Job Duties include but are not limited to::

  • Graphic Design
  • Work directly with the Marketing Director, Staff Photographer, and Sales staff
  • Coordinate and build all template-based print advertising
  • Manage digital advertising vendors and messaging
  • Maintain website content
  • Design, develop and execute Constant Contact marketing campaigns and maintain database
  • Social media management
  • Coordinate events, TV/photo shoots, meetings, and tours
  • Update/create internal and external collateral and signage
  • Prepare marketing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sales data
  • Maintain archival library
  • Coordinate production of company branded apparel. From pre-production to retail sale
  • Assist with research and fact checking copy as needed
  • Other general marketing administrative duties and special projects as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

  • A general knowledge of historic, collector and exotic automobiles
  • Mac literate
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel / PowerPoint / Word
  • Effective project management skills
  • Understanding of web-based marketing processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Social Media advertising and page management

Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields
  • Luxury market experience
  • Light photo/video editing

 

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $22/hour BOE

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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Automotive Parts Manager

Automotive Parts Manager

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $100,000/year

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 Automotive Parts Manager. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and must have a background in parts management. 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.

Requirements:

  • The qualified candidate will have 5+ years of related automotive parts experience
  • Strong management experience
  • Motivated and fast paced personality with serious Work Ethic
  • Excellent computer skills required: QuickBooks, Windows, Explorer and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • The qualified candidate will have excellent phone manners, the ability to multitask and make good decisions
  • The qualified candidate must have ability to manage a staff of up to 7 employees

Detailed Job Description:

  • Maintains a balanced inventory consistent with the requirements of the service department
  • Establishes individual parts inventory levels and balances them for maximum turnover
  • Monitors and adjusts inventory to minimize obsolescence
  • Ensure that all returned, or warranty parts are properly tagged so that the organization recovers full credit from the factory
  • Assists in the supervision of the stock order procedures
  • Ensure technicians are adequately supplied with all parts and materials as needed
  • Oversees Purchasing of supplies & materials for Service Department
  • Conforms to policy on the special ordering of parts
  • Analyzes sales, expenses, and inventory monthly to maintain profit goals
  • Works with the Operations & Service Managers to ensure a timely turnaround of parts needed for internal jobs
  • Assists in analyzing departmental operations and storage layout and revises as needed for maximum effectiveness
  • Provides technical assistance to employees and customers
  • Coordinates a prompt, efficient, and timely flow of paperwork
  • Directs shipping and receiving efforts to ensure timely processing
  • Seek out new vendors, suppliers and manufactures and negotiate terms and pricing for greater profitability
  • Enforces and monitors guidelines for working with customers to ensure maximum customer satisfaction
  • Ensures that all purchases are properly accounted for before payment is made
  • Understands, keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that may affect parts sales
  • Maintains professional appearance
  • Accepts other responsibilities as requested by the Owner and Management Team

Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K
Compensation: $100K/yr
This is not a remote position.

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

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941
– – No Phone Calls Please – –

Auto Body Prepper

Auto Body Prepper

Canepa is looking for an Auto Body Prepper. 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.

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 in beautiful Scotts Valley, CA. operating out of a new, state-of-the-art facility.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years Auto body experience
  • Preferred knowledge of Restoration style of bodywork
  • Knowledge of anti-corrosion treatments, substrate identification, surface preparation, undercoat product mixing and application
  • Ability to remove and install bolt-on components
  • Ability to perform substrate preparation mechanically or chemically
  • OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

    Job Title: Auto Body Prepper
    Job Type: Full-time
    This is a non-exempt, hourly position. This is not a remote position.
    Compensation: Starts at $22/hour BOE

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

    Please submit your resume here or send your resume to [email protected]

    FAX: 831-430-9941
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    Journeyman Detailer/Polisher

    Journeyman Detailer

    Job Type: Full-time
    Compensation: $20.00 – $25.00/hour BOE

    Canepa is looking for an experienced Auto Detailer to join our team!

    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 in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

    Qualifications:

    • 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 and skills
    • Must be punctual, dependable, and be willing to work overtime with short notice

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

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

    Please submit your resume here or send your resume to [email protected]

    FAX: 831-430-9941
    – – No Phone Calls Please – –

    Automotive Marketing Director and Historian

    Job Type: Full-Time
    This is not a remote position.

    Compensation: Salary Based on Experience

    Canepa is looking for an Automotive Marketing Director and Historian to join our team! This individual must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a background in collector car industry.

    The ideal candidate will 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:

    • Planning, development and implementation of all the Organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communication, and public relations activities, both external and internal
    • Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution
    • Act as the Organization’s representative with the public
    • Coordinate the appearance of all print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.
    • Schedule and lead group tours
    • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills
    • Overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications
    • Working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams
    • Managing multiple projects at a time

    Candidate must have:

    • HISTORIC, COLLECTOR AND EXOTIC CAR EXPERIENCE A MUST
    • Minimum 5 years experience in marketing, communications or public relations
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred
    • Experience developing and managing budgets for department
    • Computer literacy in word processing, data base management and page layout
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
    • Motivated and fast paced personality with serious work ethic
    • Strong management experience

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • Competitive wages
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • Paid Vacation
    • Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

      Please submit your resume here

      FAX: 831-430-9941
      – – No Phone Calls Please – –

    Fabrication/Machinist/Welder

    Fabrication/Machinist/Welder

    Canepa is seeking an experienced professional for our fabrication department and machine shop.

    Job Type: Full Time

    Compensation: $36/hr(40/hrs per week)

    Job Duties Include:

    • Design, fabrication, machine work, problem solving for restoration and racing vehicles
    • Create materials list 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, machine shop experience, and welding
    • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
    • Motivated and fast paced personality with serious work ethic
    • Strong management experience
    • Computer skills preferred.

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

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

    Please submit your resume here

    FAX: 831-430-9941
    – – Please No Phone Calls or Walk-ins – –

    Automotive Technician

    Automotive Technician

    Canepa is looking for an Automotive 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.

    Job Type: Full Time

    Compensation: Starts at $35/hr BOE (40/hrs per week)

    This is a non-exempt, hourly position. This is not a remote position.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 5 years Automotive Technician Experience
    • Must place safety and quality above all else
    • Ability to work on an individual basis with limited direction
    • Must have complete set of your own standard & metric tools & toolbox
    • Must be willing to purchase additional tools as required
    • Available to work full time (40 hrs per week, Monday – Friday), and willing to work overtime when necessary
    • Must have reliable transportation

    The following items are desirable, but not required:

    • Strong electrical skills
    • Strong diagnostic skills
    • Porsche & Mercedes experience
    • General Motors experience
    • Mobile Audio/Video experience
    • Hunter alignment equipment experience

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

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

    Please submit your resume here or send your resume to [email protected]

    FAX: 831-430-9941
    – – Please No Phone Calls or Walk-ins – –

    Automotive Parts Counterperson

    Automotive Parts Counterperson

    Job Type: Full-time
    Compensation: $26.00-$28.00

    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 Parts Department Counterperson. The ideal candidate is highly energetic, detail oriented, proactive, and extremely organized.

    The Parts Department Counterperson will staff the Parts Department on a full-time basis and will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following areas:

    • Source hard to find and special order parts.
    • Place and track orders. Develop contingency plans for orders that experience delays.
    • Receive orders, ensure order correctness, and distribution to shop personnel
    • Maintain inventory accuracy and integrity
    • Ship and confirm delivery of outbound material
    • Meet with suppliers and establish and maintain accounts
    • Cost out parts and materials on work orders
    • Maintain showroom parts counter and inventory
    • Internet parts sales

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 3 years Automotive Parts Department Experience
    • Ability to work on an individual basis with limited direction
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Internet search engine.
    • QuickBooks accounting software a plus, but not required

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

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

    Please submit your resume here or send your resume to [email protected]

    FAX: 831-430-9941
    – – No Phone Calls Please – –

    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.

    This is a great opportunity for experienced Porsche Technicians. 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. 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
    • Available to work full time, and willing to work overtime when necessary

    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:

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

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

    Please submit your resume here or send your resume to [email protected]

    FAX: 831-430-9941
    – – No Phone Calls Please – –

    Motorsports Technicians

    Motorsports Technicians

    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 Motorsports Technician that is interested in taking the next step in their career. This candidate must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. Applicant must have a broad knowledge base of all mechanical aspects of a vehicle, from suspension and brakes to engine and transmission. Must be highly versatile with superior skills and be able to produce work of the highest quality. Candidate should have exceptional diagnostic ability along with race preparation experience. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

    Requirements:

    • Race cars and project cars experience
    • Porsche (race) engines and gearbox experience
    • Able to work to a schedule and take direction
    • Have own tools
    • Having a racing background is preferred

    OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

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

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

    Please submit your resume here

    or send your resume to [email protected]
    FAX: 831-430-9941
    – – No Phone Calls Please – –


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