Detailer PP in Franklin, OH at KAR Auction Services

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

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Job Description

About Us

KAR Auction Services is a global Fortune 750 company headquartered in the Indianapolis suburb

of Carmel, Indiana, with 17,500 employees across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Our diverse team helps the world’s largest automotive manufacturers, financial institutions, insurance companies and dealer groups buy, sell and trade used vehicles. ADESA, a subsidiary of KAR, is a used-vehicle auction operation with 75 locations and a complete online service offering for auto dealers, manufacturers, banks, finance, fleet, lease and rental companies.


Working as part of a production team, Detailers are responsible for completing the reconditioning process for vehicles consigned for the weekly auction. This is a full-time position with overtime (evenings/weekend) on occasion.


Detailers are paid production pay with an average hourly rate of $13. There isn’t a guarantee on average production pay because it is based on volume of work completed. However, average Hourly rate typically ranges between $13.00 and $16.00 per hour.

Job Description/Responsibilities include

  • Preparing vehicles for auction by performing a variety of vehicle reconditioning tasks per company procedures & customer service level agreements: interior detailing, upholstery cleaning, window cleaning, pre-wash, buffer, and quality control.
  • Inspect the quality of work performed prior to moving vehicle to next stage of reconditioning process
  • Maintain good operating condition of equipment and facilities, advising management of equipment breakdowns or maintenance needs
  • Practice and promote teamwork within the department
  • Work within established company safety procedures and guidelines to ensure safety and security for employees and property
  • Follow safe working procedures and reporting procedures for injuries, loss or damage of property
    Other duties as assigned

Experience & Education requirements

  • High School education or equivalent preferred
  • 1-3 years' experience in automotive detailing is an asset
  • Valid driver's license and ability to drive both standard and automatic transmissions
  • High attention to detail required
  • Hardworking, motivated team player
  • Responsible for the quality and quantity of work produced
  • Reliable, punctual, and dependable
  • Available to work a flexible schedule, which includes weekends and overtime, as required


  • Benefits for Full-Time Employees become effective on the first of the month following 30 days of Employment.
  • 3 Medical Plan Options with Health Savings Account. Employer Contributions to HSA - $400 Individual Coverage and $800 for Family Coverage.
  • 2 Dental Plan Options and 2 Vision Plan Options
  • 401K Plan with Employer matching contribution of 100% of the first 4% you contribute.
  • The following Benefits are 100% Employer Paid:
    • Life Insurance equal to 2X your salary
    • Short Term Disability equal to 65% of your salary
    • Long Term Disability equal to 66.67% of your salary
    • Employee Assistance Plan
    • Wellness Program
  • 6 Paid Holidays, 5 Paid Sick Days, 5 Personal Days, and 10 Days of Vacation

All employees must provide documentation that they are legally authorized to work in the United States. KAR is an equal opportunity employer. KAR is a drug-free workplace.