Classic BMW - Technician Jobs in Willoughby Hills, OH

About Us

The Classic Auto Group is one of the most successful auto retailing organizations in the country. Founded in 1979 by James A. Brown, Classic began as a single Chevrolet dealership in Mentor. Today, that dealership is one of the largest Chevrolet retailers in Ohio, and among the largest in the world. Classic has seen unprecedented growth and currently operates a number of other dealerships including Lexus, Mazda, Volkswagen, Toyota, BMW, MINI, Ford, Lincoln, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Honda, and Hyundai. The company has also expanded from Mentor to include locations in Painesville, Willoughby Hills, Madison, Streetsboro, and Cleveland, Ohio.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

air conditioned and heated

What is the size of the team Iā€™d be working with?

approximately 12 technicians

What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

service is open from 7-7 Monday through Thursday, Fridays' 7-6 and Saturdays 7-3 technicians work within those timeframes, schedules are flexible and can be further discussed

What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

we proved all factory required tools, all P.P.E., uniforms

What type of break room facility is provided?

we have a full lunch room with kitchen and tv

How many bays does your shop have?

20

How many repair orders do you average per month?

aprox 1300

What is your parts ordering process?

direct deliveries with manufacturer on daily basis

What is your policy on side work?

not allowed

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We provide factory training online and in person

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We promote from within

Can you describe your performance review process?

performed yearly with direct manager

What type of safety training is required?

we have online OSHA training for shop safety required

Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

we have senior techs that mentor and train

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

we have training center for local schools and support local projects at different times of the year

Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

we work with BMW recruiters to engage and educate vocational students on automotive industry

Where do you see the shop in five years?

growing

Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

yes available online, only takes few minutes

Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

no

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Meeting with service manager and shop Forman, possibly service director before meeting with human resources

Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

yes

Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

no

After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

Offers will be notified within 1-2 business days

Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

average of about 5 days

Service Advisor
Service Advisors are primarily customer focused and, as one of the faces of the shop, they are critical in keeping customers happy. Service Advisors are frequently focused on taking customer calls, relaying information to technicians, and selling repair jobs. Both technical and sales experience are helpful for this position.
Pay Range: $50,000 - $100,000/year

Salaried Position plus commission bonus

BMW MASTER TECHNICIAN
flat rate pay
Pay Range: $50,000 - $100,000/year

The BMW Master Service Technician (Level 1) MASTER Certified BMW Technician ASE Certification A1-A8 Electrical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills are a plus Proficient in troubleshooting and computer diagnosis Good foundation of basic automotive technology Valid driver's license and clean driving record

CERTIFIED BMW TECHNICIAN Pay Range: $45,000 - $100,000/year

Certified BMW Technician ASE Certification A1-A8 ( not required for hire, but will be required for certification, dealer will reimburse cost) Electrical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills are a plus Proficient in troubleshooting and computer diagnosis Good foundation of basic automotive technology Valid driver's license and clean driving record

Automotive Service Technician Pay Range: $40,000 - $100,000/year

Hourly position Automotive experience 3+ years Electrical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills are a plus Proficient in troubleshooting and computer diagnosis Good foundation of basic automotive technology Valid driver's license and clean driving record

Health Insurance Offered
We provide different options that can be discussed with Human Resources during interview
Dental Insurance Offered
We provide different options that can be discussed with Human Resources during interview
Vision Insurance Offered
We provide different options that can be discussed with Human Resources during interview
Retirement Plan Offered
We provide different options that can be discussed with Human Resources during interview
Sick Leave Offered
Part of PTO that is offered with employment, further details can be provided by H.R.
Vacation Offered
Part of PTO that is offered with employment, further details can be provided by H.R.
Paid Holidays Offered
We offer paid holidays, further details can be provided by HR
ST / LT Disability Offered
We provide different options that can be discussed with Human Resources during interview
Life Insurance Offered
We provide different options that can be discussed with Human Resources during interview
Uniforms Offered
Are provided at no cost to employees (service technicians)
Other Offered
We provided any Person Protective Equipment needed, eye, ears, and gloves for all employees.

Shop Talk

A typical Classic BMW tire rotation.