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

Service Writer

Service Writer

Canepa is looking for an Service Writer to join our team! Candidate must possess strong communication skills to deal with customers, employees, and vendors.

This individual must be detail orientated, 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.

 

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

 

Job Description, includes but not limited to:

Consult with clients on scope of work and customer follow-up.
Produce written documentation of the scope of work performed on each project. Involves interpreting the technicians’ notes, confirming parts are correctly allocated to the project invoice, and reviewing the photo documentation.
Produce photographic record book by printing and sorting project photos into specific job tasks and arranging them in chronological order.
Download digital photo files from the technician’s cameras and sort them into the appropriate files.
Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the data settings on technician’s cameras.
Produce DVD discs and Flickr files/links for project photos.
Produce operating instructions and lists of recommended fluids, services, etc.
Obtain service records from previous owners/service shops.
Assist in the inventory of all inbound and outbound parts and accessories for each vehicle.

 

 

Project Maintenance, Closing:

Generate and complete customer project reports of tasks performed.
Identify, consolidate, and print vehicle photographs of tasks completed for customer reports.

 

 

Qualifications:

Strong automotive repair and restoration knowledge required.
Ability to understand and write documents using standard automotive language.
Basic photo editing (adding text boxes, pointer arrows, etc. to images).
Personable and communicates well with customers, vendors, and all levels of independent departments.
Basic PC knowledge, including Microsoft Excel and Word
Organized and detail orientated.
Calm and works well under pressure.
Positive attitude, good people with.

 

Benefits:

Medical, Dental and Vision
Paid Vacation
401K

 

Job Title: Service Writer

Job Type: Full-time

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

Compensation: $26.00-$28.50/hour BOE

 

Please apply with your resume or email it to [email protected]

Please No Phone Calls or Walk-ins.

Parts Counterperson

Parts Counterperson

Canepa is seeking an individual experienced Parts Counterperson. The ideal candidate is highly energetic, detail oriented, proactive, and extremely organized. 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.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Source hard to find 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 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 Experience
  • Ability to work on an individual basis with limited direction
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Internet search engines
  • Quickbooks accounting software is a plus, but not required.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k

Job Title: Automotive Parts Counterperson

Job Type: Full-time

On-Site Location: Scotts Valley, CA

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

Compensation: $26.00-$28.00 BOE

Please No Phone Calls or Walk-ins.

 

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]

 

Upholstery Apprentice

Upholstery Apprentice

Canepa is looking for an entry level Upholstery Apprentice. Great opportunity to join a team of craftsmen of the highest level restoring, customizing, and building world-class collectable automobiles at our state-of-the-art facility in Scotts Valley, California.

Candidates must have experience in upholstery work with a keen attention to detail and accuracy. Your skills must be top notch and produce extremely high-quality results. We need someone who takes direction and completes the job with limited supervision. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for someone who is dedicated to producing work that will add and sustain value for generations to come!

Job Duties Include:

  • All aspects of interior or upholstery restoration, replacement, and repair; from floor to roof, seats, trim and lining
  • Highly customized installations and precision vintage restoration
  • Convertible soft top installation
  • Versatility in working with a wide variety of premium quality upholstery materials
  • Extensive use of sewing machines and application of various techniques
  • Hand-crafted upholstery work required
  • Use of tools and equipment; including drills

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have some formal education or training in upholstery work, automotive
    preferred
  • Knowledge of materials (leathers, fabrics, carpets, padding, threads, headliners,
    convertible tops, and backing materials, etc.)
  • Understanding of each material’s suitability for the given application
  • Knowledge of upholstery machinery and equipment
  • Ability to produce Concourse quality upholstery work

Preferred Skills but not required:

  • Knowledge of vintage upholstery production techniques and materials to produce period
    correct reproductions
  • Experience with a wide variety of marques; German, Italian and American

 

Job Type: Full-time
This is an hourly, non-exempt, in-house position.
Compensation: $20/hr BOE

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • 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

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 – –

Service Technician

Service Technician

Canepa is looking for an Service 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 – –

Photography and Marketing

Automotive Photography + Marketing

Canepa is looking for an experienced Photographer to join and assist our marketing department.This position includes both photography and marketing duties. We are seeking a person who is proactive and who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

Essential duties/responsibilities:

Take professional and dynamic studio shots of luxury automobiles in our in-house studio.
Photograph, edit, and present final vehicle images to the CEO in a timely and efficient manner.
Responsible for researching and writing all copy for vehicle stories. Excellent writing and communication skills are a MUST.
Maintain company website: adding vehicles to inventory, linking YouTube videos, updating information, etc.
Maintain and manage company photography equipment (Nikon camera, studio lighting, soft boxes, flashes, etc.).
Catalogue and maintain digital photo library.
Additional marketing duties as needed to support the team, such as preparing marketing reports, advertisements, social media, email campaigns and other special projects.
Experience with marketing, event scheduling and management.

Required Attributes:

3 years automotive photography experience and/or education
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite; specifically, Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere.
Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Experience with copy writing, and fact checked copy.
Mac literate
Flexibility to work with a team and independently.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to set up an in-house studio with lighting equipment.
Must be able to commute to company sitenot a remote or hybrid position.

Preferred Attributes:

Studies in related fields such as photography, visual arts, or graphic design preferred.
Interest in luxury, collectible, and historic automobiles

Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
Paid Vacation
401K

Job Title: Automotive Photography & Marketing

Job Type: Full-time (50hrs/week)

Location: Scotts Valley, California

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

Compensation: Hourly equates to $80k- $100k.

Please submit your photography portfolio and resume here to be considered or email it to [email protected]

– No Phone Calls or Walk-ins. –

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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