Hiring Auto Technicians

Where? LaFontaine Volkswagen – Dearborn, MI

Why Work at LaFontaine Volkswagen?

LaFontaine Automotive Group is a place where our employees are truly family and where people come before the bottom line. It’s a welcoming place where you can build a career and will find the tools and support needed to take your career to new heights. With 17 retail locations representing 36 franchises, and seven collision centers in Michigan, we are proud to be named Michigan’s fastest-growing automotive dealership group. We couldn’t have gotten here without our dedicated employees and their commitment to our customers. And with this growth, we are always looking for new individuals to join our team.

As a family-owned and operated business, we deeply understand that our employees are our greatest asset and their overall wellbeing is our number one priority. We know our continued success and growth is more than just selling and servicing cars, it’s about giving back in our local communities, having a work-life balance, and providing a platform for our team to grow and prosper.

LaFontaine Automotive Group’s culture and focus on employees was recently featured in an Automotive News article and said, “passionate owners, competitive pay plans, clear career paths, and cross-department collaboration are core reasons employees stick around.”

“We don’t turn over people. We have people that grow, make a very good living and get compensated for the job that they’re doing. It’s an investment in them,” said Ryan LaFontaine, Chief Operating Officer. Kelley LaFontaine, Vice President said, “I can’t just say my biggest asset is my employees if I don’t treat them that way by my actions.”

The LaFontaine commitment to customers, staff, and local communities is demonstrated by active participation and contributions to numerous non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and charities throughout southeast Michigan. We encourage our employees to become involved in their community, volunteering and working with organizations striving to make a positive impact. Being a strong community supporter and partner has been a cornerstone of LaFontaine Automotive Group and something our co-founder, Maureen LaFontaine instilled in us all.

At LaFontaine, we are unique to have an internal, dedicated Grassroots Marketing Team, led by our Vice President, Kelley LaFontaine. This compassionate group allows us to become ingrained in our local communities and are always looking at opportunities to strengthen our relationships

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Work With LaFontaine Volkswagen

Are you currently turning all the hours you want?

Do you currently work for a company that is paying you what you’re worth?

Are you currently working for a great company that cares about its employees?

If you answered NO to any of these questions then you owe it to yourself to apply TODAY!

If you have worked for the rest now come work for the Best!

We also have opportunities available for all skill levels from Entry Level to Master Technician at many of our other LaFontaine Dealership Locations throughout Michigan. Servicing Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, and Volkswagen vehicles.

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Benefits We Offer:

  • Market Leading pay plans commensurate with experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance available
  • 401K with employer match
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Training
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Christmas Savings plan with employer match
  • 5 Day Work Week – Closed on Sundays
  • Paid Training and Development

Position Summary: Performs vehicle repair and maintenance work as assigned in accordance with dealer and factory standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

-Receive repair orders from dispatcher and take to the stall area.
-Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
-Diagnose the cause of any malfunction and perform the repair as authorized.
-Communicate with the Parts Department to obtain needed parts.
-Tag and save parts, turn in parts, if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer.
-Advise service advisor immediately if any additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time.
-Document work performed.
-Road-test vehicles to ensure repair has addressed the customer complaint.
-Quality check work performed.
-Attend training classes.
-Keep abreast of factory technical bulletins.
-Ensure that customers’ vehicles are kept clean.
-Administer safety and housekeeping policies and procedures
-Understand and follow federal, state, and local regulations, governing service repair work.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education & Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively and present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, insurance representatives, and other employees.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, & Registrations:

-Current, valid driver’s license; satisfactory Motor Vehicle Report (MVR).
-Manufacturer and In-House Training
-Advancement opportunity
-Growth-oriented company
-We welcome and encourage employee feedback/ideas
-Family work atmosphere

LaFontaine Volkswagen Dearborn 42.2954324, -83.2723644.