At Carvana, we sell cars but we aren’t car salesmen. Our promise
is simple: we won’t sell a car to a customer that we wouldn’t sell
to our own Mom. Period. To make sure our cars are in first-rate
condition, we’ve built multiple vehicle Reconditioning Centers
around the country, where our cars are inspected, perfected, and
photographed before reaching the Carvana website. Using our Carvana
Certified 150-point inspection process, we’re able to verify that
every vehicle meets our rigorous mechanical and cosmetic
We strive to provide only the highest quality vehicles to our
customers in our mission to deliver a no-hassle, better car buying
experience. We are actively looking for passionate and talented
individuals who can help us deliver on that promise.
Think you’ve got what it takes to join our team? Keep reading
below to see what we’re looking for!
About the team and position
As a Production Associate you will have the opportunity to work
at one of our Inspection Centers, while being responsible for
moving our vehicles through our reconditioning process. Qualifying
candidates must love helping people, enjoy being part of a team,
and possess the drive to help achieve superior customer
satisfaction. They must be goal-oriented, enthusiastic, energetic,
self-motivated, with the ability to interact and communicate with
all levels of the organization at the Inspection Center.
What you’ll be doing
Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Facilitate the reconditioning process by moving vehicles from
one department to the next.
Wash and physically clean vehicles that are going through the
Inspect the interior and exterior of the vehicles for
cleanliness and accurately identify any imperfections that are
within or outside Carvana vehicle standards.
Properly handle Carvana photography equipment to take
photographs of vehicles using handheld camera devices.
Apply Carvana lean manufacturing principles and follow
standardized work by adhering to the 5S model.
Other duties as assigned.
Working hours are Monday - Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm.
Hours of operation are subject to change based on business
needs. You may also be required to work overtime to support those
business needs and will be given as much advance notice as
What you should have
This position is an entry-level position that requires someone
who is interested in beginning their career in the automotive
industry and is interested in working for a company that promotes
from within. Requirements include:
The ability to read, write and communicate effectively in
A valid Driver’s License.
A positive, can-do attitude with a desire to work in a team
environment and achieve production goals.
Ability to physically operate equipment and use appropriate
vehicle cleaning equipment.
Goal-oriented, team player that isn’t afraid to get their hands
dirty and dive right into the day-to-day.
Ability to follow Carvana standardized processes when it comes
to our vehicle reconditioning standards.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing production
environment while sometimes being exposed to excessive weather
It would be great if you also had
Experience working in the Automotive Industry or in a Lean
Experience detailing or washing vehicles.
Experience working for a fast-paced hyper-growth company.
The Production Associate will report to the Line Lead and will
be an hourly full-time position. No travel is required.
What we’ll offer in return
Competitive hourly wages (NO FLAT RATE)
On the job training
100% company-paid healthcare premiums for employees
Excellent schedules that allow for work/life balance
100% employee paid Healthcare Premiums
401k with company match
Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment
A company culture of growth, with a start-up atmosphere,
allowing for varied and rapid career development
A leadership team that listens and is geared toward teammate
To be able to do your job at Carvana, there are some basic
requirements we want to share with you.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a valid driver's license
This job position is designated as a safety-sensitive
Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds independently; majority of
lifting from knee to shoulder heights; other lifting required from
Must be able to carry and transport up to 60 pounds up to 20
Requires standing for extended periods of time with frequent
stretching, reaching, walking, stooping, pushing, and/or pulling in
an environment that may be cold, hot, noisy, and wet and may have
fumes or odors due to vehicle maintenance
Requires excellent visual acuity and manual dexterity
Requires use of safety equipment that may include but not
limited to face shield or goggles, non-slip shoes, gloves, mask,
and other protective garments and equipment
Requires frequent driving and computer data entry
Must adhere to regular and predictable attendance
Of course, we’ll make any reasonable accommodations for those
with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their