Craftsman Collision Ltd.

Craftsman Collision is a BC Company, headquartered in North Vancouver. It is the largest, independently owned and operated auto body repair chain in North America, serving approximately 45,000 customers annually. Since 1977, we have grown from our first location on West 6th Avenue in Vancouver to 42 locations and we are still growing.

We are a customer service driven, detail-oriented, innovative company that creates opportunities for individuals to grow and contribute to the expansion of a well known North American brand.

Our mission is to give our customers the best collision repair experience possible, every day. To do that, we depend on our team of more than 600 talented, ambitious people who share our passion for excellence.

Whether you have years of automotive painting or refinishing expertise, or are just starting your career as an apprentice or customer service representative, we’ll help you realize your full potential and achieve your career goals. From mentorship and training programs to leadership development, you’ll receive everything you need to succeed. We’ll help you become the best you can be, because a better you means a better us.

Craftsman Collision Ltd. Surrey, BC, Canada
Oct 24, 2018
Full time
The full time permanent Auto Body Technician position is located at our Landmark Way location (#8-5652 Landmark Way, Surrey, BC). The Auto Body Technician is responsible for ensuring that all vehicles are repaired to the highest quality standard in a production type of environment. We also offer excellent benefits, and earnings upwards of $40 per hour for all Auto Body technicians across the organization! REQUIREMENTS The Auto Body Technician will: Review motor vehicle repair estimate reports to determine what needs to be fixed Hammer out dents, buckles and other defects Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills and straighten bent frames Repair and replace doors, front-end body and other automotive components as well as interior components such as instrument panels and frame assemblies Produce a high volume of flat rate hours Use 3D Measuring equipment and All DATA repair procedures to ensure quality and structural integrity is maintained Work in a high production environment with quality tools and equipment To be successful in this role the Auto Body candidate will: Minimum Education Level: Technical Training Possess a minimum of 5+ years experience Hold a Red Seal ticket (or equivalent experience) Be comfortable in a team oriented environment Have a strong work ethic, integrity and ambition to succeed Be highly organized and detail oriented Be able to prioritize and manage deadlines BENEFITS Earnings are upwards of $40 per hour Excellent benefits that include but are not limited to extended health and dental and MSP. After 3 months of employment, 100% of these benefits are paid for by Craftsman Collision. A minimum of four company sponsored social events per year; such as ski trip, holiday party, golf day and family event. Your cover letter and resume should clearly outline how your qualifications & experience fit this position. We appreciate the time that all applicants have taken when applying for this position, however, only the candidates that are chosen for an interview will be notified by phone or email. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in Craftsman Collision.
Craftsman Collision Ltd. Richmond, BC, Canada
Oct 24, 2018
Full time
The Automotive Parts Coordinator position is located at our Richmond location (8060 Capstan Way, Richmond, BC) and is considered to be a part of our Craftsman Management Trainee program. The Automotive Parts Coordinator will have the opportunity to immediately experience an informative and intensive three month training program that will provide the ideal candidate the ability to grow within a fast paced and growing company. The Automotive Parts Coordinator is responsible for: • Researching applicable databases for vehicle components • Ordering parts on a just in time basis • Ensure clear communication with suppliers to ensure timely delivery • Receiving ordered parts • Returning incorrect or ill fitting parts • Mirror matching to ensure accuracy • Application of all insurance policies and procedures • Effective communication between all shop departments • Organization of the parts room REQUIREMENTS To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will have: • Post-secondary education, certificate or diploma in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain management • Multi-tasking abilities • Strong communication skills both verbal and in writing • Ability to prioritize time and work independently • Desire to work in a performance based environment • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license • Strong organizational skills • Very strong computer-based skill set BENEFITS Excellent benefits that include but are not limited to extended health, dental and MSP. After 3 months of employment, 100% of these benefits are paid for by Craftsman Collision A minimum of 4 company sponsored social events per year; such as ski trip, holiday party, golf day and family event Your cover letter and resume should clearly outline how your qualifications & experience fit this position. We appreciate the time that all applicants have taken when applying for this position, however, only the candidates that are chosen for an interview will be notified by phone or email. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in Craftsman Collision.
Craftsman Collision Ltd. Vancouver, BC, Canada
Oct 24, 2018
Full time
The Operations Trainee position is located at our Powell Street location (1835 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC) and is considered to be a part of our Craftsman Management Trainee program. The Operations Trainee will have the opportunity to immediately experience an informative and intensive three month training program that will provide the ideal candidate the ability to grow within a fast paced and growing company. The Operations Trainee is responsible for: • Researching applicable databases for vehicle components • Ordering parts on a just in time basis • Ensure clear communication with suppliers to ensure timely delivery • Receiving ordered parts • Returning incorrect or ill fitting parts • Mirror matching to ensure accuracy • Application of all insurance policies and procedures • Effective communication between all shop departments • Organization of the parts room REQUIREMENTS To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will have: • Post-secondary education, certificate or diploma in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain management • Multi-tasking abilities • Strong communication skills both verbal and in writing • Ability to prioritize time and work independently • Desire to work in a performance based environment • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license • Strong organizational skills • Very strong computer-based skill set BENEFITS Excellent benefits that include but are not limited to extended health, dental and MSP. After 3 months of employment, 100% of these benefits are paid for by Craftsman Collision A minimum of 4 company sponsored social events per year; such as ski trip, holiday party, golf day and family event Your cover letter and resume should clearly outline how your qualifications & experience fit this position. We appreciate the time that all applicants have taken when applying for this position, however, only the candidates that are chosen for an interview will be notified by phone or email. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in Craftsman Collision.
Craftsman Collision Ltd. Vancouver, BC, Canada
Oct 24, 2018
Full time
The Estimator position is located at our South Cambie location (8525 Cambie Street, Vancouver). The Estimator is responsible for ensuring that all estimates for repair are accurate, fair and in accordance with work outlined by insurance company requirements. As the customer service front line, they also manage the communication with the customer regarding the repair process and costs. The Estimator will: Interact with customers and communicate their needs and requirements Write quality estimates by inspecting vehicles, costing parts, supplies and labour and determine time for completion of repairs Provide expertise and recommendations to customers regarding their vehicle Coordinate work processes with technicians and other necessary departments Follow automobile industry safety norms and standards Perform informative and accurate walk around of all vehicles with customer and explain work performed Deliver excellent customer service at each customer touch point Communicate with customers in a helpful and knowledgeable way Provide customers with updates as per internal policies throughout repair process REQUIREMENTS To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will have: Post-secondary education, certificate or diploma in Business or Operations Management, Supply Chain management Strong communication skills both verbal and in writing Be highly organized and detail oriented Multi-tasking abilities Be able to prioritize and manage deadlines Have a strong work ethic, integrity and ambition to succeed Very strong computer skills BENEFITS Excellent benefits that include but are not limited to extended health, dental and MSP. After 3 months of employment, 100% of these benefits are paid for by Craftsman Collision. A minimum of four company sponsored social events per year; such as ski trip, holiday party, golf day and family event Your cover letter and resume should clearly outline how your qualifications & experience fit this position. We appreciate the time that all applicants have taken when applying for this position, however, only the candidates that are chosen for an interview will be notified by phone or email. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in Craftsman Collision.
Craftsman Collision Ltd. North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Oct 24, 2018
Full time
The Real Estate Coordinator is responsible for administrative duties in support of the Real Estate and Development department of Craftsman Ventures. The Real Estate Coordinator acts to organize and facilitate information, paperwork, and scheduling related to customer service, city and municipality correspondence and submissions, consultant correspondence, and contractor management. This position requires a basic understanding of drawings, land surveys, and building specifications and obtaining quotes from suppliers and trades schedules. REQUIREMENTS Liaise with owners of any Craftsman developments and assist with any queries or issues Assist in scheduling all vendors/contractors for painting, repairs, and other maintenance as needed Work with corporate lawyers on matters regarding real estate development, sales, and strata matters Support the President of Real Estate on various development projects, including correspondence, phone calls, sourcing quotes and suppliers, and coordinating with interior designers, architects, engineers, general contractors, project managers, and municipalities Maintain electronic and physical files Update and maintain spreadsheets and other related documents Screen mail and file project invoices for review Organize and record all incoming timesheets and expense reports of department employees Provide reception relief Other duties as assigned To be successful in this role, a candidate must possess: Post-secondary degree or diploma One year of experience within the Real Estate or Construction industry an asset Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Ability to coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, professional environment Customer service driven and an effective communicator Comfortable working under pressure to meet deadlines Exceptional organizational skills Ability to work autonomously with a strong capacity in self-directed learning Demonstrates a high level of confidentiality and professionalism Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills Proven ability to handle conflict situations in an empathetic and assertive manner Well-developed interpersonal skills are critical BENEFITS Competitive wages commensurate with experience Excellent benefits that include but are not limited to extended health, dental and MSP. After 3 months of employment, 100% of these benefits are paid for by Craftsman Collision. A minimum of 4 company sponsored social events per year; such as ski trip, holiday party, golf day and family event Professional and career development Your cover letter and resume should clearly outline how your qualifications and experience fit this position. We appreciate the time that all applicants have taken when applying for this position, however, only the candidates that are chosen for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please.