automotive detailer resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Customer Service
  • Supply Inventory Management
  • Problem Resolution
  • Physical Stamina
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Logical Thinking
  • Spray Gun Operation
  • Use of Chemical Cleaners
  • Interior Vehicle Cleaning
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Equipment Cleaning
  • Finish Buffing
  • Vehicle Restoration
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Surface Drying and Polishing
  • Positive Team Player
  • Scrap Removal
  • Machine Assembly and Disassembly
  • Sweeping and Vacuuming
  • Database and Query Software
  • Engine Cleaning
  • Calendar and Scheduling Software
  • Window Cleaning
  • Social Orientation
  • Safe Equipment Hoisting
  • Special Event Preparation
Work History
Automotive Detailer, 12/2017 - Current
Dominion Enterprises Wichita, KS,
  • Used steam cleaning equipment to remove dirt from engine and engine compartment.
  • Vacuumed interiors of vehicles to remove dirt and debris.
  • Shined vehicle windows and windshields to remove water spots.
  • Applied wax to vehicle exteriors and buffed to brilliant shine.
  • Washed cars and trucks daily for auto dealership.
  • Provided mobile detailing services to clients at places of employment.
  • Washed, waxed and buffed vehicle bodies for professional shine.
  • Inspected interior and exterior of vehicles for cleanliness and accurately identified imperfections outside vehicle standards.
  • Collected and disposed of trash in vehicle console spaces and under seats.
  • Advised customers on regular care needs to prevent issues such as deteriorating paint.
  • Ran mobile detailing unit to serve customers across local community.
  • Maintained car detailing equipment and supplies in optimal condition for daily demands.
  • Operated buffers, steamers, hoses, vacuums and other equipment to meet service expectations.
  • Interacted face-to-face with customers to understand vehicle detailing needs and deliver quality satisfaction.
  • Cleaned engine and engine compartment with steam cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents to remove grease and grime.
  • Checked quality of work by thoroughly inspecting interior and exterior for additional cleaning requirements.
  • Mixed cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions and other compounds to clean interior and exterior of vehicle.
  • Used cleaning, protective and restorative agents to maintain and enhance appearance of vehicles.
  • Cleaned upholstery, rugs and other surfaces by using cleaning agents, applicators and cleaning devices.
Vintage Toy Reseller, 03/2012 - Current
Mccoy's Building Supply Terrell, TX,
  • Processed accurate credit, debit, check and cash sales transactions for more than Number customer orders per day.
  • Increased business sales utilizing Product or Service knowledge.
  • Answered customer questions about products and services, helped locate merchandise and promoted key items.
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend optimal products.
  • Built customer loyalty and retention by delivering excellent shopping experiences.
  • Developed strong rapport with customers and created positive impression of business.
  • Provided exceptional services and pleasant shopping experiences to retail customers.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
Inventory Associate, 01/2010 - 03/2016
Whole Foods Market Bethpage, NY,
  • Operated power sprayers and hand tools to prepare and paint large areas.
  • Painted surfaces using brushes, spray guns and paint rollers.
  • Prepared trim, walls and ceilings for painting by cleaning, smoothing and priming.
  • Applied primer, paints, varnishes and lacquers to walls and surfaces using traditional and sprayer methods.
  • Worked holidays and weekends depending on shifting needs of project.
  • Prepared surfaces and surrounding areas for painting using sandpaper, tape and other materials.
  • Applied putty, wood filler, spackling and caulks to prep uneven surfaces and fill in holes.
  • Painted indoor areas such as hallways, bathrooms and lobbies.
  • Climbed scaffolding, staging, ladders and planks to reach work area surfaces and observed safety protocols to prevent falls.
  • Repaired wall holes and scrapes.
  • Protected surfaces from damage and spills by using drop cloths prior to and during painting.
  • Applied caulk, putty and plaster to walls using correct techniques to achieve professional finishes.
  • Calculated accurate amounts of materials and estimated time for planned jobs.
  • Corrected surface imperfections by filling cracks, holes and joints.
  • Interacted with clients to report progress and verify timetable for completed work.
  • Conducted final work check to assess quality and make corrections if necessary.
  • Used hand-held devices and computers to record and monitor inventory levels and completed audits to uncover and address inaccuracies.
  • Recorded information, shortages and discrepancies to keep records current and accurate.
  • Kept documentation and records accurate and up-to-date with latest data to prevent errors in processing or delivery.
  • Maintained inventory count, tracked usage and documented variances.
  • Marked stock items with identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools or other labeling equipment.
  • Completed physical inventory counts each month.
  • Recorded adjustments, pallet audits and tracked discrepancies.
  • Checked prices and calculated totals for accurate invoice processing.
Department Manager, 02/2006 - 07/2012
Kmart, Sears Holding City, STATE,
  • Worked actively with management team to create daily and weekly sales plans based on weekly sales trends.
  • Analyzed and interpreted store trends to facilitate planning.
  • Updated policies to reflect changing conditions and maintain optimal safety standards for all employees.
  • Developed empowering employee culture focused on equipping employees to independently meet customer needs.
  • Communicated with managers of other departments to maintain transparency.
  • Managed inventory and receiving operations to maintain optimal stock levels and meet expected demands.
  • Coached sales associates in product specifications, sales incentives and selling techniques, significantly increasing customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Kept employee workloads fair and balanced to achieve objectives while maintaining high job satisfaction.
  • Motivated associates to consistently deliver effective selling behaviors through coaching and recognition.
  • Partnered with merchandising team to plan and execute floor moves, merchandise placement and overall sales set-up.
Associate Of Science: Paramedical Science, Expected in 05/2010
Keiser Career College - Jacksonville, FL,
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  • Keiser Career College

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  • Inventory Associate
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