Collision Buffer - BMW of Columbia Collision Center

Job ID 2019-9440
Job Location US-SC-Columbia
Category Collision Center
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job


BMW of Columbia Collision Center is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.  We are looking to add a qualified COLLISION BUFFER to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.


In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities


  • Employee may be required to operate company or customer vehicles at any time and must adhere to the company driving policy(s). Employees are expected to refrain from using their handheld devices while driving; this includes cell phones and texting while driving in connection with their job duties. Safety must come before all other concerns.
  • Wet Sanding every panel we refinish to a smooth ready to buff condition.
  •    Proficiently buff sanded panels to a smooth consistent "factory like" shine and orange peel.
  •    Remove any swirl marks or other effects caused by our process.
  •    Polishing, then cleaning of every vehicle or panel repaired.
  •    High self-expectation of quality control. Making every job as perfect as it can be, in a timely manner.
  •    Final review with sales staff to ensure repair is completed to client's expectations.
  •    Cleaning of work areas within the shop as scheduled, or requested.
  •   Light prep work including taping and sanding as needed in addition to our main prep technicians.


  • Ability to read and following instructions on repair/estimate orders.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver license in the state that you will work and a good driving record.

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer