Employment Opportunities


Karl Knauz BMW knows that it takes a top-notch talent and a hard-working attitude to keep our BMW dealership running like a well-oiled machine. This is why we have assembled the best local luxury sales and services teams around at our BMW dealership, Karl Knauz BMW. However, we are always looking to expand and improve our excellent staff. If you've been looking for a job at Knauz, here's your chance to become a team member at your local BMW Chicago destination, Karl Knauz BMW. Our friendly atmosphere and welcoming attitude don't end with customers, as our staff members are truly part of a family when they work here at Karl Knauz BMW. Get the career you need to set up your future today at Karl Knauz BMW, your local BMW dealership.

Job Openings

Body Shop Technician

Knauz has an immediate opening for a quality skilled Body Technician to join our team. If you have Automotive experience, this may be the career opportunity that you've been waiting for! Ask about our generous signing bonus!

As a experienced  technician, you must display thorough and proven knowledge of vehicles. You must also have a strong work ethic and exceptional attention to detail.

QUALIFICATIONS

·    Service Technician experience!

·   High school diploma or GED preferred

·   Able to drive both automatic and standard-transmission vehicles

·   Excellent communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills

·   Safety and customer service oriented

·   Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed

·   Professional appearance and work ethic.

·   Self-motivated with solid work habits.

·   Diesel or Hybrid Experience a plus

·   Valid driver's license with a good driving record.

BENEFITS

·   401k and Profit Sharing with Employer Match

·   Medical (HMO & PPO)

·   Paid Holidays

·   Paid Vacation

·   All applicants must be able to demonstrate ability to pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, drug test and possess a valid driver license.

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General Maintenance Worker

The Knauz Automotive Group is looking for a General Maintenance Worker to join our team. We are a family owned business since 1934.Someone to assist in general maintenance type jobs around the Autopark. A general "handyman" type of background is ideal for this position, someone who is willing to do something different every day as the demands of the job change every day. The ideal person has the skill to do general ground work and cleaning work.

REQUIREMENTS: To be considered candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Experience with preventative maintenance planning.
  • Willingness to acquire new skills and utilize technology to streamline processes and problem solve
  • Be detail oriented, able to take direction from management, handle multiple tasks, prioritize work effectively, and see projects through to completion
  • Solid knowledge of basic trades, such as, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and painting standard principles and practices
  • Professional in appearance and communication
  • Must meet company's requirements for employment
  • Pass Pre-employment drug screening

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift up to 75 pounds of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders)
  • Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine
  • Daily movement between departments, floors, grounds
  • Ability to read and understand written documents, email, schematics, drawings
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Service Porter

As a service porter, you will assist our department managers in providing our clients with an outstanding customer experience. A great team environment and ongoing training are just a few of the benefits you can expect. We offer excellent benefits including a 401k plan with a very competitive compensation plan. If you're experienced and possess the desire to make a great atmosphere even better, you could be the perfect fit. We are setting up interviews quickly as we are looking to hire someone ASAP.

Full and part time positions are available.

Knauz Automotive Group's Commitment to You:

  • Life, Health and Dental plans
  • 401k w/partial employer match
  • Paid vacation, holiday and personal days
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • The training and support to help you excel in your position, while allowing you to advance within the organization

Requirements

  • The porters are responsible for performing a variety of duties as they relate to the organization of vehicles
  • Assist with stocking in vehicles
  • Preparing the vehicles for customer deliveries
  • Inspect the vehicles for stains, debris and damages and report any damages immediately
  • Transport customers and dealership personal as needed
  • Perform deliveries as required
  • Clean interior and exterior of vehicles
  • Keep vehicle lot neat and orderly, moving unites as directed and in accordance with dealership standards
  • Return vehicle keys to the appropriate secured location
  • Pick up vehicles from and deliver vehicles to storage
  • Maintain buildings and grounds as needed
  • Assist with showroom clean-up and deliveries when needed
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Company's Vision, Mission, and Values in all interactions with customer, co-workers and suppliers
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety standards

Qualifications:

  • Must meet company's requirements for employment
  • 6-12 months of previous work experience (preferred)
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and information
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Pass Pre-employment drug screening
  • Ability to drive manual transmission vehicles
  • Professional appearance
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Exposure to inclement weather
  • Ability to operate an automobile
  • Prolonged periods of standing, stooping and bending

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent


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Karl Knauz BMW
A BMW M Certified Dealer Certified Center

407 Skokie Highway
Directions Lake Bluff, IL 60044

  • Sales: (847) 604-5000
  • Service: (847) 604-5000
  • Parts: (847) 604-5000

Hours

  • Monday 9:00AM - 8:00PM
  • Tuesday 9:00AM - 8:00PM
  • Wednesday 9:00AM - 8:00PM
  • Thursday 9:00AM - 8:00PM
  • Friday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Sunday Closed