Lithia Motors Inc. started in 1946 in Ashland, OR as a small Chrysler store and has evolved into the 3rd largest dealership group in the nation. With over 200 locations to serve our customers. Located in downtown Los Angeles, Mercedes-Benz Of Los Angeles is the flagship Mercedes store under the Lithia umbrella. We consistently increase year over year in sales and service operation. We provide a great work environment with high emphasis on employee development and training. Here at MB of LA we take great pride in hiring and developing out next generation of professionals.
We do have an online application and it usually takes less than 20 minutes to complete.
Applicants are phone screened by a recruiter and then an in person or phone interview is scheduled with the service manager.
One on one question and answer with the service manager and shop foreman if available.
We conduct a background check and a drug screening prior to offer.
There are some assessments that are performed on line.
We try to keep in contact with our candidates and a rejection or offer is usually made within a week.
Depending on the number of applicants it usually takes less than a week.
Underground shop with plenty of ventilation.
48 technicians. 2 Foremen 1 Diagnostic Technician
M - F 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM S - 8:00AM - 4:00 PM Techs work 7:00 AM- 4:00 PM, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, or 9:00AM - 6:00 PM
All Mercedes Benz MFG specific tools including Laptops and diagnostic software. Shop provides built in tool boxes. Technicians are expected to have their own hand tools.
2 Employee lunch rooms with microwave, fridge and vending.
Techs request parts through the electronic MPI system.
We do not allow side work to be done on site as it is an insurance issue.
Technicians appreciation lunches often, try to do once a month. Weekly training sessions with diagnostic tech with lunch provided. Technicians are sent to school regularly depending on availability of courses and training path. Highest production bonuses. Team building activities such as, bubble soccer, barbeque and softball teams.
Shop pays for completed and passed ASEs. Shop pays for MFG training both on site and off premise including : Travel, Lodging, Food, and time at class.
Our mission statement is Growth Powered By People! How far you go depends on you and your drive. We have had many techs become service managers and service managers become fixed operations directors and even general managers!
Performance Reviews are each done at service manager's discretion.
Monthly safety meetings. On-line safety training at hire. Safety committee on site.
Our senior technicians are afforded the opportunity to mentor new and upcoming techs.
All Lithia stores are very involved in community events. Lithia Motors Inc. has great national community involvement including Lithia 4 Kids.
Our local stores and national recruiters are very involved with local High School vocational programs . Lithia Motors Inc. is a preferred employer at all national vocational schools.
YOY growth has been incredible and projected to continue through the next 5 years. We are also implementing on-line service and sales through our new Driveway division!
Our Growth Powered By People mission provides a chance for you to further your career as far as you want without obstacles. Do the work and move on up!
Flat Rate MB certified Master Technician
Flat Rate Tech has some MB certifications and training for Master level.
Flat Rate Apprentice technician training for MB certifications.
Flat Rate Entry level technician able to perform L.O.F. and minor maintenance.
|Health Insurance||Offered||Health Insurance offered and policy can be customized by employee|
|Dental Insurance||Offered||Dental Insurance offered|
|Vision Insurance||Offered||Vision insurance offered|
|Retirement Plan||Offered||401k with company participation. Employee Stock Purchase Program|
|Sick Leave||Not Offered|
|Vacation||Offered||PTO offered: After 1 year of service: 40 Hours After 2 years of service: 80 Hours each anniversary date After 7 years of service: 120 Hours each anniversary date|
|Paid Holidays||Offered||Most major holidays offered|
|ST / LT Disability||Offered||ST/LT disability offered.|
|Life Insurance||Offered||First $10,000 paid by company.|
|Uniforms||Offered||Uniforms and laundry service offered.|
|Other||Offered||Generous employee discounts on vehicle purchases, leases, parts, and service contracts.|