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Shift is an online marketplace for buying and selling used cars

Final Quality Control & Photography Associate

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We believe car buying should be fun, fair, and accessible to everyone. We’ve set out to transform an industry, using technology to bring transparency and convenience to the car buying process.

And we aren’t stopping there. We seek to bring that same openness and simplicity to car ownership too, with payments, maintenance, and insurance in one easy app. At SHIFT, we’re building the tools that empower people to buy, own, and sell the cars that make life go.

FQC/Photo associates are key members in the Recon team and are responsible for both final quality checks and professional and quality photos of Shifts sellable inventory. FQC requires a keen eye for detail and in depth knowledge of Shifts Mechanical and Cosmetic standards. FQC managers have the final say in if a car passes Shifts stringent quality standards and has the ability to push units back into Recon, when they fail.Photography requires knowledge of how to use DLR cameras, and Photo editing software to capture quality photos and manage consistent “Wear and Tear” photos that match our Condition reports. Note that job duties can change based on the needs of the business and discretion of your manager.

Job Responsibilities
* Effectively manage quality of Recon by assessing if repairs were complete, or the quality of repairs according to Shift standards
* Taking professional photos of all sellable inventory
* Ensure that wear and tear photos match the defects noted and not corrected on Shift condition report
* May be required to move cars into sellable inventory depending on market
* Communicating effectively through Google chat groups/ slack
* Proficiency in using Lot audit tool, Vehicle locator, scheduler, and vehicle movement tools
* Proficiency in Excel or Google Sheets
* Follow standard work
* Effective communication to associates and managers
* Follow directions from Line leads and Recon managers

* Computer and tablet proficiency Photo experience including using DSL cameras and basic photo software
* Experience working in cosmetic Detail or repairs is a plus
* Verified experience of working in fast paced, flexible working environment
* Flexible work schedule
* Willing to work some weekends
* Valid Driver's License
* Effective written and verbal communication

On diversity
Our company depends on balance and equality — between buyers and sellers, among employees, and in our relationships with customers.

Our mission to evolve car ownership and transform an industry is a challenging one. It can only be achieved by a team of diverse problem-solvers — engineers, designers, business people — from the same broad demographics as our customers.

Why join now?
We’ve built a small but highly talented team backed by >$275 million in funding from investors like DFJ, Goldman Sachs, BMW, and Nissan. In October 2018 we announced a deep partnership and a $140m round led by the third largest auto retailer in the US, Lithia Motors. With strong product-market fit and a great business in California, the next two years will be focused on scaling the business nationally.

SHIFT is the Bay Area’s #1 seller of used cars with $150 million in cars sold per year. We’re serving most of California and are gearing up to scale to new markets. With a solid business model and no clear winner in our space yet, this is a hugely exciting time to join the team.

SHIFT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.