Carvana is seeking applicants for Production Associates at their location in Bessemer, Alabama. We strive to provide only the highest quality vehicles to our customers in our mission to deliver a no-hassle, better car buying experience. We are actively looking for passionate and talented individuals who can help us deliver on that promise.





As an Production Associate, you will have the opportunity to work in the detail, inventory, or photobooth department at one of our Inspection Centers.


  • Wash and physically clean vehicles that are going through the reconditioning process.  
  • Ensure vehicle inventory accuracy by properly scanning, stocking-in, and assigning RFID labels to all incoming vehicles that arrive at the Inspection Center. 
  • Vacuum, prep and detail vehicles to ensure they meet Carvana vehicle standards. 
  • Facilitate the reconditioning process by moving vehicles from one department to the next. 
  • Ensure each vehicle has completed the reconditioning process and meets Carvana vehicle standards before taking photos of the vehicle. 
  • Properly handle Carvana photography equipment to take photographs of vehicles using handheld camera devices 
  • Apply Carvana lean manufacturing principles and follow standardized work by adhering to the 5S model. 
  • Maintain a high-level focus on interior cleaning of the vehicles including seats, carpets, floor mats, stains, trunks, dashboards, center consoles, door seals, seat belts, headliners, and other interior repair work as needed.  
  • Use provided wash hoses and equipment to physically spray down the exterior of the vehicles including the engines, wheels, wheel wells, and rims. 
  • Perform any additional interior repair work that may be needed on a case-by-case basis or in relation to the interior cleaning of vehicles.
  • Other job duties as assigned. 


  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing (not suspended, revoked, or expired)
  • A clean driving record with no reported vehicle violations or DUI’s within the last 3 years
  • This job position is designated as a safety-sensitive position 
  • Ability to physically operate equipment and use appropriate vehicle cleaning equipment
  • May be required to lift up to 60 pounds independently; majority of lifting from knee to shoulder heights; other lifting required from various levels 
  • May be required to carry and transport up to 60 pounds up to 20 feet 
  • Requires standing for extended periods of time with frequent stretching, reaching, walking, stooping, pushing, and/or pulling in an environment that may be cold, hot, noisy, and wet and may have fumes or odors due to vehicle maintenance 
  • Requires excellent visual acuity and manual dexterity 
  • Requires use of safety equipment that may include but not limited to face shield or goggles, non-slip shoes, gloves, mask, and other protective garments and equipment 
  • Requires frequent driving and computer data entry  
  • Must adhere to regular and predictable attendance 
Preferred but not Required
  • Experience working in the Automotive Industry or in a Lean Manufacturing environment 
  • Experience detailing or washing vehicles 
  • Experience working for a fast-paced hyper-growth company 


  • Competitive hourly wages  
  • On the job training 
  • 100% company-paid healthcare premiums for employees 
  • Excellent schedules that allow for work/life balance 
  • 401k with company match  
  • ASE and Tool Reimbursement Programs 
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment 
  • Vehicle Discount 
  • A company culture of growth, with a start-up atmosphere, allowing for varied and rapid career development 
  • A leadership team that listens and is geared toward teammate engagement 


Please follow the directions listed below:

- Click the link above

- Click on View Positions

- Search using the Bessemer, AL location

- Click on Apply to the Production Associate (1st Shift) position

Equal Opportunity Employer

Should you have special needs that require reasonable accommodations, please notify AIDT at 334-280-4400 so proper arrangements can be made. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users, our number is 334-280-4475.