Manheim Auto Auction

Grove City, Ohio, United States

Lot Operations Specialist I

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time

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Paid Vacation, 401K / Retirement Plan, Paid Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance

Job Description

NOTE: For consideration, candidates should also apply for this position prior to attending the event. Go to Use keywords "Lot Operations Specialist". Use location "Grove City, OH".

This position is responsible for the organization and distribution of vehicles within their zone. This role makes the decisions for staging vehicles and also makes decisions for the timing of the van crews to pick up. This position is also responsible labeling all cars in preparation for crew leader movements. Safe management of move areas on the auction property and the coordination of crews between each area in compliance with safety and driving rules.

The Zone Owner is required to demonstrate courtesy and defensive driving principles within their zone area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize and maintain the placement of vehicles within the designated zone or move area to the defined standard established by lot operations leadership
  • On a daily basis utilize information from the Supervisor and Lot Ops dashboards to make move decisions to stage their assigned zone area.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement efforts relating to safety and efficient movement of vehicles in and out of their assigned zone area
  • Move vehicles and stage them in a safe arrangement to their proper work destinations to eliminate multiple drop-off points and less-than-full loads.
  • Confirm that all vehicles can operate safely, and engage service and tow teams when inoperable vehicles are found
  • Label vehicles with sale and routing labels to maintain accurate movements and eliminate the need for crew leaders to print and label staged units before transport
  • Communicate with crew leaders and managers regarding the status of inventory levels within the defined move area and make the decision of what is priority.
  • Set an example in behavior by championing Cox/Manheim values and ensuring that all employees are treated with respect
  • Implement all company policies and procedures related to employee and customer conduct
  • Be a visible representation of Manheim’s safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures, and modeling the behaviors related to these directives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • May be required to work overtime as business needs dictate.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Generally less than 2 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Safe drivers needed; valid driver’s license required.

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property, and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive:

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation, and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns, and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!

About Cox:

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech, and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!


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