Automotive Inspector Entry Level 9/8/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Kent, WA

Company
Cox Corporate Services, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1612924
Location
Kent, WA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED
AJE Ref #
576115145

JOB DESCRIPTION

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DESCRIPTION

JOB SCOPE

Conducts inspections of incoming vehicles to detect damage, missing parts and mechanical problems; prepare and submit report of vehicle condition, repair/replacement cost estimates and related documentation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Conduct assessment of vehicle condition upon receipt noting any damage or repair required for frame, paint, engine, AC/heater operation, radio, navigation system, tires, etc.

* Prepare support documentation related to vehicle condition including vehicle identification data, condition description; repair costs estimates, photographs, etc.

* Maintain current knowledge of applicable labor rates, parts charges and manufacturer's updates; adhere to work instructions/procedures regarding inspections/documentation

* Conduct OVE courtesy walk around inspections

* Follow all applicable safety and health related procedures

* May be required to locate, start and move vehicles as directed

* Perform other job related duties as directed by supervisor

CHANGE & INNOVATION

* Frequently considers what the best way to do things is and looks for ways to streamline and/or improve work processes

* Draws from a variety of sources and experiences to identify alternative solutions

* Adapts in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty

* Embraces changes affecting one s area

CUSTOMER FOCUS

* Focuses on customer needs and preferences in delivering work product

* Delivers impactful, timely solutions that are meaningful to the customer

* Follows up with customers to ensure problems are solved

* Shares information and explains procedures in a way that is easy for others to understand

* Adapts personal style and approach to quickly establish rapport and maintains professional demeanor in all customer situations

COLLABORATION

* Demonstrates we versus me thinking

* Willingly provides assistance and support to others

* Works cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds

* Addresses and resolves conflict directly and constructively

* Builds a relationship network within and across departments

DRIVES RESULTS

* Drives, Results, and Plans appropriately for daily work and projects

* Delivers consistently strong performance that co-workers can rely upon

* Ensures manager and others are advised of problems or obstacles in sufficient time for action to be taken

* Recognizes when to escalate a problem to the next level and when to handle it individually

* Negotiates/re-negotiates priorities and competing demands for one s time

* Maintains a proper pace

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

* Provides clear and thorough information to others (e.g., verbal, written, email, Communication presentations, meetings)

* Listens actively and carefully to others opinions and ideas

* Shares viewpoints openly and directly with others

* Shares timely information with relevant parties

DEVELOPS SELF AND OTHERS

* Seeks opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills

* Shares own experience and expertise with others

* Accepts feedback openly, without becoming defensive

* Learns from experiences, including successes, setbacks, and/or resistance

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* High School Diploma or equivalent required

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE

* ASE certification or background in automotive repair, and cost estimating

* Knowledge ICAR Certifications preferred

* Valid Driver s License and safe driving record required

* Basic computer software skills required

* Ability to multitask required

* Must be detail oriented

* General knowledge of automotive body and mechanical work preferred

* Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear

* Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch and climb

* Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception

* Previous body shop experience, mechanical experience, estimating experience preferred

Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

ORGANIZATION: Cox Automotive

PRIMARY LOCATION: US-WA-Kent-19711 77th Ave S

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Regular

JOB LEVEL: Individual Contributor

SHIFT: Day Job

TRAVEL: Yes, 5 % of the Time

SCHEDULE: Full-time

UNPOSTING DATE: Ongoing