Automotive Inspector Level 1
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An Inspector I functions as a member of the Inspections team for an operating location with the primary responsibilities of providing accurate and complete documentation of overall vehicle condition. More specifically, the documentation provided by the Inspector is used to support the processing and sale of client/customer cosigned vehicles in lane and online. A basic understanding and delivery of the following is required: VIN recognition; proper notation of all options and equipment in vehicle; proper odometer reading and operable function; identification of damage, missing parts, and major mechanical problems; estimating repair cost pricing; recommending labor actions, severity, pricing; identifying value added options; identifying basic mechanical conditions; identifying common wear and tear; evaluating fluid levels; documenting vehicle condition in writing by completing appropriate Vehicle Condition Report; completing inspections process and data entry in appropriate time frames; collecting digital photos per specific criteria guidelines; test driving (when applicable); accurately determining grade using Manheim s Grading Scale (when applicable).
Verify vehicle information based on work order information identify damage, missing parts, and mechanical problems by inspecting all customer vehicles at time of receipt (i.e., interior, exterior, odometer reading, trunk area, engine compartment), noting any damage or repair to frame/paint, engine noise, AC/heater operation, radio, tire condition, etc.
Prepare and complete all necessary documentation.
Set up system for day-end; perform day-end procedures.
Maintain knowledge to ensure all policies and procedures are followed.
Write electronic condition reports (ECR).
Conduct OVE courtesy walk around inspections.
Maintain knowledge of system capabilities, knowledge of needed/job-relevant software packages, and web-based applications.
Maintain a working knowledge on improvements and changes concerning body mechanical, frame labor, inspection techniques, etc.
Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Actively participate in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
May be required to work overtime as business needs dictate.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
1 - 3 years of experience in the automobile field (i.e., inspections, body/mechanic shop, etc.) strongly preferred.
Successful ICP Level I written/field exam.
Understanding of Baseline Inspections (Electronic Condition Report) & vehicle grading.
Valid driver s license and safe driving record required.
Good communication and interpersonal skills required.
Strong technical aptitude.
Body, paint and mechanical repair knowledge.
Familiarity with unibody and full-frame vehicles.
Good organizational skills needed.
Ability to multitask, follow directions and take instruction required.
Ability to stand, walk, or sit for prolonged periods of time.
Ability to bend, stoop, squat or kneel.
Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Manheim , Autotrader , Kelley Blue Book , Dealertrack , vAuto , Xtime , NextGear Capital and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues of more than $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees. Cox Enterprises other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive, please visit www.coxautoinc.com
Primary Location:US-CA-Fontana-10700 Beech Ave
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-Tues - Sat 7am-3:30pm