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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Dallas, TX

Company
Cox Corporate Services, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1612252
AJE Ref #
575983801
Location
Dallas, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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Description

Job Scope

This position is responsible for safely picking up, storing, loading transports and setting non-operable vehicles for sale with the use of a Front End Loader/Forklift equipped with 15- 17 foot forks. Vehicles are of varying sizes and conditions, with loose or hanging parts; attention to detail and safety is essential in protecting employees and customers.

Key Responsibilities

* Conduct daily pretrip safety inspections before beginning work for the day

* Make minor adjustment and/or request repairs in writing to the mechanic or supervisor

* Safely load, unload, rearrange, and maneuver Forklift/Loader with 15-17 foot forks throughout the auction lot

* Read stock numbers on the computer screen and verify the stock number and vehicle information directly from vehicle before loading onto forks

* Move vehicles to inventory staging, sale stalls, or storage as determined by lot location paperwork or computer screens

* Move vehicles into garage or other sheltered areas for insurance inspections, vehicle repairs, or as requested by supervisor

* Load vehicles on transports or fleet trucks for transportation off of the lot

* Plow snow when required by season and/or location

Change & Innovation

* Frequently considers what the best way to do things 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

* 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

* Block vehicles when necessary and check for fluid leaks

* Position reports to the Yard Supervisor

* Provides clear and thorough information to others (e.g., verbal, written, email, Performs other responsibilities as required by management. 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

Education & Specialized Knowledge

* High School Diploma or equivalent required

* Ability to pass OSHA forklift/heavy equipment certification program with recertification Knowledge every 3 years

* Valid driver s license and safe driving record required

* Experience 1 to 3 years experience preferred operating heavy equipment

* Effective communication and organization skills required

* Basic computer skills and the ability to utilize a portable terminal, brick, etc. preferred

* Commitment to providing excellent customer service essential

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

* Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat, and climb

* Ability to spend prolonged periods of time sitting in cab of forklift/loader

* Vision abilities include close, distance, and color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

* Ability to remain focused and vigilant regarding surroundings and hazards on lot

Work Environment

* Regular exposure to outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat and cold

* Potential to spend up to 50% of shift out of the cab and outdoors

* Driving and maneuvering forklift/pader in difficult situations with light to heavy crowds and traffic

* Loading and unloading vehicles in various weather conditions

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 Autotrader , Dealer.com , Dealertrack , Kelley Blue Book , Manheim , NextGear Capital , vAuto , Xtime and a host of other brands. The global company has over 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 $18 billion and approximately 55,000 employees. Cox Enterprises other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit http://www.coxautoinc.com/.

Organization:Cox Automotive
Primary Location:US-TX-Dallas-5333 W Kiest Blvd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-
Travel:No
Schedule:Full-time

Unposting Date:Ongoing