Inspector Level III


Job Description:An Inspector III (Advanced) functions as an advanced 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 III is used to support the processing and sale of client/customer cosigned vehicles in lane and online. An advanced level of 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; pricing parts using Mitchell Collision Estimate Guides; recommending labor actions, severity, pricing; identifying value added options; identifying 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); determining grade using Manheim s Grade Scale (when applicable).General Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Set up system for day-end; perform day-end procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge to ensure all policies and procedures are followed
  • Prepare and provide daily activity report to management
  • Document vehicle condition in writing by completing appropriate Vehicle Condition Report (VCR) and/or computer data entry on a variety of different accounts; able to determine mechanical problems on test drives
  • Maintain knowledge of system capabilities, knowledge of needed/job-relevant software packages, and web-based applications
  • Utilize ECR equipment (Brick, PC, Terminal or PT) correctly describing both damage and equipment.
  • Ability to take multiple overall and damage photos, and match them to vehicle and download to the image server.
  • Understanding of NAAA Frame/Structure Damage Policy
  • Able to quickly adapt and implement changes in account specific frame policies, account specific needs, new inspection types
  • May be shadowed by a more junior-level inspector from time to time
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager/supervisor


Qualifications:Education:High school diploma or GED requiredExperience:1-3 years experience in the automobile field (inspections, body/mechanic shop, etc.) strongly preferred; 1 year of service with Manheim Inspections recommended. Competencies/Skills: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. Basic computer skills. Accomplishments
(Degrees, Certifications, Languages):Valid driver s license; safe driving record; successful completion of Manheim ICP Inspector Level III written/field exam; Basic Inspections (Electronic Condition Report), Vehicle Grading, Repair Recommendations & Frame Merit Certifications required. Physical Demands:Ability to stand, walk, or sit for prolonged periods of time; ability to bend, stoop, squat or kneel; ability to lift and hold at least 10 lbs at waist level for an extended period of time; ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Work Environment:Exposure to outdoor weather and inclement conditions; moderate noise level; may be exposed to fumes and odors; may be required to work overtime (more than 40 hours per week) as business needs dictate.

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader , Clutch Technologies, Dealer. com , Dealertrack , Kelley Blue Book , Manheim , NextGear Capital , VinSolutions , vAuto and Xtime , are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www. coxautoinc. com

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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