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Crew Leader

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 4900 Buffington Rd, College Park, Georgia
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Pit boss. Coach. Crew Leader.  The titles may be different, but they’re all synonymous with someone who leads a team of high-performance drivers in the auto industry, whether it’s Daytona, Indianapolis, or the world’s largest, most comprehensive wholesale vehicle marketplace – Manheim. 

Manheim, part of the Cox Automotive family of businesses, is looking for a Crew Leader to coach our teams with winning strategies to move vehicles safely around our multi-acre lots like champions.

What You’ll Do

Manheim’s massive auction lot is your playing field. Your driving teams – rookies and pros alike – will look to you for the second-to-second strategic decisions that will catapult us into the lead by safely moving thousands of vehicles for our auctions. But that’s only a part of how you’ll drive our success.

You’ll also:

● Train new drivers and help them find their place on your tight-knit team.

● Coach and monitor all drivers on safety procedures.

● Make sure each auction is adequately staffed and assist in communicating schedules and assignments.

● Keep an auction day playbook with each Manheim vehicle stock number and lot location, ensuring each vehicle is where it should be when it needs to be.

● Collaborate with your lot manager and quadrant coordinator to move vehicles and people to ensure each auction operates like a well-oiled high-performance engine, purring smoothly, safely, and without incident.

● Transport drivers, customers, and employees to locations as needed and on schedule.

● Perform daily van maintenance, including cleaning, and routine oil changes and upkeep, on vans.

What’s In It For You?

We’re asking you to be your best, so we want to offer you our best.

● Career fulfillment, ample compensation, benefits, and the ability to successfully balance work with your family life is vital to living your best life.

● Also, key is working as part of a culture and team that respects you, values your leadership, experience and contributions. We believe recognition is important, and Cox works to celebrate those who help make us successful every day. 

● For full-time roles, you’ll enjoy a market-competitive salary package including 401(k) + generous company match, comprehensive healthcare, life, and disability insurance benefits, paid time off including time off to volunteer, and employee discounts, even on cars!

● Your road is wide open with opportunities. Change lanes to another Cox company. Get promoted. The sky’s the limit. Cox believes in developing leaders from within our companies, and we’ll support you on your journey of unlimited possibilities with free online classes, training, and mentoring programs to help you put your career into overdrive.

Who You Are

You know the model and year of cars like the back of your hand. You’ve got a passion for cars and trucks and being around them and people who love them gets your adrenaline pumping.

You’re a people person, and those people listen to and instinctively trust you. You’re a natural leader with a knack for coaching others.  Enthusiastic? You bet!  Not to mention supportive, knowledgeable, and goal oriented. To top it off, you’re a clear communicator. 

You’re looking for more than just a job; you want a career. A place where you can grow your skills and your income. A place with opportunities. That place is Manheim, a part of Cox Automotive.


● High school diploma or GED.

● Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

● Ability to drive automatic and standard transmission vehicles.

● Basic mechanical experience (changing flat tires, checking fluids, jump-starting vehicles, etc.).

● Overtime may be required on occasion.

 6 months auction or driving experience.

● General knowledge of automotive lot layouts and auction operations.

● Knowledge of local roads, hotels, airports, and restaurants as you could potentially shuttle customers around the immediate area of our auction lot.

Physical Requirements:
●  Pass medical exam for CDL driver’s license, if necessary.

● Able to lift at least 15 lbs.

● This is a physically demanding, fast-paced job in a chaotic environment. You’ll need to sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, reach, hear, and talk for extended times.

● Ability to work in varying weather conditions, tolerate elevated noise levels and ongoing car exhaust fumes.

● Vision: ability to see close, distance, color variations, depth perception, and adjust focus.

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! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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