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R202438331

Supervisor, Lot Operations

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Team Lead/Supervisor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 600 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach, Florida
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Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with lot operations daily to ensure efficient operations prior to and after sale.
  • Supervise the daily operation of the vehicle check-in area by supervising and coordinating the activities and the workflow of the sale lot drivers, check-in personnel, lane captains and other lot operations employees.
  • Ensure efficient lot operations by coordinating the movement of vehicles from check-in to the sale lanes. Supervise flow to ensure that incoming vehicles are received, stocked-in, numerated and parked in the proper areas.
  • Provide quality service and interact with customers to resolve any problems that may occur.
  • Inspect and maintain lot operations equipment and ensure that it is functional and in good working condition.
  • Monitor lot damage and meet with Operations Manager on a regular basis to review and resolve potential lot operations problems.
  • Coordinate with Reconditioning, Check-in, Factory and Fleet/Lease departments to schedule and prepare vehicles for sale, ensure accurate and efficient vehicle check in and proper sequence of vehicles.
  • Supervise and direct the work of lot operations employees by determining work procedures, preparing work schedules, expediting the workflow, assigning duties and monitoring work for accuracy and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Assist manager in counseling and disciplining employees as necessary. Under the direction of the manager, plan, monitor and evaluate employee job performance, and assist manager in conducting performance appraisals.
  • Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Work in cooperation with safety leadership in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.
  • Work with manager to review work volumes, plan and continuously monitor staffing levels to ensure efficiency, quality work product, and effective customer service; review departmental performance against key performance indicators and metrics and develop and execute strategies for improvement.
  • Effectively leads the team at the location by setting an example in behavior, championing Cox/Manheim values and ensuring that all employees are treated with respect.
  • Enforce all company policies and procedures related to employee and customer conduct.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications:

  • 8 years of experience in a related field (e.g. Vehicle Auctions, Auction Functions, Supervisory, etc.); or a High school diploma/GED with 4 years of experience in a related field; or BS/BA degree in a related discipline (e.g. Vehicle Auctions, Auction Functions, Supervisory, etc.) with 4 years of experience in a related field; or MS/MA degree in a related discipline with 2 years of experience in a related field; or Ph.D. in a related discipline.

  • Safe drivers needed; valid driver’s license required.

  • Experience in the automobile industry or the Auction business is strongly recommended.
  • Strong communication and interaction skills are required.
  • Excellent people, teamwork, and customer service skills.
  • Solid foundation of computer skills (Microsoft Suite, AS400) and ability to learn new programs.
  • Must be well-organized, thorough, and attentive to details.
  • Must be a self-starter able to work problems through to successful completion.
  • Ability to work well with others and maintain focus and productivity under compressed deadlines.
  • is required.
  • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time. Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear.  Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat, and climb.  
  • Bi lingual a plus. 

About Us:

Through groundbreaking technology and a commitment to stellar experiences for drivers and dealers alike, Cox Automotive employees are transforming the way the world buys, owns, sells – or simply uses – cars. Cox Automotive employees get to work on iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book and industry-leading dealer-facing companies like vAuto and Manheim, all while enjoying the people-centered atmosphere that is central to our life at Cox. 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.


Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

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! 

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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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