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Manager, Vehicle Maintenance

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 12101 Trinity Blvd, Euless, Texas
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Every team needs a coach. Every ship needs a captain. Every shop needs a manager.

At Manheim (a Cox Automotive company), we’re looking for a solid, stalwart individual for the role of Manager, Reconditioning Service. We believe a good leader prioritizes the personal development of those in their charge, encouraging strategic thinking, innovation and action. They’re also self-aware, ethical and civic-minded. Do you have what it takes? If so, keep reading!


You might be asking “what’s in it for me?” Great question. Here’s a taste of the benefits we offer:

· Competitive pay with opportunities for annual bonuses.

· Unlimited paid vacation time (effective day 1) because we know you need time to recharge.

· 7 company paid holidays (effective day 1).

· Great healthcare benefits from day 1. Multiple options are available for individuals and families. One employee only plan could be FREE, if you participate in our health screening program.

· At Cox, we believe in being transparent – please click on the link (Cox Benefits Overview) to learn more about our awesome healthcare benefits.

· 10 days of free child or senior care through your complimentary membership.

· Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 6% company match.

· Flexible work schedules.

· Great coworkers who love being part of a team.

· Employee discounts on hundreds of items, from cars to computers to continuing education.

What You’ll Do

· Ensure vehicles are repaired and painted to meet Manheim’s standards and customer or account requirements.

· Purchase equipment, materials and supplies for the shop and oversee maintenance and protection of shop equipment.

· Maintain and develop staff by recruiting and training employees and providing educational opportunities.

· Prepare estimates for collision repair, lot damage, transport damage, etc.

· Review work volumes, planning and continuously monitoring staffing levels.

· Set an example in behavior, championing Cox/Manheim values and ensure that all employees are treated with respect.

· Enforce all company policies and procedures related to employee and customer conduct.

· Partner with various market level support teams to ensure effective and efficient operational processes.

· Oversee the quality control of vehicles.

· Communicate and resolve reconditioning goals.

· Measure process efficiency and effectiveness and implement improvement strategies.

· Manage Mechanics completing detailed inspections, preparing reconditioning estimates and completing repairs.

· Oversee sublet vendor partnerships in the Body Shop and Detail department. 

· Complete minor to complex diagnoses and repairs to all vehicle systems.

· Handle and dispose of all fluids in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations.

· Create and maintain vehicle history and maintenance. 

· Evaluate job performances and conduct performance appraisals.

· Direct staff to ensure a high level of quality and accuracy in their repair work.

· Approve and forward bills to the appropriate personnel to ensure accurate billing.

· Assist in counseling employees, monitoring and evaluating employee job performance, and conducting performance appraisals.

Who You Are

You know how to handle people. You’re a leader, a teacher and a mentor. You’re a problem solver and an active listener who has no problem delegating the right person to the right task. You’ve earned your way to where you are, and you aren’t stopping anytime soon. You’ll also need the following credentials:


· BA/BS degree and 7+ years of related experience (reconditioning and/or lot operations; body shop; automotive service and/ or repair; or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. 11 Years Experience with no Degree.

· At least 1 year experience in a management or lead role.

· Good communication and interaction skills.

· Good management and organizational skills.

· Ability to lift 1-30 pounds (light hand tools, etc.)

· Must have a Valid driver's license and meet Cox Mobility minimum driving qualification standards.


· Knowledge of federal/state laws and regulations regarding OSHA, EPA, and MSDS.

· ASE certification automotive body repair or reconditioning is preferred.

· Diesel and transmission experience.

· Industry certifications such as electrical and A/C.

· OEM mechanical certification preferred.

Bring your one-of-a-kind leadership skills to a one-of-a-kind workplace. Apply today!


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! 


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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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