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Quality Inspector Trainer

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 1320 N Tustin Ave, Anaheim, California
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At Manheim (a Cox Automotive company), we’re hiring a Quality Inspector Trainer. Think you’ve got what it takes? Apply today!


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

  • Once you’re on board, earn referral bonuses (the amount varies based on job type). You’ll earn at least $1K for each new eligible technician referral you provide.  

  • Competitive pay with opportunities for spot bonuses (up to $4.2K per year). 

  • 30+ days of paid vacation and company holidays (effective year 1) for full-time employees because we know you need time to recharge. Up to 44 paid days off with more time on the job.  

  • 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 remarkable healthcare benefits. 

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

  • Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 8% company match. 

  • Up to $1.5K in free tools for our new auto techs. 

  • Career growth through Cox Auto University training, opportunity for GED reimbursement, free ASE training/certification and more! 

  • Flexible work schedules with overtime opportunities. 

  • 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:

• Maintain an understanding of the automotive industry inspection concepts and methodologies.

• Serves as senior-level Inspector and subject matter expert in terms of inspection processes and methodologies.

• Collaborates with auto technicians to handle and thoroughly inspect significantly damaged or otherwise compromised vehicles.

• Plays a lead role in reviewing inspection reports, identifying material issues and recommending steps to secure positive auction results.

• Supports 4T’s with Inspector training, ensuring team members have requisite knowledge and hands-on training.

• Inspecting vehicle equipment and options, documenting results of damaged, missing operable,

• Engages with VE Leader and customers to understand questions, issues and concerns. • Ensures customer complaints are addressed effectively and in a timely manner

• Communicates customer needs and suggestions for changes that will improve customer service and better meet customer needs

• Communicating and working with ground teams at client locations to verify and review desired vehicle inventory.

Who You Are:


  • High School Diploma/GED and 7 years of related experience; Any degree and 5 years of related experience; or 9 years of experience in related field.

  • Ability to drive standard and automatic transmission vehicles.

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

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.  Strong technical aptitude; body, paint and mechanical repair knowledge; mastery of unibody and full-frame vehicles; good organizational skills needed. 

  • Ability to multitask, follow directions and take instructions required. Basic computer skills.

  • Successful completion of Manheim ICP Inspector Level IV written/field exam; Basic Inspections (Electronic Condition Report), Vehicle Grading, Repair Recommendations & Frame Merit Certifications required

  • 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.

Sign on for great opportunities and experiences. Apply today!

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; periods of extended driving in a company car traveling to client locations.


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.


Hourly pay rate is $25.29 - $37.98/hour. The hourly rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's experience. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.

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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