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Commercial Services Specialist I (Manheim)

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 8215 Kopman Rd, Houston, Texas
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This entry-level position involves gaining a foundational understanding of Commercial Services concepts and methodologies while actively engaging with clients and various auction departments. Responsibilities include conducting imaging audits, supporting the Commercial team in document identification for audits, and, under guidance, performing basic Commercial Services duties such as monitoring vehicle sales processes and communicating with stakeholders to ensure smooth auction operations. The role encompasses client communication, education on company products and services, reviewing sales lineup vehicles, coordinating transportation, and conducting Auto Check reporting and Condition Report reviews.

  • Gains familiarity with Commercial Services concepts, practices, and methodologies. May interact with clients and other departments within the auction to answer basic questions. 
  • Conducts basic imaging audits to ensure photos meet the clients’ Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). 
  • Supports the Commercial team with identifying documents needed for account audits and review such as CRs, invoices, transportation orders, etc. 
  • Manage and maintain transportation consignments for the Commercial consignments .
  • With guidance from a more Senior Commercial Services Specialist, performs basic Commercial 

Services duties, including: 

  • Monitoring vehicle sales processes, communicating with lane, department managers, national 
  • commercial sales teams and other coordinators to ensure vehicles cross the auction block or 
  • are effectively re-run on sale day, 
  • Communicating with clients to understand expectations, perceived issues, and If bid sales, 
  • Educating national clients on company products and services (primarily recon), 
  • Reviewing vehicles in the sales lineup, locating missing vehicles and working with account 
  • representatives to ensure vehicles are ready for sale with appropriate imaging and announcements. 
  • Coordinates vehicle transportation, ensuring timely delivery and resolution of emerging issues. 
  • Run Auto Check reporting to ensure inventory has required announcements. 
  • Review Condition Reports to capture required announcements (Structural, Flood, True Miles Unknown, AS IS – NAAA guidelines for miles and age), Branded Title, Manufacturer’s Buyback, etc. 
  • Generate file jackets for client audits containing condition reports and all invoices for performed work and transportation. 
  • Demonstrates professionalism and sincere appreciation for the business relationships that have been established amongst the client and Manheim. 
  • Assist with customer care issues and responds to commercial client inquiries, problems, or concerns in a professional manner, escalating as necessary. 


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Generally, less than 2 years of experience (Clerical or administrative experience required.)
  • Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record required.
  • Good communication and organizational skills required with strong attention to details.
  • Basic computer software skills required.
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service required.
  • Must be able to operate adding machines and other office equipment (i.e., copier, fax machine, etc.). Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to perform repetitive data entry tasks, manual dexterity.
  • Vision abilities required include close, distance and depth perception.

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 base pay rate is $15.87 - $23.75/hour. The hourly base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.


Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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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