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Lot Operations Specialist I

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 12101 Trinity Blvd, Euless, Texas
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This position is responsible for the organization and distribution of vehicles within an assigned zone. This role stages and labels vehicles in preparation for crew leader movements and coordinates those movements with other cross functional area leaders (i.e. VE & Recon shops, etc.). This individual may lead and direct others within their specific work area.

  • Organize and maintain the placement of vehicles within the designated zone or move area to the defined standard established by lot operations leadership
  • Utilize information daily from the Supervisor and Lot Ops dashboards to make move decisions related to their assigned zone area.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement efforts relating to safety and efficient movement of vehicles in and out of their assigned zone area
  • Move and stage vehicles in a safe arrangement and segment into proper work destinations to eliminate multiple drop off points and less than full loads.
  • Confirm that all vehicles can operate safely and engage service and tow teams when inoperable vehicles are found
  • Label vehicles with sale and routing labels to maintain accurate movements and eliminate the need for crew leaders to print and label staged units before transport  
  • Communicate with crew leaders and managers regarding the status of inventory levels within the defined move area and prioritize as necessary
  • Set an example in behavior by championing Cox/Manheim values and ensuring that all employees are treated with respect
  • Implement all company policies and procedures related to employee and customer conduct
  • Be a visible representation of Manheim’s safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures, and modeling the behaviors related to these directives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • May be required to work overtime as business needs dictate.
  • Qualifications :

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Generally less than 2 years’ experience in a related field
    • “Safe drivers needed; valid driver’s license required.”  
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills required.
    • Strong technical aptitude.
    • Good organizational skills needed.
    • Ability to multitask, follow directions and take instruction 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.
    • Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment:

    Exposure to outdoor weather conditions. Moderate noise level.  May be exposed to fumes and odors

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 $13.08 - $19.62/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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