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Automotive Parts Estimator (Manheim)

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Supply Chain

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 6446 Fremont St, Riverside, California
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At Manheim (a Cox Automotive company), we’re hiring an Estimator II. 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

  • Provides estimation services for an assigned auction area or areas.

  • Provides accurate reconditioning estimates for body, detail and mechanic services.

  • Communicates estimates to maintenance, reconditioning and other teams as required to initiate work.

  • Works with procurement / purchasing staff to ensure accurate pricing of parts and supplies required by estimates.

  • Monitors repair status, completion timelines, transportation and customer communications related to approved reconditioning estimates.

  • Keeps records of repair / reconditioning details and completes necessary paperwork.

  • Visibly demonstrates safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such.

  • Actively participates in and support all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence

Who You Are

You know how to get things done and your work ethic speaks for itself — plus, your eye for detail is unmatched. Here’s what else you’ll bring to the table:


  • A high school diploma/GED and 3 years of experience in a related field; or any degree/certification beyond high school and 1 year of experience; or 5 years of experience in a related field.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs (e.g. tools, equipment)

  • Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

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

  • The ability to drive standard, automatic and electric vehicles.


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 $19.04 - $28.51/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.

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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