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Automotive Parts Specialist (Manheim)

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 17500 E 32nd Ave, Aurora, Colorado
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One of the most important jobs in any auto shop doesn’t happen under a hood; it happens behind a desk. We’re looking for a detail-oriented pro to help our service and repair shop.

You’ll be part of a team that works on various tasks, including fulfillment of supplies for our technicians, material storage, order picking, inventory management and the shipping and receiving of materials. You’ll also make sure internal controls such as inventory management and auditing is accurate and up to date.

Does this sound like a good fit? Buckle up as we break down what this role is all about.

What’s in it for you?

  • Here’s a sneak peek at the benefits you could experience as a Cox employee:

  • Healthcare coverage from day 1.

  • 401(k) with a company match.

  • Continuing education opportunities, including tuition reimbursement.

  • Generous vacation days and paid holidays.

  • Inclusive parental leave policies, plus fertility coverage and adoption assistance.

  • Cool perks like pet insurance, employee discounts and much more.

Check out all our benefits.  

What You’ll Do:

You’ll be on top of the nitty-gritty details while our vehicle techs take care of each car that needs service. Here’s more of what you’ll be up to:

  • Overseeing cross-department operations to route automotive components to technicians efficiently.

  • Overseeing inventory and asset transactions.

  • Ensuring materials and automotive components are appropriately allocated across all local departments.

  • Addressing fulfillment issues elevated by supply chain, or posting and procurement, personnel.

  • Maintaining accurate record-keeping systems.

  • Overseeing the processing of inbound receipts, picking, and staging materials, preparing inventory for shipments and ensuring records are updated and backup documentation is available for audit purposes.

  • Ensuring organization acceptance and collaboration with the supply chain fulfillment, posting, and procurement process.

  • Ensuring the integration of the supply chain fulfillment function into the overall business planning and monitoring process.

  • Checking multiple software programs for errors and appropriate labeling of inventory statuses. 

  • Assisting the estimating department with preparing quotes of repairs for our clients as needed.

  • Entering tickets to fulfill supply orders for the recon building as directed.

  • Communicating with account coordinators to ensure accuracy and timeliness of repairs for vehicles.

  • Helping ensure a safe and secure warehouse.

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:

  • 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.

  • Prioritize multiple items in a time sensitive manner.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • The ability to maintain composure and politeness when dealing with frustrated customers or technicians.

Kick your career into high gear. Join Cox 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.


Hourly base pay rate is $19.13 - $28.65/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.

Application Deadline: 07/19/2024

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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