Reconditioning Assistant

Competitive Salary
23 Jul 2018
20 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Us

Manheim is the world’s largest automotive services company and, through its unparalleled range of products and services, drives every stage of the used vehicle lifecycle. A subsidiary of Atlanta based Cox Enterprises, one of the world’s leading media companies and providers of automotive services, Manheim handles nearly 10 million used vehicles worldwide, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value. In the UK, we provide a national physical and on-line auction network, comprising 18 centres.

As part of our Vehicle Solutions Network we also provide vehicle inspection, repair, reconditioning and pre-sale preparation; transport; logistics; full defleet management and outsourced end-of-contract administration. In addition, Manheim is the UK’s leading automotive digital marketing specialist providing retail marketing and specialist web marketing support to more than 85% of the Top 200 UK dealer groups.

About the Role

Joining us at our Wimbledon auction centre, you will assist with all reconditioning activities; ensuring SLA’s are maintained and supporting the growth of reconditioning revenue for the site.

You will identify and promote reconditioning opportunities through walking vehicles and using inspection information, and accurately estimate the cost of reconditioning and contact vendors to explain any return on investment or impact that reconditioning may have, gaining approval for work to be carried out. Assisting the Reconditioning Manager in the achievement of branch KPI’s / SLA’s and revenue targets, you will support the management of supplier relationships to ensure reconditioning work is carried out in a timely, cost effective manner and to agreed standards and satisfaction of the vendor.

About You

We’re looking for an individual who holds a basic vehicle inspections (bodywork) qualification and who has mechanical and body shop repair experience. You’ll also have experience in estimating vehicle damage and repair costs and knowledge of vehicle products and terminology.

Due to the nature of this role, a full clean driving licence is also essential.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.