Valuation Station Operative

Shotts, North Lanarkshire
Competitive Salary
19 Sep 2018
17 Oct 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.

We also provide vehicle inspection, repair, reconditioning and pre-sale preparation; transport; logistics; full de-fleet 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

The Operations team is a core part of the Auction business, made up of various functions; Yard, Inspections, VCP and Imaging.

Joining us as Valuation Station Operative, you will assist the Sales team with valuations by checking vehicles offered for trade, using software systems such as Seller Advance, CAP Anywhere and Autotrader iControl.

The Valuation Station Operative will liaise with the Sales Administrator to ensure paperwork for trade cars, taken in part exchange, is available and then arrange for those cars to be checked against the appraisal for things like condition, spare keys and service history. You will arrange for these to be made available for collection, so they can be offered for sale as soon as possible. You will also create daily reports for all vehicles valued that should be retailed and provide this data to the Management team. You will collate a report detailing areas such as sale prices vs Seller Advance, costs and profit and loss and cross reference all vehicles that are due to be offered for sale by checking the pre-sales reports.

About You

We’re looking for an individual who has knowledge of vehicle conditions and vehicle derivatives and who can prioritise workload, working to tight deadlines. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to cope well under pressure and be computer literate with the ability to use Microsoft Office packages. Basic mechanical knowledge would be a distinct advantage.

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