Body Shop - Prepper in Manheim, Pennsylvania | DiversityInc Careers
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Body Shop - Prepper


Job Scope Prepare repaired and primed automotive body panels for refinish coat application in a manner consistent with Manheim Body Shop standards and procedures. Key Responsibilities •Inspect incoming panels for properly completed body repairs and primer applications; refer exceptions to supervisor•Mask/protect any areas adjacent to panel(s) to be prepared•Apply abrasives and use hand and power tools in preparing panels for final refinish•Remove all dust and other particles from prepared panels. Inspect panels for adherence to shop standards for preparation•Follow all job related safety and health procedures•Perform other job related duties as directed by supervisorChange & Innovation •Frequently considers what the best way to do things and looks for ways to streamline and/or improve work processes •Draws from a variety of sources and experiences to identify alternative solutions •Adapts in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty •Embraces changes affecting one’s area Customer Focus •Focuses on customer needs and preferences in delivering work product •Delivers impactful, timely solutions that are meaningful to the customer •Follows up with customers to ensure problems are solved •Shares information and explains procedures in a way that is easy for others to understand •Adapts personal style and approach to quickly establish rapport and maintains professional demeanor in all customer situations Collaboration •Demonstrates “we versus me” thinking •Willingly provides assistance and support to others •Works cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds •Addresses and resolves conflict directly and constructively •Builds a relationship network within and across departments Drives Results •Plans appropriately for daily work and projects •Delivers consistently strong performance that co-workers can rely upon •Ensures manager and others are advised of problems or obstacles in sufficient time for action to be taken •Recognizes when to escalate a problem to the next level and when to handle it individually •Negotiates/re-negotiates priorities and competing demands for one’s time •Maintains a proper pace Effective Communication•Provides clear and thorough information to others (e.g., verbal, written, email, presentations, meetings) •Listens actively and carefully to others opinions and ideas •Shares viewpoints openly and directly with others •Shares timely information with relevant parties Develops Self Others •Seeks opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills •Shares own experience and expertise with others •Accepts feedback openly, without becoming defensive Learns from experiences, including successes, setbacks, and/or resistance

Education & Specialized knowledge

•Education & High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
•Proof of valid annual respirator fit test 
•Knowledge of Valid HAPS Paint Training Certification 
•Valid driver's license 
•Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmissions 
•Experience 1 year body shop and/or prepping experience preferred

About Cox Automotive


Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-PA-Manheim-1190 Lancaster Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

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