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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 supervisor


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


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.

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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