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Technician Manager at Cox Automotive in Hayward, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

This position manages and directs the daily operation of the Mechanics and Inspectors supporting the Retail Services operations. The development of the assigned staff, management of expenses and delivery of completed vehicles will be primary responsibility.

Job Responsibilities:

Manage the activities of a team of mechanics and mechanical inspectors to complete a detailed mechanical inspection, prepare reconditioning estimates and then complete repairs as approved by the customer.
Ability to complete minor to complex diagnosis and repairs to all vehicle systems including:
Drivability diagnosis and repairs, including complete working knowledge of vehicle operating system and scan/electronic tools utilized in drivability repairs
Complete vehicle electrical system diagnosis and repairs, including but not limited to lighting, drivetrain electrical, interior/dash and accessories
Major engine mechanical and driveline component diagnosis, repair and replacement including engine, transmission, differential.
Complete A/C system repairs including evacuate and recharge system. Must have Macs 609 certification to complete these repairs.
Maintain assigned work area and overall shop in clean and tidy manner at all times.
Perform all assigned work in a safe and conscientious manner at all times as directed by management and Manheim s safety standards.
Handle and dispose of all fluids as defined by MSDS and in accordance with all Federal, State and local regulations.
Create and maintain vehicle history and maintenance records as defined/directed by management.
Assures prompt repairs by interfacing and coordinating with vendors and other Manheim associates for parts and repairs.
Counsel and discipline employees as necessary. Plan, monitor and evaluate job performance, and conduct performance appraisals.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
5+ years of automotive service and repair experience; 1 year of customer service experience preferred.
Industry certifications such as electrical and A/C desired.
OE specific mechanical certifications desired.
Front end, suspension and brake certifications desired.
Computer and Scan tool/drivability diagnosis knowledge preferred.
Must continue training to maintain current A.S.E. status and to meet with technology changes as they occur.
Prior supervisory or lead experience preferred.
Ability to write estimates that meet customer guidelines and contractual compliance.
Dealership and manufacturers certification required.
8 ASE certifications are preferred. A-9 is a light vehicle diesel course that is not required to be a Master Tech, but is required for this position.
Must have personal hand/air/cordless tools to perform all duties.
Must have diesel and transmission experience.
OEM Mechanical Certification Preferred.

Who We Are
About Cox Automotive
There s nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox
We are the Cox family of businesses. We ve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions Cox Communications and Cox Automotive are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at
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.
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