Auto Auction Job Description

Auto Auction Job Description

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Auto auction provides limited vehicle preparation work by removing and installing parts for painting in accordance with Auction and professional standards.

Auto Auction Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintaining current knowledge of applicable labor rates, parts charges and manufacturer's updates
Creating customer vehicle files in the computer system
Checking vehicles being dropped off at auction and ensuring delivery
Completing all initial vehicle stock-in
Printing and placing appropriate windshield stickers on the vehicle
Providing check-in forms daily to vehicle registration desk
Walking the lot to ensure correct windshield stickers are on each vehicle and vehicles are in their appropriate lane and lot number
Moving vehicles to their appropriate location on the auction lot
Reviewing assignments with supervisor to confirm understanding of detail/wash work required
Performing vehicle cleaning and preparation processes including washing, wheel cleaning, waxing and buffing, polishing, removing finish defects, Using chemicals, power-wash the engine compartment and clean battery compartment

Auto Auction Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Auto Auction

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, ICAR, CPA

Education for Auto Auction

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the auto auction job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Accounting, Graphic Arts, Criminal Justice, Finance, Business/Administration, Languages, Associates, Education

Skills for Auto Auction

Desired skills for auto auction include:

Title & DMV laws and regulations
Automotive body and mechanical work
ICAR Certifications
Adhere to work instructions/procedures regarding inspections/documentation
Applicable labor rates
Parts charges and manufacturer's updates

Desired experience for auto auction includes:

Performing other job related duties as directed by management
Cleaning out the interior of vehicles by removing any debris and trash from ashtrays, console, dashboard, door panels, seats, trunk and engine compartments
Buffing vehicles by applying dressing to engine compartment, wheels, wheel wells and tires, vinyl tops, Apply compound, cleaner and/or polish to vehicles interior, and buff out using a rotary buffer (or by hand as necessary)
Moving vehicles to support smooth flow through the detailing processes
Maintaining detailing tools and equipment
Must have valid in-state driver’s license and and maintain an acceptable, safe driving record

Auto Auction Examples

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Auto Auction Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an auto auction. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for auto auction
  • Training associates how to buff vehicles by applying dressing to engine compartment, wheels, wheel wells and tires, vinyl tops, Apply compound, cleaner and/or polish to vehicles interior, and buff out using a rotary buffer (or by hand as necessary)
  • Removing license plates and stickers, and disassembling spare tires in trunk
  • Washing vehicles using a high-pressure washer and/or automatic car wash equipment
  • Cleaning doorjambs, sills, interior panels, wheels, tires, hub caps and/or wheel covers, wheel wells, moldings, bumpers, head and taillights, exterior panels, trunk, hood, and interior and exterior windows
  • Vacuuming interior, scrub, shampoo and spot clean carpet and upholstery
  • Cleaning glove box making sure that warranty booklet, owner's manual and other manufacturer issued information is returned
  • Ensuring adequate key management processes (only give a vehicle key to the person listed on the gate release form)
  • Executing a plan to grow all assigned accounts while finding new accounts
  • Servicing accounts in person, via phone and e-mail, looking for additional opportunities
  • Addressing any customer service issues and escalating to management as necessary
Qualifications for auto auction
  • Previous experience in car wash or buffing experience helpful
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, and stoop
  • Ability to use power washer and other power tools, detail equipment tools
  • Previous experience in the armed services or security is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a remarketer of vehicles in a wholesale auction environment and/or remarketing operations, achieving targeted results, and reporting outcomes
  • Vehicle/collateral valuation, and identifying and effecting timely cost-effective reconditioning
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Auto Auction Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of auto auction. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for auto auction
  • Achieving or exceeding established sales goals as set by management team
  • Delivering exceptional customer experience to help achieve account retention and growth goals
  • Communicating with dealerships in assigned territory to grow the business
  • Partnering with management, the sales team, and other associates to ensure each vehicle crosses the auction block on sale day, re-running vehicles as needed
  • Completing auction tasks such as contacting dealers for list of auction VINs, ordering transportation for VINs to the auction, checking inspections, ensuring vehicle readiness, representing the seller on the auction block accepting bids and offers, providing clients and title department the sold report, negotiating offers
  • Providing new client orientation including reviewing auction rules, providing tours, explaining the auction services as the dealers’ advocate, assisting with dealer registration and training new clients on how to utilize the auction website
  • Setting a clear vision and goals for the auction to achieve targeted performance in all areas of the business
  • Preparing the annual budget by reviewing sales results, expenses and other financial data, such as payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and other expenses
  • Partnering with the Controller and Assistant General Manager in reviewing monthly forecasts
  • Promoting an “everybody recruits” culture
Qualifications for auto auction
  • Detail orientation and deadline sensitivity, with capacity for extensive travel
  • Capacity to lift/carry 25 lbs
  • Multi-tasking, organization, and follow-up
  • Strong written and oral communications, including negotiation
  • MS Office and Internet sufficiency
  • Both manufacturer/closed and fleet/lease/open remarketing experience
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Auto Auction Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of auto auction. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for auto auction
  • Setting pricing, planning, developing and implementing auction goals
  • Maintaining expertise in all areas of auction operations to ensure efficiency and economy while also maintaining awareness of market trends to ensure proactivity in decision making
  • Partnering with Assistant General Manager to monitor and manage Auction logistics and operations
  • Reviewing all auction reports for store efficiencies
  • Overseeing risk management, employee relations, transportation logistics and security
  • Reviewing volumes plan and continuously monitor staffing levels to ensure efficiency, quality work product, and effective customer service
  • Reviewing auction performance against key performance indicators then developing and executing appropriate strategies
  • Handling warranties, arbitration
  • Efficiently entering vehicle information, as provided by sellers, into the auction system
Qualifications for auto auction
  • Jaguar-Land Rover, Mazda, and Subaru-specific product knowledge, and
  • Minimum of 2 years proven success in outside sales and customer service required
  • Experience in selling and servicing an account list and a proven track record of growth
  • Experience with Auction Edge/ASI and ASI Exec auction systems a plus
  • Previous body shop experience preferred
  • Proven experience in auction management, or management within a retail sales or service industry with emphasis in both operations and sales
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Auto Auction Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an auto auction. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for auto auction
  • High School Degree (GED), some college preferred
  • Ability to hire, train, develop and motivate employees
  • Ability to read/write English fluently
  • Ability to manage expenses with basic accounting and inventory management skills
  • Managing multiple processes for employees
  • At least five (5) years of management, sales or auction experienced required
Qualifications for auto auction
  • Experience and desire to work with technology, previous experience working in inventory and auction systems required
  • Auction experience required
  • Strong financial, sales and business acumen required
  • Experience with Auction Edge/ASI auction systems a plus
  • Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent for non-driving and 21 years of age for driving positions
  • For Driving Positions must be 21 years of age, Current state driver’s license, clean driving record (no points in prior 3 years), minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and ability to safely operate a vehicle required

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