Yard Assistant

Manheim Auction Services is the UKs most popular multi-channel wholesale vehicle marketplace, complemented by a broad range of products and services that support vendor de-fleet and disposal programme
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About Us:

Manheim Vehicle Services provides the physical operations required by manufacturers, fleets and dealers for the operation of scalable and intelligent retail, in-life and defleet programmes. 

We specialise in delivering significant financial, quality and efficiency gains.
Manheim Vehicle Services is part of Cox Automotive, the world's largest automotive service organisation.


The operations team is a core part of the Auction business, made up of various functions Yard team, Inspections, VCP and Imaging. Team members are responsible for ensuring all processes within their department run efficiently, and support the smooth operation of the day-to-day function. Ensuring sales are delivered successfully and operational and customer service excellence are met at all times 

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the yard operation, through timely vehicle movements and working within Auction processes and procedures, adhering to HSE requirements at all times 

  • To arrange and support the organisation and display of vehicles prior to auction on behalf of the company and vendors
  • To assist in the maneuvering of vehicles in order to provide a tidy and orderly appearance in the Yard
  • Ensure all vehicles are correctly presented with appropriate paperwork i.e. flashes, assured certificates and ready for the sale
  • To ensure you conduct yourself in calm, polite and courteous manner whilst dealing with customers and team members
  • To ensure all aspects of Pre Inspection Process are carried out
  • To ensure the quality of images taken are to the highest standard

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • To have a basic knowledge of HSE legislation 
  •  The ability to drive a variety of vehicles with all types of ignition procedures and transmissions


We work with a carefully selected set of recruitment agencies and we're not looking to add to our PSL.

We do not accept unsolicited agency CV's sent to the recruitment team or directly to the hiring manager. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CV's.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Manheim Northampton

NN4 7EX Northampton Directions 0333 136 1012 View page

Perks & Benefits

  • As a Cox Automotive UK team member, you can enjoy access to a huge range of benefits and discounts.

    Here are just a sample of what we offer and what you might enjoy during your career at Cox Automotive.

    Lifestyle Benefits
    • Flexible working
    • Working from home
    • Volunteering days
    • Career breaks
    • Holiday purchase scheme
    • Cyclescheme
    • Company cars / car allowance
    Parental Benefits
    • Enhanced maternity, adoption, paternity and shared parental leave
    Health and wellbeing
    • Private Health Cover
    • Access to a wealth of exceptional health and wellbeing tools and resources
    • Flu vaccinations offering

    Education & Training
    • Professional study / training sponsorship
    • Cox Automotive Bitesize – e-learning resources
    • Internal mentoring scheme
    • “Licence to Lead” modular programme

    Planning for your future
    • Group personal pension plan
    • Life assurance cover
    • Competitive salary
    • Bonus plans

    Team member resources
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Trained Mental Health First Aiders
    • European Culture and Engagement Team

    Team member Discounts
    • Auction discounts
    • Mobile phone discounts
    • Access to fantastic discounts from over 900 retailers

Our Culture

What drives us? It’s the belief that every person in every role is an important and vital part of the Cox Automotive family. We offer tons of opportunities for growth. We encourage our team members to be rock stars. We aim for epic success. We are leading the way in developing cutting-edge, industry-changing solutions and technology. And we are always looking for great minds and great spirits to join us.

We know that great people can achieve amazing things when they work together, and for us, how we do things is just as important as what we do.

It is our guiding principles that direct us to be our best: Do the right thing, always. Lead by example. Bring out the best in everyone. Have fun and make today count. And do it all in the spirit of Cox.  These principles steer us in the right direction as we strive to empower people today to build a better future for the next generation

Find out more about the culture and values at Cox Automotive UK

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