Vehicle Inspector - ADESA - Grimes

Grimes, IA
ADESA, a Carvana-owned company, has been a leader in the automotive industry since its founding in 1

Job Description

Vehicle Inspector - ADESA

Posted: Wednesday, 9/20/2023

*Must have current valid drivers license*

Pay: $17/hr (or more) based on experience!

Job Summary: This role supports the ADESA businesses and customers by inspecting vehicles for condition, wear, tear, neglect, missing parts, mechanical issues, previous repairs, and damage/structural damage. Complete required vehicle inspection promptly and accurately including imaging and uploading results of the vehicle condition. Interact with dealers and consumers as needed professionally as the face of ADESA and its collective businesses.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Communicate in a professional manner with customers (dealer or consumer)

Resolve any customer inquiries in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner; advise management of all complaints or incidents

Ensure internal and external customers receive prompt, efficient, and courteous attention

Inspect vehicles for signs of wear, tear, neglect, damage, previous repair, or structural damage

Complete inspection of vehicles and ensure adherence to the defined program for the customer.

Capture data accurately on a mobile device, and work comfortably with software and technology.

Deliver results in a timely manner

Maintain productivity levels as set forth by management.

Deliver consistent, accurate inspections with a minimal rate of errors in accordance with reasonable expectations set forth by management.

Collaborate with VLC Inspection Manager and sales team members on customer needs with insights to improve services provided

Maintain equipment and tools properly and advise the manager of any equipment maintenance or breakdown needed

Ensure vehicles are in clean condition with radios, seats, mirrors, and other convenience items in the same position as when the vehicle arrives

Submit completed condition reports using the appropriate technology made available to you to complete the vehicle inspection

Complete road test if required by contract or inspection type

Keep current on technology updates, new releases, and product development

Understand the functionality and ability to use tools such as paint meter, OBD scanner, etc.

Develop and maintain knowledge and expertise in areas of competitor products

Other duties as assigned


Founded in 1989, ADESA US, a Carvana-owned company, has grown to 56 sites across the US and continues to be an industry leader in automotive remarketing, reconditioning, and national vehicle distribution. Our people, tools, and technology allow us to process hundreds of thousands of vehicles across North America from retail to commercial, OEM & more. We're excited about the future! ADESA US is poised for substantial growth including huge investments in facilities and an ever-increasing inventory of vehicles!

If you're serious about a professional career journey, check us out today!


Competitive pay | Referral bonuses | Training programs | Tuition reimbursement programs | Career path opportunities | More!


Paid vacations | Paid holidays | PTO | Sick leave | Medical PPO | Dental | Vision | Life insurance | AD&D insurance | Short term disability insurance | 401K w/ match | Health care savings accounts

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ADESA At A Glance

ADESA, a Carvana-owned company, has been a leader in the automotive industry since its founding in 1989. Our goal is to provide a simplified and seamless customer experience across our end-to-end vehicle remarketing services for both car buyers and sellers. Serving a diverse customer base, we offer the largest selection of low-mileage, one-owner cars. You will also find motorcycles, RVs, boats, and more through our online platform as well as our auctions nationwide. Our advanced tools and comprehensive services make buying and selling vehicles more profitable and effective—before, during, and after the sale. With operations at 56 sites across the US, and poised for continuing growth, we're looking for great people ready for rewarding careers. Whether you're entry-level, mid-career, or beyond, if you're ready to roll up your sleeves and do something special, contact us today!
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