Truck Sales Represertative - Spanish Speaking
Are you ready to join an industry leader with a strong foundation of success? Kenworth Sales Company was recently awarded the 2020 Dealer of the Year award and after 75 years of consistent excellence, we are still growing! We have recently joined forces with Truck Enterprises, Inc. and now span 10 states across the country and boast 31 locations with over 1200 employees. We have exciting career opportunities available today in most of our locations. We are always looking for highly motivated individuals with a passion for helping our customers build the kind of success that Kenworth knows so well.
JOB SUMMARY The primary function of the Truck Salesperson is to solicit and assist customers in the ordering and purchasing of trucks.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Solicits sales of new and used trucks marketed by the Company to customers located within assigned territories. Maintains market penetration and territory calls as required by New/Used Truck Sales Managers. 2. Assists the customer in identifying what model and componentry will suit his/her needs. Coordinates with Truck Sales Manager on all Truck Sales. 3. Creates and submits a written proposal for new truck sales identifying model, componentry specification, build schedule and cost to customer for acceptance. Coordinates all such bids with Truck Sales Managers. 4. Completes all necessary paperwork for submission of new truck orders to manufacturer. Coordinates ordering process with Sales Coordinator. Coordinates all sales and inventory movement through Sales Point. 5. Assists Finance & Insurance department in completing all paperwork necessary for closing of sale, including payment documentation, licensing and titling. Coordinates closing with Finance Manager. Proactively markets our internal F&I offerings as part of all new and used sales deals. 6. Assists customer with any problems which may arise in connection with the sale of the equipment. Direct all other inquiries to the correct company personnel and follow up with customer to ensure follow through happened. 7. Maintains courteous and continuing relations with customer base and working knowledge of customers' base industries and equipment needs. Proactively maintains a territory call route to include: follow up, cold calls and general prospecting of new customers. 8. Promotes the sale of Company parts and service. Facilitates communications between customer and the other departments. 9. Maintains a superior level of knowledge and expertise in the trucking industry in general and Kenworth Trucks in particular. Attends off-site training courses and seminars as required by supervisor. Maintains and keeps current on all online OEM supplied training paths as outlined by supervisor. 10. Helps and maintains websites and advertising with current inventory 11. Communicates with Receptionist and branch department managers as to whereabouts. 12. Truck Sales Person's work day shall start and end physically present at the Dealership from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Sometimes after hours and Saturdays when appointments have been set to meet with customers, unless previously communicated to the New/Used Truck Sales Managers. 14. Truck Sales person will maintain all trucks on branch lot; this includes occasional start up and inspecting its overall appearance and condition. Will further coordinate repairs and improvements needed with New/Used truck sales managers.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information. High school diploma or the equivalent. Broad knowledge of all types of new and used Class 7 and 8 trucks and their components. Familiarity with trucking industry, computer systems, current software and large data bases. Must have previous successful sales experience in truck sales or similar industry. Valid Commercial Driver's License preferred and good driving record required. Professional personal appearance. Excellent communication and supervisory skills. Able to read and speak Spanish.
WORKING CONDITIONS The Truck Salesperson works both indoors and out, moving about the dealership facility and lot to communicate with the dealer, managers, employees and customers. Excellent English communications skills required. S/he must bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach and feel. Will be exposed to noise, vibration, dust, paint and other hazardous and no-hazardous materials. Must also spend extensive periods of time at a desk, reviewing detailed computer printouts, inputting data on Video Display Monitor. Salesperson must travel in a vehicle to customer locations across Eastern Idaho and Western Wyoming which requires overnight stays and extensive driving.
BENEFITS: We offer a full benefits package with retirement and paid life insurance. Also includes vacation time, sick days and paid holidays.
Kenworth Sales Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.