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Vehicle Acquisition Specialist

Vehicle Acquisition Specialist

companyAutoNation
locationNorth Canton, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 7/8/2024
Procurement / Operations
Full Time

We're AutoNation - the biggest and most renowned automotive retailer in America, and a proud member of the Fortune 150. But that's just the beginning. We're in the midst of an incredible multi-year digital transformation that's set to revolutionize the industry.

At AutoNation, we're not just interested in keeping up with the times - we're dedicated to leading the charge. We're passionate about innovation and pushing the boundaries of what's possible, all while keeping our customers, coworkers, and communities in the driver’s seat. We believe that together, we can create a brighter future for everyone.

So what do you say? Are you ready to be part of something big?


The We’ll Buy Your Car (WBYC) In-Store Associate will be focused and specifically trained to acquire additional inventory for the dealership by actively prospecting outside of the AutoNation Customer Network.   The WBYC Associate will utilize all available prospecting resources to identify and engage private parties looking to sell their vehicle.  Resources include third party websites, 3rd party lead sources, service drive traffic and other means. This Associate will enjoy consistent interaction with customers throughout the day, both in person and over the phone. This role will primarily make cold contact with prospects who have their vehicle advertised for sale, both online and as walk-ins to the store.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review vehicle condition reports
  • Determine wholesale and retail prices
  • Inspect and accept vehicles arriving onsite
  • Create and execute reconditioning plan to prepare vehicle for sale
  • Using sound judgement, research, and excellent interpersonal skills to make offers on vehicles and close sales
  • Driving incremental business through a high-level of engagement with customers.
  • Turn prospective Vehicle Procurement Customers over to an “elite” sales team for a sales opportunity
  • Work with management to identify current inventory needs.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Extremely self-motivated 
  • Ability to set and achieve targeted goals.
  • Ability to drive an exceptional Customer experience.
  • Demonstrated communication, prospecting, and interpersonal skills.
  • Organization and follow-up skills.
  • Experience and desire to work with technology.
  • Valid In-State Driver's License and an acceptable, safe driving record

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.


AutoNation is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in our workplace and the services we provide. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds who are passionate about making a positive impact. Even if you do not meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and help us foster a culture of belonging while contributing to our revolutionary work in the automotive industry. We value innovation, teamwork, and a commitment to making a positive impact in the world.