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Regional Car Buyer - East

Company: PADNOS
Location: Livonia
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRegional Car Buyer / Sales Representative:Our professional Team Members are committed to providing service excellence and are passionate about going above and beyond to exceed our customer's expectations. We are looking for individuals who have integrity with strong initiative and relentless attention to detail to do the right thing. We continue to find ways to innovate, lead and make a positive difference in the world. Join our successful team and have an impact on sustainability, one day at a time.PADNOS is a full-service recycling company handling paper, plastic, metals and electronic recycling. We tailor recycling programs for consumer and industrial clients throughout the United States. PADNOS was founded over a century ago and continues to transform the recycling industry. The company has thrived as a family business through four generations and has grown to be a market leader and best in class innovator.PADNOS has a rich history of taking care of our Team Members, their families and the multiple communities we serve. We invest in our Team Members and offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Tuition reimbursement for Team Members
  • 75% Tuition Reimbursement for dependents
  • First Time Home Buying Assistance
  • 401K Match and Profit Sharing
  • Performance Driven BonusesLocations for Regional Car Buyer / Sales Representative:
    • Livonia, Roseville, Detroit, and the greater East Michigan areaJob Details for Regional Car Buyer / Sales Representative:
      • Coordinate and oversee all vehicle procurement activities in your assigned region
      • Buy whole cars to be sent to assigned facilities based volume needs and freight/towing costs
      • Work closely with Facility Managers and Car Buy Center on local buy, auctions, peddler/public pricing, any scrap pricing, and general market knowledge
      • Provide exceptional customer service
      • Purchase vehicles using internal software system, input vehicle information, process and file paperwork
      • Input and reconcile car and metals shipment paperwork
      • Reconcile daily purchases and ensure payment accuracy
      • Provide regular updates on the car market to Facility Managers and Director of Automotive through weekly and daily conversations
      • Find ways to source cars with lower fees in the region
      • Cultivate new sourcing relationships with charities, tow companies and auctions
      • Comply with all state and local regulations in conducting daily business activities
      • Calculate payment amount, prepares and issues payment to customers
      • Assist with month-end closing documents and regular auditing of position related forms
      • Perform general office administration duties
      • Quote vehicle prices within a range supplied by management and/or verify correct pricing
      • Cross-train in other positions and assist other employees as needed
      • Must wear all required Personal Protective Equipment while working
      • Must follow company safety and environmental procedures at all times
      • Any other duties as assigned by managementRegional Car Buyer / Account Manager Position Qualifications:
        • Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Padnos; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.
          • Knowledge in the scrap or metal industry is highly useful
          • Previous buying or sales role with ability to network and negotiate in a sales setting
          • Strong relationship building experience
          • Strong problem-solving skills
          • Ability to inspire trust from team members and customers
          • Demonstrated computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products
          • Experience operating heavy equipment is preferred
          • Ability to multi-task
          • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
          • Strong customer service skills
          • Strong problem solving skillsRegional Car Buyer / Account Manager Requirements:
            • Bachelors preferred, not required
            • 3+ years sales experience
            • Experience negotiating and building relationships
            • Auto knowledge is helpful
            • Must be willing to be on the road traveling locally Monday – Friday and available for after hour phone callsBe a part of the green movement and join PADNOS today!PADNOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, weight, height, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, genetic medical information, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: PADNOS, Livonia , Regional Car Buyer - East, Other , Livonia, Michigan

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