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Sales Consultant

Are you an energetic and self motivated person looking for a fun and exciting career working directly with customers? Do you find it fairly easy to strike-up a conversation with someone that you just met? Are you looking to make more money, but want something more stable than just straight commission and living month-to-month? Would you like to work on a fun and energetic team that has won several awards based on providing excellent customer service? Do you enjoy learning in a one-on-one environment along with the use of interactive web-based materials?

If so, one of our Sales Consultant positions may be just for you!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Become a product expert on the latest makes and models through hands-on training and interactive web-based activities.
  • Learn the car business firsthand with live one-on-one training with one of our experienced Sales Managers. You'll also learn about our Best Price philosophy through live training and a wide collection of videos and articles on Foster's Best Price Sales Academy website.
  • Greet customers and sit down with them to help them identify what their wants and needs are for their next vehicle.
  • Walk with the customer around prospective vehicles to ensure they understand all of its technologies and features. You will also go with guests on demonstration drives to ensure it meets their wants and needs and to answer any questions that they may have.
  • Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our best price philosophy which is negotiation-free, and your primary concern is customer service instead of using old school hard negotiation tactics to earn commission.
  • Work side-by-side with a Sales Manager in helping the customer with financing questions and solutions to meet their budget.
  • Followup with your customers after the sale to help provide Parts and Service support using the mentality of keeping customers for life.
  • Create your own personal brand and learn how to self-promote yourself on social media to create your own loyal customer following.
Qualifications:
Previous sales and automotive experience is not necessary, but strong social skills and self-motivation is a must.

Previous job experience based on strong customer service skills is a plus such as waitresses, counter personnel, phone support, etc...

Compensation:
This position is not paid based on typical dealer commissions which is a percentage of how much you can get the customer to pay. It is instead based on volume, and most importantly, customer service scores. Our sales consultants typically earn between $30k to $50k per year with the possibility of earning $100k+ per year.

Benefits:
Please see below for the list of benefits that are available to Hastings Ford Lincoln employees.


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Oil Change Technician

Do you like working on cars, or maybe you haven't had the opportunity to yet, but you like the idea of learning how to work on them? Are you looking for a place to hone your skills and take them to the next level, or even wondering where to start at? Would you enjoy working in a face-paced and challenging environment on a fun and energetic award winning team? Would you like to start working on making a career for yourself instead of just finding a job?

If so, one of our Oil Change Technician positions may be just for you!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Train in a one-on-one and team environment utilizing the latest in tools and technology along with interactive web-training provided by Ford Motor Company and Quick Lane.
  • Learn how to properly inspect a vehicle and to identify worn out components to ensure that it is safe and reliable for the customer.
  • Learn how to properly document you findings so that your Service Advisor can properly convey them to the customer and help make recommendations based on what you found.
  • Learn how to properly service a vehicle based on the manufacturer's standards and recommended intervals.
  • Learn how to perform our quick service procedures that range from changing air and fuel filters to exchanging coolant and transmission fluids.
There are several opportunities for advancement from this position as well. We have had several of our Service Advisors, Ford Service Technicians, Managers, and other positions that have started at our dealership in this role. We strive to fill positions within our own ranks before looking at outside canidates.

Qualifications:
Previous automotive experience and tools are not required for this position, but a strong work ethic and a great attitude is a must.

We have both part-time and full-time positions available.

Previous automotive tech experience is a plus, but not required. We will always train the right person who has a great attitude and a strong work ethic.

Compensation:
This is an hourly position that ranges from $10/hr to $15/hr.

Benefits:
Please see below for the list of benefits that are available to Hastings Ford Lincoln employees.

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About us and benefits available to our employees...

We are a locally-owned family business and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We have a full line of benefits available for our employees which include health insurance, 401k, paid vacation, comprehensive training, and many advancement opportunities.

We are very proud of our culture and heritage which has been groomed over many years by several very smart and successful individuals from the Rydell Auto Group. A large part of our culture is the everyday mentality for an unconditional dedication to customer service. In order to provide that dedication, we must (and do) have some of the greatest employees that there are. Our greatest resource that we have is our employees and we never take that for granted. We always strive to fill open positions within our ranks first, creating career paths for many of our employees regardless of where they start in our company.

What We Believe:
At the Rydell Dealerships, we believe in our Vision Statement "To be so effective that we are able to be helpful to others". It is our goal to be an industry leader in providing unmatched quality in all of our automotive products and services. What we value most? To ensure the success to our business and the well-being of our employees.

The Value of Honesty and Integrity:
All decisions are to be made with integrity. Leadership is setting a good example and expecting as much from yourself as from others.

The Value of Individual Responsibility and Accountability:
We are responsible to satisfy the needs of our customers for all our products and services. Individual accountability for our own performance and for the quality of our products will show our customers we really care.

The Value of Unconditional Dedication to Excellence:
There is no place for mediocrity and half-hearted efforts. We accept personal responsibility for overcoming obstacles and being the very best. We actively choose to excel in every aspect of our personal and professional lives.

The Value of Cooperation and Communication:
Close mutual support of one another is a fundamental tenet. We value open communication and encourage new ideas, realizing that teamwork produces a better employee work environment and enthusiastic customers and suppliers.

The Value of Our People:
We have nothing of greater value than our people. We respect the uniqueness of every individual and believe that such an attitude will build a team of confident, creative members possessing a high degree of initiative, self-respect, and self-discipline.

The Value of Ongoing Improvement:
We don't accept the status quo. Our goal is constant improvement and ongoing education. We believe in providing opportunity for personal, professional, and organizational growth within our company.

The Value of Being Good Community Citizens:
We give willingly to and are actively involved in the support of our communities, because they provide us our success.

What we strive to do every day?
1. Exceed our customer' and employees' expectations and maintain their loyalty for a lifetime.
2. Provide an atmosphere that encourages employee and teamwork, integrity and excellence.
3. Improve sales, service and operational standards to ensure long-term market leadership and profitability.

Contact

Hastings Ford Lincoln

3101 Osborne Drive West
Directions Hastings, NE 68901

  • Sales: (402) 303-1072
  • Service: (402) 463-3116
  • Parts: (402) 463-3116

Hours

  • Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
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