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Pre-Owned Vehicle Acquisition and Market Analytics Specialist in Palo Alto, CA at Holman Automotive

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

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Job Description

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Who are we?

The automobile industry is undergoing a profound transformation. New technologies like autonomous driving and advanced data connectivity are redefining the way cars are sold and operated. As a result, we need team members who are up-to-speed on the latest technologies, eager to help customers find the best solution for their transportation needs, and excited to be part of the future of transportation.

No company is better positioned for this new world than Holman Automotive Group. Much more than a network of dealerships, Holman has built a 90-year tradition of innovation and success by drawing on our most valuable resource…our employees. Now into our third generation of family leadership, Holman is looking for a new generation of intelligent, motivated and sophisticated sales consultants ready help us meet tomorrow’s challenges. If you’d like to work in this kind of exciting, technology-driven, customer-centered environment then Apply Today!

Audi Palo Alto is seeking a dynamic self-motivating individual for a Pre-owned Vehicle Acquisition and Market Analytics Specialist to join the Holman Family!

What will you do?

  • Utilize acquisition software programs to maintain strategic inventory levels and maintain manufacture purchasing standards.
  • Purchase pre owned vehicles based on market analysis and prior historical data.
  • Able to research market analytics to merchandise vehicles to achieve maximum turn of inventory.
  • Assist sales management appraising client trade in vehicles using appraisal software and following a strategic acquisition process.
  • Manage all pre owned vehicles from acquisition (purchase, trade in etc.) by determining an exit strategy for retail purchase or wholesale transaction.
  • Expedite a reconditioning process to maximize efficiency of vehicle turn rates.

What are we looking for?

  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to use vendor software such as VAuto, Automotive Mastermind, Dealer Socket, CDK
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous automotive experience is a plus
  • Previous customer service experience is preferred

What we offer:

Honest, friendly and professional environment with an outstanding reputation for family values and excellent customer service. We offer competitive pay and incentives. Outstanding benefits for you and your family includes medical, dental, vision, vacation, 401K retirement plan with company matching contribution and vehicle purchase program. In addition, we offer growth and development opportunities to help you achieve your career goals!