Outside Car Buyer in Tampa, FL at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Snapshot

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    5109 Causeway Boulevard
    Tampa, FL
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Job Description

LKQ Pick-Your-Part of Tampa FL is seeking qualified individuals to fill the following position:


Outside Car Buyers are responsible for all faces of acquiring a used-car inventory through, direct contacts, generated leads, off site auctions, dealers, internet inquiries from customers or any other available avenues.

Outside Car Buyers appraise vehicles, understand vehicle condition, negotiate price, make financially sound purchasing decisions, and insures timely processing of all purchases.

Buyers are responsible for understanding retail trends and participating in the inventory planning process.

Car buyers deliver a premium customer experience by responding to customer inquiries in a prompt, professional, accurate and courteous manner. This highly accountable position uses lead management tools.

This position requires working in a fast-paced team environment, being effective as a self-starter and working individually as needs dictate

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (www.lkqcorp.com), an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!

Job Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to all inquiries with courtesy, accuracy and professionalism.

  • Generate leads and create appointments by researching the available used car market.

  • Meet car buying quotas.

  • Understand market tendencies and the changes to the trends in all geographic areas.

  • Develop effective working relationships with the all purchasing venues to accelerate the placement of ideal inventory in an expeditious and cost effective manner.

  • Effectively utilize lead management tools.

  • Compile all necessary reports, forms and other documentation on a timely basis.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Exhibit superior ethical behavior.

  • Provide the highest degree of customer satisfaction and be honest in all aspects of dealing with customers


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the used car market

  • Must have a sound understanding of current used car market and pricing.

  • Knowledge Office Suite computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to read and comprehend rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Must have reliable transportation.


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