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Outside Sales - Northern California in Nashville, TN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Nashville, TN
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Job Description


PGW Auto Glass, a large automotive aftermarket distributor has an immediate opening for an outside Sales Representative to cover North California and Las Vegas, NV area.  PGW AG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LKQ Corporation, the largest provider of aftermarket collision replacement products, recycled OEM products and refurbished OEM collision replacement products. LKQ is also a leading distributor of paint and body shop supplies.

Candidates must have the following SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proven track record of previous sales accomplishments, including the achievement of numerous metrics such as unit and margin targets in a highly competitive industry.

  • Analyze performance reports and develop sales business plans.

  • Use Database information to understand sales/account information and be responsive to credit issues.

  • Calculate discounts and profit associated with selling price.

  • View the business from both the organization's point of view and the customer's point of view; create seamless relationships with customers.

  • Work well with diverse customers, deal with customer complaints in a timely manner and identify appropriate solutions.

  • Keep internal and external customer needs paramount when making decisions and taking actions;

  • Think beyond current customer base; understand the market forces the organization faces as well as the organization's customers, potential customers and competitors.

  • Persistence to overcome obstacles, take immediate action to solve problems and ensure follow-through.

  • Reputation for honesty, candor, fairness and reliability: do what you say you will do and make your position clear on difficult issues.

  • Exceptional follow-up skills to meet customer needs.

  • Work under pressure and with minimum supervision.

  • Effectively manage expenses.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements


  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • A minimum of 5 years of outside sales experience.

  • 4-year degree in business, management, marketing, or related field.

  • U.S. driver's license with an excellent DMV record is required.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Internet applications.

Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and eligibility for a bonus plan.