Outside Sales Representative in Houston, TX at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    1101 East Richey Road
    Houston, TX
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Job Description

  • The Outside Sales Representative must analyze performance reports and develop sales business plans.
  • This position also works well with diverse customers, and deals with customer complaints in a timely manner and identify appropriate solutions.
  • 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.
  • Effectively manage expenses.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

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

Education & Experience:

  • 4-year degree in business, management, marketing, or related field preferred
  • Proven track record of previous sales accomplishments, including the achievement of numerous metrics such as unit and margin targets in a highly competitive industry.


  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • U.S. driver's license with an excellent DMV record is required.
  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Internet applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus


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