Automotive Paint, Body and Equipment (PBE) Technical Rep (3095 / 2819) in Austin, TX at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

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About LKQCorporation

LKQ Corporationis the largest nationwide provider of aftermarket collision replacementproducts, recycled OEM products and refurbished OEM collision replacementproducts such as wheels, bumper covers and lights. Additionally, we are aleading distributor of paint and body shop supplies.  We serve tens of thousands ofcollision-repair businesses, mechanical service shops and vehicle dealershipsthroughout the United States and Canada. LKQ also has operations in the United Kingdom, the Benelux, France,Mexico and Central America.

At LKQ, werealize that our people are our most valuable asset. They are what set us apartfrom our competition. We are in a business that requires a high level ofpersonal customer service and our customers’ perception of the entire companyis created by their interaction with our sales and service employees. Oursuccess and reputation have been built over the years by our valued employees.LKQ Team Members are the best in the business. As our company grows, we striveto continue to hire the best people.

We are currently looking for an Automotive Paint, Body and Equipment(PBE) Technical Repto join our established and growing company at our location in Austin, Texas.  Theschedule for this full-time position is M – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

JobSummary: This position will be responsible for providing technicalsupport at the customer level, primarily supporting the sales growth andcustomer retention efforts of our PB&E sales organization.

 EssentialJob Duties:

1. Ensurethat proper use of Health, Safety and Equipment practices are adhered toduring work hours.

2. Performproduct demonstration and line trials to prospective and existing customers.

3. Performin shop product training for new and existing accounts as required.

4.Resolution of product failures \ problems. Will identify the systemic causeand provide system or process solution to eliminate reoccurrence.

5. Supportresolution of color issues with key accounts

6. Supportsales and installation of new accounts.

7. Providetechnical review of repair process focused on product related matters.Objective is to ensure the proper use of the products we sell and to enhancecustomer output.

8. Assumesother duties as assigned.

 Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.

Job Requirements

BasicQualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education,Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School Graduate.Some college coursework desired. Minimum 3-5 years experience with automotiverefinishing.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Must be able to work incooperation with others. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy inwork assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Musthave the flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends. Must befamiliar with the company's products; must have knowledge of paint, chemicalaspects and refinishing.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT: Company vehicle, personalcomputer, fax and telephone.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requiresindividuals to have the ability to work under conditions of frequentinterruptions and be attentive to detail.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties ofthis job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, aswell as to an office environment. Should be able to tolerate high and lowtemperature levels, and occasional inclement driving conditions. The employeeis occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level insome work environments is moderately loud.


5 -10years of automotive refinishing experience. Completion of paint manufacturestraining in waterborne paint application. Strong color matching abilities. Icar certifications. Prior knowledge of and experiencewith Sikkens/Lesanol Paint lines.

Benefit Options

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discounts

LKQ is anEqual Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employmentwith LKQ is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal backgroundcheck* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employmentdrug screening.

No contact fromrecruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.


Interested in becoming a part of ourestablished and growing company?

(No phone calls,please)

Please submit resumesfor consideration to:

David Baker at 


Attn: David Baker,LKQ Corporation, 2500 Scarbrough Drive, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78728

*Theexistence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar toemployment.


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