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Office Clerical Position

Location: Wausau, WI

Kocourek Automotive is seeking an organized and detailed office personnel that will be working with the Chief Operating Officer.

This person will be responsible to perform task in the accounting office which may include but not limited to:

  • Prepare transfer request for cards 
  • Assure compliance of policies with regard to files and office procedures
  • Maintains customer files
  • Reviews records to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness


Qualifications:

  • Self motivated
  • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and verbal
  • Valid driver's license
  • Computer literate and must be able to learn Kocourek's software

We offer a competitive wage in a friendly and pleasant work environment. Hours for this position will be from 8 am-5 pm Monday-Friday.

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Automotive Sales Associate / Product Specialist (Wausau)

Location: Wausau, WI

Kocourek Automotive is seeking a hard charging Sales Associate.  Our Sales Team sells with a consultative approach and are committed to creating a great buying AND ownership experience for our guests. 

Responsibilities

  • Greet and guide guest as they appear on the lot to proceed into the sales process.
  • Assist the guests to find a vehicle that meets their needs by using the current inventory sheets
  • Enhance the sales process by demonstrating the vehicles features on the lot
  • Assist guests in the completion of their sales applications
  • Assist management to increase sales by inspecting the lot's vehicles daily reporting any problems to the General Manager
  • Assist management in ensuring the lot is merchandised correctly to maximize sales


Qualifications

  • Enthusiastic with high energy throughout the sales workday
  • Outgoing and friendly personality, especially while handling objections
  • Quality guest service skills and sales track record
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills one-on-one and over the phone
  • Persuasive and able to overcome guest objections during the sales process
  • Proficient in basic business math including percentages
  • Capable of learning and using basic Microsoft Office, accounting software, and proprietary sales programs
  • Persistent, competitive and good work ethic
  • Focuses on the guest's needs to enhance dealership and personal sales

EOE

Benefits

Kocourek offers an extensive benefit packet that includes: paid time off, medical, dental, long and short term disability, life insurance and a generous matching 401k plan.
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Inventory Associate / Detailer (Wausau)

Location: Wausau, WI

Kocourek Automotive is seeking an organized and detailed Inventory Associate / Detailer.  This position generates increased sales for the dealership by executing the Company activities that increase the customers' confidence in the clean, and professional dealership.

Requirements

  • Responds promptly to customer needs
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed
  • Observes safety and security procedures
  • Is consistently at work and on time
  • Volunteers readily; seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed
  • Responds to management direction and instructions; takes responsibility for own actions


Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Communicates effectively verbally in one-on-one situations to customers and other associates
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's.  Perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, and distance
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and/or involved written or oral instructions.  Able to deal with problems involving a few issues in standardized situations
  • Able to learn Company payroll/timekeeping system to clock in and out to track their time/hours
  • Must regularly lift and or move 25 pounds, frequently lift and or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 100 pounds with assistance
  • Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record


Responsibilities

  • Details and merchandise automobiles to be displayed for sale at the lot
  • Services automobiles with gasoline, oil, water, and minor repairs; issues work orders
  • Apply wax to auto body, and wipe or buff surface to protect surface and preserve shine, using cloth or buffing machine
  • Vacuum interior or vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris, using vacuum cleaner.
  • Clean upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices.
  • Apply revitalizers and preservation agents to vinyl or leather surfaces and treat fabrics with spot- and stain- resistant chemicals to preserve and protect interior components.
  • Clean engine and engine compartment with steam-cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents to remove grease and grime.
  • Apply special-purpose cleaners to remove foreign materials which normal cleaning procedures do not remove, utilizing experience and judgment and following recommendations of the product's manufacturer.
  • Apply paint to chipped body surfaces of vehicles, using touch-up paint.
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Part Time Office Personnel

We are looking for self-motivated individuals who possess excellent communication skills. We offer a competitive wage in a friendly and pleasant work environment. Hours for this position are between 20-25 hours per week and are scheduled evening hours on weeknights until 7:00 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.

Responsibilities:

Greeting Guests
Answering Telephones
Daily Filing
Document Scanning
Data Entry

Qualifications:

No Experience Necessary!
We are willing to train you, if you are willing to put in the work.

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Service Advisor - AMAZING BENEFITS TOP 100 PLACE TO WORK

Location: WAUSAU, WI

The Kocourek Automotive is currently seeking a Service Advisor to join our fast paced, friendly and fun atmosphere. 

The successful candidates should already possess the five traits that cannot be taught; talent, attitude, drive, energy and character

The Service Advisor is responsible for selling parts and labor to our guests by advising them of the recommended maintenance and repairs needed to maintain their vehicle correctly. While maintaining a customer satisfaction that meets both the dealership and the manufacturer's guidelines.

Kocourek Automotive is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the ba­sis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

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Quick Lube Technician (Wausau)

Location: Marathon County, WI | Wausau, WI

The job will focus around fluid checks and basic maintenance.This lube tech will change a vehicle's oil, check the transmission fluid and other fluid levels, inspect various belts and filters, and check air levels and gauges. Training will be provided, but candidates should at least have a basic understanding of car maintenance.Lube technicians must write up service reports and receipts for work done. Guest interaction is also part of the job.

Candidates will need to possess a broad range of automotive knowledge, but do not necessarily need any prior experience. A work history featuring experience in the automotive industry would be a definite advantage in the job market, though. No special training or certification is necessary, but will be required to advance to higher positions as an automotive technician. Lube technicians should be friendly and need to have a basic understanding of how to use computers and other electronic devices.

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E-Commerce Strategist (Wausau)

Location: Marathon , WI | Wausau, WI

This person is responsible for online presence management. Present and draw traffic to our professional brand through proactive website management, directory listings, social media link sharing, blogging and other avenues. Increase search engine placement, monitor online discussions around the brand and continually analyze the brands overall web presence. This is a work in processed work environment and needs to maintain an upbeat, positive attitude with excellent organizational skills.

Candidate should also have:

  • Social Media savvy
  • SEM and SEO competent
  • Detail and results oriented
  • Adobe Creative Suite knowledge preferred


Position Goals:

  • Grow website audience
  • Increase social media engagement
  • Generate revenue
  • Manage Brand Reputation

This position is Monday-Friday up to 40 hours a week and additional hours as necessary. The dress code is business casual.

Kocourek Automotive is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the ba­sis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

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Diesel Service Technician (Fox Valley Area)

Location: Fox Valley Area, WI | Wausau, WI

Kocourek Automotive is looking to hire an experience diesel engine technician. We are currently servicing a growing fleet of light and medium duty diesel trucks and we are in need of an additional technician.

The candidate must be proficient in diagnosis, repair and overhaul of diesel truck components. All work is performed at our store location and no roadside calls.

The position is full time Monday through Friday, no weekend hours.

Outstanding benefit package that includes the following: health, dental, paid time off, paid vacations and an aggressive matching 401k plan. 

Pay is based on experience and efficiency. The pay range is from $25.00 to $35.00 flat rate.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
The Service Technician will stand six to eight hours per shift, lift parts weighing 50 - 70 pounds several times during each shift, and use hoist and test equipment as needed. S/he will stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, and feel. S/he will use hand and power tools. S/he will be exposed to noise, vibration, dust, exhaust fumes, and other hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Road - testing of vehicles may be required.

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Kocourek Automotive is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the ba­sis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

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Employment Opportunities at Kocourek Automotive

Do you have a great work ethic and passion for customer service? We're always looking for qualified candidates in Wausau, Wisconsin to come work at our automobile dealerships. As a 2017 Time Dealer of the Year, we are dedicated to working together as a team to create the best automobile buying experience possible. If that sounds like the perfect fit, get in touch with Kocourek Automotive to learn more.

We're proud to offer employment opportunities for technicians and associates in our sales department, finance department, service center, and parts department. We're always looking for amazing candidates for all of our family of dealerships. Apply for one of our open positions online today!

With the Kocourek Automotive, You're Like Family

At Kocourek Automotive, we treat our employees as family. Do you think you'd like to work with us? Get to know our sales and administrative team or learn more about our history to get a feel for the company. We're also committed to giving back to the community of Wausau, WI with the Kocourek Kids Foundation.

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