Since 1936, Kauffman Tire has grown from a single Texaco service station location in Wooster, Ohio, to one of the nation's largest independent tire dealers. Recently celebrating our 80th year in business, Kauffman Tire is looking for individuals with a strong work ethic, positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit to join us in our continued growth and success.
Whether it is in Retail, Wholesale, E-commerce or at our Corporate office, individuals with high energy, great work ethic and a people-oriented mindset are sure to enjoy rewarding career development and growth within our company.
We offer extensive benefits and privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation, and much more.
We are an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
Include but are not limited to the following:
Achieve monthly and annual budget/plan as assigned by Distribution Center Manager.
Implement sales and marketing strategy as set forth by the company
Develop and maintain existing customers by implementing a sales strategy
Identify, develop and grow new business as needed to attain budget using the Treadmaxx as the platform
Research, plan and implement sales, customer retention and new business development
Monitor and communicate competitive information including pricing, policies and market strategies
Maximize sales opportunities through sales calls (personal visits or telephone)
Maintain a thorough knowledge of products (new and existing), policies and merchandising information to effectively serve our customers.
Understand and manage relevant reporting or management and financial information for the sales and marketing departments
Develop and demonstrate a professional Kauffman Tire image and reputation and protect and develop the Kauffman Tire brand
Maintain a professional image including appearance/dress as well as a clean and organized vehicle
Education: Preferred Bachelor’s Degree from 4-year college or university preferred
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of sales experience, demonstrated success at achieving genuine sales development preferred.
Excellent selling skills including, features-benefits-solutions selling, program selling and problem solving
Ability to build, communicate and execute a business plan
Able to understand profit and loss calculations and basic business finance
Ability to calculate and articulate pricing and gross profit multipliers, margin return and mark-up
Ability to calculate sales increase and GP%.
Excellent face-to-face and telephone communication skills
Thorough understanding of principles of marketing and advertising cost-effectiveness, including market sector targeting, product offer development
Knowledge of current materials, methods, tools and equipment (including technology) used in distribution operations
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Ability to carry out oral and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing