Outside Sales Representative

Auto Value Parts Stores / Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc. - Mandan, ND4.0

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $59,000 a year

Invest in your future with Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc. (APH) at our Mandan Auto Value Parts Store.

We are excited about our future! We are a third-generation family-owned aftermarket auto parts distributor based in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. From a single location in 1920, to a network of 124 corporate stores and 36 independent Auto Value parts stores, APH has grown into one of the largest auto parts chains in the country. With our distribution center, its network and nearly 1200 employees, APH is well positioned for future growth. Be a part of the team!

What can you expect being part of the Mandan Auto Value Team? You can expect to work with an experienced group of team members who understand and know how to serve customers. We also offer an inclusive work environment and we value employee’s ideas and opinions. We have a full benefits package, regularly scheduled performance and salary reviews, training, development and sponsor charitable events with in our community. This is all part of our culture. We encourage you to consider making an investment in your future by becoming a part of the family at APH.

Job Summary:

As an Outside Sales Representative , you will have the opportunity to showcase your ability to call on and provide service to various customers of the store. These customers may be Wholesale or otherwise. The store Outside Sales Representative is also responsible for assisting in promoting and advancing company marketing/sales programs as appropriate and requested. This position is also responsible for developing and creating new opportunities for sales through cold calls of new customers and accounts. Join our team and work in a fast-paced, friendly and positive work environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Call on customers per the schedule/strategy created with the Store Manager or other members of the management team
  • Serve retail and wholesale customers to make Auto Value the first call parts source
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of current sales and sales targets
  • Conduct sales transactions with adherence to store/company policies and procedures
  • Complete all related reports accurately and on time
  • Participate in training programs, learning about our products, our programs and our customers
  • Represent Auto Value in a professional and positive manner
  • Assist other store team members as needed

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Above average verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the company as well as customers, vendors and visitors
  • Ability to function in a stressful environment, under substantial time pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of desktop computer programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Minimum of three to five years of related experience and have a thorough knowledge of the auto parts business and sales approaches
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Flexibility and service commitment to our customers, along with our long-standing partnership with Auto Value parts stores has allowed us to grow to more than 160 locations...and counting. With guiding principles established in 1920, Automotive Parts Headquarters (APH) — then known as National Bushing and Parts Company — focused on uncompromised quality, outstanding customer service and a desire for continued growth. It is these principles that remain today and drive not only the company itself, but also every employee and customer relationship. Come be part of the APH family.

Our EEO Policy

Automotive Parts Headquarters is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applications strongly preferred at


Job Type: Full-time


  • Sales: 3 years (Preferred)
  • auto parts business: 2 years (Preferred)