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At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice. We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination. Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.
We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement. Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees. We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision. We have high standards for our employees, with good reason. They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.
We have high expectations and so do you. You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job. We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees. If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team. You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.
Peterson has an immediate need for an experienced Product Support Sales Representative at our San Leandro, CA location. The person in the position promotes and sells company parts and service capabilities in an assigned territory. The person performs a variety of duties relevant to promoting and selling All Makes of trucks parts and service capabilities both inside and outside of our facility.
Promote and sell on-highway vehicle parts and company service capabilities; develop proposals and estimates, prepare and deliver quotations.
Plan daily sales calls itinerary; make sales calls on existing and prospective customers; monitor/update call lists and manage customer database in sales link.
Follow up with customers to ensure the company has met their needs; the service repair is complete and done to the satisfaction of the customer. Maintain good customer relations; intercede to solve problems and disputes; look for ways to enhance customer relations within scope of the company mission statement
Keep current with new products and developments that are relevant to our customers
Sell value through cost improvement by submitting cost-improvement proposals to our customers; understand the competition to maintain the company’s competitive edge.
Associates Degree in Diesel Technology, or a related field, and five years (5) all makes truck parts sales experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
An extensive knowledge of on-highway trucks and other on-highway vehicles combined with a working knowledge of the construction equipment product line.
A good understanding of the territory and its service needs as well as relevant knowledge of the competition within the area that the company serves.
Excellent verbal/written and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with all levels of management
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Availability to work during off hours and weekends to take calls from our customer to handle emergency situations.
Must have a valid California driver's license and driving record that conforms to company insurance carrier's requirements
We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.