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Heffner Lexus Toyota is an equal opportunity employer in Kitchener and is able to accommodate applicants with disabilities during the career recruitment process.

Heffner Motors is a dynamic growth-oriented Toyota, Lexus & Pre-Owned Vehicle Dealership.  Founded in 1960, the dealership still operates today with the founding family members, with the same commitment to providing superior customer care through honesty, integrity and respect.

Are you looking to join a great brand and a great dealership?  Heffner Lexus Toyota Scion is a dynamic growth-oriented Toyota, Lexus and Pre-Owned Vehicle Dealership.  Founded in 1960, the dealership still operates today with the founding family members, with the same commitment to providing superior customer care through honesty, integrity and respect.   If you are looking for a career with a growing dealership with unprecedented growth, we have a job for you.


Toyota New Car Sales and Leasing Consultant

Heffner Motors is a leading automotive retailer in the Waterloo Region.  Since 1960 we have been known for honesty, integrity and outstanding service to our customers.  We value our employees as well as our customers. Our full service facility covering over 21 acres, allows us to serve all of our customer’s automotive needs – a true one-stop automotive centre.   A career in the retail automotive industry will allow you to grow and provide exemplary service to customers.  We are always looking for employees who are customer-service oriented, work well in a team environment and are looking for a fast-paced environment to flourish in.

 Toyota New Car Sales and Leasing Consultant

We are looking for a candidate to add to our dynamic team as a New Car Sales and Leasing Consultant. Reporting to the New Car Sales Manager, we are looking for a customer oriented individual with a desire to succeed that is motivated, well-organized and a team player who is eager to work in our fast-paced environment

Skills required:

– Exceptional customer service skills are a MUST
– Previous sales experience is an asset but we are willing to train the right individual
– OMVIC license, if you do not have one you will be required to get your OMVIC license
– A valid Drivers License is a must

In addition to a very competitive wage structure, we offer

  • a comprehensive Health & Benefit plan,
  • access to an onsite company gym,
  • an excellent company profit sharing program

If you are interested in applying please send an email to Jessica Poworoznyk at jpoworoznyk@heffner.ca

Applicants for this position will only be contacted if selected for the interview process

Heffner Motors is an equal opportunity employer and is able to accommodate applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process.


Internal Inventory Detailing Associate

Heffner Motors is a leading automotive retailer in the Waterloo Region.  Since 1960 we have been known for honesty, integrity and outstanding service to our customers.  We value our employees as well as our customers. Our full service facility covering over 21 acres, allows us to serve all of our customer’s automotive needs – a true one-stop automotive centre.   A career in the retail automotive industry will allow you to grow and provide exemplary service to customers.  We are always looking for employees who are customer-service oriented, work well in a team environment and are looking for a fast-paced environment to flourish in.

Full Time – Internal Inventory Detailing Associate

The Internal Inventory Detailing Associate’s main job is to maintain showroom vehicles and lot vehicles. These tasks may involve driving vehicles to gas station and putting gas into the vehicle, maintaining & wash parking lot cars, getting vehicles ready for showing to guests. Other duties could be assigned as required. This position usually works under minimal supervision and are expected to work long hours with frequent standing and moving. They may be exposed to extreme heat or cold

Skill Requirements:

  • valid class G driver’s license preferred
  • strong work ethic
  • energetic and enjoys a fast paced work environment

 In addition to a very competitive wage structure, we offer

  • a comprehensive Health & Benefit plan,
  • access to an onsite company gym,
  • an excellent company profit sharing program

Heffner Motors is an equal opportunity employer and is able to accommodate applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process


Toyota Service Advisor

Heffner Motors is a leading automotive retailer in the Waterloo Region. Since 1960 we have been known for honesty, integrity and outstanding service to our customers. We value our employees as well as our customers. Our full service facility covering over 21 acres, allows us to serve all of our customer’s automotive needs – a true one-stop automotive centre. A career in the retail automotive industry will allow you to grow and provide exemplary service to customers. We are always looking for employees who are customer-service oriented, work well in a team environment and are looking for a fast-paced environment to flourish in.

Toyota Service Advisor

We are looking for a Service Advisor, who has experience and/or a good working knowledge of the automotive repair industry.

Candidate must be

  • Self-motivated and well organized
  • Comfortable working alone at times
  • Excellent customer oriented and communication and listening skills.
  • Must fit with our hardworking, community focused, and customer driven culture.

Previous automotive service advisor experience is preferred. Training will be provided.

In addition to a very competitive wage structure, we offer

  • a comprehensive Health & Benefit plan,
  • access to an onsite company gym,
  • an excellent company profit sharing program

Heffner Motors Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and is able to accommodate applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process.


Class A Licensed Technician

Heffner Motors is a leading automotive retailer in the Waterloo Region. Since 1960 we have been known for honesty, integrity and outstanding service to our customers. We value our employees as well as our customers. Our full service facility covering over 21 acres, allows us to serve all of our customer’s automotive needs – a true one-stop automotive centre. A career in the retail automotive industry will allow you to grow and provide exemplary service to customers. We are always looking for employees who are customer-service oriented, work well in a team environment and are looking for a fast-paced environment to flourish in.

Class A Licensed Technician

Our Toyota Service Department has an opening for Class A Licensed technicians. The opening is for a full time flat rate position, with extremely competitive wages based on experience and training.

All interested candidates must be

  • fully licensed and Lexus/Toyota Certified will be preferred
  • capable of all tasks relating to those of a licensed technician,
  • while producing quality work in a fast paced busy service department.

In addition to a very competitive wage structure, we offer

  • a comprehensive Health, Dental & Benefit plan,
  • access to an onsite company gym,
  • an excellent company profit sharing program

Hours and wages to be discussed in full during the interview process.

Heffner Motors Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and is able to accommodate applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process.


Automotive Damage Appraiser/Estimator

The appraiser must handle communication with the adjuster and customer regarding status of the vehicle. This position is often the main point of contact with Heffner Collision and the customer, so he or she must strive to represent the Company in a professional manner. The Appraiser should have an outgoing personality; enjoy meeting people and a good understanding of appraising and insurance claims procedures and policies. He/she must be able to make common sense decisions, be a self-motivator, use excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and portray a professional business image. It is imperative that this person possess a good work attitude and foster a positive team spirit in support with the overall philosophy of the company and fellow employees.

Customer Service

  • Inspect qualified vehicles and write damage appraisals
  • Responsible for handling all appraisals, work authorizations, repair orders, supplements and warranties when dealing with the customer, striving to maintain and improve closing ratio for the company
  • Follow up on customer appraisals, in order to increase closing ratio
  • Ongoing communication with adjuster, production staff and customer regarding repair status.
  • Inspect repair and meet with customer when picking up vehicle to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Work to resolve any customer concerns or dissatisfaction with the work or the Company
  • Responsible for maintaining consistent sales volume to meet or exceed company goals.
  • Identify non-related damages for up-sell opportunities.

Coordinating Staff to Achieve Sales Goals

  • Participate in daily production / release meetings in order to provide key information to managerial staff.
  • Update WIP report based on production meeting findings, copy report.
  • Provide support and work closely with CSR/ reception
  • Participate in monthly company meetings and be willing to attend any and all training programs to enhance performance both personally and professionally

Appraisal Process

  • Follow the outlined customer greeting processes with all individuals
  • Follow the standard imaging process on all potential insurance appraisals
  • Add explanation lines to necessary image or repair line entries on all appraisals
  • Ensure that we use most commonly missed “forgettables” found in insurance guidelines
  • Follow best practices when generating appraisals to achieve 95% accuracy 100% of the time – attention to detail
  • Other Duties as required

Administration of RO Package

  • Ensure customer authorization is received from owner before proceeding with parts order
  • Parts ordering and back orders are documented in the file
  • Communicate to customers any outstanding moneys owing at time of authorization and at least 24 hours prior to delivery of vehicle
  • Signs off final inspection section of QA checklist validating vehicle is ready for delivery

EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Management Software (Mitchell/ Dealership) – INTERMEDIATE
  • Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook) – INTERMEDIATE
  • Estimating Software (Audatex and/or Mitchell) – INTERMEDIATE
  • ICAR a plus
  • Work independently without close supervision
  • Flexible/adaptable to constant change
  • Strong tact and diplomacy; ability to interact with all levels of personnel
  • Highly organized, analytical and motivated; ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and plan work under own initiative
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Physical Requirements

  • General Physical Skills ( squatting, kneeling, pushing, standing, sitting, walking, reaching, pulling extensively)
  • Repetitive motion
  • Driving, must have valid G in good standing

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Auto body Appraiser: 1 year

In addition to a very competitive wage structure, we offer

  • a comprehensive Health & Benefit plan,
  • access to an onsite company gym,
  • an excellent company profit sharing program

Any interested candidate should apply by emailing their resume to jpoworoznyk@heffner.ca

Heffner Motors is an equal opportunity employer and is able to accommodate applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process


 

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