Employment Opportunities

at Uftring Ford

Uftring Ford is a proud member of the Uftring Auto Group, one of Central Illinois' largest automotive groups. We pride ourselves on providing a stable, success-driven environment across all areas of our dealership. Uftring Ford's job training programs, continuing education and emphasis on promotion from within provide many opportunities for growth, development and success. Uftring Ford offers very competitive wages. We believe that compensation should relate directly to an individual's performance so that team members can be rewarded for superior performance. We strive to be honest, ethical, compassionate and professional in all facets of our business.


Full-Time Sales Consultant

Supervisor: Sales Manager

Responsibilities

  • Dress and behave in a professional manner
  • Make daily appointments
  • Plan each days schedule
  • Set a goal and a action plan
  • Prompt arrival and good attendance
  • Complete required paperwork on each deal

Qualifications

  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Prior sales experience and a college degree preferred
  • A desire to be the best and a commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Able to work long hours

Hours

Evening and weekend hours will be required. 


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Full-Time BDR

Responsibilities

  • Help answer phones some evenings and Saturdays
  • Understand and apply etiquette on the telephone
  • Develop and master every telephone technique in phraseology and delivery
  • Keep up to date with company developments
  • Apply a working knowledge of referral creation and prospecting
  • Full understanding of techniques to effectively funnel and schedule solid appointments
  • Maximize incidental contacts
  • Achieve and maintain performance standards
  • Attend departmental meetings and training
  • Achieve certification on the systems
  • Complete all system paperwork promptly and accurately
  • Responsible for own generation of prospects sourced from the database
  • Tracking every contact to sale
  • Be a goodwill ambassador for the company by courteous treatment of all customers

Qualifications

  • Previous customer service experience
  • Call center experience is preferred
  • Good written and phone skills
  • Ability to handle heavy telephone contact
  • Candidate must have an upbeat, positive, "smile" on the phone
  • Ability to work on multiple software applications at the same time
  • Must be a quick learner with no fear of change in the workplace
  • Able to work in a process driven work environment
  • Self-motivated, process driven, organized individual

Hours 

Monday through Saturday - 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Rotating days off - one week off on Wednesday and one week off on Saturday


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Full-Time Used Car Technician

Responsibilities

  • Determine work requested on repair orders
  • Perform repairs and document them
  • Road test vehicles to quality check
  • Keep current with manufacturers training
  • Operate and test equipment, hoist, and hand tools
  • Maintain a clean work area by OSHA and dealership service safety standards

Qualifications

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Some manufacturer automotive experience
  • ASE Certificates preferred with some mechanical automotive experience at a dealership and general mechanical skills with knowledge of all aspects of automobile repair and maintenance
  • Good judgment, ability to operate power and hand tools
  • Valid Illinois driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • Technical training or previous experience in a related position

Hours 

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Every 3rd Saturday 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.


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Full-Time Used Lot Inventory Manager

Responsibilities

  • Vehicle cleanliness
  • Vehicle auction list
  • Detail scheduling
  • Running trades to detail
  • Inspecting details
  • Working with wholesalers
  • Handle outside or sublet services on repair orders
  • Gassing vehicles, including trades
  • Installing Federal and certified stickers
  • Focus on lot condition and arrangement
  • Check used vehicles on a regular basis for cleanliness and condition
  • Running cars to other stores or turning in trades to shop for repairs

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Broad knowledge of all types of vehicles and basic mechanical knowledge helpful
  • An eye for detail or Detail experience a plus
  • Valid Illinois driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • Able to jump start cars when needed
  • Professional personal appearance
  • Must be a team player with a can-do attitude
  • Able to drive manual transmission

Hours 

Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.


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Part-Time Detailer

Responsibilities

  • Provide prompt, efficient cleaning of assigned vehicles in a timely manner
  • A display of commitment towards customer satisfaction
  • Use safety precautions while handling all vehicles and maintain a clean safe work area
  • Help in the overall cleanliness of facility; empty garbage receptacles, empty outside ashtrays as needed
  • Assist sales in plate transfers and gas for customer deliveries
  • Maintain lot appearance
  • Keep detail supplies stocked

 

Qualifications

  • Professional, clean appearance
  • Must have a valid Illinois driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • Organized and able to work independently
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Having an eye for detail and a desire to provide a showroom ready product
  • Ability to take direction from several people and work on more than one task at a time

 

Hours

Tuesday - Friday- 2:00 p.m. until close

Saturday - 8:00 a.m. until close

Monday - Off


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Full-Time Detailer

Responsibilities

  • Provide prompt, efficient cleaning of assigned vehicles in a timely manner
  • A display of commitment towards customer satisfaction
  • Use safety precautions while handling all vehicles and maintain a clean safe work area
  • Help in the overall cleanliness of facility; empty garbage receptacles, empty outside ashtrays as needed
  • Assist sales in plate transfers and gas for customer deliveries
  • Maintain lot appearance
  • Keep detail supplies stocked

 

Qualifications

  • Detailing experience preferred, but will train
  • Professional, clean appearance 
  • Must have a valid Illinois driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • Organized and able to work independently
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Have an eye for detail and a desire to provide a showroom ready product
  • Ability to take direction from several people and work on more than one task at a time

 

Hours

Monday through Friday- 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

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Commercial Sales Assistant / Account Manager Trainee

Responsibilities

  • Maintain inventory display
  • Updates to Inventory Report
  • Updates to Homenet based on Inventory Report
  • Updates to Commercial Truck Trader based on Inventory Report
  • Take and post pictures to social media platforms
  • Inventory pictures
  • GM price breakdown
  • Updates to Sold Order Report
  • Update Online Customer Reports
  • Build a consolidated customer database for marketing
  • Help to prepare monthly email "specials" to current customer lists
  • Deal packet preparation
  • Learn to claim/track incentives on deals
  • Aid in document preparation and submission for new fleet account numbers with the manufacturers
  • Aid in the training of current and new technologies
  • Expand on Enterprise sales
  • Courtesy Delivery opportunity

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communicator - in person and on the phone
  • Strong Excel and computer skills including social media
  • Committed to meeting customer deadlines and requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and prioritize
  • Prior automotive experience is helpful but not required
  • Valid Illinois driver's license with an acceptable record

Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.


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Part-Time Parts Driver

Responsibilities

  • Deliver parts and equipment to customers, satellite stores and vendors
  • Complete a log at times of delivery and request recipient's signature
  • Unload truck each night
  • Turn in all paperwork and undelivered parts
  • Help maintain the professional appearance of the parts department
  • Keep parts vehicle clean
  • Be responsible for basic upkeep of truck
  • Check oil with each fill-up
  • Ensure that truck is lubricated, and tires are in good condition and properly filled

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Valid Illinois driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • Ability to be trained on inventory and have ability to communicate well orally and in writing with customers, vendors, and other contact
  • Clean, professional appearance is required

 

Hours

Monday through Friday- 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.


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  1. Uftring Ford

    500 Fairlane Drive
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    • Sales: (309) 694-0700
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  • Contact our Sales Department at: (309) 694-0700
  • Monday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • SundayClosed