Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment at Auto Body Specialties Inc.
We currently have three open positions. 

Position #1-

Job: Outside Sales Representative 

Location: Mankato, MN

Job Summary: This position is responsible for promoting and increasing the sales of the Auto Body Specialties product line for our Mankato store.

Job Duties:

  • Makes weekly sales calls to body shops and collision centers in a prescribed territory
  • Gains customers confidence and trust
  • Promotes ABS product line
  • Answers technical and product questions
  • Assists in keeping accounts receivable current
  • Promotes technical training when available
  • Assists in product demos and product installations
  • Represent ABS at car shows, open houses, conventions, clinics
  • Host customer appreciation lunches and dinners
  • Participate in company meetings, initiatives as appropriate.
  • Represent the Company to the community in a positive manner, consistent with its marketing and customer goals.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Paint and body shop technical and product knowledge necessary
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Communication skills: Ability to talk with and listen to people
  • Good interpersonal skills: Ability to deal with individuals in a tactful, congenial, personal manner
  • Presents a professional manner and attitude

Special Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Be able to lift 70 lb., large bulky items such as windshields, fenders, etc.
  • Appropriate ABS uniform required
  • Training when provided is expected
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Will handle paints and solvents
  • Will be exposed to different weather conditions: heat, cold, humidity or wind
  • Must pass a drug test to be considered for employment and will be subject to future random drug testing.
  • An offer of employment is contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Physical Demands of position:

Able to sit, stand, use fingers to make small movements such as typing, hear normal conversation and receive ordinary information, convey detailed instructions accurately, and inspect documents and operate office machines.

Disclaimer:

This job description is intended to describe the general duties of the position and is not a comprehensive list.  Employees are required to complete other duties as assigned and are expected to abide by practices outlined in the ABS Employee Handbook. Applicant must pass a background check and drug screening to be considered for employment.

 

Position #2-

Job: Driver/Warehouse

Location: Mitchell, SD 

Job Duties:

  • Load truck so that it is organized and safe from damage
  • Deliver products to customers
  • Check with customer to see if there are any returns
  • Be friendly and courteous but mindful not to take too much of customer’s time
  • Write down customer product orders, if asked
  • Complete profit readings when needed
  • When not on route help with other duties as assigned
  • Participate in company meetings, initiatives as appropriate.
  • Represent the company to the community in a positive manner, consistent with its marketing and customer goals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Valid drivers license with good driving record
  • Good interpersonal skills: ability to work with others
  • Good organizational skills: ability to complete tasks in a given time frame
  • Be flexible: ability to change routes if needed

Special Requirements:

  • Be able to lift 70 lb., large bulky items such as windshields, fenders, etc.
  • Will be exposed to different weather conditions: heat, cold, humidity, or wind
  • Appropriate ABS uniform is required
  • Will handle paint and solvents

Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general duties of the position and is not a comprehensive list.  Employees are required to complete other duties as assigned and are expected to abide by practices outlined in the ABS Employee Handbook. Applicant must pass a background check and drug screening to be considered for employment.

Position #3-

Job: Driver (In-Town)/Warehouse 

Location: Brookings, SD 

Job Duties:

  • Load truck so that it is organized and safe from damage
  • Deliver products to customers
  • Check with customer to see if there are any returns
  • Be friendly and courteous but mindful not to take too much of customer’s time
  • Write down customer product orders, if asked
  • Complete profit readings when needed
  • When not on route help with other duties as assigned
  • Participate in company meetings, initiatives as appropriate.
  • Represent the company to the community in a positive manner, consistent with its marketing and customer goals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Valid drivers license with good driving record
  • Good interpersonal skills: ability to work with others
  • Good organizational skills: ability to complete tasks in a given time frame
  • Be flexible: ability to change routes if needed

Special Requirements:

  • Be able to lift 70 lb., large bulky items such as windshields, fenders, etc.
  • Will be exposed to different weather conditions: heat, cold, humidity, or wind
  • Appropriate ABS uniform is required
  • Will handle paint and solvents

Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general duties of the position and is not a comprehensive list.  Employees are required to complete other duties as assigned and are expected to abide by practices outlined in the ABS Employee Handbook. Applicant must pass a background check and drug screening to be considered for employment.

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