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Inside Sales Associate


Classification: Salary, Exempt

Reports to: Sales Manager

Objective: The Inside Sales Associate is responsible for vehicle and up-fit sales, meeting established profit objectives. The Inside Sales Associate is also responsible for identifying new sales opportunities by using all reasonable methods of prospecting. Assists customers in purchasing/ordering vehicles and up-fits to meet their needs as well as managing existing account relationships.

Essential Functions

  • Greet and direct walk-in customers.
  • Sells vehicles, lease contracts, up-fits, service agreements etc.
  • Maintain online presence and follow up on sales leads generated.
  • Build relationships and creates long term customers.
  • Actively listen and ask questions to assist customers in selecting the appropriate vehicle and body upfit.
  • Be the vehicle expert. Maintain current applicable training.
  • Presents and negotiates purchase options.
  • Follow-up with buyers to ensure referral business.
  • Understands and complies with federal, state and local regulations that affect vehicle sales.
  • Provides follow-up and on-going service to existing customers.
  • Prepares complete and accurate sales orders and processes paperwork in accordance with Hoekstra’s policies.
  • Maintains professional behavior and appearance.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level: 2 years

Shift: Day shift

Supplemental pay types: Commission pay

Weekly day range: Monday to Friday

Work setting: In-person/Office

Work Location: In person



Mercedes-Benz Van Center of Grand Rapids presented by Hoekstra Companies

Mercedes-Benz Van Center of Grand Rapids is seeking a Full Time Diesel Mechanic/Technician/ Engine Whisperer for our new Grand Rapids, Michigan location. Are you a one-of-a-kind wrench slinger looking for an employer where your unique personality will thrive? Then WE WANT YOU!!! Come join us! At Hoekstra we are more than an employer, we are a fun, outgoing environment where everyone works together to grow. If you are willing to learn we are willing to teach. This position allows you a variety of work, competitive wages, flexibility in start and stop times and an excellent benefit package. Don’t be intimidated, come learn our ways. Our one-of-a-kind team is what makes Mercedes-Benz Van Center of Grand Rapids so special, and we want to add someone just like YOU to the Hoekstra family.

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Mercedes-Benz Van Center of Grand Rapids is proud of the exceptional benefit package we offer:

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays – you get your birthday off as a paid holiday
  • Catered lunches during the summer months
  • Company family outings


  • Responsible for performing diagnosis, preventative maintenance, and repairs on Sprinter vans
  • Work closely and professionally with parts department and service manager
  • Accurately document all work performed and parts used
  • Commitment to highest quality of work and customer service
  • Work in an extremely clean environment


  • Diesel engine repair: 2 years (Preferred but not required)
  • Basic maintenance on vehicles
  • Supply own tools
  • Sprinter technician experience a plus
  • Dealership experience a plus

Physical demands of the position

  • Requires ability to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend or twist
  • Requires ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Use of hands to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted
  • Requires normal color vision, good close-up vision, either normal or with corrective lenses

Compensation based on experience.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Experience level: 2 years

Schedule: 8-hour shift

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Diesel engine repair: 1 year (Required)
  • Dealership: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: In person