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Automotive Product Trainer

GP Strategies
Seattle, Washington
July 14, 2022
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Organization Type Corporate L&D  
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Automotive Trainers

GP Strategies Corporation is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients.

GP Strategies engages a wide variety of professionals to design and develop performance improvement/marketing programs for automotive OEMs.

GP Strategies has a need for an Automotive Trainer to lead the delivery of training, including sales, product knowledge and vehicle launch training. Training will be delivered throughout a semi regional territory of automotive dealerships.

We are looking for Automotive professionals with expertise in the following areas located across the United States:

  • Product
  • Sales
  • Warranty Administration
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Virtual & Digital Retailing

The Automotive Trainer will be responsible for establishing credibility with dealership management and customer facing dealer personnel. This requires a well-prepared professional who has a track record of delivering clear, and accurate of information in an engaging and enthusiastic manner. This is a full time, salaried position with benefits.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct training sessions in accordance with performance standards
  • Deliver extended learning with pre- & post- engagement activities
  • Develop and manage schedule to support dealer needs while working with regional personnel on direction and priorities
  • Submit schedules, rosters, activity reports & complete other administrative duties according to performance standards
  • Ability to understand processes, coach sales/dealership consultants & conduct assessments to improve effectiveness

The ideal candidate brings the following skills and experience:

  • 2+ years automotive retail sales and/or excellent facilitation, presentation and coaching skills.
  • High School diploma required; degree preferred
  • A passion for demonstrating and presenting information to dealer personnel.
  • Understanding of automotive retail environment and ability to learn assigned product line and market strategy
  • Computer literacy, time management and scheduling skills.
  • Can travel throughout territory with overnight travel required (3-4 nights per week at times)

This Position Description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements.

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.