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In-Dealership Product Trainer

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Organization Type Corporate L&D  
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Automotive Product Trainer

Territory – St. Louis

GP Strategies Corporation is a global workforce transformation provider of organizational and technical performance learning solutions. 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. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, automotive, financial services, technology, aerospace & defense industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information can be found at gpstrategies.com.


Under the direction of a Performance Coach, this position contacts a territory of dealerships to facilitate product training and improve sales consultant performance. The trainer works with a comprehensive knowledge of GM brands, vision, and training priorities to conduct in-dealership training and coaching.


• Conduct training sessions in accordance with performance standards

• Responsible for product training and performance support within assigned GM dealerships

• Develop and manage schedule to support dealer needs while working with regional personnel on direction and priorities

• Conduct special training assignments and facilitate large group meetings as required

• Conduct launch training events as required

• Conduct on-going product study and competitive reviews

• Submit schedules, rosters, activity reports and expense reports according to performance standards


• 3-5 years automotive related or automotive retail experience or commensurate experience

• In-depth knowledge of vehicle technology, light duty truck fundamentals, trailering and infotainment systems

• Strong communication skills

• Strong facilitation, presentation, and coaching skills

• Organizational skills

• Computer skills/literacy and proficiency with PowerPoint

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team


• 80% travel

• Provide training within dealerships and meeting locations

• Home office based

• Reside within assigned territory

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.

Diversity comes naturally to us at GP Strategies. With more than 4000 employees in over 30 countries, being diverse is second nature. Yet, it’s more than just about location, our style focuses on performance and revolves around respect, fairness and working collectively to achieve our goals. We support our people, no matter who they are, or where they are from because they have different perspectives and attitudes. That’s how ideas are born and enable us to work smarter.

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.