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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Sales and Service Specialist in Circle Pines, Minnesota

JOB DESCRIPTION

The retail Sales and Service Specialist (SSS) is a unique hybrid role for stores and is intended as a key pipeline for future career-growth within BSRO. This role is primarily responsible for serving the Boss (customer) through assessing the Bosses’ needs, recommending appropriate products and/or services, performing entry-level vehicle services, and ensuring Boss satisfaction through thorough and timely completion of services. Successful individuals in this role will learn all aspects of store operations and effectively flex between interacting/serving the Boss and efficiently completing basic vehicle service tasks as required.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hybrid Role

Customer service, sales, customer issue resolution- 75%

Basic vehicle service tasks, Oil, tires, fluids- 25%

Store operations, opening/closing, inventory, displays- as needed basis

  • Growth and career development role

May assist Manager or act as Manager-On-Duty in certain circumstances or to support development

Will learn all aspects of store operations and flex between front/back shop tasks

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent

Valid automobile driver’s license

Customer service and career growth mindset

Ability to complete required store education courses and modules required for this position

Ability to learn and perform basic vehicle service tasks

Ability to learn and operate store systems

  • Preferred

2-year degree or non-traditional education through training program completion, certification, or other exhibiting the growth mindset that is needed in this candidate

Previous consumer retail sales experience

Previous automotive experience a plus

Previous management/supervisory experience a plus

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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