Ford

LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run

11661 South Beyer Rd
Directions Birch Run, MI 48415

  • Sales: (877) 679-0905
  • Service: (877) 715-5904
  • Parts: (877) 772-4154

The Family Deal: It's not just what you get, it's how you feel.

Employment Opportunities

Job Openings

New Car Sales Professional

LaFontaine Automotive Group is looking for highly motivated New Automobile Sales Representative(s) at our upcoming Ford dealership located in Birch Run, MI. Sales Representatives are responsible to sell automobiles by understanding and demonstrating characteristics, capabilities, and features; developing and qualifying buyers and closing sales.

All applicants must be self-starters and possesses a strong drive and desire to succeed. The opportunity requires significant follow-up, organizational skills, and telephone technique. LaFontaine is a HIGH VOLUME DEALERSHIP! No experience required, training is available. 

Duties and responsibilities include:

• Customer Interaction leading to a sold vehicle and a happy customer.

• Knowledge of Ford product line.

• Deliver a fast and easy car buying experience for our traditional and online customers.

• Maintain Rapport with customers

• Suggesting trade-ins

• Understand buyer's requirements and interests

• Explains and demonstrates vehicles characteristics, capabilities, and features

• Conduct test drives with customers along with explaining service and warranties available

LaFontaine Automotive Group offers Great Pay and Benefits to include medical, dental, vision, life, and 401k.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Meet Sales Goals.

• Documentation and Financial skills

• Solid knowledge of computers and proficient in web navigation

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Customer focused

• Ability to overcome objections 

• Positive Attitude

• Team Player

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Automotive Maintenance Technician (Oil, Lube, & Tire)

Job - Lube Tech

Location - Birch Run MI
Description

Get on the fast track to a more rewarding career with LaFontaine Automotive - join our teams that are committed to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction


We are an industry leader that is rapidly expanding and growing. At LaFontaine Ford exciting careers and opportunities are made possible, because how far you go is really up to you. It's a fast-paced, people oriented business that offers incredible earning potential and performance-based promotions.

Our mission: is to build lifelong relationships that connect families, strengthen communities and personalize the automotive experience.

 

LaFontaine Automotive has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Technician.  The Maintenance Technician performs car and Truck service, repairs, preventive maintenance according to company policy and procedures. This is a position of routine difficulty requiring the exercise of reasonable judgment and initiative. Performs all responsibilities with a focus on the needs of our customers and in accordance with our Quality Standards.

 

Schedule: Friday-Monday 7:00 pm-7:00 pm

Saturdays: 8:00 - 2:00

Starting pay: $11.00/hour

 

Equal Opportunity Employer


Responsibilities

  • Ensure all repairs and preventative maintenance are completed according to the manufacturer's specifications and guidelines.
  • Provide safe and reliable vehicles upon completion of repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Perform in-fleet servicing on new cars according to company procedures as required
  • Perform vehicle servicing/repairing to maintain company standards
  • Maintain safe and clean work area.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience handling mechanical service procedures to perform fleet maintenance activities
  • Requires ownership of standard hand tools to perform basic maintenance and repair responsibilities 
  • Must have a valid Driver's License with no more than 2  moving violations and/or at-fault accidents on driving record within the past 3 years, and no drug or alcohol related convictions on driving record within the past 5 years (DUI/DWI)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.
  • Must be able to understand, read, write, and speak English
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Business Development Team

If you are an ambitious and motivated individual looking to launch a successful career, join our Business Development team at LaFontaine Automotive! We are seeking honest and dynamic Internet Sales/Business Development Representatives to manage customer leads for vehicles and drive customers to our world-class brand locations throughout Michigan. You will be trained in our lead management/sales approach to create a wonderful experience for our customers as you help them get connected with our sales team to make one of life's most important decisions/purchases.

You will be responsible for receiving and responding to web based electronic inquiries (leads), working with our existing customer data base, incoming sales phone calls that result from prospects and customers visiting the dealership website, associated web sites and other lead sources.  The Internet Sales/Business Development Representative will be evaluated based on performance standards that measure how many leads were converted to showroom visits and how many of those showroom visits resulted in a sale. You will utilize and/or learn both traditional and Internet-specific automotive sales processes.

As a Business Development Representative with LaFontaine, you can expect an hourly pay rate plus commission-based compensation, as well as training and a benefits package. Our comprehensive training program teaches you all about our business and our Business Development Center. We also support your career goals with long-term career options in sales and management; because we know our success comes from your success.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Execute customer communications via email, telephone and text and at times face-to-face, in line with standards and processes.
  • Set dealership appointments, achieve lead-to-Dealership conversion and sell products based on department standards.
  • Enter all prospect communications, notes, records, and customer appointment data into the CRM.
  • Maintain tracking boards showing Internet sales updated each day of the month. 
  • Prepare reports showing appointments scheduled, customer appointments kept, and customer sales based on leads received.
  • Attend regular sales meetings for both the dealership and the eSales department.

 

LaFontaine Automotive Group offers a competitive benefit package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, paid vacation, and 401K.
  • Manufacturer and in house training
  • Growth oriented with advancement opportunities

 

At LaFontaine Automotive Group Our Mission: Is To Build Lifelong Relationships that Connect Families, Strengthen Communities, and Personalize the Automotive Experience.

 

Job Requirements

As an Internet Sales/Business Development Representative with LaFontaine Automotive you must be able to build rapport with customers, gathering information to help them select the right path to meet their automobile needs. Our ideal Representative has a high degree of integrity and professionalism with customers and our teams, and can quickly learn new information and is adaptable to a flexible, changing and fast-paced business. You must possess excellent verbal, written and telephone communication skills and be able to manage detailed work such as paperwork and customer follow-up. You must also have a strong work ethic, demonstrated enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

 

  • Two years of experience in customer service, lead generation, business development, or other related field.
  •  Experience with Customer Relationship Management applications a plus.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task efficiently.
  • Availability and willingness to work a flexible schedule that includes some nights until 9:00 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 10:00-4:00 p.m. some Saturdays. 

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Used Car Sales Professional

LaFontaine Automotive Group is looking for highly motivated Used Automobile Sales Representative(s) at our upcoming Ford dealership located in Birch Run, MI. Sales Representatives are responsible to sell automobiles by understanding and demonstrating characteristics, capabilities, and features; developing and qualifying buyers and closing sales.

All applicants must be self-starters and possesses a strong drive and desire to succeed. The opportunity requires significant follow-up, organizational skills, and telephone technique. LaFontaine is a HIGH VOLUME DEALERSHIP! No experience required, training is available. 

Duties and responsibilities include:

• Customer Interaction leading to a sold vehicle and a happy customer.

• Knowledge of Ford product line.

• Deliver a fast and easy car buying experience for our traditional and online customers.

• Maintain Rapport with customers

• Suggesting trade-ins

• Understand buyer's requirements and interests

• Explains and demonstrates vehicles characteristics, capabilities, and features

• Conduct test drives with customers along with explaining service and warranties available

LaFontaine Automotive Group offers Great Pay and Benefits to include medical, dental, vision, life, and 401k.

Our Mission: Is To Build Lifelong Relationships that Connect Families, Strengthen Communities, and Personalize the Automotive Experience.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Meet Sales Goals.

• Documentation and Financial skills

• Solid knowledge of computers and proficient in web navigation

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Customer focused

• Ability to overcome objections 

• Positive Attitude

• Team Player

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Service Advisor

LaFontaine Automotive Group is looking for highly an motivated Service Consultant for our upcoming Ford dealership located in Birch Run, MI. Service Consultants initiate the automotive services and repairs by ascertaining performance problems and services requested; verifying warranty coverage, developing estimates, writing repair orders, maintaining customer rapport and records. All applicants must be self-starters and possesses a strong drive and desire to succeed.  Previous experience and the knowledge of Reynolds & Reynolds software helpful. The opportunity requires significant follow-up, organizational skills, and telephone technique.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

• Ascertains automotive problems and services by listening to customer's description of   symptoms; clarifying description inspections, taking test drives, checking vehicle maintenance record

• Verifies warranty and service contract coverage by examining records and explaining provisions and exclusions.  

• Develop estimates for customers to include deductibles

• Maintain Rapport with customers

• Preparation of repair orders and entering the RO into the systems

• Maintain records by recording problems and corrective actions planned

• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities

• Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests

 

Skills and Qualifications:

• Problem Solving

• Documentation and Repair Order Entry

• Solid knowledge of computers and proficient in web navigation

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Customer focused

• Ability to overcome objections 

• Positive Attitude

• Team Player

 

LaFontaine Automotive Group offers a competitive benefit package to include:

·       Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, paid vacation, and 401K.

·       Manufacturer and in house training

·       Growth oriented with advancement opportunities

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Service Technician

Here at the LaFontaine Automotive Group, we're always looking for great talent. Whether it's salespeople, mechanics, or people that are just good with numbers we're always on the lookout for the best and brightest to come aboard to help us out.

 

Founded in 1980, the award winning and nationally recognized LaFontaine Automotive Group includes 22 franchises in 17 locations across Michigan and employs over 1300 people. The "LaFontaine Family Deal" offers customers more than the best price on a new or pre-owned vehicle, it is the attitude and approach to business developed and nurtured by the LaFontaine family. The Lafontaine commitment to customers, staff, and local communities is demonstrated by active participation and contributions to numerous non-profit organizations, educational institutions and charities throughout southeast Michigan. 

 

Lafontaine Ford in Birch Run, MI is under a new service director team and is seeking a highly qualified heavy engine repair and transmission technician who doesn't have to be managed but rather led to the opportunity to succeed.

 

~ Ford experience a MUST.

~ ASE Master Certified preferred.

~ State of Michigan license required.

~ Successful applicants will have their own tools.

 

Come make your hours without getting burned out.  Top pay for Top Individuals!

 

 

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Contact

LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run

11661 South Beyer Rd
Directions Birch Run, MI 48415

  • Sales: (877) 679-0905
  • Service: (877) 715-5904
  • Parts: (877) 772-4154

Hours

  • Monday 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday Closed
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