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Online Buyer

at DriveTime

Posted: 11/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2019-28175
Keywords: purchasing

Job Description

  • Category
    Buyer
    Business Unit
    Corporate
    Address
    1720 W Rio Salado Pkwy
    City
    Tempe
    State/Province
    AZ
    Postal Code
    85281
    Country
    US
  • Overview

    DriveTime Needs an Online Buyer 

     

    DriveTime is the nation’s second largest used car retailer, focused on helping people find and finance used vehicles (trust us, it’s more exciting than it sounds).  We have single-handedly rebuilt, retooled, redreamed and reconfigured the way people think about driving cars, breaking apart from the industry’s status quo.  For more than 14 years, DriveTime has changed the auto world from the ground up while emphasizing values, morals and growth from the inside-out!

    DriveTime’s goal is to take every customer on the full path to ownership. All the way from purchasing vehicles, inspecting and selling; to financing, servicing and warranties – when it comes to owning a vehicle - we know what’s up!  As motivated as we are to take our customer on the path to ownership, we are just as focused on taking our employees on the path to owning their careers.  Across the nation, from our home office and call centers to our 145 retail locations and 26 inspection centers, we are looking for talented individuals like yourself to join our ever-growing team!

    To apply submit your resume to Genevieve.Munoz@Drivetime.com

    That’s Nice, But What’s the Job?

    In short, as the Online Buyer, you will manage your own markets and purchase quality inventory for dealerships nationwide.The average DriveTime Buyer will be responsible for purchasing approximately $30 million worth of vehicles annually!

    In long, you will: 

    • Analyze market for trends in vehicle wholesale values.
    • Represent DriveTime at online auctions nationwide.
    • Buyer will purchase approximately 3,100 units per year.
    • Manage your own inventory through supply chain life cycle.
    • Develop and maintains ongoing relationships with auction personnel, fleet representatives and internal partners.
    • Partner with DriveTime Inspection Centers on repair estimates and wholesale decisions.
    • Limited travel required for training purposes.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended to provide general guidelines and parameters for the job and are not intended to be a comprehensive, detailed description of the job. 

    So What Kind of Folks Are We Looking for?

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to talk and write with confidence, charisma and competence for a wide variety of audiences including management.
    • A mind for the details. Okay we know “detail-oriented” is on about every job description – but we really mean it! 
    • Agile in a fast-past environment. We move, and we move quickly. Thriving in an environment that never stops, is a must.
    • Plays well with others. You will be working in a high-functioning team environment.  We work together in order to win together.
    • Passionate and goal-oriented.We are looking for someone that is enthusiastic about their work and is passionate about not only meeting their goals but exceeding them.
    • Fantastic problem solver. Your job is not only to find the problem, but more importantly, find the solution.

    The Specifics.

    • High School or GED required
    • Strong background in business processes, decision-making, and working in a results-driven environmment 

    Nice to Haves.

    • College degree preferred 

    Anything Else?  Absolutely.

     

    DriveTime was awarded Top Companies to Work for in AZ by AZCentral.com for our great culture and one of the Best Places to Work in IT as awarded by PBJ.  Essentially we offer a creative, transparent and fun environment since, well, we work here too.  DriveTime was also voted the Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc 5000, and we aren’t slowing down anytime soon!

     

    So What About the Perks?  Perks matter.

     

    • Medical, Dental and Vision. DriveTime pays a nice chunk of your premiums to keep the cost as low as possible for our employees.
    • 11 days of PTO and 6 paid Holidays. Because who doesn’t love time off?
    • Benefits like 401(k), company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability.
    • Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).
    • Game Room. Gimme a break – no, not a Kit Kat ad but we do have a ping-pong table, pool table and Virtual Reality if you ever need a break in your day.
    • Wellness Program and In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. That’s why we offer a Wellness Program that includes an in-house gym, B12 shots, teeth cleanings, biometric screenings and much more!
    • Growth opportunities. DriveTime takes a lot of pride in promoting from within. We have spent the last 14 years growing our team members and taking them on the path to owning their careers!

    Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of our background and drug screening process. Bridgecrest is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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