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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Retail Salesperson in Spokane, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION

An energetic position to provide customer needs in person and on the phone. Use your communication skills to explain warranty options, establish time commitments between technicians and customers, checkout procedures and promotion of products and services.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) is part of Bridgestone Americas and employs over 22,000 teammates in North America. BSRO operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores, including Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus and Wheel Works locations. With locations across North America and more than $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. Whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name, you are a valued teammate, and part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just competitive pay. We provide formal training, performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, competitive healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build towards your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole self to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Building customer satisfaction & loyalty

The merchandising, advertising and promotion of products and services

Energetic responsiveness to every customer, on the phone and in the store

Desire to succeed in a retail environment

Motivated sales individual

As needed, helps to unload merchandise shipments, changes and balances tires in the service department (after appropriate training), constructs store displays, and performs other duties that are necessary to meet customer relationship requirements

Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

2-year degree or equivalent

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2-years of consumer retail sales experience

  • Must be able to communicate with and assist customers in the areas of sales and complaints to ensure customer retention and loyalty

  • Problem solving as it relates to customer complaints

  • Must have a valid automobile driver’s license at all times and be able to drive customer and company vehicles

  • Must complete and maintain all of the current and required BSRO store education courses & modules required for this position

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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