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Job-Hunting? Top Automotive Jobs Here

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Employers: Meet 4,000 Engineering Students at Virginia Tech This Fall

The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Virginia Tech will host one of the largest student-run engineering career fairs in the United States, September 12–13, 2017. This is Virginia Tech’s primary engineering career fair with more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 280 premier companies in attendance.

Latest Jobs Added to SEMA Career Center

Are you hunting for a new job? The SEMA Career Center has a comprehensive listing of automotive-related job openings around the country. Here are some of the latest classifieds posted to the website.

Inside Sales Representative: Total Cost Involved Engineering Inc. is hiring a sales representative responsible for conducting both inbound and outbound sales activities and growing the business while meeting and exceeding sales goals. Traveling to select car shows around the country to meet with top dealers and end-user customers will be required. The ideal candidate will have more than five years of proven experience in inside or outside sales, with technical sales experience in the auto industry.

Account Executive: DSI is hiring an account executive responsible for traveling daily within the greater designated area in support of cold calling and building new-car dealer accounts through weekly sales calls; obtaining orders while continuously prospecting to expand the client base; and performing product sales-training sessions. A minimum of two years’ experience in automotive aftermarket sales and selling direct to new-car dealers, plus five years’ experience in an outside sales capacity with a significant track record of obtaining and/or exceeding goals are required.

Shop Technician: Northridge 4x4 is hiring a shop technician responsible for installing parts and accessories for Jeep customers, using quality-control methods to ensure that all builds are complete before they leave the shop and maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the shop. This position works under general direction and requires a high level of independent judgment. Two years of work-related experience or a combination of education and experience, including mechanical and Jeep-related knowledge, are required.

Director of Sales and Marketing: EMPI Inc. is seeking a director of sales and marketing with at least five years of automotive sales experience at the management level. Requirements include having a successful sales-management track record and demonstrated ability to develop, lead and motivate a high-performance sales team. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills. Additional responsibilities include market planning and implementation, market positioning and branding, managing multiple projects, advertising, promotions, packaging and trade shows.

Classic Car Restoration Specialist: The Creative Workshop is hiring a classic car restoration specialist with experience in surface work, high-build blocking, panel straightening, panel fit, body alignment, painting, color sanding and buffing high-end finishes. Metal (both steel and aluminum) repair and fabrication skills are big pluses. This position requires having a passion for cars.