Career Opportunities 

Please send your resume using the address link here:

 

careers@thompsontruck.com

 

 

 

Apply online today!

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc.

 

The Destination Employer

 

Who are we?

Since 1998 Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. has been servicing the commercial truck industry in Eastern Iowa.  Behind our award-winning trucks and engines are a strong, diverse, high-performance workforce and a company committed to its people.  Our trucks move America’s goods and maintain vital systems.  Today, we have 6 truck dealership locations operating under Thompson Truck & Trailer.  In additional to the truck dealerships, we have two trailer operations, Thompson Utility Trailer.  As well as full service Good Year tire operations including our very own retread plant.

 

Looking For A Career Path?

Because we are always on the lookout for qualified candidates, we use several means to identify talent and fill open job positions.  We use our site, visit college campuses, seek discharged service men and women, attend job fairs, offer internships, accept referrals from current employees, work with industry associations and post jobs elsewhere such as newspapers, trade magazines, social media, and employment web sites.

With over 200 employees, across Eastern Iowa, we actively seek talented people.  We promote from within and are growing!  Do you want to know more about us?  We invite you to explore this employment site, find out more about Thompson, review our job postings, and send us your resume or apply here.

 

 

Apply today!

 

Come be a part of the valued team members who can proudly state,

 

“I am Thompson.”

 

 

Attention Veterans.  If you are recently discharged from the Armed Forces and have Navistar tech training or currently work for another International Dealership and would like to relocate to Iowa . . . we need to talk.  Check out the listing below and send us your resume today!

 

 

Cedar Rapids

 

  • Outside Parts Sales Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling meetings, meet existing and potential clients to review parts and service needs, and to determine other opportunities.
  • Effective planning to conduct sales demos by meeting clients physically on regular basis.
  • Designing professional demos or demos of organizations goods and solutions while on-site.
  • Generating and developing new customer business accounts to be able to increase sales, through cold calling.
  • Continuously upgrading all clients on organizations item modifications, changes, and improvements.
  • Maintaining professionalism, diplomacy, understanding, and courtesy to represent the organization in a good reputation.
  • Effectively joining conventions and industry events & training opportunities.
  • Using promotion data to maximize revenue effectiveness and performance by using relevant revenue control resources.
  • Preparing reports for promotion and advertising and keeping expense records.
  • Performing upgrading and maintenance of records of client including contact names and numbers for future revenue.
  • Providing item quotes to clients as needed.
  • Ensuring follow-up after passing leads to managers with complete profile client details, calls-to-action, sources, dates.
  • Keep electronic call reports up to date on a daily basis and complete regular follow up with potential sales leads.
  • Able to use Company business system and Parts system effectively for accounts research and invoicing.
  • Must enjoy daily travel to customer sites and be self-driven to achieve acceptable success levels required.
  • Completion of On Line Training courses to improve product knowledge so it can be discussed with customers.

Skills:

  • Capable of preserving private or sensitive details.
  • Effective efficient time control planning, organization and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Special manners to cope with clients and a confident individuality.
  • Able to prospect non-member records.
  • Able to upgrade and support major companies accounts.
  • Very strong communication abilities in writing and spoken.
  • Very good team player and should work well under pressure.
  • Proven predicting and client support skills.

 

  • Outside Truck Sales Representative

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Penetrate all targeted accounts and radiate sales from within client base
  • Overcome objections of prospective customers
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss credit terms, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports
  • Build and foster a network of referrals to create new opportunities for revenue growth
  • Generate and develop new customer accounts to increase revenue, by cold-calling if necessary
  • Ensure follow-up by calls-to-action dates, complete profile information, sources and so on
  • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. in a positive manner
  • Actively manage call schedule to adequately cover assigned territory in a time-efficient manner
  • Maintain accurate records, including sales call reports, expense reimbursement forms, billing invoices, and other documentation
  • Build and maintain ongoing awareness of new products and services, competitor activities, and other research

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • 3 years of direct work experience in a sales capacity.
  • Valid drivers’ license and will have to obtain CDL

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers
  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to convert prospects and close deals while maintaining established sales quotas
  • Solid experience in opportunity qualification, pre-visiting planning, call control, account development, and time and territory management
  • Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

  • Frequent travel is required, often up to several hours of driving per day 
  • Occasional lifting of items up to 50lbs

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • 1st & 2nd Shift Diesel Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Parts Counter Representative

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists all customers in selecting required parts in a friendly, professional, and efficient manner
  • Informs customers of companion parts requirements and specials, and ensures that the customer is exposed to the full product line
  • Answers phone calls, providing price quotes and other information
  • Reviews body shop estimates to be sure the parts that are ordered are correct and all pricing is in line with the estimate
  • Pulls and fills orders from stock
  • Notifies parts manager of out-of-stock parts or shop materials that need immediate attention
  • Locates out-of-stock parts from outside source and submits an emergency order, if necessary
  • Notifies all necessary parties when special order parts have been received
  • Pulls orders for delivery, making sure all parts are tagged with name and job number
  • Follows up on back-ordered parts and replenishes assigned inventory daily
  • Verifies will-call and back-order files weekly and returns to vendors, or stocks those items not picked up or required

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must have computer proficiency.
  • Team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service
  • Valid driver's license

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, and able to maintain a professional image and demeanor
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer & phone skills (Internet, MS Outlook)
  • Parts experience preferred

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 Physical requirements include ability to move items up to 50 pounds

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • 1st & 2nd Shift Body Shop Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform initial teardown of trucks, thoroughly inspect trucks, make note of any missing parts or labor, and notify manager immediately
  • Responsible for all repairs assigned and listed on the work order, including any special notes or promises from the customer
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures
  • Maintain an organized, clean, and neat work area

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned task
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of automotive or truck experience preferred
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into body shop system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Davenport

 

  • Outside Parts Sales Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling meetings, meet existing and potential clients to review parts and service needs, and to determine other opportunities.
  • Effective planning to conduct sales demos by meeting clients physically on regular basis.
  • Designing professional demos or demos of organizations goods and solutions while on-site.
  • Generating and developing new customer business accounts to be able to increase sales, through cold calling.
  • Continuously upgrading all clients on organizations item modifications, changes, and improvements.
  • Maintaining professionalism, diplomacy, understanding, and courtesy to represent the organization in a good reputation.
  • Effectively joining conventions and industry events & training opportunities.
  • Using promotion data to maximize revenue effectiveness and performance by using relevant revenue control resources.
  • Preparing reports for promotion and advertising and keeping expense records.
  • Performing upgrading and maintenance of records of client including contact names and numbers for future revenue.
  • Providing item quotes to clients as needed.
  • Ensuring follow-up after passing leads to managers with complete profile client details, calls-to-action, sources, dates.
  • Keep electronic call reports up to date on a daily basis and complete regular follow up with potential sales leads.
  • Able to use Company business system and Parts system effectively for accounts research and invoicing.
  • Must enjoy daily travel to customer sites and be self-driven to achieve acceptable success levels required.
  • Completion of On Line Training courses to improve product knowledge so it can be discussed with customers.

Skills:

  • Capable of preserving private or sensitive details.
  • Effective efficient time control planning, organization and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Special manners to cope with clients and a confident individuality.
  • Able to prospect non-member records.
  • Able to upgrade and support major companies accounts.
  • Very strong communication abilities in writing and spoken.
  • Very good team player and should work well under pressure.
  • Proven predicting and client support skills.
  •  
  • Outside Truck Sales Representative

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Penetrate all targeted accounts and radiate sales from within client base
  • Overcome objections of prospective customers
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss credit terms, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports
  • Build and foster a network of referrals to create new opportunities for revenue growth
  • Generate and develop new customer accounts to increase revenue, by cold-calling if necessary
  • Ensure follow-up by calls-to-action dates, complete profile information, sources and so on
  • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. in a positive manner
  • Actively manage call schedule to adequately cover assigned territory in a time-efficient manner
  • Maintain accurate records, including sales call reports, expense reimbursement forms, billing invoices, and other documentation
  • Build and maintain ongoing awareness of new products and services, competitor activities, and other research

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • 3 years of direct work experience in a sales capacity.
  • Valid drivers’ license and will have to obtain CDL

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers
  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to convert prospects and close deals while maintaining established sales quotas
  • Solid experience in opportunity qualification, pre-visiting planning, call control, account development, and time and territory management
  • Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

  • Frequent travel is required, often up to several hours of driving per day 
  • Occasional lifting of items up to 50lbs

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • 2nd Shift Diesel Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Commercial Tire Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for commercial tires, passenger tires,
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Requires commercial tire experience preferred but will train right individual
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a chauffeur class d 2 or have the ability to obtain chauffer class d 2
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position
  • Must be able to be on call at night for emergency road service

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 55lbs, frequently lift and/or move up to 75lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs. 

 

Thompson Tire & Retread, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

  • 1st & 2nd Shift Trailer Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all types of trailer repair. Preventative maintenance, suspension, brakes, hydraulic, electrical and body work.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of mechanical experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Decorah

 

  • 1st & 2nd Shift Diesel Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Dubuque

 

  • 1st & 2nd Shift Diesel Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Commercial Tire Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for commercial tires, passenger tires,
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Requires commercial tire experience preferred but will train right individual
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a chauffeur class d 2 or have the ability to obtain chauffer class d 2
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position
  • Must be able to be on call at night for emergency road service

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 55lbs, frequently lift and/or move up to 75lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs. 

 

Thompson Tire & Retread, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Outside Truck Sales Representative

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Penetrate all targeted accounts and radiate sales from within client base
  • Overcome objections of prospective customers
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss credit terms, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports
  • Build and foster a network of referrals to create new opportunities for revenue growth
  • Generate and develop new customer accounts to increase revenue, by cold-calling if necessary
  • Ensure follow-up by calls-to-action dates, complete profile information, sources and so on
  • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. in a positive manner
  • Actively manage call schedule to adequately cover assigned territory in a time-efficient manner
  • Maintain accurate records, including sales call reports, expense reimbursement forms, billing invoices, and other documentation
  • Build and maintain ongoing awareness of new products and services, competitor activities, and other research

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • 3 years of direct work experience in a sales capacity.
  • Valid drivers’ license and will have to obtain CDL

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers
  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to convert prospects and close deals while maintaining established sales quotas
  • Solid experience in opportunity qualification, pre-visiting planning, call control, account development, and time and territory management
  • Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

  • Frequent travel is required, often up to several hours of driving per day 
  • Occasional lifting of items up to 50lbs

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Peosta

 

  • 1st Shift Trailer Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all types of trailer repair. Preventative maintenance, suspension, brakes, hydraulic, electrical and body work.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of mechanical experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
  •  

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Waterloo

 

 

  • 1st & 2nd Shift Diesel Technicians

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required
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Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Sterling, Illinois

 

  • Service Manager

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops, communicates, enforces and monitors effective Service Department processes to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Creates annual Service Department goals and budget, in alignment with the organization’s financial and operational objectives
  • Submits all service warranty and Product Improvement Program claims within the required timeframe to receive maximum credit
  • Schedules and assigns jobs and work areas to employees in the Service Department according to their skills and knowledge
  • Reviews work orders for completeness and accuracy prior to customer billing
  • Ensures all departmental tools, equipment, and vehicles are in good working order
  • Work with HR Depart to Manage recruiting, staffing and employee development activities employees reporting to this position

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • 3 years of experience in retail management or diesel repair

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • 3+ years of experience in Service Department operations (retail management or diesel repair)
  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions
  • Ability to write and speak effectively to individuals and groups
  • Familiar with Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. and competitive products
  • Basic understanding of financial principles relative to Service Department operations
  • Ability to analyze and interpret internal reports
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

Reporting to this position: 

  • Technicians
  • Foreman
  • Administrative Support

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

Physical requirements include ability to move items up to 50 pounds.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Outside Parts Sales Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling meetings, meet existing and potential clients to review parts and service needs, and to determine other opportunities.
  • Effective planning to conduct sales demos by meeting clients physically on regular basis.
  • Designing professional demos or demos of organizations goods and solutions while on-site.
  • Generating and developing new customer business accounts to be able to increase sales, through cold calling.
  • Continuously upgrading all clients on organizations item modifications, changes, and improvements.
  • Maintaining professionalism, diplomacy, understanding, and courtesy to represent the organization in a good reputation.
  • Effectively joining conventions and industry events & training opportunities.
  • Using promotion data to maximize revenue effectiveness and performance by using relevant revenue control resources.
  • Preparing reports for promotion and advertising and keeping expense records.
  • Performing upgrading and maintenance of records of client including contact names and numbers for future revenue.
  • Providing item quotes to clients as needed.
  • Ensuring follow-up after passing leads to managers with complete profile client details, calls-to-action, sources, dates.
  • Keep electronic call reports up to date on a daily basis and complete regular follow up with potential sales leads.
  • Able to use Company business system and Parts system effectively for accounts research and invoicing.
  • Must enjoy daily travel to customer sites and be self-driven to achieve acceptable success levels required.
  • Completion of On Line Training courses to improve product knowledge so it can be discussed with customers.

Skills:

  • Capable of preserving private or sensitive details.
  • Effective efficient time control planning, organization and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Special manners to cope with clients and a confident individuality.
  • Able to prospect non-member records.
  • Able to upgrade and support major companies accounts.
  • Very strong communication abilities in writing and spoken.
  • Very good team player and should work well under pressure.
  • Proven predicting and client support skills.
  • 1st Shift Diesel Technicians

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.

 

Education & Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred
  • Requires 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience preferred
  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain CDL license required

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance system
  • Works under general supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

 

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The asscoidate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25lbs, frequently life and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionaly lift and/or move 100lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Perifpheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk to hear.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.

 

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.