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Monticello, MN Opportunities

Sales Manager - F/T, Monticello location

Hoglund Bus Company is seeking qualified candidates for our School Bus Sales Manager based out of Monticello, MN. This position is responsible for directing the school bus sales activities of the dealership and ensuring customer retention and profitability by hiring, training, and measuring the performance of the Sales staff and establishing customer-focused sales standards. This position will be directly responsible for school bus sales activities and will oversee operations of the school bus team.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage the School Bus Sales Department budget and strategic plan.
  • Strategically manage new and used inventory to provide an optimal selection for customer needs while minimizing aging by analyzing sales history and market conditions.
  • Maintain long-standing customer relationships and foster new customer partnerships.
  • Actively benchmark the Hoglund Bus School Bus Sales Department by engaging with trade associations and industry groups to determine growth areas, generate new ideas to increase sales and profitability, and implement best practices.
  • Awareness and development of strategies for continued marketshare growth.
  • Oversee all state bid and cooperative purchasing programs.
  • Hire, train, coach, and manage performance of all School Bus Sales staff.
  • Regular travel with sales staff in addition to attending dealer meetings, trade shows, and other industry events.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business Management or a closely related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of sales management experience in a dealership setting.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • School Bus industry experience highly preferred.
  • Must be professional, personable, driven, and self-motivated.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency with Windows and MS Office suite. 
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to organize and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Minimum CDL class B w/ passenger endorsement or ability to obtain upon hire.

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Parts Delivery Driver - P/T, Monticello Location

Hoglund Bus Company is looking for a P/T Parts Delivery driver for our Monticello, MN location. Hours are M,W,F approximately 5-10pm. Ability to work extra hours when other drivers are absent. This position is responsible for delivering and picking up parts and equipment to and from customers throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Pick up and deliver parts and equipment to customers, satellite stores, wholesale accounts, and vendors timely and accurately.
  • Verify that invoice matches purchase order for each pick-up.
  • Check with customer for cores to be picked up.
  • Check payments received with the invoices for each delivery.
  • Keep an accurate log of daily deliveries and pick-ups. Request recipient's signature on each delivery entry.
  • Prepare or obtain receipts for deliveries and pick-ups, using receipt book or core return slip for returns.
  • Unload vehicles each night and turn in all paperwork and undelivered parts.
  • Handle basic maintenance of the delivery vehicle including filling tank with gas, checking oil, keeping it clean, and making sure required inspections are performed.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and organization skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Familiarity with the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.
  • Ability & willingness to drive in all kinds of weather and traffic conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.

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Bloomington, MN Opportunities

Service Advisor - F/T, Evening Shift

Hoglund Bus Company seeks a full time Service Advisor at our new Bloomington, MN location. Hours will be Monday – Friday, 3:00 – 11:30pm. This position is responsible for overseeing technicians as well as selling and scheduling service work.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Schedule service appointments.
  • Greet customers in a timely, friendly manner and obtain necessary vehicle information.
  • Respond timely to customer inquiries regarding appointments and work in process.
  • Write accurate repair orders.
  • Review and close repair orders when work is completed.
  • Communicate to customers in a professional manner.
  • Supervise evening technicians, including but not limited to directing work, enforcing company policies, and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School diploma.
  • Prior experience as a Service Advisor or other related experience.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Proficiency with computers and ability to learn new software quickly. ADP/CDK experience desired.
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to organize and prioritize work effectively.
  • Ability to sit up to 8 hours per day and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Prior International/Navistar and Cummins experience desired.
  • CDL with passenger endorsement or ability to obtain upon hire.
  • Must pass pre-employment screens.

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Diesel Mechanic - F/T, Evenings

Hoglund Bus Company is looking for full time diesel technicians for our Bloomington location (evening shift). Our technicians are responsible for performing mechanical repairs as assigned on various diesel vehicles including school bus and commercial buses.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Diagnose vehicle problems based on customer complaints and inspection.
  • Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy and in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
  • Communicate with Parts Department to obtain needed parts.
  • Examine assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended.
  • Communicate with Service Advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time.
  • Road test vehicles when required or refer to the test technician.
  • Participate in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools, and events.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years related experience and/or training; or combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience repairing diesel vehicles.
  • Navistar and Cummins certifications desired.
  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours per day & lift up to 50 lbs without assistance.
  • CDL with passenger endorsement or ability to obtain upon hire.
  • Must pass pre-employment screens.

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Marshalltown, IA Opportunities

PT Building Maintenance, Marshalltown, IA

Hoglund Bus Company is looking for a PT Building Maintenance worker at our Marshalltown, IA locations. This person is responsible for keeping the facilities cleaned per company standards and doing basic maintenance work as assigned. 20-25 hours per week with the possibility for more during our busy summer season.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning the office area - vacuuming, dusting, washing windows, mopping, emptying trash, etc.
  • Cleaning shop and office bathrooms and the employee lunchroom.
  • Updating the lot inventory list.
  • Performing basic maintenance and helping around the shop as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Prior building maintenance experience desired.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a daily basis and stand/walk for up to 4-5 hours per shift.

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Mobile Technician - F/T

Hoglund Bus Company seeks a full time mobile diesel mechanic for Iowa. This position is responsible for performing mechanical repairs as assigned on various diesel vehicles including school buses, commercial buses, and medium duty trucks. Work will be done on site at customer locations throughout Iowa. This person will occasionally need to visit our Marshalltown site when needs arise. We will provide vehicle, laptop, and cell phone for business use.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Travel to customer locations to assist with vehicle repairs.
  • Diagnose vehicle problems based on customer complaints and inspection.
  • Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy and in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
  • Communicate with Parts Department to obtain needed parts.
  • Examine assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended.
  • Communicate with Service Advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time.
  • Road test vehicles when required.
  • Participate in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools, and events.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years related experience and/or training; or combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience repairing diesel vehicles.
  • CDL with passenger endorsement or ability to obtain upon hire.
  • Must pass pre-employment screens.

EEO
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PT Administrative Assistant - Marshalltown Location

Hoglund Bus Company is hiring a PT Administrative Assistant for our Marshalltown, IA location. 20-25 hours per week with the possibility of additional hours during our busy summer season. This position is responsible for providing administrative support to all areas of the dealership at the Marshalltown location.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answer phones and route calls to the appropriate staff.
  • Greet walk-in customers.
  • Schedule drivers for delivery.
  • Verify required paperwork is completed for deliveries.
  • Make trips to the post office, store, etc. for shop needs.
  • Perform additional administrative duties such as filing, bank deposits, distributing mail, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Min. High School diploma with two years related experience in an office setting.
  • Computer literate w/ proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Professional demeanor with a positive and friendly personality.

EEO
Pre-Employment Drug Screen
DMV & Background Check

To apply, please submit your resume to our Human Resources Dept., jobs@hoglundbus.com or download and fill out the application for employment.

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