Employment Opportunities

Job Openings

RECONDITIONING

Auto Detailer

DeFouw Automotive is looking for a Full-Time Auto Detailer to join our team. 40 hours a week plus overtime.  Please apply in person or send resume to Darryl Hancock dhancock@defouw.com

Duties include the following but are not limited to:
Cleaning, waxing, polishing and refurbishing old and new vehicles
Using necessary equipment for cleaning and servicing of auto parts
Maintaining the standard and quality of service of the organization
Understanding and delivering to the specific requirements of the customers
Inspecting the vehicles thoroughly
Maintaining the proper function of all service tools and equipment
Reporting any damage to the supervising manager
Coordinating work with team members


Job Requirements:
Valid Driver's License
Able to pass background check
Positive Attitude
Ability to work with others in a team environment

Benefits:
Health Insurance
401K
Vacation after 1 year

About DeFouw Automotive:
Since 1961, our organization has been involved in the Greater Lafayette Community including Purdue University. Our philosophy is simple. Our employees are our greatest asset. Our customers are our guests. And "giving back" to our community is most important. Learn more at www.DeFouw.com

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COLLISION CENTER

Body Shop Technician

DeFOUW Automotive is focused on creating an amazing work environment for our employees because we realize that they are our greatest asset! Over the years our employees have helped us become the proud recipients of a range of awards and exclusive benchmarks. We have a strong history in our community and supporting our community is a goal all our employees strive to reach.  If you are looking for an opportunity with excellent career growth while working for a company that strives to move our community forward, then apply here!


What We're Looking For

Experienced Technicians to join our high volume DeFOUW Collision Center Team.

What We Offer

ASE Training 
Advancement Opportunity
401(K)
Health Insurance
Paid vacation 
Profit Sharing
Dental Available
Vision Available

Qualifications and Requirements

Experience in Inner-structure, sheet metal, spot and MIG welding
Heavy Collision, Structural/Frame experience a plus
ICAR and ASE Certification a plus
Must own tools
Valid Driver's License
Eligible to work in the US

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SALES

Automotive Sales Associate

DeFOUW Automotive is focused on creating an amazing work environment for our employees because we realize that they are our greatest asset! Over the years our employees have helped us become the proud recipients of a range of awards and exclusive benchmarks. We have a strong history in our community and supporting our community is a goal all our employees strive to reach.  If you are looking for an opportunity with excellent career growth while working for a company that strives to move our community forward, then apply here!

What We're Looking For
Our Sales department is looking for experienced automotive sales professionals who want to make an immediate impact on our growing department. If you're looking for an opportunity to drive our dealership forward on day one, apply here!

What We Offer
401(K)
Health Insurance
Paid vacation 
Paid training
Profit Sharing
Dental Available
Vision Available
Demonstrator Allowance
Excellent Pay Structure
Flexible Hours (explanation in interview)

Responsibilities
Greet and guide customers as they appear on the lot to proceed into the sales process
Enhance the sales process by demonstrating the vehicle's features on the lot
Assist customers in the completion of their sales applications
Assist management to increase sales by inspecting the lot's vehicles daily, reporting any problems to management
Assist management in ensuring the lot is merchandised correctly to maximize sales
Build strong rapport with customers
Perform high-quality, professional, and knowledgeable presentations and demonstrations of vehicles
Interact with our Professional Internet Department

Qualifications
Automotive Sales experience or customer Service Experience
Desire to Grown and Advance
Proven sales track record
Enthusiastic with high energy throughout the sales workday
Outgoing and friendly, especially while handling objections 
Quality customer service skills and sales track record
Strong interpersonal communications, in-person and over the phone
Persuasive and able to overcome customer objections during the sales process
Persistent, competitive and good work ethic 

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Contact

DeFOUW Automotive

320 Sagamore Pkwy S
Directions Lafayette, IN 47905

  • Sales: (765) 347-9443
  • Service: (765) 347-9812
  • Parts: (765) 347-9063

SALES HOURS

  • Monday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed