Jaguar Land Rover Peoria Employment

Jaguar Land Rover Peoria is a proud member of the Uftring Auto Group, one of Central Illinois' largest automotive groups. We pride ourselves on providing a stable, success-driven environment across all areas of our dealership. Jaguar Land Rover Peoria's job training programs, continuing education and emphasis on promotion from within provide many opportunities for growth, development and success. Jaguar Land Rover Peoria offers very competitive wages. We believe that compensation should relate directly to an individual's performance so that team members can be rewarded for superior performance. We strive to be honest, ethical, compassionate and professional in all facets of our business.


Some of our Benefits:

• Medical Insurance Plan with company participation • Dental Insurance Plan with company participation • Life Insurance Plan • Short Term Disability Insurance • Paid Vacations • Paid Personal / Sick Days • 401(k) Plan • Attractive employee discounts on vehicles, parts & service • Paid Holidays • Career Builder Bonus and Incentive Programs for qualifying positions

Full-Time Positions

Department:      Sales

Job Title:          Used Car/ Sales Manager

Reports to:        General Manager



The used vehicle manager is responsible for maintaining a well balance used vehicle inventory and selling each unit at a maximum gross with minimum expense. He/she will be responsible for appraising, reconditioning, displaying and merchandising the vehicles. He/she will set objectives for the department and accomplish them through planning, organizing, controlling, and measuring the performance of used vehicle sales people.



  • Forecast goals and objectives for the department and strive to meet them
  • Strive for harmony and teamwork with all other departments
  • Prepare and administer an annual operating budget for the used vehicle department
  • Attend manager meetings
  • Establish recommended unit sales and dollar gross profit objectives for the daily operating control
  • Understand, keep abreast of, and comply with federal, state, and local regulations that affect used vehicle sales
  • Ensure that Buyers guide stickers are affixed to the windows of every used vehicle
  • Hire, motivate, council and monitor the performance of all used vehicles sales employees
  • Conduct sales training meetings as directed
  • Establish a program which ensures that used vehicle salespeople are kept informed of all new inventory
  • Establish and enforce product knowledge standards
  • Direct and schedule the activities of sales employees
  • Oversee the efforts of used vehicle salespeople to enhance the image and customer satisfaction ratings of the dealership
  • Communicate with used vehicle salespeople to ensure that policies and procedures are understood and followed
  • Guide salespeople in setting their objectives on a short and long term basis
  • Review all used vehicle salespeople's performance as shown on the daily sales operating control
  • Assist in developing programs of improvement for those salespeople who are failing to reach their objectives
  • Recommend for dismissal any salesperson failing to meet company standards
  • Work with salespeople on programs that will increase the used car gross
  • Communicate daily with the new vehicle sales manager regarding trade ins
  • Monitor customer and market analysis to determine that customers want to buy
  • Maintain a used vehicle inventory that features a variety of colors, models and equipment
  • Attend auctions
  • Seek out good quality, low mileage units from sources available
  • Enforce a 75 day turn policy and establish standards for appraising
  • Appraise all incoming used vehicles
  • Establish procedures for reconditioning and that cosmetic and mechanical reconditioning is done within cost and time limitations
  • Develop, implement and monitor the use of a prospecting program
  • Plan and control the display of used vehicles
  • Help salespeople close deals
  • Establish and control wholesaling



  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • One year of used vehicle sales experience
  • Broad knowledge of all types of vehicles
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Competent computer skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally in person and in writing, i.e. letters, e-mails
  • Valid Illinois driver's license
  • Professional personal appearance
  • Excellent communication and managerial skills and the desire and ability to be a true leader


Working Conditions:

  • Working indoors and outdoors, moving about the dealership lot and tower to communicate with salespeople and customers
  • He/she will spend time in the new vehicle department, service department and body shop
  • He/she will be required to attend the auction
  • Weekend, evening and occasional holidays will be required


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skill duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job the dealership reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Part-Time Positions