Careers

Join a Winning Team at Sears Imported Autos, Inc.

Welcome to our Employment Opportunities page! If you’re looking for an opportunity to be appreciated and involved in your career, your search is complete. We have a great history of providing excellent career opportunities for sharp, energetic people.

We are always looking for qualified:

  • Accounting/Administrative personnel
  • Express lube technicians
  • General line technicians
  • Lot attendants
  • New vehicle sales consultants
  • Service valets/porters

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Now Hiring:

Body Shop Washer/Detail
Sears Imported Autos is looking for an energetic individual to join our Body Shop department. This is a union position with a full benefit package including excellent health and life insurance.

Job duties include cleaning vehicles in preparation for delivery. Flexible hours.

We are looking to add the right person immediately!

Pay based on experience and union scale. Requires a good driving record and clean background.

Please speak to Nate at the body shop or Tori.
compensation: Union scale
employment type: full-time

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Parts Counterman
We have an opening for a full time Mercedes-Benz Parts Counterman, available immediately. Put your positive attitude and customer skills to work in our fast paced and fun environment. A clean driving record, organization, and professionalism are a must. We offer above average compensation, a great work environment, and excellent benefits. This is a union position with full union benefits including health insurance, life insurance, pension.

$21.50-23.60/hour dependent on experience.
compensation: 21.50-23.60
employment type: full-time

Essential Job Functions:

  • Answers phone calls, providing price quotes, taking orders and other information.
  • Reviews body shop estimates to be sure the parts that are pulled are correct and all pricing is in line with the estimate
  • Provides high level of service to internal and external customers.
  • Pulls and fills orders from stock.
  • Notifies parts manager of out-of-stock parts or shop materials that need immediate attention.
  • Pulls orders for delivery to body shop, making sure all parts are tagged with customer names and job number.
  • Verifies will-call and back-order files weekly and returns to vendors, or stocks those items not picked up or required.
  • Replenishes assigned inventory daily.
  • Assists outside sales representatives with their orders.
  • Makes sure all internal requests for parts are billed on service repair order.
  • Issues and tracks requested shop tools to technicians.
  • Keeps orderly records of all repair orders, invoices, insurance estimates, and special order parts.
  • Sets up orders for daily shipment, delivery, or pick-up.
  • Keeps front and rear counter areas clean and uncluttered.
  • Participates in all training programs that are made available.
  • Keeps current on new products and product updates.
  • Participates with the parts manager in maintaining a lost sales tracking program.
  • Maintains professional appearance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED. Vocational Technical schooling in automotive mechanics a plus
  • Minimum 5 years Parts Counterman experience required
  • Previous experience in automotive mechanics a plus

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Sales Associate – Sprinter/Metris
Sears Imported Autos, an established Minnetonka Mercedes-Benz dealership, is looking to add an experienced Sales Associate to our Sprinter/Metris team.
Applicant must be self motivated, high professional and have high standards in customer satisfaction.
We offer a great starting salary and benefit package including health insurance, dental, life, short-term disability, cafeteria plan, vacation, profit sharing and 401k.

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Phones/Appointment Setting/BDC
We are looking for a friendly, upbeat and courteous Service Greeter to join our team. Our Service Greeters are responsible for greeting service guests as they arrive at the dealership and directing them to the appropriate person or location.

Do you enjoy working in a fun and professional environment?
Are you computer savvy and process oriented?
Are you upbeat and enjoy talking with people?
Do you enjoy helping others succeed?
Do you enjoy working in the automotive industry?

If you are motivated to drive sales, and enjoy working on the phones we have a job for you! We are a 50 year family owned business. We offer a full benefit package including health and life insurance, dental, short-term disability, profit sharing, 401K, vacation.

Responsibilities/Skills:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Basic phone and computer knowledge
  • Appointment Setting (experience strongly desired)
  • Answer inbound/outbound calls (no cold calls)
  • Follow up with existing customers in a timely manner
  • Ability to multi task
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Respond to leads
  • Ability to follow processes effectively
  • Good communication skills via phone, chat and email
  • Works well with others
  • Maintain a neat and organized appearance and work space
  • Experience in the automotive industry

Qualifications:

  • Phone skills/appointment setting or automotive sales experience
  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Drug free work place
  • Valid driver’s license and clean record
  • Professional appearance

Hours will be Monday – Friday between 7 am – 7 pm, to be determined.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including 401k, health, dental, life and short-term disability insurance and paid vacation and holidays. We believe in providing employees with opportunities for professional growth and maintaining an enjoyable but professional work environment.

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Car Washer/Detail
Sears Imported Autos is looking for an energetic individual to join our new Sprinter and Metris department. This is a union position with a full benefit package including excellent health and life insurance.

Job duties include cleaning vehicles in preparation for delivery. Flexible hours.
We are looking to add the right person immediately!
Pay based on experience and union scale. Requires a good driving record and clean background.

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Journeyman Technician
Sears Imported Autos is looking for a full-time Journeyman Technician to join our service department.

Position Summary: The Automotive Technician works as an integral part of the service team. Automotive Technicians perform inspections, maintenance, and repairs on diesel and gasoline powered vehicles.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for diagnosing and repairing problems with the engines, diesel exhaust fluid systems, transmissions, electrical, steering, suspension, brakes, and similar systems.
  • Performing vehicle inspections and making sure the vehicles function properly.
  • Driving the vehicle for testing purposes
  • Using various equipment, including diagnostic equipment, compression gauges, multi-meters, etc.
  • Maintaining efficiency and accuracy in diagnosing and repairing vehicles.
  • Following a checklist in ensure that each critical part of the vehicle is examined.
  • Watching or inspecting closely parts like hoses, belts, plugs, fuel systems, brakes, and other possible troublesome items.

Job Qualifications:

  • Mercedes-Benz experience preferred but not required
  • Must have experience or a degree from a technical school
  • Must have your own tools (special tools will be provided by dealership).
  • Possess problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Able to pass background check, drug test, and have a clean driving record.

Benefits Include:

  • Excellent pay: $50,000-$100,000+ (flat rate)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Pension plan

Hours are flexible but will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 7 am – 6 pm, to be determined, but will be 40 hours per week.

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Light Duty Automotive Technician/Mechanic
Sears Imported Autos is looking for a full-time Light Duty Technician to join our service department.

Position Summary: The Light Duty Automotive Technician works as an integral part of the service team. Automotive Technicians perform inspections, maintenance, and repairs on diesel and gasoline powered vehicles.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for performing light duty services including but not limited to: Oil changes, maintenance services, fluid flushes, filter replacements, brake repair, suspension repair, oil leak repairs, tire repair/replacement, etc.
  • Performing vehicle inspections and making sure the vehicles function properly.
  • Driving the vehicle for testing purposes before and after repairs.
  • Maintaining efficiency and accuracy while repairing vehicles
  • Following a checklist in ensure that each critical part of the vehicle is examined.
  • Watching or inspecting closely parts like hoses, belts, plugs, fuel systems, brakes, and other possible troublesome items.

Job Qualifications:

  • Mercedes-Benz experience preferred but not required
  • Must have experience or a degree from a technical school
  • Must have your own tools (special tools will be provided by dealership).
  • Possess problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Able to pass background check, drug test, and have a clean driving record.

Benefits Include:

  • Excellent pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Pension plan

Hours are flexible but will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 7 am – 6 pm, to be determined, but will be 40 hours per week.

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Professional Sales Representative
We are a family owned 50 year established Mercedes Benz dealership seeking self-starters who can build and manage their own business within a business and complement our existing team of sales professionals. If you have the horsepower to take over this critical position, hit our high standards and grow fast with our company then you need to apply.
1 year automobile selling experience is required for this position.
We realize our compensation plan needs to be very aggressive to continue to build our team of sales professionals. With an unlimited earning potential, our top earners make over $100,000.

We also offer:

  • Full Benefits Package including health insurance, dental, life, short-term disability, medical reimbursement, 401K and profit sharing.
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Work with a wide variety of people and businesses
  • World class product and amazing clientele

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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Service Greeter
We are looking for a friendly, upbeat and courteous Service Greeter to join our team. Our Service Greeters are responsible for greeting service guests as they arrive at the dealership and directing them to the appropriate person or location.

Qualifications for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ability to effectively build a rapport with others
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Acceptable Driving record
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Organizational and time management skills

Hours will be Monday – Friday between 7 am – 7 pm, to be determined.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including 401k, health, dental, life and short-term disability insurance and paid vacation and holidays. We believe in providing employees with opportunities for professional growth and maintaining an enjoyable but professional work environment.

Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Mercedes Sprinter/Metris Technician
Sears Imported Autos is looking for a full-time experienced technician to join our growing Sprinter and Metris service department. This is a union position with full union benefits.

Position Summary: The Automotive Technician works as an integral part of the service team. Automotive Technicians perform inspections, maintenance, and repairs on diesel and gasoline powered vehicles.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for diagnosing and repairing problems with the engine, transmission, electrical, steering, suspension, brakes, and similar systems.
  • Performing vehicle inspections and making sure the vehicles function properly.
  • Driving the vehicle for testing purposes
  • Using various equipment, including hand-held and onboard compression gauges or diagnostic computers.
  • Maintaining efficiency and accuracy in diagnosing and repairing vehicles.
  • Following a checklist in ensure that each critical part of the vehicle is examined.
  • Watching or inspecting closely parts like hoses, belts, plugs, fuel systems, brakes, and other possible troublesome items.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must have experience with diesel and gasoline engines.
  • Must have a technical degree from an automotive school, or have adequate experience.
  • Must have your own tools (special tools will be provided by dealership).
  • Mercedes-Benz and Reynolds & Reynolds experience preferred but not required.
  • Possess problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Manual dexterity and enough strength and flexibility to work in uncomfortable positions for long periods of time.
  • Able to pass background check, drug test, and have a clean driving record.

Benefits Include:

  • Union pay scale
  • Union pension plan
  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation

Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

We are an equal opportunity employer
Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Body Repair Technician
Sears Imported Autos Body Shop is seeking a seasoned Body Repair Technician for our location in Plymouth, MN.

Job Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in frame, sheet metal straightening and sheet metal replacement
  • An understanding of diagnosis and the correct technique needed to complete the vehicle repair
  • Someone who wants to grow with the times and changes as vehicles change
  • I-Car certification in designated role preferred

Sears Imported Autos is a union shop with full union benefits including health insurance, life insurance, pension, vacation, paid holidays, cafeteria plans and 401K/profit sharing options.

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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Wheel Repair Technician
Sears Imported Autos is seeking a Wheel Repair Technician who will be responsible for repairing wheels, scratches, scuffs and dent damage while providing excellent customer service. This position is at our Body Shop location in Plymouth.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • Health insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid union pension
  • Training and development opportunities

Job Qualifications:

  • Valid in-state driver’s license with acceptable driving record
  • Two years of experience in an automotive dealership required
  • ASE certification preferred

Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, MVR, and pre-employment drug testing to qualify for employment.

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified candidates should click to apply below to submit resume online.
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