Careers

WE ARE GROWING AND HIRING!  Join a Winning Team at Mike Murphy Ford!   

We currently have the following openings:

 

Service Advisor, Tire/Lube Technician, Sales Consultants and  Company Drivers

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FULL TIME SERVICE ADVISOR

 

Service Advisors are the friendly face and front line for all of Mike Murphy Ford’s service customers while working in a busy shop that is indoors (inside the service lane) in a comfortable environment keeping you out of the weather. The Service Advisor also plays an important part with communication within the Service and Sales departments to keep all players updated regarding services being performed.

 

Job Duties:
  • Greet ALL customers promptly either in person or on the phone.
  • Identify repeat customers and treat them accordingly.
  • Provide excellent customer service by listening to customer inquiries and requests.
  • Verify warranty, insurance or contract coverage for services needed.
  • Provide repair estimates as needed and help with prioritization with the customer.
  • Obtain the customers’ written approval on all repair orders at the time of write-up or when closing additional add-on sales.
  • Assist with diagnosing vehicle problems and order parts and tools, as necessary.
  • Inspect every finished repair order for proper completion, pricing accuracy and legibility.
  • Contact customers to keep them up to date with services being performed.
  • Provide concierge support for all owner inquires to assure customer does not get mishandled.
  • Take ownership of the customer’s experience by carrying out assignments that allow the dealership to leave a positive impression with the customer.
  • Ensure the daily inventory of technicians’ time is consistently sold to service customers.
  • Reinforce dealership policies and adhere to dealership standards while encouraging compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintain above average customer survey scores.
Job Requirements:
  • Service/Sales experience required.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills both oral and written.
  • Self-motivated, organized and drive to succeed.
  • Above average time-management skills.
  • Commitment to quality and customer service.
  • Ability to stand, lift and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Comfortable with computers and basic office equipment.
  • Experience with Reynolds & Reynolds a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Positive, can-do attitude along with eagerness to learn.
  • Enjoy working in a busy, fast-paced shop.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
What Mike Murphy Ford offers you is the ability to work for one of the largest new and pre-owned Ford dealerships in Central Illinois. Our dealership is locally owned and has been by the same family for over 36 years. We provide you with the latest technology to assist with daily duties along with an inviting environment to perform in.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with bonus potential
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit available
  • First shift, 5-day work week with rotating Saturday
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Paid Time Off
Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and DMV background check.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $31,000.00 per year

 

Apply Online and attach your resume

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FULL TIME TIRE & LUBE TECHNICIAN

 

Tire & Lube Technicians

 

Tire & Lube Technicians must be energetic, good communication skills and enjoy working with their hands. They are responsible performing high-quality vehicle services and providing 5-star customer experiences while maintaining a tidy workspace.
Job Duties:
  • Perform oil changes and tire rotations.
  • Light repair work such as fluid flushes, filter changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, wipers, headlights and other basic repairs.
  • Execute work in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Communication with service advisors and customers.
  • Notification of work provided and estimates time on suggested work needed.
  • Assist other technicians as needed.
  • Attend training and meetings when required.
Job Requirements:
  • Basic mechanical knowledge.
  • Previous experience or training in a related position preferred but not required. We will train the right candidate.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Positive, can-do attitude along with eagerness to learn.
  • Enjoy working in a busy, fast-paced shop.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • ASE Certification preferred but not required.
What Mike Murphy Ford offers you is the ability to work for one of the largest new and pre-owned Ford dealerships in Central Illinois. Our dealership is locally owned and has been by the same family for over 36 years. We provide you with the latest technology to assist with daily duties along with an inviting environment to perform in.
Benefits:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit available
  • First shift, 5-day work week with rotating Saturday
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Paid Time Off
Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and DMV background check.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $11.00 – $13.00 per hour

Apply Online and attach your resume

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FULL TIME SALES CONSULTANT

 

Sales Consultants are responsible for presenting new and pre-owned vehicles in a professional and informative manner that promotes the sale. They will also maintain ongoing customer relationships to ensure complete satisfaction and drive repeat business.  They will also need to stay up-to-date on industry trends and vehicle information.

 

Job Duties:
  • Understands vehicles and their features and capabilities
  • Develop rapport with new and existing customers.
  • Qualifies buyers by understanding their needs, wants and interests while demonstrating and presenting vehicles that meet those requirements.
  • Closes sales by overcoming objections, asking for the sale and negotiating price.
  • Complete all paperwork associated with the vehicle sale in preparation for Finance requirements including the explanation of warranties and after-market products.
  • Deliver vehicle to customer by showing all features, options and nuances of the vehicle including any system activations on new models.
  • Keep up to date on all new vehicle information and any manufacture testing requirements.
  • Participate in on-going sales training.
  • Enhance the dealership overall by adding opportunities and “out of the box” ideas.
Job Requirements:
  • Professional appearance.
  • Prior auto sales preferred or previous sales experience (retail, insurance, real estate, food/beverage).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer and technology skills (email, chat, text) and utilization of a CRM system.
  • High energy, positive, out-going personality with a strong desire to succeed.
  • Drive and ambition to achieve monthly and ongoing sales goals.
  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent

 

What Mike Murphy Ford offers you is the ability to work for one of the largest new and pre-owned Ford dealerships in Central Illinois.  Our dealership is locally owned and has been owned by the same family for over 36 years. We have an aggressive marketing and advertising program with an excellent pay plan and large vehicle inventory all encompassed by a fun work environment.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with first your annual earning potential $45K – $100K
  • Quarterly and Yearly Bonus Plan
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit available
  • 5-day work week with rotating Saturday
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Paid Time Off
Apply Online and attach your resume
Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and DMV background check.

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Company Drivers – Part-Time

Mike Murphy Ford is growing and we want you to be part of our Team!
We are seeking applicants for the position of Company Drivers to assist our sales and service team with vehicle deliveries and vehicle pick-ups.
Job Requirements:
*Valid Driver’s License
*Excellent Driving Record
*Must be 18 Years Old
Job Duties Include:
*Auction Vehicle Pick Up and Deliveries
*Dealer Trade Pick Up and Deliveries
*Associated transfer paperwork (will train)
PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON:
Mike Murphy Ford
565 W. Jackson St.
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2311

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We are always looking for bright, motivated, and energetic professionals to add to our world-class team. Our dealership works as a team, and our team strives to be the best for our customers. If you feel that your skills would be a valuable asset to our customers, then we want to get to know you!

We are always looking for qualified:

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

Contact us for the latest employment opportunities and to schedule an interview with our general manager.

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