Acquisition Specialist- Ordering
Holman Automotive
 Mount Laurel, NJ

Holman Enterprises, headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, is an international automotive services company. Beginning in 1924 as a single Ford dealership, Holman has evolved to encompass six business segments that support several diverse sectors of the automotive market:

  • Holman Automotive, one of the largest privately-owned dealership groups in the United States, with more than 38 retail franchises 17 brands from the East Coast to the Pacific Northwest;
  • Steward Financial Services, an auto retail finance company;
  • Holman Insurance Services, a commercial and consumer insurance services company
  • Holman Parts Distribution, a national multi-brand powertrain parts distributor;
  • Auto Truck Group, a truck up-fitting business; and
  • ARI, the largest privately-owned fleet leasing and management company in the world

Acquisition Specialist

As an Acquisition Specialist your role will be to place Factory and Direct Orders with OEM's, and to procure stock vehicles out of dealer inventory on behalf of our clients. You will have a primary role in either Ordering or Stocks, but will be trained in both areas and will flex between areas as needed.

Responsibilities:

Factory/Direct Ordering

  • Efficiently and accurately order vehicles through Evos and OEM ordering systems
  • Work with dealers across the country to arrange deliveries and dealer installed items
  • Work with internal partners to gather all needed information for order placement
  • Coordinate upfit routing and issue upfit purchase orders to vendors
  • Review client and OEM parameters to ensure documented processes are being followed
  • Interface with OEM's, dealers, upfitters, and internal customers as needed
  • Properly log and manage incomplete order FT cases, rejected orders, and order discrepancies uncovered in the checking process.
  • Complete revisions to chassis and upfit POs as needed
  • Review and check factory acknowledgements to verify that all customer specifications are correctly ordered and routed

Stocks

  • Perform effective / timely search to locate a vehicle similar to selector provided
  • Build prospects accurately based off of invoice supplied by the dealer
  • Price units accurately based on communication with the dealer on their selling price
  • Obtains appropriate documentation required for payment and processing from dealer
  • Review client parameters to ensure we're following documented client processes
  • Work with upfit specialist and dealers to quote install for upfit items
  • Ensures vehicles are routed to the appropriate end destination from dealer, either to an upfitter or directly to the driver.
  • Work with driveaway department to obtain quotes on delivery as needed
  • Interface with OEM's, dealers, upfitters, and internal customers as needed
  • Properly utilizes the stock system for all communication with clients and internal customers.
  • Handle confirming who is licensing and delivering and makes sure vehicle can be delivered turn-key.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment while still maintaining a very high level of accuracy
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities to ensuring that all are progressing forward
  • Advanced organizational skills with strong attention to detail and follow up
  • Solid foundation of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Outlook)
  • Basic knowledge of car/trucks (preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree or currently enrolled in college (preferred)

Holman Enterprises provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.