FOTON TRUCK – A LEADING PLAYER IN THE WORLDS LARGEST AND MOST DEMANDING COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MARKET

Foton Motor Group was established on August 28, 1996, has its global headquarters in Beijing, China and is a leading brand in the world’s largest commercial vehicle market. Foton has R&D centres in China, Germany and Japan with approximately 6500 engineers who have created approximately 5000 R&D patents. With a business scope covering a full range of commercial vehicles including light, medium, heavy-duty trucks and passenger vehicles, Foton has achieved an accumulative vehicle production and sales volume of around 9,000,000 vehicles.

Closer to home, here in New Zealand Foton has had a local presence since 2014 and has over 3000 Foton vehicles on the New Zealand roads. Foton New Zealand is part of the Ebbett Group, a group renowned for excellence and a leading player in the New Zealand automotive industry for nearly 100 years.

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Hamilton, Waikato – Full Time

Posted: 9 April 2021

We are currently looking for a motivated and experienced truck Sales Consultant with high personal standards and integrity to join our team.

  • Become our Brand Champion
  • Bring a Customer Focused Outlook
  • Develop Technical Expertise
  • Help Promote, Enhance and Build Foton NZ

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a motivated and experienced truck Sales Consultant with high personal standards and integrity to join our team.

Responsibilities

Promote the sale, and profitability of Foton light and medium duty truck products in line with established targets.

Follow the sales and quoting process (record and monitor all inquiries)

Apply technical expertise to develop Foton truck solutions that add benefit and value, with consideration of the operating environment and customer requirements.

Explore new prospects (cold calling) and existing business to grow market share

Develop strategies to enter new markets and expand the customer base

Examine the market for competitor and market developments

Champion customer satisfaction, with both new Foton truck vehicle deliveries and existing owners

Within guidelines, promote and enhance product retail advertising, including presentation of vehicle, author descriptions and organising photography

Requirements

Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Competent administration and computer skills. Ideally experience working with and maintaining computer CRM system.

Current driver’s licence (Up to class 2).

Knowledge and understanding of the NZ truck market.

Truck industry experience preferably sales or aftersales but would consider individuals from the truck industry wanting to get into sales.

Working with a degree of autonomy, you will be a self starter who enjoys driving outcomes and is not shy of pushing the boundaries to grow the brand. You will be comfortable with managing priorities and deadlines.

Comfortable with supporting team members as and when required

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We are always interested in hearing from great people with relevant skills, so if you would like to work with us now or in the future please apply below.

Hamilton, Waikato – Full Time

Posted: 19 April 2021

We are currently looking for a motivated diesel technician with truck experience to join our team.

  • Are you an Automotive Technician who’s looking at getting off the tools?
  • Are you a hands-on operator with a desire to be an integral part of our business’s success?
  • Are you an Automotive Diesel Technician/Service Advisor with truck experience, looking for an opportunity to work for an Automotive Distributor based in Hamilton?
  • Are you keen to join an Ebbett Group distributor business (Foton New Zealand)?

Background

Foton was founded in 1996 (headquartered in Beijing) with one clear goal: to become a leading player in the world’s largest and most demanding logistics market, China.

In New Zealand, Foton NZ is part of the Ebbett Group and is the importer/distributor of Foton trucks. We currently distribute the Foton Aumark series of light-duty trucks (which includes a Foton Job ReadyTMrange) and Auman EST-M medium-duty trucks.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a motivated diesel technician with truck experience to join our team. The right calibre individual will have the opportunity to work at a distributor level, interacting with the dealer network and the manufacturer. We are looking for applicants who are focused on offering the best possible customer service experience. Being able to work with a degree of autonomy, you will also be a self-starter who enjoys driving outcomes.

In this role you’ll be reporting to the Foton NZ National Aftersales Manager and will be located at our Head Office facility in Hamilton Central.

Responsibilities

As the National Aftersales Assistant you will be responsible for:

Efficiently providing technical support to our national dealer network

Assessing and processing dealer warranty claims

New vehicle inspection, builds, technical reporting and having a willingness to pick up the tools when required

Providing a support role for any owner care issues and, as part of a small team, being flexible to perform other supportive tasks as and when required

Being a champion for customer satisfaction, with both new Foton truck vehicle deliveries and existing owners

Requirements

Full trade qualifications as a heavy diesel technician

Post apprenticeship experience working on late model trucks

A stable career history and good references

High personal standards and integrity

Excellent communication skills

Competent administration and computer skills

Comfortable with managing priorities and deadlines

Current driver’s license (up to class 2) would be beneficial but not a prerequisite

Comfortable with supporting team members as and when required

Why Foton?

Joining Foton NZ and being part of the Ebbett Group means working in a dynamic and multi-cultural environment, in a lean and flexible organization with a strong focus on delivering success and achieving excellence at all levels.

Foton NZ is a busy, vibrant company on a journey. Our team works hard and enjoys success along the way.

Benefits

Be part of a great team that’s building a brand and making history

Supportive working environment with strong opportunities for growth

Compensation commensurate with experience

Foton NZ is an Ebbett Group (ebbett.nz) company, the trusted name in the motor industry in New Zealand since 1928

Who are Foton?

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