Job Description

Pay: $3,000.00 - $9,000.00 per month
Full Time
Rotating Schedule 
5-day work week with overtime authorized
Work Location: In person
KBB Department inside Ken Grody Ford in Carlsbad



Are you passionate about cars and have a keen eye for quality vehicles? Ken Grody Ford Carlsbad is seeking a motivated Vehicle Buyer to join our team. As a Vehicle Buyer, you will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and purchasing vehicles for our dealership. This role is crucial in maintaining our inventory and ensuring customer satisfaction.


  • Source potential vehicles through auctions, trade-ins, and private sellers
  • Evaluate vehicles based on market trends, condition, and resale value
  • Negotiate prices and close deals with sellers
  • Manage vehicle inspections and coordinate necessary repairs
  • Maintain accurate records of vehicle purchases and sales
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to ensure inventory meets customer demand
  • Make multiple calls, emails, and texts to set appointments for customers to come in and sell us their vehicles.
  • Perform a walk-around on all customers' vehicles to ensure correct information is in the KBB system.
  • Ensure all necessary paperwork is complete to finalize the purchase.


  • Previous experience in automotive sales or purchasing
  • Strong knowledge of different vehicle makes and models
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and make quick decisions
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and able to work within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer and phone skills


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan

If you are a car enthusiast with a knack for finding the best deals, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join the Ken Grody Ford Carlsbad team as a Vehicle Buyer.

More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Carlsbad , CA , United States
Experience Required: Associate
Date Published: 10 Apr 2024
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