Job Details

Used Equipment Buyer in Topeka, KS


Foley Equipment






Topeka, Kansas, United States


Management and Executive, Retail, Sales and Marketing, Other




The Role

The Used Equipment Buyer will source and purchase used equipment in order to meet business needs. Manage the Company’s consignment business. 

Job duties:

  • Research and identify the location of needed used equipment based on business and customer need
  • Determine the condition, value, and feasibility of equipment prior to purchasing
  • Analyze equipment, opportunity for resale, and profitability prior to purchasing
  • Maximize the Company’s profit on all used equipment purchases, while understanding the needs of the business, sales rep and customer
  • Serve as liaison and point person for Foley’s participation in auction services
  • Remain current on the used equipment market in order to increase sales and meet customer requests
  • Manage the consignment business, to include establishing pricing, ensuring clean title, and advertising. Communicate the process, educating sales reps on the required paperwork, and verifying Foley has all the needed documentation
  • Serve as subject matter expert in the buying and selling of consignment equipment
  • Ensure quality communications with internal and external customers to optimize efficiency, share information about sales transactions and market changes

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Experience with equipment, mechanical aptitude, and ability to determine condition of equipment a must
  • Excellent customer relations and communication skills, ability to maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and customers
  • Strong understanding of used equipment throughout the world, where to find it, how to get it, who needs it, and how to sell it to them
  • Strong motivation and self-starting initiative

What will put you ahead:

  • Associates degree or higher in sales, business, or other related field
  • Direct/proven experience in purchase and sales of used equipment

Who We Are

Foley Industries and its subsidiaries Foley Equipment, Foley Power Solutions, Foley Rental and SITECH Central have proudly served and represented Caterpillar for nearly 80 years. Committed to customer success across Kansas and Western Missouri, Foley strives every day to deliver excellence across the full range of equipment and power generation sales, rental, service, and technology solutions.  With 1,000 employees in 15 cities, we are dedicated to being Your First Choice. For more information, please visit

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) with matching
  • Full insurance benefits
  • Holiday, Paid Time Off, and Parental Leave
  • Family owned company where you’re more than just another employee

 Foley Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity