We are proud to award Casey Brock for being the YANMAR//Academy’s Front Runner of the quarter and recipient of a $150 Snap-On gift certificate!
Casey is staying “In-Motion” and up-to-date with all the current training courses offered by the YANMAR//Academy. He has utilized a combination of both ILT training courses that take place at our YANMAR EVO//Center and a number our web-based courses offerings through POWER//Train.
We wanted to take a minute to sit down with Casey to learn what fuels his passion for being a YANMAR Technician and utilizing the YANMAR//Academy’s course offerings.
Q: What is your role in working with YANMAR products?
A: I am an inside sales rep for Crosspoint Power and Refrigeration. I oversee how many engines we purchase and sell each year, what changes we need to make for our customers.
Q: If you are an Inside Sales rep, why was taking service based YANMAR//Academy courses important to you?
A: I wanted to get a better understanding of the TNV Engine and how to work on them, every now and then if something comes up and one of our techs is out, I do have to work on the engines myself. I needed to gain a better understanding to help my company as well as our customers.
Q: How has completing the YANMAR//Academy training helped your selling skills?
A: It has helped a ton being able to answer the questions more efficiently, being able to talk about the Tier 4 Final confidently and answer customer questions. I really have a better understanding of the engines and how they work. It also really helped me understand the advantages of YANMAR product versus other brands which in-turn has helped my sales.
Q: How many web-based training courses have you taken through YanmarPowerTrain.com?
A: I've taken 9 courses.
Q: Which web-based courses offered through YANMAR POWER//Train were the most beneficial to you and why?
A: They were all very good but the web-based course I enjoyed the most was the “Electrical Schematics Overview”
Q: What was the best part about coming out to the YANMAR//Academy for the TNV Engine Testing, Troubleshooting & Repair training?
A: Best part was the overall knowledge I walked away with and our Instructor, Jim Fontana was awesome! I was really impressed with how new and nice the facility was. All the areas of the YANMAR EVO//Center were great, we got to tour the museum area and that was excellent.
Q: If you could own any type of YANMAR equipment, what would it be?
A: UTV Bull series.
Q: Do you have any final advice you would like to share with others contemplating coming out to the YANMAR//Academy?
A: Do it, for sure! There is a lot to learn out there. Even if you think you have learned it all there is definitely more to discover and ways to improve your service or selling skills.
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