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#1 Cochran Subaru of Butler County

Butler, Pa.

#17 Small Dealerships

#34 100 List Ranking

Dealer

Rob Cochran

Full-time employees

34

2016 new-vehicle sales

1,482

2016 used-vehicle sales

1,201

Aaron Herbick, vice president of human resources, on keeping employees engaged

"Cochran University training program including off-site leadership and management, business process and technology training. Annual team member survey and follow-up, which has resulted in #1 Cochran being recognized as a Pittsburgh Top Workplace for seven consecutive years. Annual performance management process using tools built around the company's five core values. Quarterly Efficiency First Contest promoting efficiency ideas and initiatives from our team members."

Herbick on a successful healthy living program

"Annual biometric screening process available to all team members, including screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and tobacco usage. Annual team weight loss challenge from January through May."

Herbick on attracting employees

"Offering 40-hour workweek and certain Saturdays off to sales professionals. Hiring apprentice technicians through the company's Service Techcellence Program, including tool allowances, tuition and relocation assistance. Team member referral bonuses. Dedicated training teams and an exhaustive onboarding process. On-site recruiting at college campuses and technical trade schools."

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