Attention, highly motivated individuals that thrive on meeting goals and enjoy being outgoing... your career search is complete.
At J&H Aitcheson, we are currently looking for a Sales Development Program Trainee. In this position the previously mentioned personality traits align with your day to day and would allow for a great beginning to a long and successful career.
The Sales Development Program (SDP) allows for individuals to begin a career with little previous wholesale or plumbing experience via an accelerated multi-phase training program.
Warehouse Phase: Through this program, we will begin you in our warehouse to familiarize yourself with the product as well as our warehouse operating procedures. During the warehouse phase, you may also have the opportunity to make deliveries using a flatbed or box truck allowing you to understand our delivery capabilities, and begin to build an understanding of our customers' needs.
Day to day job duties
Use package handling equipment, i.e. Hand trucks and forklifts
Pull and stage customer orders for deliveries
Receive and stock inventory
Maintain a clean, organized and orderly workspace
Opportunity to make deliveries loading truck and driving a route, unloading customer material at designated locations.
Assist in inventory management such as cycle counts and location maintenance
Counter Sales Phase: After the warehouse phase is mastered, the counter sales phase begins. In this phase, your outgoing personality will be utilized daily as you assist our team with walk-in customers and advanced order pick-ups. You will be trained in our computer system to type orders taken via phone, email or in person.
Day to day job duties
Receive phone calls from customers, placing will call orders and making general inquires
Maintain the will call and tag and hold inventory, ensuring paper work is properly filed/organized for reference upon the customers pick up.
Restock inventory to keep the counter space looking organized, stocked and presentable.
Provide strategies and product rotation to meet/exceed sales goals.
Assist warehouse as needed
Inside Sales Phase: Lastly, you'll transition from counter to inside sales, where many of the previous trainings will be utilized daily as you provide world class sales service to our customers, providing solutions to their problems and procuring, tracking and communicating the status of orders.
Day to day job duties
Receive phone calls and assist customers with their ordering needs and provide solutions to any product questions they may have
Build and maintain lasting relationships with customers via emails, phone calls and counter pick-ups
Source and procure items for orders
Communicate with the customers and provide open and detailed information regarding things such as tracking information on orders
Follow up on job bids
Assist the counter as needed
Although Hajoca is a large company, we work in a decentralized environment where each of our locations give you the tools you need to succeed, investing in your personal and professional growth through targeted training programs, and reward team success through our profit sharing opportunities and generous benefits package, which includes:
Medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
401 (k) and retirement cash account
Pre-tax accounts for healthcare and dependent care
Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
About the Company:
Hajoca Corporation is the nation's largest privately held plumbing wholesaler.
Founded in 1858, Hajoca Corporation now has approximately 500 locations throughout the United States.
To learn more about our company's history, please visit our website
Hold a high school degree or equivalent
Have 2 years of sales experience
Demonstrate a record of outstanding customer service and communication skills
Possess computer literacy
Demonstrate the ability to create and maintain positive relationships with customers, vendors, and fellow team members
Have a passion to continuously improve and drive to achieve
Hold and maintain a safe driving record with a proper and valid driving license
Our ideal candidate will also:
Operate safely material handling equipment (i.e. Forklifts)
Have a comprehensive knowledge of plumbing products
Have a previous background in inside sales, wholesales, or
Bi-lingual (i.e. Spanish/English)
Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EOE and M/F/Disability/Veterans.) We are a drug free workplace, with pre-employment drug screening required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.