Sales Development Program and Leadership Trainee
HAJOCA Gorman Company, Panama City Florida
Hajoca is the largest privately-owned plumbing and heating wholesaler in the United States. Founded in 1858, we have over 430 unique locations run by unparalleled leaders.
The Sales Development Program at Gorman Company Panama City, a division of Hajoca, is a fast-track training path for external applicants interested in earning a role as an Account Manager / Salesman or Operations of our Panama City, Florida location. High-potential candidates with little-to-no industry experience learn every aspect of the wholesale distribution of plumbing, pool, well, and septic supplies through a multi-year hands-on rotational program.
The ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic, diverse communication skills, a drive to succeed, confidence, attention to detail, and the willingness and ability to take the initiative. Applicants who enjoy fast pace, growth potential, and performance based compensation are encouraged to apply.
During the rotational program, trainees are given guidance from their mentors and managers in all aspects of our business including warehouse procedures, operations, counter sales, inside sales, and outside sales. Learning occurs primarily through on-the-job experience, and is supplemented with coaching from experienced managers, book and computer courses, and visits with customers and vendors.
Although Hajoca is a large company, we work in a decentralized environment where each of our locations, called Profit Centers, is run by the Profit Center Manager as if it was their own small business. We 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 a generous benefits package.
This career opportunity is full time and the compensation package includes:
Competitive salary that in the first year, is based on a 45-hour work week.
Annual profit sharing bonus.
A comprehensive benefits program offering that include medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement, life insurance, and much more.
Employees at Hajoca enjoy a work / life balance and are offered paid holidays, sick and vacation time.
A Bachelor's Degree is preferred to be considered for the program.
Demonstrated leadership skills in professional, educational, and / or social experiences.
Goal-orientation, a competitive spirit, and a take-charge attitude.
The ability to perform a wide-range of tasks, with an equal blend of interpersonal and analytical skills.
Entry-level work experience in people or project supervision, sales, operations, and / or customer service is a plus.
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.
Job Type: Full-time