Overview

Sales Trainee Job at CONSOLIDATED ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTORS – 3.8 Portage, WI

Sales Trainee

Founded in 1957, Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED) is a privately held nationwide wholesale supplier of electrical and lighting products with over 700 locations.

This entry-level position in Sales and Operations allows the successful candidate to learn the electrical wholesale business through experiencing every aspect of one of our “profit center” business units with a primary focus on sales. This position has upward mobility with potential for outside sales and an opportunity to make a tangible impact on a growing business. During a 1-1.5 year training period, you will start with understanding our warehouse and logistics operations while learning the skills you need to greatly contribute to a growing business and take on increasing responsibility focused on inside sales and operations.

We also offer a lucrative profit sharing program and other specific bonuses.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Inside Sales
  • Counter Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Developing Product Knowledge
  • Inventory Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Purchasing
  • Accounting Operations
  • Digital Initiatives (Customer Portal Maintenance, Mobile App, etc.)

Qualities of a Successful Candidate:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Willingness to take on a variety of tasks
  • Entrepreneurial minded
  • Desire to grow sales and maximize profitability
  • Comfortable in a warehouse setting
  • Strong leadership
  • Sales experience preferred, but not required

Typical Work Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm

Benefits:

  • Paid Vacation (2 weeks)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Healthcare, Dental, Vision
  • Matching 401K
  • Profit Sharing
  • Sick Pay

Consolidated Electrical Distributors provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $44,000.00 – $51,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portage, WI 53901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Can you consistently lift 60 pounds? (Answer required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

About the Company

Company: CONSOLIDATED ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTORS – 3.8

Company Location:  Portage, WI

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About CONSOLIDATED ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTORS - 3.8