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Sales Trainee

Grand Prairie, Texas

Job Category: Sales/Business Development
Brand: Motion Industries
Job ID: 314437
Status: Full-Time
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Our sales employees are the face of Motion by being the first person our customers interact with. As a member of the Motion Sales team, you will determine which products our customers need to keep their businesses in motion. You'll leverage your deep product knowledge, strong customer service, and adaptability. A role at Motion provides opportunities for growth, content learning, and you have an impact on so many companies.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Sales employee? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Good Listener
  • Results Driven
  • Personable
  • Confident
  • Proactive
  • Team player

Career Path

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  • Customer Service Rep Path to Account Rep
  • Account Rep Path to Branch Manager
  • Branch Manager Path to Sales Manager
  • Sales Manager Path to Division Vice President
  • Division Vice President End of path
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision and healthcare FSA, as well as health and wellness programs

  • Offering competitive PTO package with added days for years of service

  • Tuition reimbursement with opportunities for professional development

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

Job Description

The Sales Trainee position allows the employee to prepare for a role as an Account (Sales) Representative or a Customer Service (Sales) Representative. The training period is no more than 15 months. During this period, the Sales Trainee shadows account representatives and customer service representatives to gain experience in sales, company product lines, as well as customer base.

Additionally, the Trainee works in the branch's warehouse to become familiar with shipping and receiving, inventory, and delivery functions. The Trainee also participates in various online and satellite class settings that are conducted by the company's Training Department.

These classes include, but are not limited to: product, sales, and leadership training. Motion offers an excellent benefits package that includes options for healthcare coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

Responsibilities

  • Train in all levels of a branch including, but not limited to: inside sales (customer service representative), outside sales (account representative), inventory, delivery, warehouse, and clerical
  • Participate and succeed in company sponsored training classes
  • Develop competent presentation skills

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Industrial Distribution or related field.
  • Customer service oriented
  • Achievement oriented and self-motivated
  • Proactive people skills
  • Possess leadership qualities
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Able to follow through on tasks
  • Organized
  • Willing to travel on occasion

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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